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CAE Executive Director Elected American Astronomical Society's Education Officer!
Mix One-Part Astronomy Education Research with One-Part General Education Astronomy Course and You Get a Very Potent Science Literacy Transformation Cocktail

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More Teaching Strategies Image What Have You Exchanged Lately?
Building Strength through Numbers
Regional Teaching Exchanges

Most people who know about CAE first think of the Teaching Excellence workshops held at national conferences. The... More >>

More Teaching Strategies Image High Performance Grading:
Reducing Your Time Behind the Red Pen
Many of the questions we receive in our workshops revolve around assessment—more specifically, grading. How is it in a class of 200 we could possible do anything... More >>
More Teaching Strategies Image Improving Student Engagement at Public Lectures:
Assigning a Writing Task
In previous research we found that many faculty state that their top three instructional goals include wanting students to have a life-long interest in astronomy... More >>
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Space Station Flyover of Gulf of Aden and Horn of Africa
ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti photographed the Gulf of Aden and Horn of Africa from the International Space Station.... Read More >>

CAE is housed in the Astronomy Dept. at the Univ. of Arizona's Steward Observatory. CAE is funded through the generous contributions of the NASA JPL Exoplanet Exploration Public Engagement Program. This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0715517, a CCLI Phase III Grant for the Collaboration of Astronomy Teaching Scholars (CATS). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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