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On the Cutting Edge - The On the Cutting Edge project runs a series of faculty professional development workshops every year. Topics range from preparation for an academic career to designing innovative courses to emerging themes such as teaching with visualizations and incorporating new discoveries from planetary exploration into geoscience classes. Check out the workshop schedule to get more information on this year's lineup of workshops as well as links to past workshops.
InTeGrate Workshops - These workshops are aimed at developing program and course level strategies and materials to address societal issues, geosciences, and sustainability. Resulting resources include a rich collection of teaching activities, course descriptions, and essays.
Building Strong Geoscience Departments - The Building Strong Geoscience Departments project runs workshops focusing on department-level challenges and strategies. Past topics have included curriculum and program design, program assessment, and student recruitment. The workshop page lists upcoming and past workshops.
Associated Colleges of the Midwest: Faculty Career Enhancement Project - Supported by grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the ACM Faculty Career Enhancement (FaCE) Project has provided opportunities for faculty at ACM colleges since 2004. With renewed funding from the Mellon Foundation in 2008, Phase II of the FaCE Project supports a variety of new initiatives, building on lessons derived in the first years of activity.
Use the listing below to browse through all the current workshop announcements. These announcements will contain information about each workshop as well as links to the workshop website. You can also search through all the websites from past workshops.Help
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Motivating and Improving Learning: Metacognition, Motivation, and the Affective Domain
Mar 6 2015 NYC/Long Island, NY - A Local SAGE 2YC Workshop Workshop Date: Friday, March 6, 2015 Full and part time faculty at 2 and 4 year colleges, in-service and pre-service science teachers are encouraged to attend. ...
Road Maps to Completion: A Workshop on Curriculum/Transfer Alignment
Mar 20 2015 Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA March 20, 2015, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM Registration deadline: March 6, 2015 Workshop Goals This workshop will bring together representatives from two-year college (2YC) and four-year ...
Best practices to improve preparation of 2YC students for transfer
Mar 27 2015 Illinois Valley Community College, Oglesby, IL 8:00 to 4:30, with a field trip 2:30 to 4:30 March 27, 2015 Registration deadline: March 22, 2015 Workshop Goals Identify the challenges in preparing 2YC students for ...
Challenge and Support: Applications of instructional technology to promote the academic success of geoscience students
May 1 2015 Metropolitan Community College, Kansas City, MO May 1st, 2015 8:30a-12:00p Registration deadline: April 20th, 2015 Workshop Goals Identify strategies utilizing instructional technology to improve undergraduate ...
Connections: Building a Geoscience Community that Engages and Supports Students
May 2 2015 Linn-Benton Community College, Albany, OR May 2, 2015 Registration deadline: April 17th Workshop Goals Showcase practical active learning techniques and teaching strategies that can be used in the classroom to ...
Student Learning About Critical Earth Issues Through the Use of Large Online Digital Data Sets
May 6 - Jun 24, 2015 May (6, 13, 20, 27) and June (17, 24), 2015 Virtual Workshop One of the best ways for students to understand the critical Earth issues facing humanity is through the analysis and interpretation of actual data. ...
Supporting student success for under-prepared 2YC students and students with disabilities
May 22 2015 Thomas Nelson Community College, Historic Triangle Campus, Williamsburg, VA Friday, May 22, 2015 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Registration deadline: Friday, May 1, 2015 Workshop Goals Expose challenges in teaching ...
Preparing for an Academic Career in the Geosciences
May 31 - Jun 3, 2015 May 31 - June 3, 2015 University of Wisconsin, Madison The deadline for applications is March 2, 2015. This workshop is designed specifically for graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and others who are ...
Strengthening Your Upper Division Course
Jul 13-15 2015 Participants in this session will work together to improve their upper division courses for majors or graduate students. With support, you will be able to improve your course to capitalize on backward design, ...
Earth Educators' Rendezvous 2015
Jul 13-17 2015 Design your own professional development opportunity at the first annual Earth Educators' Rendezvous. Capitalize on experience of your colleagues at a variety of workshops, present and discuss your own findings, and network with others engaged in improving undergraduate Earth education.