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    Announcing the 2017 Early Career Geoscience Faculty Workshop: Teaching, Research, and Managing Your Career
    Posted: Jan 16 2017
    Are you in your first three years of a permanent academic position? Apply to join us for a multi-day workshop where you will participate in sessions on topics including effective teaching strategies, course design, establishing a research program in a new setting, working with research students, balancing professional and personal responsibilities, and time management. Date: July 9-13, 2017 with optional trip to NSF on July 14. Location: University of Maryland, College Park. Application deadline: March 22, 2017
    Special Call for InTeGrate Themed Traveling Workshop Program
    Posted: Dec 8 2016

    Is your department overhauling its curriculum? Have new faculty in your department? Is your department involved in strategic planning? Facing changing enrollment or striving to increase diversity? Want to increase the emphasis on teaching science in the context of societal issues?

    InTeGrate & NAGT invite you to improve learning about the Earth in your courses, programs, & departments through our Traveling Workshops Program (TWP). Application deadlines are 1/31 and 3/15.

    InTeGrate is Pleased to Announce the Publication of New Teaching Materials
    Posted: Dec 2 2016
    Check out the newest materials in the InTeGrate collection: The Wicked Problem of Global Food Security; Coastal Processes, Hazards and Society; An Ecosystem Services Approach to Water Resources; Earth's Thermostat; and Ocean Sustainability.
    Sexual Harassment in the Sciences: A Call to Geoscience Faculty and Researchers to Respond
    Posted: Nov 15 2016
    Thank you to NAGT members Kristen St. John, Eric Riggs, and Dave Mogk on writing the recent JGE editorial Sexual Harassment in the Sciences: A Call to Geoscience Faculty and Researchers to Respond based on the goals of the (NSF)-funded workshop: Sexual Harassment in the Sciences - A Call to Respond. The authors share their reflections on points from the workshop and results from recent studies that particularly resonated and have implications for geoscience education and geoscience education researchers.
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