A Contemporary Review of K-16 Astronomy Education Research

Bailey, Janelle M. and Slater, Timothy F. (2005) A Contemporary Review of K-16 Astronomy Education Research. In: XXVth General Assembly of the IAU - Highlights in Astronomy, 13 - 26 July 2003, Sydney, Australia.


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Astronomy education research (AER) uses the systematic techniques honed in science education and physics education research to understand what and how students learn about astronomy, and determine how instructors can create more productive learning environments for their students. A recent review of the literature in this area revealed a number of articles that could be classified into four major categories: research into student understanding, research on instructional methods, research on teacher understanding, and descriptions of curriculum materials.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Astronomy Education Research
Depositing User: Mr Saeed Salimpour
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2018 05:06
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2018 05:06
URI: http://istardb.org/id/eprint/2042

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