ERIC Number: ED170168
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Effective Astronomy Teaching and Student Reasoning Ability: A Workshop.
Schatz, Denis; And Others
This document is a study guide designed to accompany an astronomy workshop conducted by the Task Group on Education in Astronomy. The purpose of the workshop is to improve the teaching of introductory astronomy courses for high-school and college non-science majors. Titles of the sections include: (1) Student Reasoning Patterns; (2) Analysis of Astronomical Concepts; (3) Implications of Piaget's Theory for the Teaching of Astronomy; (4) Analysis of Reading Materials; (5) Analysis of Laboratory Activities; and (6) Analysis of Films. Appendices provide bibliographies, resource lists, and checklists. (MA)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Concept Formation, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Logical Thinking, Program Guides, Resource Materials, Science Activities, Science Education, Secondary Education, Workshops
The Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 1290 - 24th Avenue, San Francisco, California 94122 ($5.00 plus $1.50 postage and handling)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Berkeley. Lawrence Hall of Science.