part of its program to assist instructors of astronomy at all levels,
the ASP is establishing a network of those who teach introductory
astronomy at colleges where a significant research effort is not
necessarily expected of faculty. Such institutions include community
colleges, some liberal arts colleges, some campuses of state universities,
and university extenstion divisions.
are beginning by surveying such instructors, assembling a mailing
list, and holding occasional meetings where issues of mutual interest
can be discussed.
become part of this fledgling network, we invite you to print out
our survey, fill it out, and send
Astronomical Society of the Pacific
390 Ashton Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94112, USA
you prefer, you may copy the form to your e-mail editor, fill it
out electronically, and send it as an e-mail message to: fraknoiandrew
don't yet know how much interest there will be in such a network
or how we can obtain funding to assist such instructors, but we
are exploring a number of avenues. Please send ideas or suggestions
to the addresses shown above.
The first results from this survey were published in Astronomy Education Review: