Register for the new Space Awareness online course "Navigation through the ages"

Space Awareness project has opened the registration for Massive Open Online Course “Navigation through the Ages”. This MOOC is the second in a series of four MOOCs dedicated to space and astronomy education targeting primary and secondary school teachers.

Using the context of space and navigation through the ages, this five-week MOOC will explore the rich history of navigation, from ancient Greece, the fifteenth century European explorers and their missions of global discovery, to the importance of Europe's Galileo programme for the current needs of citizens (mobile devices, increased mobility, safety, security etc.).

The course starts on Monday, 27 February 2017. Teachers can register now at the EUN Academy platform.

In this course, participants will learn through practical examples, classroom lesson implementations, teacher interviews and expert guidance how to address their subject through the fascinating history of navigation, how to encourage their students to pursue careers in this field and also how to manage diversity and foster global citizenship.

This course also builds upon the concepts presented in the first Space Awareness MOOC, ‘Teaching with Space and Astronomy in your classroom'. Anyone wishing to join is encouraged to briefly review the topics of Inquiry Based Science Education, ICT tools for space and astronomy, managing diversity and gender balance, and how to introduce space careers to students, before the course starts.

To read more about the Space Awareness project and MOOCs, visit the website here. Contact the project team at euspaceawe@eun.org and stay up to date with project activities in social media by following us on Facebook and Twitter. Connect with other people in our Facebook group dedicated for MOOCs.