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An Introduction To Improving Student Learning

AAPT Event
Feb 13, 2009 in Chicago, IL

W01: An Introduction To Improving Student Learning
Date: Friday, February 13
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description: This participatory workshop for college and university astronomy and physics faculty provides an overview and introduction to the motivations, strategies, methodologies, and publication routes for conducting science education research in their own classrooms in order to improve astronomy education. Participants will evaluate the value of various education research questions, identify strengths and weaknesses of several research design methodologies, learn how to obtain Institutional Review Board approval to conduct education research on human subjects, and become more aware of how education research articles are created for publication in journals such as the Astronomy Education Review. Organizer: Janelle Bailey, Room Location: Hyatt, Columbus AB