|This course may be repeated for credit.|
|Course Cluster: Service-Learning|
Methods for effectively teaching astronomy at all levels from general public outreach to college level will be discussed.
Students will alternate presenting a critical assessment of astronomy education articles to the class and leading the ensuing discussion.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Credit/Unsatisfactory|
||Prerequisites: ASTR155 OR ASTR211
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIS)(CIVI-MN)(EDST-MN)(EDST)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Readings will be selected from journal articles in the Astronomy Education Review and chapters of texts.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Each student will be required to lead a seminar discussion on a topic in astronomical pedagogy
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Attendance at all class meetings is required. The class will meet from 12:10-1:00 pm on Wednesdays. There may be a service-learning component to the course as well.
|Instructor(s): Redfield,Seth Times: ...W... 12:10PM-01:00PM; Location: VVO110; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 40||SR major: 17||JR major: 17|| || |
|Seats Available: 25||GRAD: 6||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 0||SO: 0||FR: 0|
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