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University of Arizona (CAPER)

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  • Brissenden, Gina
  • Noel-Storr, Jacob
  • Novodvorksy, Ingrid
  • Olsen, Julia
  • Slater, Tim

Contact Information

Tim Slater
University of Arizona
Steward Observatory
933 N. Cherry Ave.
Tucson, AZ  85721
Phone: 520.626.9480
Fax: 520.621.1532

The CAPER (Conceptual Astronomy and Physics Education Research) Team's mission is to conduct rigorous educational research into student understanding, which is used to inform the development and dissemination of instructional interventions and public outreach activities (focusing on collaborative learning strategies) and of authentic assessment strategies in the areas of astronomy, astrobiology, physics, planetary science, and earth & space science.


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