Astronomy Teaching Summit at SF City College


August 1-3, 2016 – City College of San Francisco-North Beach ChinaTown Campus

The Astronomy Teaching Summit (ATS) brings together dedicated astronomy and planetary sciences educators to share innovative teaching techniques and successful instructional strategies that increase students’ engagement, achievement, and motivation.  Although the ATS is designed primarily for college professors teaching the introductory astronomy survey course (ASTRO 101), science teacher educators and high school teachers that touch on earth & space concepts, and outreach enthusiasts will find the talks and workshops valuable. The summit includes formal presentations, interactive workshops, and roundtable discussions all designed around astronomy teaching innovations. This is a great opportunity to upgrade your innovative teaching toolkit! Astronomy educators and outreach enthusiasts from all levels are invited to participate and submit proposals for presentations.

The presentation submission deadline has past, proposals may be accepted if there is time and space available.
Presentation proposals for 90-min workshops, 20-min talks, and/or poster presentations can be submitted through the link at Kindly note that each author may serve as lead author on only one proposal per summit meeting.

Registration to attend is the summit is $225 and it is now open. Please use the above link to register and to find more information about the keynote speakers and attendee logistics. If you need further information please contact the Conference Committee Chair, Dr. Sharon Price Schleigh, at .

Aloha Ka Kou Malama Pono

Dr. Sharon Price Schleigh
Learning Scientist, Education Consultant, Assist. Prof. Science Ed.
(cell)  252.347.8339

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