Teaching Resources

The Department of Astronomy has a number of supplies and webpages which are useful for teaching or public outreach.

  • Learning Outcomes Assessment Plans (aka Learning Goals)
    These are university documents which describe the educational goals and methods of assessment in our program.
  • Making Class Webpages
    This is a guide for faculty who wish to create a course webpage on our site.
  • Supplies
    This is a list of books, videos, posters, and educational aids available in the department for use by the faculty, instructors and TAs.
  • The Astronomy Workshop
    This is an award-winning collection of interactive web-based programs for introductory astronomy as well as more advanced courses. It is written and maintained by Dr. Doug Hamilton and students.
  • Introductory Astronomy
    Supplementary reading with good explanations of introductory astronomy topics. Includes optional computer graded quizzes. Written by Kristen and Scott Miller.