Highlights of Spanish Astrophysics V pp 553-553
Teaching and Communicating Astronomy at Rey Juan Carlos University
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- Hernán-Obispo M., Serrano A., Aguirre J., Martín P.S. (2010) Teaching and Communicating Astronomy at Rey Juan Carlos University. In: Diego J., Goicoechea L., González-Serrano J., Gorgas J. (eds) Highlights of Spanish Astrophysics V. Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
We present our activities of popularization of Astronomy at Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid, especially our 30-h workshop for people older than 55 (University for the Elderly) held since the academic year 2002/2003. Our course aims to introduce the basic topics on Astronomy to a group of motivated students who, in most cases, were not able to complete their education in their youth due to the historical environment of Spain in the middle of the twentieth century.