Site Guide: Workshops from SERC-hosted Projects
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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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 ...
Getting the Most out of Your Introductory Courses
Mar 10-18 2014 March 10-12 and March 17-18, 2014 Virtual Workshop The application deadline for this workshop has passed. If you applied for the Teaching at Scale Workshop and would like to transfer your registration, please ...
Teaching at Scale: Effective strategies for higher order learning in large, very-large and massive courses
Apr 7-18 2014 This workshop has been cancelled. Applicants are encouraged to register for the Getting the Most Out of Your Introductory Courses virtual workshop instead. New approaches and instructional technologies are ...
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 is March 3, 2014. This workshop is designed specifically for graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and others who are interested in ...