Astronomy Education Research Primer

Astronomy Education Research Primer

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Astronomy Education Research Primer by Janelle M. Bailey, Stephanie J. Slater, Timothy F. Slater

Conducting Astronomy Education Research: A Primer Among all scientists, astronomers are some of the most highly trained observers and data analysts. Now, as international attention is being focused on how we as a society go about educating our youth in science, technology, mathematics, and engineering domains, many astronomers are turning their skills toward understanding the teaching and learning of astronomy, and science in general. This book is written for astronomers who want to learn more about how science education research is done and how to begin studying the teaching and learning of astronomy. The book provides fruitful research designs and effective data collection and analysis strategies, and points readers to avenues for publishing scholarly work in astronomy education research. The authors, long-time contributors to the astronomy education research community, provide rubber-meets-the-road guidance to both first-time and experienced researchers to get projects off the ground and into the scholarly literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781429264099
Publisher: Freeman, W. H. & Company
Publication date: 09/01/2010
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

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