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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.

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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.



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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.

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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.

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Designing and Using Videos in Undergraduate Geoscience Education
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 ...

Supporting the Whole Student: Strategies for Success in the Classroom, Transferring, and Finding Professional Opportunities
May 2 2014 Richmond, VA - A Local SAGE 2YC Workshop Friday, May 23, 2014, Reynolds Community College Registration deadline: Friday, May 2, 2014 Workshop Goals Address concerns regarding academic preparedness for students as ...

Using engaging experiences to craft student success in the earth sciences
May 3 2014 Portland, OR - A Local SAGE 2YC Workshop Workshop Date: Saturday May 3rd 2014 8:15 am - 5:00 pm Registration deadline: DATE: Friday April 18th 2014 Workshop Goals Identify strategies for engaging students in the ...

Teaching about Risk and Resilience: Sea Level Rise, Flooding, and Earthquakes
May 14-16 2014 Florida Center for Environmental Studies, Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, FL May 14-16, 2014 The application deadline has passed. Preparing for or responding to an environmental disaster requires knowledge ...

Teaching GeoEthics Across the Geoscience Curriculum: Workshop 2014
Jun 10-13 2014 June 10-13, 2014 Chico Hot Springs, Pray, Montana Application Deadline: extended to March 1, 2014 This workshop will explore the many dimensions of ethics education for the geosciences (GeoEthics). A major goal of ...

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 - Applications are still being accepted as long as we have space. ...

Workshop for Early Career Geoscience Faculty
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 in the Geosciences
Jun 30 - Jul 3, 2014 June 30 - July 3, 2014 University of Pittsburgh The deadline for applications was March 3, 2014. This workshop is designed specifically for graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and others who are interested ...

Workshop 2014
Aug 6-7 2014 Using the Neotoma Database in the Classroom To be held in association with the August, 2014 AMQUA meeting (Aug. 7-9), in Seattle, WA The use of real data in teaching is a powerful way to engage students in ...