CAE AAS Plenary Talk
CAE Executive Director, Ed Prather (also Associate Professor in the Astronomy Dept. in Steward Observatory at the Univ. of Arizona) was elected as Education Officer of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) in 2012. At the Anchorage AAS meeting in June 2012, he was invited to give a plenary talk. The title of his talk was:
Mix One-Part Astronomy Education Research with One-Part General Education Astronomy Course and You Get a Very Potent Science Literacy Transformation Cocktail
If you want to watch his talk on the AAS website, click here.
If you want to download his talk, click here.
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.