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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.
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Teaching with Video Virtual Workshop 2014
Feb 7 - May 2, 2014 Feb 7, March 7, April 4, May 2 -- 2014 Virtual Workshop Video-based educational resources are well suited to explaining the dynamic nature of geosciences, specifically processes that challenge students to think ...
Getting the Most out of Your Introductory Courses 2014
Mar 10-18 2014 March 10-12 and March 17-18, 2014 Virtual Workshop Application Deadline: January 13, 2014 Introductory courses in the geosciences (geology, oceanography, atmospheric science, Earth system science) play a pivotal ...
Teaching at Scale Virtual Workshop 2014
Apr 7-18 2014 April 9-11 and April 14-15, 2014 Virtual workshop New approaches and instructional technologies are changing the way many of us teach our classes. A key feature is scalability: the ability to teach increasing ...
Innovative Approaches to Teaching Sedimentary Geology, Geomorphology, and Paleontology
Jun 16-20 2014 June 16-20, 2014; we may offer an optional field trip on June 21 University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN Application Deadline: February 17, 2014 This workshop will bring together faculty who teach courses in ...
Early Career Workshop 2014
Jun 22-27 2014 June 22-26, 2014 (optional trip to NSF on Friday, June 27) University of Maryland, College Park, MD Join us for a multi-day workshop in a stimulating and resource-rich environment where you will participate in ...
Preparing for an Academic Career Workshop 2014
Jun 30 - Jul 3, 2014 June 30 - July 3, 2014 University of Pittsburgh The deadline for applications is March 3, 2014. This workshop is designed specifically for graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and others who are interested in ...