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Corey Beck, Ph.D.

Corey Beck
Associate Professor of Instruction, Chemistry, and STEM Instruction Faculty Fellow
Clippinger Lab 136
Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment

As the STEM Instruction fellow, Beck is responsible for:

  • Conducting an extensive needs analysis related to STEM faculty development.
  • Collaborating with university units on specific learning challenges for undergraduate students taking STEM courses at OHIO.
  • Identifying faculty development programming types and modalities STEM faculty are most interested in pursuing.
  • Designing and delivering 3 to 5 sessions/workshops specific to STEM instruction and active learning, focusing on teaching and learning of undergraduate students.

Corey Beck started as a faculty member in the Chemistry Department at OHIO during the fall 2012 semester.

While at OHIO, Beck has taught many of the large lecture first-year chemistry courses, undergraduate physical chemistry and graduate physical chemistry offered by our online master’s chemistry program.  He has been the acting curriculum chair for the chemistry department since 2017. He has also been a co-director of the STEMstart program since the inception of the program in 2016.

Beck’s teaching focuses on a flipped classroom model. He has given multiple talks at national conferences about flipping large lecture classrooms and has published about the flipped classroom tools and techniques that he has used over the years.

Currently, Beck is working on utilizing ChatGPT to engage his students in his large lecture chemistry courses and is in the process of publishing a first edition chemistry textbook.