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Astronomy Education Review was founded by editors Sidney Wolff and Andrew Fraknoi and published first by the National Optical Astronomy Observatories and, later, by the American Astronomical Society (AAS). Tom Hockey served as editor in the journal’s later years. The journal’s full run of papers is preserved by the AAS at the Portico archive site. Here we present an index to the full contents of the journal, organized by topics that both astronomy education researchers and practitioners would be likely to look under.

Andrew Fraknoi (Foothill College)

Contents


Activities (Classroom, K-12)

Fraknoi, A.: Bill Gates’ Great-Great-Granddaughter’s Honeymoon: An Astronomy Activity for Several Different Age Groups (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009007

Friedman, R.: The Milky Way Model (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008037

Reinfeld, E. & M. Hartman: Kinesthetic Life Cycle of Stars [A Middle-school or High-school Activity] (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008036

Ward, B., P. Sadler & I. Shapiro: Learning Physical Science through Astronomy Activities: A Comparison between Constructivist and Traditional Approaches in Grades 3–6 (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007015

Amateur Astronomers

Berendsen, M.: Conceptual Astronomy Knowledge among Amateur Astronomers (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005001

Gibbs, M. & M. Berendsen: Effectiveness of Amateur Astronomers as Informal Science Educators (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006021

Raddick, M., et al.: Galaxy Zoo: Motivations of Citizen Scientists [An Online Survey of Volunteers] (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011021

Yocco, V., E. Jones, & M. Storksdieck: Factors Contributing to Amateur Astronomers’ Involvement in Education and Public Outreach (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011040

American Astronomical Society: Educational Activities

Fraknoi, A.: Astronomy Education Review: An Afterword (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2013017

Partridge, B. & G. Greenstein: Goals for Astro 101: Report on Workshops for Department Leaders (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003016

Schneider, N. & D. Brain: “Discoveries in Planetary Science” Classroom Powerpoints (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009030

Assessment

Bailey, J. & T. Slater: Finding the Forest Amid the Trees: Tools for Evaluating Astronomy Education and Public Outreach Projects (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004016

Brissenden, G., T. Slater & R. Mathieu: The Role of Assessment in the Development of the College Introductory Astronomy Course: A "How-to" Guide for Instructors (2002): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2001001

Byrd, G., S. Coleman, & C. Werneth: Exploring the Universe Together: Cooperative Quizzes With and Without a Classroom Performance System in Astronomy 101 (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004004

Duncan, D.: Clickers: A New Teaching Aid with Exceptional Promise (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006005

LoPresto, M.: Using Visual Assessments and Tutorials to Teach Solar System Concepts in Introductory Astronomy (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009043

Robertson, T. & W. Finch: Assessment of Large General Education Astronomy Classes (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005019

Sadler, P., et al: The Astronomy and Space Science Concept Inventory: Development and Validation of Assessment Instruments Aligned with the K–12 National Science Standards (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009024

Slater, T. & L. Jones: Assessment of an Internet-Delivered Interactive Approach to Introductory Astronomy for Non–Science Majors (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004003

Young, A. & Shawl, S.: Multiple Choice Testing for Introductory Astronomy: Design Theory Using Bloom's Taxonomy (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012027

Zeilik, M. & V. Morris: The Impact of Cooperative Quizzes in a Large Introductory Astronomy Course for Non-Science Majors (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004006

Astrobiology Education

LoPresto, M. & J. Hubble-Zdanowski: A Life in the Universe Survey (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012020

Offerdahl, E., E. Prather, and S. Slater: Students Pre-Instructional Beliefs and Reasoning Strategies about Astrobiology Concepts (2002): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2002002

Tang, B.: Astrobiological Themes for Integrative Undergraduate General Science Education (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005031

Astronomical Society of the Pacific: Educational Activities

A New Award for Excellence in College Astronomy Teaching from the ASP (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005026

The Astronomical Society of the Pacific Announces Publication of Cosmos in the Classroom 2007 (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008014

New Resource Guide on Women in Astronomy at the Astronomical Society of the Pacific Web Site (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008023

Astronomy 101: Contents and Goals

Bailey, J.: Development of a Concept Inventory to Assess Students’ Understanding and Reasoning Difficulties about the Properties and Formation of Stars (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007028

Bailey, J., et al.: College Students’ Preinstructional Ideas About Stars and Star Formation (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009038

Duncan, D. & L. Arthurs: Improving Student Attitudes about Learning Science and Student Scientific Reasoning Skills (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009067

Lippert, N. & B. Partridge: To Hear Ourselves as Others Hear Us (Comparing Instructors’ and Students’ Views of the Same Introductory Course) (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004005

LoPresto, M.: Teaching the Scientific Method in Introductory Astronomy (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003020

Partridge, B.: [Report on a Session on] What To Drop From A One-Semester Version Of “Astro 101” (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007026

Partridge, B. & G. Greenstein: Goals for Astro 101: Report on Workshops for Department Leaders (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003016

Pasachoff, J.: What [Topics] Should College Students Learn? (2001): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2001012

Pasachoff, J. Should Students Learn Stellar Magnitudes? (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003023

Zeilik, M. & V. Morris-Dueer: What Are Essential Concepts in “Astronomy 101”? A New Approach to Find Consensus from Two Different Samples of Instructors (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004017

Astronomy 101: Statistics and Surveys

Bailey, J., et al.: College Students’ Preinstructional Ideas About Stars and Star Formation (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009038

Bailey, J., et al.: A Multi-Institutional Investigation of [College] Students’ Pre-instructional Ideas About Cosmology (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012029

Fraknoi, A: Enrollments in Astronomy 101 Courses: An Update (2001): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2001011

Fraknoi, A. Insights from a Survey of Astronomy Instructors in Community and Other Teaching-Oriented Colleges in the United States (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004002

Impey, C., S. Buxner & J. Antonellis: Non-Scientific Beliefs Among Undergraduate Students [A Survey of 11,000 Undergraduates] (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012016

Libarkin, J., et al: Invisible Misconceptions: Student Understanding of Ultraviolet and Infrared Radiation (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011022

Lippert, N. & B. Partridge: To Hear Ourselves as Others Hear Us (Comparing Instructors’ and Students’ Views of the Same Introductory Course) (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004005

LoPresto, M. A First Glimpse of Student Attitudes about Pluto’s “Demotion” (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006029

Miller, E.: The Gender Gap in Cosmology: The Results of a Small Case Study of Undergraduates (2002): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2002004

Partridge, B. & G. Greenstein: Goals for Astro 101: Report on Workshops for Department Leaders (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003016

Ringwald, F. A Mindset List for College Astronomy Instructors (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009050

Robertson, T. & W. Finch: Assessment of Large General Education Astronomy Classes (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005019

Rudolph, A., et al: A National Study Assessing the Teaching and Learning of Introductory Astronomy Part II: The Connection between Student Demographics and Learning (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER0009068

Simonelli, G. & C. Pilachowski: First-Year College Students’ Ideas About Astronomy: A Pilot Study (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003024

Sugarman, H., et al: Astrology Beliefs among Undergraduate Students (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010040

Wallace, C., E. Prather, & D. Duncan: A Study of General Education Astronomy Students’ Understandings of Cosmology. Part III. Evaluating Four Conceptual Cosmology Surveys: An Item Response Theory Approach (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011031

Wallace, C., E. Prather, and B. Mendelsohn: Astro 101 Students' Perceptions of Science: Results from the Thinking About Science Survey Instrument (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012042

Williamson, K. & S. Willoughby: Student Understanding of Gravity in Introductory College Astronomy [A Survey] (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011025

Yu, K., K. Sahami, & G. Denn: [Undergraduate] Student Ideas about Kepler’s Laws and Planetary Orbital Motions (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009069

The Astronomical Society of the Pacific Announces Publication of Cosmos in the Classroom 2007 (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008014

Astronomy 101: Teaching Techniques

Adams, J., G. Brissenden, R. Lindell, T. Slater & J. Wallace: Observations of Student Behavior in Collaborative Learning Groups (2001): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2001002

Alexander, W. Assessment of Teaching Approaches in an Introductory Astronomy College Classroom (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004023

Allen, M. & D. Kelly-Riley: Promoting Undergraduate Critical Thinking in Astro 101 Lab Exercises (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005017

Bobrowsky, M.: Dealing with Disbelieving Students on Issues of Evolutionary Processes and Long Time Scales (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005007

Brissenden, G., T. Slater & R. Mathieu: The Role of Assessment in the Development of the College Introductory Astronomy Course: A "How-to" Guide for Instructors (2002): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2001001

Brogt, E.: A Theoretical Background on a Successful Implementation of Lecture-Tutorials (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007005

Brogt, E.: Instruction as a Scientific Experiment: A Professional Development Case Study of a Professor Changing the Introductory Astronomy Course for Non-Science Majors (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007016

Buck, Z.: The Effect of Color Choice on Learner Interpretation of a Cosmology Visualization (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012032

Byrd, G., S. Coleman, & C. Werneth: Exploring the Universe Together: Cooperative Quizzes With and Without a Classroom Performance System in Astronomy 101 (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004004

Cline, K.: Teaching Scientific Logic [in Astro 101]: Theories and Observations (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007022

Crider, A.: “Hot Seat” Questioning: A Technique to Promote and Evaluate Student Dialogue (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004020

Crider, A. & A. Weston: Experiential Education on the Edge: SETI Activities for the College Classroom (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012033

Duncan, D.: Clickers: A New Teaching Aid with Exceptional Promise (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006005

Duncan, D., A. Hoekstra & B. Wilcox: Digital Devices, Distraction, and Student Performance: Does In-Class Cell Phone Use Reduce Learning? (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012011

Fraknoi, A.: The Music of the Spheres in Education: Using Astronomically Inspired Music (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006009

Fraknoi, A.: Music Inspired by Astronomy: A Resource Guide Organized by Topic (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012043

Fraknoi, A.: Seven Concepts for Effective Teaching (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011008

Francis, P.: Using Role-Playing Games to Teach Astronomy: An Evaluation (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005016

Garland, C. & D. Ratay: Using Literacy Techniques to Teach Astronomy to Non-Science Majors (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007006

Greenstein, G.: Writing is Thinking: Using Writing to Teach Science (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012037

Hudgins, D., et al.: Effectiveness of Collaborative Ranking Tasks on Student Understanding of Key Astronomy Concepts (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006001

Jacobi, I., et al.: Effect of Night Laboratories on Learning Objectives for a Nonmajor Astronomy Class (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008021

James, M., F. Barbieri & P. Garcia: What Are They Talking About? Lessons Learned from a Study of Peer Instruction (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008004

Kregenow, J., M. Rogers & M. Constas: Multidimensional Education Research: Managing Multiple Data Streams [concerning improving Astro 101] (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009047

Lacey, T. & T. Slater: A Comparison of Group and Individually Completed Course Evaluations in Introductory Astronomy (2002): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2002001

Lacy, C.: Observational Research for All Students (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003007

Larsen, K.: This I Understand: The Importance of Banning the B-Word [Believe] from Science (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007025

Len, P.: Different Reward Structures to Motivate Student Interaction with Electronic Response Systems in Astronomy (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006016

LoPresto, M.: Selected Resources for a Student-Centered Introductory Astronomy Course (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005005

LoPresto, M.: Using Visual Assessments and Tutorials to Teach Solar System Concepts in Introductory Astronomy (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009043

LoPresto, M. & S. Murrell: Using the Star Properties Concept Inventory to Compare Instruction with Lecture Tutorials to Traditional Lectures (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009014

McCrady, N. & E. Rice: Development and Implementation of a Lab Course for Introductory Astronomy (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008002

Miller, S. & C.R. James: The Effect of Animations Within PowerPoint Presentations on Learning Introductory Astronomy (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010041

O’Connell, R.: Facts of Life for New Teachers in the Astronomy Non-majors Curriculum (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007010

Osterman Meyer, A., M. Mon, & S. Hibbard: The Lunar Phases Project: A Mental Model-Based Observational Project for Undergraduate Nonscience Majors (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011015

Prather, E. & G. Brissenden: Development and Application of a Situated Apprenticeship Approach to Professional Development of Astronomy Instructors (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008016

Prather, E. & G. Brissenden: Clickers as Data Gathering Tools and Students’ Attitudes, Motivations, and Beliefs on Their Use in this Application (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009004

Prather, E., et al.: Research on a Lecture-Tutorial Approach to Teaching Introductory Astronomy for Non–Science Majors (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004019

Rudolph, A.: Do You Always Need a Textbook to Teach Astro 101? (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012036

Rudolph, A., et al: A National Study Assessing the Teaching and Learning of Introductory Astronomy Part II: The Connection between Student Demographics and Learning (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER0009068

Slater, T. & L. Jones: Assessment of an Internet-Delivered Interactive Approach to Introductory Astronomy for Non–Science Majors (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004003

Straits, W. & R. Wilke: Activities-Based Astronomy: An Evaluation of an Instructor’s First Attempt and its Impact on Student Characteristics (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003003

Thompson, R.: How Big Science Gets Funded—An Introduction for [Non-science Major] Students to the Politics of Space Science Funding (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003009

Wallace, C., E. Prather, & D. Duncan: A Study of General Education Astronomy Students’ Understandings of Cosmology. Part IV. Common Difficulties Students Experience with Cosmology: http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011032

Young, A. & Shawl, S.: Multiple Choice Testing for Introductory Astronomy: Design Theory Using Bloom's Taxonomy (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012027

Zeilik, M., W. Bisard, & C. Lee: Research-based Reformed Astronomy: Will It Travel? (2001): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2001003

Zeilik, M. & V. Morris: The Impact of Cooperative Quizzes in a Large Introductory Astronomy Course for Non-Science Majors (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004006

Astronomy & Society

Bobrowsky, M.: Dealing with Disbelieving Students on Issues of Evolutionary Processes and Long Time Scales (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005007

Fraknoi, A.: Teaching What a Planet Is: A Roundtable on the Educational Implications of the (IAU’s) New Definition of a Planet (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006028

Krstovic, M., et al.: Grade 9 Astronomy Study: Interests of Boys and Girls Studying Astronomy at Fletcher’s Meadow Secondary School (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008017

Krumenaker, L.: What It Would Take to Increase the Number of High School Astronomy Courses: A Survey of Principals and a Comparison to Astronomy Teachers, and a Prescription for Change (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009076

LoPresto, M. A First Glimpse of Student Attitudes about Pluto’s “Demotion” (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006029

Miranda, R.: Urban Middle-School Teachers’ Beliefs about Astronomy Learner Characteristics: Implications for Curriculum (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010030

Miranda, R.: Urban Middle-School Science Teachers Beliefs about the Influence of Their Astronomer-Educator Partnerships on Students’ Astronomy Learner Characteristics (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011038

Palen, S. & A. Proctor: Astronomy in the K–8 Core Curriculum: A Survey of State Requirements Nationwide (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006002

Pilachowski, C. & R. Durisen: A Graduate Seminar on Astronomical Citizenship at Indiana University (2001): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2001007

Thompson, R.: How Big Science Gets Funded—An Introduction for [Non-science Major] Students to the Politics of Space Science Funding (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003009

Torres, J.: How Do Preservice Teachers’ Religious Beliefs Affect Their Understanding of Astronomy? (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008018

Wallace, C., E. Prather, and B. Mendelsohn: Astro 101 Students' Perceptions of Science: Results from the Thinking About Science Survey Instrument (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012042

Astronomy Diagnostic Test (ADT)

Alexander, W. Assessment of Teaching Approaches in an Introductory Astronomy College Classroom (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004023

Berendsen, M.: Conceptual Astronomy Knowledge among Amateur Astronomers (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005001

Brogt, E., et al.: Analysis of the Astronomy Diagnostic Test (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007003

Brunsell, E. & J. Marcks: Identifying A Baseline for Teachers’ Astronomy Content Knowledge (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004015

Crider, A.: “Hot Seat” Questioning: A Technique to Promote and Evaluate Student Dialogue (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004020

Danaia, L. & D. McKinnon: Common Alternative Astronomical Conceptions Encountered in Junior Secondary Science Classes: Why Is This So? (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007017

Deming, G.: Results from the Astronomy Diagnostic Test National Project (2001): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2001005

Hufnagel, B.: Development of the Astronomy Diagnostic Test (2001): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2001004

Lippert, N. & B. Partridge: To Hear Ourselves as Others Hear Us (Comparing Instructors’ and Students’ Views of the Same Introductory Course) (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004005

LoPresto, M.: Astronomy Diagnostic Test Results Reflect Course Goals and Show Room for Improvement (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006017

Miller, S. & S. Redman: Enhancing Student Performance in an Online Introductory Astronomy Course with Video Demonstrations (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009066

Zeilik, M.: Birth of the Astronomy Diagnostic Test: Prototest Evolution (2002): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2002005

Astronomy Education Research: Ethics

Brogt, E., E. Dokter & J. Antonellis: Regulations and Ethical Considerations for Astronomy Education Research (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007004

Brogt, E., et al.: Regulations and Ethical Considerations for Astronomy Education Research II: Resources and Worked Examples (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007021

Brogt, E., et al.: Regulations and Ethical Considerations for Astronomy Education Research III: A Suggested Code of Ethics (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008020

Sibbernsen, K.: Online Academic Integrity (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008024

Astronomy Education Research: Overviews

Bailey, J. & T. Slater: A Review of Astronomy Education Research (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003015

Bailey, J. & T. Slater: Finding the Forest Amid the Trees: Tools for Evaluating Astronomy Education and Public Outreach Projects (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004016

Brazell, B. & S. Espinoza: Meta-analysis of Planetarium Efficacy Research (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009033

Bretones, P. & J. Neto: An Analysis of Papers on Astronomy Education in Proceedings of IAU Meetings from 1988 to 2006 (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010010

Fraknoi, A.: Good Reading from Other Sources on Astronomy Education and Outreach, Published in 2005 (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005021 [note the HTML version lists the wrong author; but the PDF version is correct]

Fraknoi, A.: Good Reading from Other Sources on Astronomy Education and Outreach, Published in 2006 (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007008

Fraknoi, A.: Good Reading from Other Sources on Astronomy Education and Outreach, Published in 2007 (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008011

Fraknoi, A.: Good Reading from Other Sources on Astronomy Education and Outreach, Published in 2008 (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009031

Fraknoi, A.: Good Reading from Other Sources on Astronomy Education and Outreach, Published in 2009 (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010011

Fraknoi, A.: Good Reading from Other Sources on Astronomy Education and Outreach (Published in 2010) (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011013

Kavanaugh, C. & C. Sneider: Learning about Gravity I. Free Fall: A Guide for Teachers and Curriculum Developers (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006018 

Kavanaugh, C. & C. Sneider: Learning about Gravity II. Trajectories and Orbits: A Guide for Teachers and Curriculum Developers (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006019

Kregenow, J., M. Rogers & M. Constas: Multidimensional Education Research: Managing Multiple Data Streams [concerning improving Astro 101] (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009047

Slater, T.: The First Big Wave of Astronomy Education Research Dissertations and Some Directions for Future Research Efforts (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008001

Sneider, C., V. Bar & C. Kavanagh: Learning about Seasons: A Guide for Teachers and Curriculum Developers (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010035

Wallace, C. & J. Bailey: Do Concept Inventories Actually Measure Anything? (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010024

Astronomy Education Review (the Journal)

Fraknoi, A.: Astronomy Education Review: An Afterword (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2013017

Fraknoi, A. & S. Wolff: Welcome to Astronomy Education Review (2001): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2001010

Fraknoi, A. & S. Wolff: Astronomy Education Review: A Five-Year Progress Report and Thoughts about the Journal’s Future (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006015

Fraknoi, A. & S. Wolff: Astronomy Education Review Version 2.0: A Welcome and Guide from Your Editors (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009017

Wolff, S. & A. Fraknoi: Who Subscribes to Astronomy Education Review? (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004024

Astronomy Majors – see Undergraduate Instruction

Citizen Science

Danaia, L., et al: Space to Grow: LCOGT.net and Improving Science Engagement in Schools [Bringing Astronomical Data to the Classroom in Australia] (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012007

Miller, J., et al.: An International Asteroid Search Campaign (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008006

Mumford, G.: Astronomy@Home (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008009

Prather, E., et al.: Measuring the Conceptual Understandings of Citizen Scientists Participating in Zooniverse Projects: A First Approach (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2013002

Raddick, M., et al: Galaxy Zoo: Exploring the Motivations of Citizen Science Volunteers (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009036

Raddick, M., et al.: Galaxy Zoo: Motivations of Citizen Scientists [An Online Survey of Volunteers] (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011021

Rosen, R., et al.: The Pulsar Search Collaboratory (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010004

Clickers (Classroom Response Systems)

Duncan, D.: Clickers: A New Teaching Aid with Exceptional Promise (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006005

James, M., F. Barbieri & P. Garcia: What Are They Talking About? Lessons Learned from a Study of Peer Instruction (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008004

LoPresto, M. & S. Murrell: Using the Star Properties Concept Inventory to Compare Instruction with Lecture Tutorials to Traditional Lectures (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009014

Prather, E. & G. Brissenden: Clickers as Data Gathering Tools and Students’ Attitudes, Motivations, and Beliefs on Their Use in this Application (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009004

Collaborative Learning Groups

Adams, J., G. Brissenden, R. Lindell, T. Slater & J. Wallace: Observations of Student Behavior in Collaborative Learning Groups (2001): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2001002

Hudgins, D., et al.: Effectiveness of Collaborative Ranking Tasks on Student Understanding of Key Astronomy Concepts (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006001

Lacey, T & T. Slater: A Comparison of Group and Individually Completed Course Evaluations in Introductory Astronomy: http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2002001

Community-College Teaching

Fraknoi, A. Insights from a Survey of Astronomy Instructors in Community and Other Teaching-Oriented Colleges in the United States (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004002

Zeilik, M., W. Bisard, & C. Lee: Research-based Reformed Astronomy: Will It Travel? (2001): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2001003

Computer-based Resources

Fluke, C. & D. Barnes: The Interactive Astronomy Textbook (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008010

Fraknoi, A.: Images on the Web for Astronomy Teaching: Image Repositories (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008012

Fraknoi, A.: Astronomy Apps for Mobile Devices, A First Catalog (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011036

Impey, C., et al: A New Online Astronomy Resource for Education and Outreach [Teach Astronomy] (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012046

Keller, J. & T. Slater: The Invisible Universe Online: Design of a Distance-learning Astronomy Course for Secondary Science Teachers (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003001

Knudsen, R.: Educational Science CD-ROM Utilization (2002): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2002006

Miller, J., et al.: An International Asteroid Search Campaign (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008006

Mumford, G.: Astronomy@Home (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008009

Price, A., et al.: A History and Informal Assessment of the Slacker Astronomy Podcast (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006004

Raddick, M., et al.: Galaxy Zoo: Motivations of Citizen Scientists [An Online Survey of Volunteers] (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011021

Timberlake, T.: Modeling the History of Astronomy: Ptolemy, Copernicus, and Tycho (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2013001

Ward, B., et al: Exploring the Hidden Structure of Astronomical Images: A “Pixelated” View of Solar System and Deep Space Features! (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2013009

Concept Inventories

Bailey, J.: Development of a Concept Inventory to Assess Students’ Understanding and Reasoning Difficulties about the Properties and Formation of Stars (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007028

Bardar, E.: First Results from the Light and Spectroscopy Concept Inventory (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007019

Bardar, E., et al.: The Need for a Light and Spectroscopy Concept Inventory for Assessing Innovations in Introductory Astronomy Survey Courses (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005018

Bardar, E. & K. Brecher: Project LITE Educational Materials and Their Effectiveness as Measured by the Light and Spectroscopy Concept Inventory (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007020

Bardar, E., et al.: Development and Validation of the Light and Spectroscopy Concept Inventory (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006020

Deming, G.: Results from the Astronomy Diagnostic Test National Project (2001): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2001005

Hufnagel, B.: Development of the Astronomy Diagnostic Test (2001): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2001004

LoPresto, M. & S. Murrell: Using the Star Properties Concept Inventory to Compare Instruction with Lecture Tutorials to Traditional Lectures (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009014

Prather, E., et al.: Measuring the Conceptual Understandings of Citizen Scientists Participating in Zooniverse Projects: A First Approach (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2013002

Rudolph, A., et al: A National Study Assessing the Teaching and Learning of Introductory Astronomy Part II: The Connection between Student Demographics and Learning (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER0009068

Sadler, P., et al: The Astronomy and Space Science Concept Inventory: Development and Validation of Assessment Instruments Aligned with the K–12 National Science Standards (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009024

Schlingman, W., et al.: A Classical Test Theory Analysis of the Light and Spectroscopy Concept Inventory National Study Data Set (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012010

Wallace, C. & J. Bailey: Do Concept Inventories Actually Measure Anything? (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010024

Wallace, C., E. Prather, & D. Duncan: A Study of General Education Astronomy Students’ Understandings of Cosmology. Part I. Development and Validation of Four Conceptual Cosmology Surveys (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011029

Wallace, C., E. Prather, & D. Duncan: A Study of General Education Astronomy Students’ Understandings of Cosmology. Part II. Evaluating Four Conceptual Cosmology Surveys: A Classical Test Theory Approach (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011030

Wallace, C., E. Prather, and B. Mendelsohn: Astro 101 Students' Perceptions of Science: Results from the Thinking About Science Survey Instrument (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012042

Williamson, K. & S. Willoughby: Student Understanding of Gravity in Introductory College Astronomy [A Survey] (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011025

Williamson, K, S. Willoughby & E. Prather: Development of the Newtonian Gravity Concept Inventory (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012045

Zeilik, M.: Birth of the Astronomy Diagnostic Test: Prototest Evolution (2002): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2002005

Cosmology Education

Bailey, J., et al.: A Multi-Institutional Investigation of [College] Students’ Pre-instructional Ideas About Cosmology (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012029

Buck, Z.: The Effect of Color Choice on Learner Interpretation of a Cosmology Visualization (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012032

Coble, K., et al: Investigating Student Ideas about Cosmology I: Distances and Structure (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012038

Coble, K., et al: Investigating Student Ideas about Cosmology II: Composition of the Universe (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012039

Miller, E.: The Gender Gap in Cosmology: The Results of a Small Case Study of Undergraduates (2002): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2002004

Prather, E., T. Slater, E. Offerdahl: Hints of a Fundamental Misconception in Cosmology (2002): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2002003

Trouille, L., et al: Investigating Student Ideas About Cosmology III: Big Bang Theory, Expansion, Age, and History of the Universe (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2013016

Wallace, C., E. Prather, & D. Duncan: A Study of General Education Astronomy Students’ Understandings of Cosmology. Part I. Development and Validation of Four Conceptual Cosmology Surveys (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011029

Wallace, C., E. Prather, & D. Duncan: A Study of General Education Astronomy Students’ Understandings of Cosmology. Part II. Evaluating Four Conceptual Cosmology Surveys: A Classical Test Theory Approach (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011030

Wallace, C., E. Prather, & D. Duncan: A Study of General Education Astronomy Students’ Understandings of Cosmology. Part III. Evaluating Four Conceptual Cosmology Surveys: An Item Response Theory Approach (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011031

Wallace, C., E. Prather, & D. Duncan: A Study of General Education Astronomy Students’ Understandings of Cosmology. Part IV. Common Difficulties Students Experience with Cosmology: http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011032

Yusofi, E. & M. Mohsenzadeh: Visualizing Cosmological Concepts Using the Analog of a Hot Liquid [Milk] (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009035

Demonstrations, Classroom

Birriel, J.: Demonstrating Absorption Spectra Using Commercially Available Incandescent Light Bulbs (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008035

Birriel, J.: A Simple Demonstration of Absorption Spectra Using Tungsten Holiday Lights (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009045

Byrd, G.: Simulating Formation of Rifts on Saturn’s and Uranus’s Satellites versus Scarps on Mercury (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005004

Gonzalez-Espada, W., J. Birriel & I. Birriel: Our Planet from Space: Pedagogical Implications of the DISH Earth Channel (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009054

Rosvick, J.: An Interactive Demonstration of Solar and Lunar Eclipses (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008031

Shawl, S.: Lunar Phases Planisphere (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010025

Sibbernsen, K.: Catching Cosmic Rays with a DSLR (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010009

Stanger, J.: Demonstrations Illustrating the Difficulties Astronomers Face When Observing Astronomical Objects (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008033

Yusofi, E. & M. Mohsenzadeh: Visualizing Cosmological Concepts Using the Analog of a Hot Liquid [Milk] (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009035

Development of Students’ Astronomy Ideas and Mental Models

Agan, L.: Stellar Ideas: Exploring Students’ Understanding of Stars (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004008

Agan, L. & C. Sneider: Learning about the Earth’s Shape and Gravity: A Guide for Teachers and Curriculum Developers (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003017

Bailey, J., et al.: A Multi-Institutional Investigation of [College] Students’ Pre-instructional Ideas About Cosmology (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012029

Calderon-Canales, E., F. Flores-Camacho & L. Gellegos-Cazares: [Mexican] Elementary Students' Mental Models of the Solar System (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012044

Coble, K., et al: Investigating Student Ideas about Cosmology I: Distances and Structure (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012038

Coble, K., et al: Investigating Student Ideas about Cosmology II: Composition of the Universe (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012039

Duncan, D. & L. Arthurs: Improving Student Attitudes about Learning Science and Student Scientific Reasoning Skills (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009067

Kavanaugh, C. & C. Sneider: Learning about Gravity I. Free Fall: A Guide for Teachers and Curriculum Developers (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006018

Kavanaugh, C. & C. Sneider: Learning about Gravity II. Trajectories and Orbits: A Guide for Teachers and Curriculum Developers (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006019

Padalkar, S. & J. Ramadas: Modeling the Round Earth through Diagrams (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007018

Plummer, J.: Students’ Development of Astronomy Concepts across Time (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008013

Sneider, C., V. Bar & C. Kavanagh: Learning about Seasons: A Guide for Teachers and Curriculum Developers (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010035

Trouille, L., et al: Investigating Student Ideas About Cosmology III: Big Bang Theory, Expansion, Age, and History of the Universe (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2013016

Wallace, C., E. Prather, & D. Duncan: A Study of General Education Astronomy Students’ Understandings of Cosmology. Part IV. Common Difficulties Students Experience with Cosmology: http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011032

Williamson, K. & S. Willoughby: Student Understanding of Gravity in Introductory College Astronomy [A Survey] (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011025

Zirbel, E.: Framework for Conceptual Change (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004007

Disabilities, Teaching Students with

Bartus, P., et al.: Arecibo Observatory for All (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007001

Beck-Winchatz, B. & Ostro, S.: Using Asteroid Scale Models in Space Science Education for the Blind and Visually Impaired (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003018

Grady, C., et al: Accessible Universe: Making Astronomy Accessible to All in the Regular Elementary Classroom (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003014

Grice, N.: Resources for Making Astronomy More Accessible for Blind and Visually Impaired Students (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006010

Olsen, J. & T. Slater: Impact of Modifying Activity-Based Instructional Materials for Special Needs Students in Middle School Astronomy (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008019

Weferling, B.: Astronomy for the Blind and Visually Impaired: An Introductory Lesson (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006006

Educational Materials

Bardar, E. & K. Brecher: Project LITE Educational Materials and Their Effectiveness as Measured by the Light and Spectroscopy Concept Inventory (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007020

Beck-Winchatz, B. & Ostro, S.: Using Asteroid Scale Models in Space Science Education for the Blind and Visually Impaired (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003018

Bruning, D., J. Bailey, & G. Brissenden: SABER: The Searchable Annotated Bibliography of Education Research in Astronomy (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006025

Grice, N.: Resources for Making Astronomy More Accessible for Blind and Visually Impaired Students (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006010

Knudsen, R.: Educational Science CD-ROM Utilization (2002): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2002006

Schneider, N. & D. Brain: “Discoveries in Planetary Science” Classroom Powerpoints (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009030

Shawl, S.: Lunar Phases Planisphere (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010025

Taasoobsshirazi, G. & D. Hickey: Promoting Argumentative Discourse: A Design-Based Implementation and Refinement of an Astronomy Multimedia Curriculum, Assessment Model, and Learning Environment [using Astronomy Village] (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005003

Evaluation

Bailey, J. & T. Slater: Finding the Forest Amid the Trees: Tools for Evaluating Astronomy Education and Public Outreach Projects (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004016

Gould, R., M. Dussault, & P. Sadler: What’s Educational about Online Telescopes?: Evaluating 10 Years of MicroObservatory (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006022

Keller, J. & T. Slater: The Invisible Universe Online: Evaluation Summary of a Distance-learning Astronomy Course for Secondary Science Teachers (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003002

Stroud, N., et al.: Toward a Methodology for Informal Astronomy Education Research (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006023

Exhibits (for Museums and Observatory Visitor Centers)

Asher, D., et al.: The Human Orrery: A New Educational Tool for Astronomy (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006024

Gonzalez-Espada, W., J. Birriel & I. Birriel: Our Planet from Space: Pedagogical Implications of the DISH Earth Channel (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009054

Gender Issues

Krstovic, M., et al.: Grade 9 Astronomy Study: Interests of Boys and Girls Studying Astronomy at Fletcher’s Meadow Secondary School (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008017

Korkmaz, H.: Gender Differences in Turkish Primary Students’ Images of Astronomical Scientists: A Preliminary Study with 21st Century Style (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009023

Miller, E.: The Gender Gap in Cosmology: The Results of a Small Case Study of Undergraduates (2002): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2002004

Graduate Education

Beck-Winchatz, B. & J. Barge: A New Graduate Space Science Course for Urban Elementary and Middle School Teachers at DePaul University (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003006

Fluke, C.: Virtual Field Trips: Using Google Maps to Support Online Learning and Teaching of the History of Astronomy (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008022

Gross, N. & R. Lopez: Advanced Undergraduate and Early Graduate Physics Students’ Misconception About Solar Wind Flow: Evidence of Students’ Difficulties in Distinguishing Paradigms (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009013

O’Connell, R.: Facts of Life for New Teachers in the Astronomy Non-majors Curriculum (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007010

Pilachowski, C. & R. Durisen: A Graduate Seminar on Astronomical Citizenship at Indiana University (2001): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2001007

History of Astronomy Education

Bailey, J. & T. Slater: A Review of Astronomy Education Research (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003015

Marche, J.: Mental Discipline, Curricular Reform, and the Decline of U.S. Astronomy Education, 1893-1920 (2001): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2001006

Price, A., et al.: Astronomy Education Research Charter and Symposium Report (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007027

Timberlake, T.: Modeling the History of Astronomy: Ptolemy, Copernicus, and Tycho (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2013001

Humanities and Astronomy – see Interdisciplinary Approaches

Informal Astronomy Education – see Outreach or Planetarium Education

Instructors of Astronomy

Brogt, E.: Instruction as a Scientific Experiment: A Professional Development Case Study of a Professor Changing the Introductory Astronomy Course for Non-Science Majors (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007016

Fraknoi, A. Insights from a Survey of Astronomy Instructors in Community and Other Teaching-Oriented Colleges in the United States (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004002

Fraknoi, A.: Seven Concepts for Effective Teaching (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011008

Krumenaker, L.: The Modern U.S. High School Astronomy Course, its Status and Makeup, and the Effects of No Child Left Behind (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009042

Krumenaker, L.: The Modern U.S. High School Astronomy Course, Its Status and Makeup II: Additional Results (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009052

Longhini, M.: The “Box Universe” of 1 m3: An Activity for Introduction to the Study of Astronomy [for pre-service physics teachers] (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009022

Miller, S. & S. Redman: Improving Instructor Presence in an Online Introductory Astronomy Course through Video Demonstrations (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009072

Miranda, R.: Urban Middle-School Science Teachers Beliefs about the Influence of Their Astronomer-Educator Partnerships on Students’ Astronomy Learner Characteristics (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011038

O’Connell, R.: Facts of Life for New Teachers in the Astronomy Non-majors Curriculum (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007010

Plummer, J. & V. Zahm (2010): Covering the Standards: Astronomy Teachers’ Preparation and Beliefs [in Middle School and High School] (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009077

Zeilik, M. & V. Morris-Dueer: What Are Essential Concepts in “Astronomy 101”? A New Approach to Find Consensus from Two Different Samples of Instructors (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004017

Interdisciplinary Approaches

Fluke, C.: Virtual Field Trips: Using Google Maps to Support Online Learning and Teaching of the History of Astronomy (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008022

Fraknoi, A.: Astronomy and Poetry: A Resource Guide (2001): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2001009

Fraknoi, A.: Teaching Astronomy with Science Fiction: A Resource Guide (2002): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2002009

Fraknoi, A.: The Music of the Spheres in Education: Using Astronomically Inspired Music (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006009

Fraknoi, A.: Music Inspired by Astronomy: A Resource Guide Organized by Topic (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012043

Greenstein, G.: Writing is Thinking: Using Writing to Teach Science (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012037

Lawlor, T.: Astronomy Exercises for the Artist: van Gogh the Observer (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2013007

Mumford, G.: [Maritime Novelist] Patrick O’Brian’s Astronomy (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003019

International Astronomical Union (IAU)

Fraknoi, A.: Teaching What a Planet Is: A Roundtable on the Educational Implications of the (IAU’s) New Definition of a Planet (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006028

International Astronomy Education

Bekeris, V., et al.: Eratosthenes 2009/2010: An Old Experiment in Modern Times [for H.S. Students] (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011007

Bretones, P. & J. Neto: An Analysis of Papers on Astronomy Education in Proceedings of IAU Meetings from 1988 to 2006 (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010010

Calderon-Canales, E., F. Flores-Camacho & L. Gellegos-Cazares: [Mexican] Elementary Students' Mental Models of the Solar System (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012044

Colombo, P., S. Aroca, &C. Silva: Daytime School Guided Visits to an Astronomical Observatory in Brazil (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010017

Danaia, L., et al: Space to Grow: LCOGT.net and Improving Science Engagement in Schools [Bringing Astronomical Data to the Classroom in Australia] (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012007

Faherty, J., D., Rodriguez & S. Miller: The Hetu'u Global Network: Measuring the Distance to the Sun Using the June 5th/6th Transit of Venus (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012035

Gangui, A.: “Closing in” the Circle with New Researchers in Astronomy [and High School Students] (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005014

Kalkan, H. & K. Kiroglu: Science and Non-science Students’ Ideas about Basic Astronomy Concepts in Pre-service Training for Elementary School Teachers (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007002

Kucukoser, H., et al: The Effect of 3D Computer Modeling and Observation-Based Instruction on the Conceptual Change Regarding Basic Concepts of Astronomy in Elementary School Students (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009006

Longhini, M.: The “Box Universe” of 1 m3: An Activity for Introduction to the Study of Astronomy [for pre-service physics teachers] (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009022

Rodriguez, U., M. Lires, & J. Solino: The Historical Evolution of Knowledge of the Universe: Errors in Secondary Education Textbooks in Spain (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008003

Torres, J.: Urban Astronomy in the Philippines (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004011

Torres, J.: Bachelor of Science in Astronomy Technology: A Model (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007012

Torres, J.: How Do Preservice Teachers’ Religious Beliefs Affect Their Understanding of Astronomy? (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008018

K-12 Education and Astronomy

Agan, L.: Stellar Ideas: Exploring Students’ Understanding of Stars (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004008

Agan, L. & C. Sneider: Learning about the Earth’s Shape and Gravity: A Guide for Teachers and Curriculum Developers (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003017

Beck-Winchatz, B. & J. Barge: A New Graduate Space Science Course for Urban Elementary and Middle School Teachers at DePaul University (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003006

Bekeris, V., et al.: Eratosthenes 2009/2010: An Old Experiment in Modern Times [for H.S. Students] (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011007

Brunsell, E. & J. Marcks: Identifying A Baseline for Teachers’ Astronomy Content Knowledge (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004015

Colombo, P., S. Aroca, &C. Silva: Daytime School Guided Visits to an Astronomical Observatory in Brazil (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010017

Danaia, L. & D. McKinnon: Common Alternative Astronomical Conceptions Encountered in Junior Secondary Science Classes: Why Is This So? (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007017

Danaia, L., et al: Space to Grow: LCOGT.net and Improving Science Engagement in Schools [Bringing Astronomical Data to the Classroom in Australia] (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012007

Faherty, J., D., Rodriguez & S. Miller: The Hetu'u Global Network: Measuring the Distance to the Sun Using the June 5th/6th Transit of Venus (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012035

Fitzgerald, M., et al.: Using Smartphone Camera Technology to Explore Stellar Parallax: Method, Results, and Reactions (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011028

Fong, C., J. Percy & E. Woodruff: What Do Teachers See in an “Exemplary” Astronomy Video? (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004001

Frede, V.: The Seasons Explained by Refutational Modeling Activities (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008005

Friedman, R.: The Milky Way Model (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008037

Gangui, A.: “Closing in” the Circle with New Researchers in Astronomy [and High School Students] (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005014

Gehret, L., W. Winters, & S. Coberly: The Internet Telescope: Remote Observing for the City Astronomy Class (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004022

Gould, R., M. Dussault, & P. Sadler: What’s Educational about Online Telescopes?: Evaluating 10 Years of MicroObservatory (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006022

Grady, C., et al: Accessible Universe: Making Astronomy Accessible to All in the Regular Elementary Classroom (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003014

Gurel, Z. & H. Acar: Research into [High-school and University] Students’ Views About Basic Physics Principles in a Weightless Environment (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003004

Kavanaugh, C. & C. Sneider: Learning about Gravity I. Free Fall: A Guide for Teachers and Curriculum Developers (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006018

Kavanaugh, C. & C. Sneider: Learning about Gravity II. Trajectories and Orbits: A Guide for Teachers and Curriculum Developers (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006019

Korkmaz, H.: Gender Differences in Turkish Primary Students’ Images of Astronomical Scientists: A Preliminary Study with 21st Century Style (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009023

Krstovic, M., et al.: Grade 9 Astronomy Study: Interests of Boys and Girls Studying Astronomy at Fletcher’s Meadow Secondary School (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008017

Krumenaker, L.: The Modern U.S. High School Astronomy Course, its Status and Makeup, and the Effects of No Child Left Behind (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009042

Krumenaker, L.: The Modern U.S. High School Astronomy Course, Its Status and Makeup II: Additional Results (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009052

Krumenaker, L.: What It Would Take to Increase the Number of High School Astronomy Courses: A Survey of Principals and a Comparison to Astronomy Teachers, and a Prescription for Change (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009076

Kucukoser, H., et al: The Effect of 3D Computer Modeling and Observation-Based Instruction on the Conceptual Change Regarding Basic Concepts of Astronomy in Elementary School Students (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009006

Laursen, S.: Getting Unstuck: Strategies for Escaping the Science Standards Straitjacket (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006011

Lutz, J.: Working with State Science Teachers Associations (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005032

Miranda, R.: Urban Middle-School Teachers’ Beliefs about Astronomy Learner Characteristics: Implications for Curriculum (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010030

Miranda, R.: Urban Middle-School Science Teachers Beliefs about the Influence of Their Astronomer-Educator Partnerships on Students’ Astronomy Learner Characteristics (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011038

Morrow, C.: Misconceptions Scientists Often Have about the K-12 National Science Education Standards (2002): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2002008

Olsen, J. & T. Slater: Impact of Modifying Activity-Based Instructional Materials for Special Needs Students in Middle School Astronomy (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008019

Padalkar, S. & J. Ramadas: Modeling the Round Earth through Diagrams (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007018

Palen, S. & A. Proctor: Astronomy in the K–8 Core Curriculum: A Survey of State Requirements Nationwide (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006002

Plummer, J.: Students’ Development of Astronomy Concepts across Time (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008013

Plummer, J. & V. Zahm (2010): Covering the Standards: Astronomy Teachers’ Preparation and Beliefs [in Middle School and High School] (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009077

Prather, E., T. Slater, E. Offerdahl: Hints of a Fundamental Misconception in Cosmology (2002): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2002003

Ratay, D., et al: Beyond the One-Hour Outreach Talk: Introducing a Reading and Writing Program into a High School Science Class (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003008

Reinfeld, E. & M. Hartman: Kinesthetic Life Cycle of Stars [A Middle-school or High-school Activity] (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008036

Rodriguez, U., M. Lires, & J. Solino: The Historical Evolution of Knowledge of the Universe: Errors in Secondary Education Textbooks in Spain (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008003

Rosen, R., et al.: The Pulsar Search Collaboratory [for H.S. Students] (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010004

Sadler, P., et al: The Astronomy and Space Science Concept Inventory: Development and Validation of Assessment Instruments Aligned with the K–12 National Science Standards (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009024

Sebastia, B. & J. Torregrosa: Preservice Elementary Teachers’ Conceptions of the Sun-Earth Model: A Proposal of a Teaching-Learning Sequence (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005009

Shawl, S.: Lunar Phases Planisphere (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010025

Slater, S., T. Slater & J. Olsen: Survey of K–12 Science Teachers’ Educational Product Needs from Planetary Scientists (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009005

Sneider, C., V. Bar & C. Kavanagh: Learning about Seasons: A Guide for Teachers and Curriculum Developers (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010035

Starakis, J. & K. Halkia: Primary School Students’ Ideas Concerning the Apparent Movement of the Moon (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010007

Taasoobsshirazi, G. & D. Hickey: Promoting Argumentative Discourse: A Design-Based Implementation and Refinement of an Astronomy Multimedia Curriculum, Assessment Model, and Learning Environment [using Astronomy Village] (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005003

Taylor, R. & E. Grundstrom: Diagrammatic Representational Constraints of Spatial Scale in Earth–Moon System Astronomy Instruction [Moon Size and Scale in Textbooks and Webpages] (2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009075

Torres, J.: How Do Preservice Teachers’ Religious Beliefs Affect Their Understanding of Astronomy? (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008018

Ward, B., P. Sadler & I. Shapiro: Learning Physical Science through Astronomy Activities: A Comparison between Constructivist and Traditional Approaches in Grades 3–6 (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007015

Ward, B., et al: Exploring the Hidden Structure of Astronomical Images: A “Pixelated” View of Solar System and Deep Space Features! (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2013009

Laboratory Exercises and Procedures

Allen, M. & D. Kelly-Riley: Promoting Undergraduate Critical Thinking in Astro 101 Lab Exercises (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005017

Bardar, E. & K. Brecher: Project LITE Educational Materials and Their Effectiveness as Measured by the Light and Spectroscopy Concept Inventory (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007020

Beare, R.: The Design and Development of a Simple Spreadsheet-Based Tool that Enables Students to Make Measurements on Astronomical Images (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006007

Bekeris, V., et al.: Eratosthenes 2009/2010: An Old Experiment in Modern Times [for H.S. Students] (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011007

Cid, X. & R. Lopez: The Impact of Stereo Display on Student Understanding of Phases of the Moon (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009044

Fitzgerald, M., et al: Distance to the Center of the Milky Way Galaxy: An Experiment for Intermediate-Level Students Using Research Data and Professional Analysis Tools (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008008

Fitzgerald, M., et al.: Using Smartphone Camera Technology to Explore Stellar Parallax: Method, Results, and Reactions (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011028

Fraknoi, A.: Images on the Web for Astronomy Teaching: Image Repositories (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008012

Fraknoi, A.: Bill Gates’ Great-Great-Granddaughter’s Honeymoon: An Astronomy Activity for Several Different Age Groups (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009007

Fraknoi, A.: Astronomy Apps for Mobile Devices, A First Catalog (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011036

Furton, D.: A Construction to Determine the Azimuths and Times of Sunrise and Sunset (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008007

Furutani, T.: A Student-Constructed Three-Dimensional Model of Stars in Nearby Space (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008032

Gehret, L., W. Winters, & S. Coberly: The Internet Telescope: Remote Observing for the City Astronomy Class (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004022

Jacobi, I., et al.: Effect of Night Laboratories on Learning Objectives for a Nonmajor Astronomy Class (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008021

Kwok, P.: Studying the Transit of the Sun Using Shadows (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004010

Lacy, C.: Observational Research for All Students (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003007

Lawlor, T.: Astronomy Exercises for the Artist: van Gogh the Observer (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2013007

McCrady, N. & E. Rice: Development and Implementation of a Lab Course for Introductory Astronomy (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008002

McCray, R.: Planetfinder: An Online Interactive Module for Learning How Astronomers Detect Extrasolar Planets (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006027

McDonald, G.: A Simulation of The Viking Labeled Release Experiment for Nonmajors Astronomy Courses (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004009

Miller, J., et al.: An International Asteroid Search Campaign (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008006

Sampson, R.: Estimating the Solar Apex Using Stellar Radial Velocities: A Spreadsheet and Graphical Exercise for College-Level Astronomy Classes (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007007

Sampson, R.: Measuring the Relationship between Stellar Scintillation and Altitude: A Simple Discovery-based Observational Exercise used in College Level Non-major Astronomy Classes (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012022

Sherman, R.: A Doppler Shift Speed Gun (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008034

Sibbernsen, K.: Catching Cosmic Rays with a DSLR (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010009

Ward, B., et al: Exploring the Hidden Structure of Astronomical Images: A “Pixelated” View of Solar System and Deep Space Features! (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2013009

Lecture-Tutorials

Alexander, W. Assessment of Teaching Approaches in an Introductory Astronomy College Classroom (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004023

Brogt, E.: A Theoretical Background on a Successful Implementation of Lecture-Tutorials (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007005

LoPresto, M. & S. Murrell: Using the Star Properties Concept Inventory to Compare Instruction with Lecture Tutorials to Traditional Lectures (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009014

Prather, E., et al.: Research on a Lecture-Tutorial Approach to Teaching Introductory Astronomy for Non–Science Majors (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004019

Misconceptions (Preconceptions)

Agan, L.: Stellar Ideas: Exploring Students’ Understanding of Stars (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004008

Agan, L. & C. Sneider: Learning about the Earth’s Shape and Gravity: A Guide for Teachers and Curriculum Developers (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003017

Bailey, J., et al.: College Students’ Preinstructional Ideas About Stars and Star Formation (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009038

Danaia, L. & D. McKinnon: Common Alternative Astronomical Conceptions Encountered in Junior Secondary Science Classes: Why Is This So? (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007017

Frede, V.: The Seasons Explained by Refutational Modeling Activities (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008005

Gross, N. & R. Lopez: Advanced Undergraduate and Early Graduate Physics Students’ Misconception About Solar Wind Flow: Evidence of Students’ Difficulties in Distinguishing Paradigms (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009013

Gurel, Z. & H. Acar: Research into [High-school and University] Students’ Views About Basic Physics Principles in a Weightless Environment (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003004

Kalkan, H. & K. Kiroglu: Science and Non-science Students’ Ideas about Basic Astronomy Concepts in Pre-service Training for Elementary School Teachers (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007002

Libarkin, J., et al: Invisible Misconceptions: Student Understanding of Ultraviolet and Infrared Radiation (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011022

Offerdahl, E., E. Prather, and S. Slater: Students Pre-Instructional Beliefs and Reasoning Strategies about Astrobiology Concepts (2002): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2002002

Prather, E., T. Slater, E. Offerdahl: Hints of a Fundamental Misconception in Cosmology (2002): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2002003

Sadler, P., et al: The Astronomy and Space Science Concept Inventory: Development and Validation of Assessment Instruments Aligned with the K–12 National Science Standards (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009024

Simonelli, G. & C. Pilachowski: First-Year College Students’ Ideas About Astronomy: A Pilot Study (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003024

Starakis, J. & K. Halkia: Primary School Students’ Ideas Concerning the Apparent Movement of the Moon (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010007

Trouille, L., et al: Investigating Student Ideas About Cosmology III: Big Bang Theory, Expansion, Age, and History of the Universe (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2013016

Yu, K., K. Sahami, & G. Denn: [Undergraduate] Student Ideas about Kepler’s Laws and Planetary Orbital Motions (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009069

Zeilik, M. & V. Morris: An Examination of Misconceptions in an Astronomy Course for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Majors (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003005

Zirbel, E.: Framework for Conceptual Change (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004007

Observing (and Observatories) for Students

Faherty, J., D., Rodriguez & S. Miller: The Hetu'u Global Network: Measuring the Distance to the Sun Using the June 5th/6th Transit of Venus (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012035

Furton, D.: A Construction to Determine the Azimuths and Times of Sunrise and Sunset (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008007

Gehret, L., W. Winters, & S. Coberly: The Internet Telescope: Remote Observing for the City Astronomy Class (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004022

Gonzalez-Espada, W., J. Birriel & I. Birriel: Our Planet from Space: Pedagogical Implications of the DISH Earth Channel (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009054

Kwok, P.: Studying the Transit of the Sun Using Shadows (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004010

Lacy, C.: Observational Research for All Students (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003007

Miller, J., et al.: An International Asteroid Search Campaign (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008006

Osterman Meyer, A., M. Mon, & S. Hibbard: The Lunar Phases Project: A Mental Model-Based Observational Project for Undergraduate Nonscience Majors (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011015

Sampson, R.: Measuring the Relationship between Stellar Scintillation and Altitude: A Simple Discovery-based Observational Exercise used in College Level Non-major Astronomy Classes (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012022

Shawl, S.: Lunar Phases Planisphere (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010025

Torres, J.: Urban Astronomy in the Philippines (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004011

Online Teaching

Fluke, C.: Virtual Field Trips: Using Google Maps to Support Online Learning and Teaching of the History of Astronomy (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008022

Fraknoi, A.: Bill Gates’ Great-Great-Granddaughter’s Honeymoon: An Astronomy Activity for Several Different Age Groups (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009007

Gay, P., A. Price, & T. Searle: Astronomy Podcasting: A Low-Cost Tool for Affecting Attitudes in Diverse Audiences (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006003

Gehret, L., W. Winters, & S. Coberly: The Internet Telescope: Remote Observing for the City Astronomy Class (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004022

Gould, R., M. Dussault, & P. Sadler: What’s Educational about Online Telescopes?: Evaluating 10 Years of MicroObservatory (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006022

Impey, C., et al: A New Online Astronomy Resource for Education and Outreach [Teach Astronomy] (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012046

Keller, J. & T. Slater: The Invisible Universe Online: Design of a Distance-learning Astronomy Course for Secondary Science Teachers (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003001

Keller, J. & T. Slater: The Invisible Universe Online: Evaluation Summary of a Distance-learning Astronomy Course for Secondary Science Teachers (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003002

McCray, R.: Planetfinder: An Online Interactive Module for Learning How Astronomers Detect Extrasolar Planets (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006027

Miller, J., et al.: An International Asteroid Search Campaign (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008006

Miller, S.: Increasing Student Participation in Online Group Discussions Via Facebook (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012031

Miller, S. & S. Redman: Enhancing Student Performance in an Online Introductory Astronomy Course with Video Demonstrations (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009066

Miller, S. & S. Redman: Improving Instructor Presence in an Online Introductory Astronomy Course through Video Demonstrations (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009072

Price, A., et al.: A History and Informal Assessment of the Slacker Astronomy Podcast (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006004

Price, A.: New Media Technologies: Proposing An Integrated Approach [Blogs, Podcasting, Social Networking] (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007013

Radnofsky, M. & M. Bobrowsky: Teaching Astronomy Online (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004021

Sibbernsen, K.: Online Academic Integrity (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008024

Sanders, N., S. Kohler & E. Newton: Preparing Undergraduates for Research Careers: Using Astrobites in the Classroom (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012030

Slater, T. & L. Jones: Assessment of an Internet-Delivered Interactive Approach to Introductory Astronomy for Non–Science Majors (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004003

Taylor, R. & E. Grundstrom: Diagrammatic Representational Constraints of Spatial Scale in Earth–Moon System Astronomy Instruction [Moon Size and Scale in Textbooks and Webpages] (2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009075

Opinion (Op-eds)

Bretones, P. & J. Neto: An Analysis of Papers on Astronomy Education in Proceedings of IAU Meetings from 1988 to 2006 (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010010

Fraknoi, A.: Astronomy Textbooks, Used Book Chains, and Big Macs: A Perspective (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005012

Fraknoi, A.: Seven Concepts for Effective Teaching (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011008

Knop, R.: Textbooks as Intellectual Activity? Supporting Textbooks without Outlawing Used Books (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006013

Larsen, K.: This I Understand: The Importance of Banning the B-Word [Believe] from Science (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007025

Lutz, J.: Working with State Science Teachers Associations (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005032

Morrison, D.: Twelve Bad Words [That Mean Different Things to Scientists and the Public] (2002): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2002010

Oliver, J.: Textbooks and Their Associated Websites (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005013

Pasachoff, J.: What [Topics] Should College Students Learn? (2001): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2001012

Pasachoff, J. Should Students Learn Stellar Magnitudes? (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003023

Price, A. The Astronomy Education Research Charter (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009008

Ringwald, F. A Mindset List for College Astronomy Instructors (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009050

Outreach (Public)

Asher, D., et al.: The Human Orrery: A New Educational Tool for Astronomy (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006024

Bailey, J. & T. Slater: Finding the Forest Amid the Trees: Tools for Evaluating Astronomy Education and Public Outreach Projects (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004016

Bartus, P., et al.: Arecibo Observatory for All (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007001

Berendsen, M.: Conceptual Astronomy Knowledge among Amateur Astronomers (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005001

Colombo, P., S. Aroca, &C. Silva: Daytime School Guided Visits to an Astronomical Observatory in Brazil (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010017

Fraknoi, A.: Teaching What a Planet Is: A Roundtable on the Educational Implications of the (IAU’s) New Definition of a Planet (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006028

Fraknoi, A.: Images on the Web for Astronomy Teaching: Image Repositories (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008012

Gay, P., A. Price, & T. Searle: Astronomy Podcasting: A Low-Cost Tool for Affecting Attitudes in Diverse Audiences (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006003

Gibbs, M. & M. Berendsen: Effectiveness of Amateur Astronomers as Informal Science Educators (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006021

Impey, C., et al: A New Online Astronomy Resource for Education and Outreach [Teach Astronomy] (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012046

Morrison, D.: Twelve Bad Words [That Mean Different Things to Scientists and the Public] (2002): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2002010

Mumford, G.: Astronomy@Home (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008009

Price, A., et al.: A History and Informal Assessment of the Slacker Astronomy Podcast (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006004

Price, A.: New Media Technologies: Proposing An Integrated Approach [Blogs, Podcasting, Social Networking] (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007013

Raddick, M., et al: Galaxy Zoo: Exploring the Motivations of Citizen Science Volunteers (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009036

Stroud, N., et al.: Toward a Methodology for Informal Astronomy Education Research (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006023

Yocco, V., E. Jones, & M. Storksdieck: Factors Contributing to Amateur Astronomers’ Involvement in Education and Public Outreach (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011040

Planetarium Education

Brazell, B. & S. Espinoza: Meta-analysis of Planetarium Efficacy Research (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009033

Plummer, J. & K. Small: Informal Science Educators' Pedagogical Choices and Goals for Learners: The Case of Planetarium Professionals (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2013004

Small, K. & J. Plummer: Survey of the Goals and Beliefs of Planetarium Professionals Regarding Program Design (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010016

Planetary Science Education

Schneider, N. & D. Brain: “Discoveries in Planetary Science” Classroom Powerpoints (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009030

Slater, S., T. Slater & J. Olsen: Survey of K–12 Science Teachers’ Educational Product Needs from Planetary Scientists (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009005

Professional Development (for Teachers and Instructors)

Asher, D.: The Human Orrery: A New Educational Tool for Astronomy (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006024

Beck-Winchatz, B. & J. Barge: A New Graduate Space Science Course for Urban Elementary and Middle School Teachers at DePaul University (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003006

Brogt, E.: Instruction as a Scientific Experiment: A Professional Development Case Study of a Professor Changing the Introductory Astronomy Course for Non-Science Majors (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007016

Brunsell, E. & J. Marcks: Identifying A Baseline for Teachers’ Astronomy Content Knowledge (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004015

Fong, C., J. Percy & E. Woodruff: What Do Teachers See in an “Exemplary” Astronomy Video? (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004001

Frede, V.: The Seasons Explained by Refutational Modeling Activities (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008005

Keller, J. & T. Slater: The Invisible Universe Online: Design of a Distance-learning Astronomy Course for Secondary Science Teachers (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003001

Keller, J. & T. Slater: The Invisible Universe Online: Evaluation Summary of a Distance-learning Astronomy Course for Secondary Science Teachers (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003002

Kalkan, H. & K. Kiroglu: Science and Non-science Students’ Ideas about Basic Astronomy Concepts in Pre-service Training for Elementary School Teachers (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007002 

Krumenaker, L.: The Modern U.S. High School Astronomy Course, its Status and Makeup, and the Effects of No Child Left Behind (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009042

Krumenaker, L.: The Modern U.S. High School Astronomy Course, Its Status and Makeup II: Additional Results (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009052

Lutz, J.: Working with State Science Teachers Associations (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005032

O’Connell, R.: Facts of Life for New Teachers in the Astronomy Non-majors Curriculum (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007010

Prather, E. & G. Brissenden: Development and Application of a Situated Apprenticeship Approach to Professional Development of Astronomy Instructors (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008016

Price, A., et al.: Astronomy Education Research Charter and Symposium Report (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007027

Slater, T.: The AstroLrner E-Community: A 10 Year Retrospective (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009055

Project ARIES

Ward, B., P. Sadler & I. Shapiro: Learning Physical Science through Astronomy Activities: A Comparison between Constructivist and Traditional Approaches in Grades 3–6 (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007015

Project ASTRO

Miranda, R.: Urban Middle-School Teachers’ Beliefs about Astronomy Learner Characteristics: Implications for Curriculum (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010030

Miranda, R.: Urban Middle-School Science Teachers Beliefs about the Influence of Their Astronomer-Educator Partnerships on Students’ Astronomy Learner Characteristics (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011038

Pseudoscience

Bobrowsky, M.: Dealing with Disbelieving Students on Issues of Evolutionary Processes and Long Time Scales (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005007

Duncan, D. & L. Arthurs: Improving Student Attitudes about Learning Science and Student Scientific Reasoning Skills (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009067

Fraknoi, A.: Dealing with Astrology, UFOs…: A Guide to Addressing Astronomical Pseudoscience in the Classroom (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003022

Fraknoi, A.: The Challenge of Creationism and Intelligent Design: An Introduction [and Resource Guide] (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005006

Fraknoi, A.: Resources for Responding to Doomsday 2012: An Annotated Guide (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012021

Impey, C., S. Buxner & J. Antonellis: Non-Scientific Beliefs Among Undergraduate Students [A Survey of 11,000 Undergraduates] (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012016

Sugarman, H., et al: Astrology Beliefs among Undergraduate Students (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010040

Resource Guides (Bibliographies)

Bruning, D.: 2002 Survey of Introductory Astronomy Textbooks (2001): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2001008

Bruning, D.: 2006 Survey of Introductory Astronomy Textbooks (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005020

Bruning, D.: Survey of Introductory Astronomy Textbooks: An Update (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006026

Bruning, D., J. Bailey, & G. Brissenden: SABER: The Searchable Annotated Bibliography of Education Research in Astronomy (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006025

Fraknoi, A.: Astronomy and Poetry: A Resource Guide (2001): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2001009

Fraknoi, A.: Teaching Astronomy with Science Fiction: A Resource Guide (2002): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2002009

Fraknoi, A.: Dealing with Astrology, UFOs…: A Guide to Addressing Astronomical Pseudoscience in the Classroom (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003022

Fraknoi, A.: Images on the Web for Astronomy Teaching: Image Repositories (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008012

Fraknoi, A.: The Challenge of Creationism and Intelligent Design: An Introduction [and Resource Guide] (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005006

Fraknoi, A.: Good Reading from Other Sources on Astronomy Education and Outreach, Published in 2005 (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005021 [note the HTML version lists the wrong author; but the PDF version is correct]

Fraknoi, A.: Good Reading from Other Sources on Astronomy Education and Outreach, Published in 2006 (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007008

Fraknoi, A.: Good Reading from Other Sources on Astronomy Education and Outreach, Published in 2007 (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008011

Fraknoi, A.: Good Reading from Other Sources on Astronomy Education and Outreach, Published in 2008 (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009031

Fraknoi, A.: Good Reading from Other Sources on Astronomy Education and Outreach, Published in 2009 (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010011

Fraknoi, A.: Good Reading from Other Sources on Astronomy Education and Outreach (Published in 2010) (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011013

Fraknoi, A.: The Music of the Spheres in Education: Using Astronomically Inspired Music (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006009

Fraknoi, A.: Music Inspired by Astronomy: A Resource Guide Organized by Topic (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012043

Fraknoi, A.: A Topical Index to Astronomy Articles in Scientific American Magazine 1999–2009 (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009060

Fraknoi, A.: Astronomy Apps for Mobile Devices, A First Catalog (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011036

Grice, N.: Resources for Making Astronomy More Accessible for Blind and Visually Impaired Students (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006010

LoPresto, M.: Selected Resources for a Student-Centered Introductory Astronomy Course (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005005

Slater, T.: An Essential E-mail List Collection for Teaching Astronomy 101 (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004018

SETI Education

Crider, A. & A. Weston: Experiential Education on the Edge: SETI Activities for the College Classroom (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012033

Social Media and Astronomy Education

Duncan, D., A. Hoekstra & B. Wilcox: Digital Devices, Distraction, and Student Performance: Does In-Class Cell Phone Use Reduce Learning? (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012011

Gay, P., A. Price, & T. Searle: Astronomy Podcasting: A Low-Cost Tool for Affecting Attitudes in Diverse Audiences (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006003

Miller, S.: Increasing Student Participation in Online Group Discussions Via Facebook (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012031

Price, A., et al.: A History and Informal Assessment of the Slacker Astronomy Podcast (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006004

Sanders, N., S. Kohler & E. Newton: Preparing Undergraduates for Research Careers: Using Astrobites in the Classroom (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012030

Slater, T.: An Essential E-mail List Collection for Teaching Astronomy 101 (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004018

Software and Apps for Astronomy Education

Beare, R.: The Design and Development of a Simple Spreadsheet-Based Tool that Enables Students to Make Measurements on Astronomical Images (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006007

Fraknoi, A.: Astronomy Apps for Mobile Devices, A First Catalog (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011036

McCray, R.: Planetfinder: An Online Interactive Module for Learning How Astronomers Detect Extrasolar Planets (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006027

Miller, J., et al.: An International Asteroid Search Campaign (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008006

Miller, S. & C.R. James: The Effect of Animations Within PowerPoint Presentations on Learning Introductory Astronomy (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010041

Sherman, R.: A Doppler Shift Speed Gun (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008034

Taasoobsshirazi, G. & D. Hickey: Promoting Argumentative Discourse: A Design-Based Implementation and Refinement of an Astronomy Multimedia Curriculum, Assessment Model, and Learning Environment [using Astronomy Village] (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005003

Timberlake, T.: Modeling the History of Astronomy: Ptolemy, Copernicus, and Tycho (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2013001

Standards (National Science Education, or Next Generation Science)

Laursen, S.: Getting Unstuck: Strategies for Escaping the Science Standards Straitjacket (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006011

Morrow, C.: Misconceptions Scientists Often Have about the K-12 National Science Education Standards (2002): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2002008

Palen, S. & A. Proctor: Astronomy in the K–8 Core Curriculum: A Survey of State Requirements Nationwide (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006002

Plummer, J. & V. Zahm (2010): Covering the Standards: Astronomy Teachers’ Preparation and Beliefs [in Middle School and High School] (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009077

Sadler, P., et al: The Astronomy and Space Science Concept Inventory: Development and Validation of Assessment Instruments Aligned with the K–12 National Science Standards (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009024

Teaching Assistants (TAs)

O’Connell, R.: Facts of Life for New Teachers in the Astronomy Non-majors Curriculum (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007010

Technology for Astronomy Education

Cid, X. & R. Lopez: The Impact of Stereo Display on Student Understanding of Phases of the Moon (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009044

Duncan, D.: Clickers: A New Teaching Aid with Exceptional Promise (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006005

Duncan, D., A. Hoekstra & B. Wilcox: Digital Devices, Distraction, and Student Performance: Does In-Class Cell Phone Use Reduce Learning? (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012011

Fitzgerald, M., et al.: Using Smartphone Camera Technology to Explore Stellar Parallax: Method, Results, and Reactions (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011028

Fraknoi, A.: Astronomy Apps for Mobile Devices, A First Catalog (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2011036

Gay, P., A. Price, & T. Searle: Astronomy Podcasting: A Low-Cost Tool for Affecting Attitudes in Diverse Audiences (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006003

Gonzalez-Espada, W., J. Birriel & I. Birriel: Our Planet from Space: Pedagogical Implications of the DISH Earth Channel (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009054

Miller, S. & C.R. James: The Effect of Animations Within PowerPoint Presentations on Learning Introductory Astronomy (2011): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2010041

Price, A.: New Media Technologies: Proposing An Integrated Approach [Blogs, Podcasting, Social Networking] (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007013

Sanders, N., S. Kohler & E. Newton: Preparing Undergraduates for Research Careers: Using Astrobites in the Classroom (2012): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012030

Slater, T.: The AstroLrner E-Community: A 10 Year Retrospective (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009055

Textbooks

Bruning, D.: 2002 Survey of Introductory Astronomy Textbooks (2001): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2001008

Bruning, D.: 2006 Survey of Introductory Astronomy Textbooks (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005020

Bruning, D.: Survey of Introductory Astronomy Textbooks: An Update (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006026

Bruning, D.: Survey of Introductory Astrophysics Textbooks (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007009

Fluke, C. & D. Barnes: The Interactive Astronomy Textbook (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008010

Fraknoi, A.: Astronomy Textbooks, Used Book Chains, and Big Macs: A Perspective (2005): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2005012

Knop, R.: Textbooks as Intellectual Activity? Supporting Textbooks without Outlawing Used Books (2006): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2006013

Rodriguez, U., M. Lires, & J. Solino: The Historical Evolution of Knowledge of the Universe: Errors in Secondary Education Textbooks in Spain (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008003

Rudolph, A.: Do You Always Need a Textbook to Teach Astro 101? (2013): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2012036

Taylor, R. & E. Grundstrom: Diagrammatic Representational Constraints of Spatial Scale in Earth–Moon System Astronomy Instruction [Moon Size and Scale in Textbooks and Webpages] (2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009075

Undergraduate Instruction (for Majors)

Bruning, D.: Survey of Introductory Astrophysics Textbooks (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007009

Cabanela, J. & B. Partridge What IS the Astronomy Major? (2002): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2002007

Fitzgerald, M., et al: Distance to the Center of the Milky Way Galaxy: An Experiment for Intermediate-Level Students Using Research Data and Professional Analysis Tools (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2008008

Gross, N. & R. Lopez: Advanced Undergraduate and Early Graduate Physics Students’ Misconception About Solar Wind Flow: Evidence of Students’ Difficulties in Distinguishing Paradigms (2009): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009013

Torres, J.: Bachelor of Science in Astronomy Technology: A Model (2007): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2007012

Zeilik, M. & V. Morris: An Examination of Misconceptions in an Astronomy Course for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Majors (2003): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2003005

Videos, Educational

Fong, C., J. Percy & E. Woodruff: What Do Teachers See in an “Exemplary” Astronomy Video? (2004): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2004001

Miller, S. & S. Redman: Enhancing Student Performance in an Online Introductory Astronomy Course with Video Demonstrations (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009066

Miller, S. & S. Redman: Improving Instructor Presence in an Online Introductory Astronomy Course through Video Demonstrations (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/AER2009072

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