Research in Science Education

2016 Summer Astronomy Teaching Summit

The 2016 ASTRONOMY TEACHING SUMMIT August 1-3, 2016 - City College of San Francisco-North Beach ChinaTown Campus   The Astronomy Teaching Summit brings together dedicated astronomy and planetary sciences educators to share innovative teaching techniques and successful instructional strategies that increase students’ engagement, achievement, and motivation.   Designed primarily for college professors teaching the introductory astronomy survey course—ASTRO 101— , high school teachers in earth & space science courses, and those involved in outreach related to earth & space sciences will find this a valuable event to attend. The summit includes formal presentations, interactive workshops, and roundtable discussions all designed around astronomy teaching innovations.  Astronomy educators and outreach enthusiasts from all levels are invited to participate and submit proposals for presentations.    May 15, 2016 is the deadline for submitting 150-250 presentation proposals for 90-min workshops, 20-min talks, and poster presentations through the link at  Kindly note that each author may serve as lead author on only one proposal per summit meeting.    May 15, 2016 is also the deadline for the early-bird discounted registration rate of $155. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions about this event. Aloha Dr. Sharon Price Schleigh

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