Edith Cowan University - Institute for Education Research
All Sessions by Michael Fitzgerald
Wednesday - September 18, 2019
astroEDU - now and Future
10:15 - 10:30
astroEDU is a peer-reviewed astronomy education activity repository. Launched in 2013, it currently has over 100 activities spanning astronomy, earth and space sciences. Over the course of it’s history, astroEDU has continuing developed and iterated on it’s approach to undertaken peer review to provide a robust method of quality control. In this talk, the history of astroEDU will be briefly outlined and the new major astroEDU project under development drawing on the recently completed OECD astronomy curriculum review as well as the proposed definition of astronomy literacy published by the IAU.