The Fall 2016 Seminar will begin September 7, 2016 and end on January 15, 2017. There will be online meetings and four face to face meetings. The four major milestones during the semester are:

  • Write and present a research proposal  - October 22 at the Pacific Beach Public Library
  • Midterm exam
  • Write a professional research paper for publication based on your observations - final draft due Decemger 16
  • Present and defend your research to astronomers  - January 15, 2017

The example full Syllabus is available here. Links to the PowerPoint Learning Aids are not active yet. All referenced materials are available to registered students via the seminar FORUMS. This complete syllabus includes the course background, the FAQs for the online offering, calendar, and week by week class outlines.

Astronomy Research Seminar Syllabus - Fall 2016