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Kevin Davies - Introduction
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I tell the students that I am Kevin W. Davies on my syllabus, mostly to not be confused with the other more-famous Kevin Davies that are out there (one works for ACS, another is a well-published biologist, and there's even a soccer player - none are me!)  I have a long-standing fascination with the use of technology in science education, and how high/low tech approaches can either help or hinder the communication of scientific ideas.  I am a heavy user of flipped classroom approaches in my courses, and in my classrooms I gravitate toward PxL methods (i.e. PLTL, POGIL...)  I also have a bit of a fascination with data visualization.  Over on the research side, I am an analytical chemist that is using the photoacoustic effect to measure how molecules partition absorbed energy into different photophysical outcomes, and m designing a toolbox of molecules that can exploit photoacoustics to permit remote sensing and chemical imaging.

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Thanks for joining the community site and the first to introduce yourself, Kevin! We look forward to learning more about your long-standing fascination with technology in science education and your flipped classroom experiences. 

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It's always fun to see what other people with your same name have done to become "famous".  Here's my personal favorite!Tyrannosaurus Sue.PNG

 

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The only thing that I have found that was 67-65.5 million years old was a piece of Chex Mix in my couch. To my knowledge, it's no longer there.