Michael Zeilik wins 2002 Education Award from the American Astronomical Society
The American Association of Physics Teachers awards Michael Zeilik the 2003 prize for excellence in physics teaching
Astronomy: The Evolving Universe (9th edition) wins a 2003 Texty Award
Review of the 9th edition
"A slick introductory textbook that vaguely resembles a really thick Discover magazine. Zeilik...presents each topic in a patient, engaging manner..."
Active Astronomy (and Physics!) for Active Minds
New Hubble Space Telescope image of the spiral galaxy Messier 81.
Classroom assessment and a conceptual approach increases achievement!
It's true! When measured by a conceptual assessment (such as the Force Concept Inventory in physics or the Astronomy Diagnostic Test), conceptual gains increase by 50% or more—sometimes even double.
The 10th edition of Astronomy: The Evolving Universe has been delayed. My apologies.
A Field-tested Learning Assessment Guide (FLAG)—all about classroom assessment in math, sciences, engineering, and technology.
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