On the Cutting Edge - Professional Development for Geoscience Faculty
Webinar Series Registration Form
Registration deadline: Fall, 2013
Complete the following form and click on SUBMIT to confirm your registration. Be sure to hit the SUBMIT button before leaving this page or your information will be lost.
We encourage you to compose your answers to the longer questions in a word processor and to cut and paste the resulting text into this form.
Select a State:
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District of Columbia
Confirm Email Address:
Your email address is what we use to track your application and participation in the workshop. Be sure to use the same email address in all forms relating to your workshop participation. This email will also be our primary means of communication with you.)
In general, what do you consider to be the characteristics of a strong assignment/activity?
Why are you interested in participating in this webinar series? Check all that apply.
Teaching quandary. You hope to figure out a solution to a specific issue you came across in a course.
Research interest. This workshop aligns with your own academic interests.
Pedagogical interest. You have always wanted to teach students this content, set of skills or in this manner.
Colleague suggestion. A colleague recommended the workshop to you.
Community interest. You want to take part in an activity with like-minded colleagues outside of your institution (as well as learn something).
Career development. You want to prepare yourself for the next stage of your career.
If other, please specify:
What is your experience in teaching stable isotopes in your own Earth Science course(s) (please list any courses with a brief description of what you do)?
Please describe how you use stable isotopes in your own research and other professional work.
What are your expectations for this workshop; what topics would you like to cover, what would benefit your own instructional practice?
As part of your participation in this webinar series, we would like each participant to (1) develop a case study of an application of stable isotope geochemistry to the Earth sciences and (2) submit a teaching activity on stable isotope geochemistry.
I understand the expectations above and will contribute a portfollio and teaching activity.
Ethnicity (choose one):
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Race (select one or more):
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Citizenship (choose one):
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Number of years of full-time teaching experience:
Number of years teaching at the college level:
Will you teach next fall at an institution that serves a large number of minority students?:
Which of the following best describes the
department or program
in which you will teach next fall:
Two year college (Associate is the highest degree)
Private four-year primarily undergraduate (BS or BA is the highest degree)
Public four-year primarily undergraduate (BS or BA is the highest degree)
Masters granting (MS is the highest degree)
Doctoral granting (PhD is the highest degree)
How did you learn about this webinar series?
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link from the Cutting Edge web site
word of mouth
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I have read the
Description of the Research Project and Implications for Participation
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or it was read to me. I know the possible risks and benefits. I know that being in this study is voluntary. I choose to be in this study. I know that I can withdraw at any time. I am at least 18 years of age and voluntarily grant permission for the described release and use of notes and comments regarding me in the workshop.
Please select one of the following choices to indicate your level of desired participation in the study:
I consent to participate in ALL aspects of this study.
My pre-workshop information, all workshop information, and follow-on workshop information can be used in this study, and I agree to participate in a follow-up interview in approximately 2-6 months which will be audio taped. Video, still images, and audio collected at the workshop may also be used in the research project.
I consent to participate in all aspects of this study, EXCEPT the following:
Workshop Product Release
In confirming my registration for this webinar series, I agree that any audio recording or images (still or video) made of me during the series may be used on the project website, in printed project publications, and in materials developed by the project. I further agree that my contributions to creative works that emerge from workshop activities (e.g., discussions on the email list, contributions to the web page, summaries of group discussion, etc.) may be used by the workshop series, PIs, and conveners for development of future workshop materials, for scholarly reports, and for promotion of the webinar series. Attribution for original contributions will be made whenever possible.
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