On the Cutting Edge - Professional Development for Geoscience Faculty
Early Career Geoscience Faculty: Teaching, Research, and Managing Your Career
Washington, D.C.
Cutting Edge > Early Career > Previous Workshops > Workshop 2013 > Program

Early Career Geoscience Faculty Workshop Program

Jump down to: Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Check in to the hotel at any time (your room might not be ready until 3:00 pm). Registration for the workshop will be in the Hilton lobby from 3:00-7:00; workshop registration for later arrivals will be in the Georgetown East Room during the evening session.

5:30-7:00 Dinner at Zorba's Cafe

Please be at the restaurant a few minutes before 5:30. Those who wish to walk over together should plan to gather near the registration table on the Terrace Level of the hotel lobby at 5:10.

7:00-9:00 Welcome and Introductions, Workshop Goals, Discussion and Logistics in Georgetown East Room, Hilton

Back to top

Monday, July 29 at AGU Headquarters

7:15-8:00 Breakfast at AGU

8:15-8:30 Preview Workshop and Announcements, AGU room AB

8:30-9:30 Strategic Decisions: Elements of a Successful Career (PowerPoint 693kB Jul22 13), AGU room AB - Richard Yuretich

9:30-9:50 Break

9:50-12:00 Course Design (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 4.8MB Jul22 13), AGU room AB - Rachel Beane, Karen Kortz and Kathleen Surpless

12:00-1:00 Lunch at AGU

1:00-1:50 Teaching Strategies: Concurrent Sessions I-a

Participants will attend one session from the list below (session choices (Acrobat (PDF) 977kB Jul22 13)):

2:00-2:50 Teaching Strategies: Concurrent Sessions I-b

Participants will attend one session from the list below (session choices (Acrobat (PDF) 977kB Jul22 13)):

3:00-3:20 Break

3:20-4:30 Lesson Design: Preparing for a Class Period (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 979kB Jul22 13), AGU room AB - Rachel Beane and Karen Kortz

4:30-4:45 Overview of Individual Consultations, Daily Roadcheck

Dinner in town (self-organized, when you choose)

7:30-8:30 Informal Session (optional) - Sharing Ideas about Specific Courses

Back to top

Tuesday, July 30 at AGU Headquarters

7:15-8:00 Breakfast at AGU

8:15-8:30 Report From Yesterday's Roadchecks; Introduction to Your Research/Scholarly Career, AGU room AB

8:30-9:40 Working Effectively with Research Students: Different Models (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 921kB Jul22 13), AGU room AB - Tessa Hill and Eric Peterson

9:40-10:00 Break

10:00-10:50 Strategies for Research and Scholarship: Concurrent Sessions II-a

Participants will attend one session from the list below (session choices (Acrobat (PDF) 962kB Jul22 13)):

11:00-11:50 Strategies for Research and Scholarship: Concurrent Sessions II-b

Participants will attend one session from the list below (session choices (Acrobat (PDF) 962kB Jul22 13)):

12:00-1:30 Lunch at AGU

Optional Interest Group Discussions: kids, time management for people with no kids, personal schedule management tips, interdisciplinary research, online courses, clickers

1:30-2:20 Connections, Extensions, Opportunities: Concurrent Sessions III-a

Participants will attend one session from the list below (session choices (Acrobat (PDF) 964kB Jul22 13)):

2:30-3:20 Connections, Extensions, Opportunities: Concurrent Sessions III-b

Participants will attend one session from the list below (session choices (Acrobat (PDF) 964kB Jul22 13)):

3:10-3:30 Break

3:30-3:45 Daily Roadcheck

3:45-6:30 Individual Consultations

Dinner in town (self-organized, when you choose)

Back to top

Wednesday, July 31

7:15-8:00 Breakfast at AGU

8:15-8:30 Report From Yesterday's Roadchecks and Preview of Today's Sessions AGU room AB

8:30-9:50 Developing a Strategic Plan for Research/Scholarly Activity (PowerPoint 255kB Jul22 13) AGU room AB - Richard Yuretich

9:50-10:10 Break

10:10-10:30 Discussion of NSF visit AGU room AB - Richard Yuretich

10:30-11:30 Writing Proposals and Getting Funded (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 741kB Jul22 13) AGU room AB - Tessa Hill and Michael Wysession

11:30-12:45 Lunch at AGU

Optional Interest Group Discussions: kids, international research, work-life balance, writing exams, flipped classrooms, dual careers, preparing for NSF, healthy writing practices

1:00-3:15 Moving Your Research/Scholarly Activity Forward: Concurrent Sessions IV

Participants will attend one session from the list below (session choices (Acrobat (PDF) 949kB Jul22 13)):

3:15-3:35 Break

3:35-3:55 Poster Instructions (Microsoft Word 26kB Jul22 13) and Daily Roadcheck

3:55-6:45 Work on Poster, Individual Consultations

Dinner in town (self-organized, when you choose)

Back to top

Thursday, August 1

7:15-8:15 Breakfast at AGU

8:30-11:00 Poster Session AGU room AB

11:00-11:30 Poster Follow-up and Reflection AGU room AB

11:30-1:15 Lunch in town (self-organized)

1:15-2:15 Strategic Decisions: Elements of a Satisfying Life (PowerPoint 4.6MB Jul22 13) AGU room AB - Richard Yuretich

2:15-4:00 Strategic Action Planning AGU room AB

4:00-4:15 Break

4:15-5:00 Lessons Learned, Concluding Remarks, and Workshop Evaluation AGU room AB

7:00 Closing Dinner (as group) at Lauriol Plaza

Please be at the restaurant a few minutes before 7:00. Those who wish to walk over together should plan to gather in the hotel lobby at 6:40.

Back to top

Friday, August 2


Optional Visit to the National Science Foundation


« Previous Page      Next Page »