Reading the sky and the spiral of teaching and learning in astronomy

  title={Reading the sky and the spiral of teaching and learning in astronomy},
  author={Urban Eriksson},
  • Urban Eriksson
  • Published 2015
  • Physics, Engineering, Computer Science
  • Teaching and learning astronomy is known to be both exciting and challenging. To learn astronomy demands not only disciplinary knowledge, but also ability to discern affordances from disciplinary specific representations used within the discourse, which we call disciplinary discernment, and ability to think spatially, which we refer to as extrapolating three-dimensionality from a two dimensional input. Disciplinary knowledge involves all the knowledge that constitutes the discipline… CONTINUE READING

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