On the Cutting Edge - Professional Development for Geoscience Faculty
Teaching Sedimentary Geology in the 21st Century
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
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Workshop Overview

Goals

Format

Dates

The first workshop event will take place at 7 pm on Friday, July 14, and will conclude with dinner on July 18. We will offer optional sessions on Wednesday, July 19, enabling participants to catch late afternoon flights out of Salt Lake City on Wednesday, July 19. Participants must attend all sessions.

Eligibility and application instructions

Applicants for this workshop must hold a faculty position and teach undergraduate sedimentary geology at a two- or four-year college or university. We welcome applications from all academic ranks. The final list of participants will be established with the goal of assembling a group representing a wide range of experiences, educational environments, and specialties. Application must be made on line by January 30, 2006 and successful applicants will be notified by February 15, 2006.

Cost

On-Site Costs. The operational costs of the workshop as well as room, board, and workshop materials are covered by a grant from the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE-0127310). To be supported by these funds, a participant must be either a US citizen, a permanent resident, or in the employ of a US institution. If you do not meet these requirements and are interested in participating in this workshop at your own expense, please contact the workshop conveners.

Travel. All participants or their home institutions must provide transportation to and from the workshop. The workshop will be held at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. Participants must make their own way to the University of Utah in time for the first workshop event at 7 pm on Friday, July 14. The workshop will be over in time for participants to take flights out of Salt Lake City on Wednesday, July 19.

We will be able to offer small travel stipends to participants from institutions unable to cover travel costs. The deadline for application for travel stipends is March 1.

Facilities

Workshop sessions will take place on the campus of the University of Utah. Workshop participants will be housed in single rooms in the dormitories and will eat meals on campus.

Further Information

Contact Heather Macdonald


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