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Tara Carpenter

Contact Information
Office: MEYR 112
Phone: 410-455-3085

Principal Lecturer

Ph.D. Duquesne University 2005; B.A. Thiel College 1999

Courses Taught

  • CHEM 101: Principles of Chemistry I
  • CHEM 102: Principles of Chemistry II



  1. Hodges LC, Anderson EC, Beall L, Carpenter TS, Cui L, Feeser EA, Gierasch TM, Nanes KM, Perks HM, Wagner CR (2019).  Effect of Exam Wrappers on Student Achievement in Multiple Large STEM Courses.  The Journal of College Science Teaching Accepted for publication
  2. Ott LE, Carpenter TS, Hamilton DS, LaCourse WR (2018).  Discovery Learning: Development of a Unique Active Learning Environment for Introductory Chemistry.  Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 18: 161-180
  3. Hodges LC, Anderson EC, Carpenter TS, Cui L, Feeser EA, Gierasch TM (2017).  Using Clickers for Deliberate Practice in Five Large Science Courses.  The Journal of College Science Teaching 47: 22-28
  4. Hodges, L.C., Anderson, E.C., Carpenter, T.S., Cui, L., Gierasch, T.M., Leupen, S., Nanes, K.M., & Wagner, C.R. (2015). Using reading quizzes in STEM classes—the what, why, and how. Journal of College Science Teaching, 45(1), 49-55.