CAPER, NASA and the National Society of Black Physicists have partnered to provide a series of workshops focused on reforming and revitalizing courses in science and science teaching. 

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Workshop Examples

Pacific Science Teaching Conference: Kona Coast, Big Island of Hawaii, September 13-17, 2017.  

The National Astronomy Teaching Summit: August 7-9, 2017 at Florida Gulf Coast University in Ft. Myers, Florida. 

Perplexed Physicists Primer for Teaching Astronomy: A 1-Day Teaching Excellence Workshop: July 22, 2017, University of Cincinnati, AAPT PreConference Workshop.  

Perplexed Physicists Primer for Teaching Astronomy: A 1-Day Teaching Excellence Workshop: July 21, 2017, Ball State University. Muncie, Indiana. 

Robotic Telescopes in Education Conference: June 18-21, 2017, in San Diego, CA.

Teaching Qualitative Reasoning In Astronomy. An American Association Of Physics Teachers Pre-Conference CAPER Workshop, February 17, 1017, Atlanta, GA. 

Maui International Science Education Conference, January 2-5, 2017, Maui, Hawai'i. 

HawaiiCon Science Fiction Conference, Mani Lani Hotel Near Kona On The Western Side Of The Big Island Of Hawai'i, September 14-18, 2016

The 2016 Astronomy Teaching Summit Conference, City College Of San Franisco - North Beach China Town Campus, San Francisco, CA. August 1-3, 2016

Italian International Science Education Conference, June 5-9, 2016, Venice, Italy. 

Georgia Science Teachers Association Conference, Atlanta Marriott Evergreen, Stone Mountain, GA, Teaching Introductory Astronomy Using Quantitative Reasoning Activities, 9am-4pm, February, 6, 2016,

American Association of Physics Teachers Pre-Conference Workshops, Southern University at New Orleans, 6400 Press Drive, New Orleans, LA 70126, January 9-10, 2016, 

American Astronomical Society Pre-Conference Workshop, Gaylord Palms Resort, Orlando, FL. Teaching Introductory Astronomy Using Quantitative Reasoning Activities, January 3, 2016, 

Astronomy is a Verb-Teaching Introductory Astronomy Students Using Data-Rich, Research-Oriented Labs. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 12:30pm-3:30pm in Room 327 at the Hawaii Convention Center.

Publishing Your Astronomy Education & Outreach Research and Evaluation Results: A Panel of International Journal Editors, Wednesday, August 5, 2015, 1030am-Noon in Room 318A at the Honolulu Convention Center.

Teaching the Art of Scientific Argumentation to Improve Students Understanding of Astronomy. Wednesday, Thursday, August 6, 2015, 10:30am-Noon in Room 328 at the Honolulu Convention Center. 

Hawaiian, Oceanic and Global Cultural Astronomy: Tangible and Intangible Heritage. A Conference in Hilo, on the Big Island of Hawai‘i, August 16–20, 2015. 

Thomas Nelson Community  College, Hampton, VA, April 25, 2015

American Association of Physics Teachers- San Diego, CA  January 3, 2015

Seattle Pacific University- Seattle, WA   January 4, 2015

International Association for Science Teacher Education Conference- Portland, OR  January 6 & 7, 2015

City College-  San Francisco, CA  October 17 & 18, 2014

Third National Symposium on Education in Astronomy- Curitiba, PR, Brazil  October 21-24, 2014

University of the District of Columbia,  May 3, 2014

Massachusetts Institute of Technology,  May 31 -June 1, 2014

Tougaloo College  (Touglaoo, Mississippi), June 7-8,  2014



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