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Effective astronomy teaching and student reasoning ability

Effective astronomy teaching and student reasoning ability

a workshop

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Published by University of California in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English


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Statementby Dennis Schatz ... [et al.].
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Open LibraryOL15051167M

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Effective astronomy teaching and student reasoning ability. Berkeley: Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /. Effective Astronomy Teaching and Student Reasoning Ability: A Workshop.

Schatz, Denis; And Others This document is a study guide designed to accompany an astronomy workshop conducted by the Task Group on Education in : Denis Schatz. These appear in the teaching manual accompanying her book THINK Critically by Pearson Education.

This is an excerpt from those materials. This is an excerpt from those materials. If you are interested in additional strategies for teaching and training reasoning skills, check out the Resources on the Insight Assessment website.

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