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Theme: Professional Development for Undergrads, Grads and Faculty

The programming listed below seeks to address the topic of Professional Development for Undergrads, Grads and Faculty.

Preparing for an Academic Career WORKSHOP
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:30am-11:30am Weeks Geo: 140

Ankur Desai, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Lisa Gilbert, Williams College
Lynsey LeMay, Thomas Nelson Community College
Erika Marin-Spiotta, University of Wisconsin-Madison
David Reed, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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This workshop is designed specifically for graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and others who are interested in pursuing academic careers in the geosciences. Workshop leaders will provide guidance and ...
Flipping your Class: What to leave out, what to add in AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Monday 1:30pm-4:00pm Gordon: Sonata Meeting Room

Jennifer Roberts, University of Kansas Main Campus
Gregory Baker, University of Kansas Main Campus

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Many well-respected groups and associated faculty have tackled the issues of Earth science classroom transformation through decades of research and application. Today, many significant pedagogical advances to the ...
Does it Take Two to Tango? Interdisciplinary Teaching Solo and in Teams AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Wednesday 1:30pm-4:00pm Gordon: Ed Gordon Suite

Catherine Riihimaki, Princeton University
Lisa Gilbert, Williams College

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Real-world problems related to Earth science are typically interdisciplinary, yet interdisciplinary teaching creates the unique challenge of accurately and fully capturing the complexities of multiple disciplines, ...
What are the Components of a Successful NSF Proposal? AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Wednesday 1:30pm-4:00pm Ogg: Phillips Lounge

Basil Tikoff, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Julie Newman, Texas A & M University

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This session is for those who anticipate submission of NSF proposals for disciplinary research and/or geoscience educational proposals. This workshop is from the perspective of someone who submits proposals to ...
Instructor Stories About Reforming Teaching Practice PANEL DISCUSSION
Thursday 1:30pm-2:45pm Red Gym: Masley Media Room

Karen Viskupic, Boise State University
Christopher Berg, University of West Georgia
Cody Kirkpatrick, Indiana University-Bloomington
Ellen Iverson, Carleton College

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Summary Meetings like the Rendezvous can provide lots of inspiration to instructors to make changes in their teaching. However, back home, after the excitement of the meeting has faded, there are many challenges ...
Communicating your Craft: Strengthening Recognition for your Teaching POSTER SESSION
Thursday 4:30pm-5:30pm Red Gym

Krista Herbstrith, National Center for Science Education

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Effective pedagogy and high-quality research are crucial for student success. While traditionally it has been easier to gain recognition for research, both require outreach and dissemination strategies that can ...
Succeeding in Your Transition to Faculty Life with Support of the Community and Resources on the SERC Website POSTER SESSION
Thursday 4:30pm-5:30pm Red Gym

David Huyck, Carleton College
Monica Bruckner, Carleton College
Sean Fox, Carleton College

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If you are just beginning, or are about to begin, a career as a faculty member, you are probably wondering how to balance teaching, research, and other demands on your time, so that you can succeed without having ...
Teaching our TAs: enhancing educational training for geoscience graduate students POSTER SESSION
Thursday 4:30pm-5:30pm Red Gym

Dana Thomas, Stanford University

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As teaching assistants (TAs), graduate students are often the primary resource in a classroom and serve as the communication gateway between students and instructors. Importantly, they may later become ...
How geoscience faculty learn about improving their teaching practice: Lessons from ten years of interviews POSTER SESSION
Thursday 4:30pm-5:30pm Red Gym

Ellen Iverson, Carleton College

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Recent studies about STEM faculty change strategies critique the uneven evidence of success for faculty development programs (Smith et al., 2014; Henderson, Beach, & Finkelstein, 2011). Evaluation of such ...
Professional Development for Undergrads, Grads and Faculty & Online Education ORAL SESSION
Friday 1:30pm-4:00pm Weeks Geo: 140

Kyle Fredrick, California University of Pennsylvania
Mike Brudzinski, Miami University-Oxford

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Professional Development for Undergrads, Grads and Faculty & Online Education Your Account ...
Overcoming the Obstacles to Teaching Reform AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Friday 1:30pm-4:00pm Gordon: Symphony Meeting Room

Sara Harris, University of British Columbia

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Transitions to evidence-based, student-centered teaching can involve practical, human, and system-level challenges. How do we transform our own teaching practices, and also develop critical mass to change cultural ...
Formally Integrating Professional Development into the Curriculum: A Required Course for Undergraduates
Friday 1:30pm Weeks Geo: 140

Kyle Fredrick, California University of Pennsylvania

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Fear is a powerful motivator. We often use this to our advantage as teachers and advisors of undergraduate students. But when students are not cognizant of the expectations they'll need to meet in the ...
What experiences influence the teaching beliefs of future geoscience professors?
Friday 1:45pm Weeks Geo: 140

LeeAnna Chapman, North Carolina State University
David McConnell, North Carolina State University

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Today's graduate students and post-docs will become tomorrow's future professors. The pedagogical beliefs of instructors impact how they structure their courses and whether they choose to use ...
Developing Your Professional Network through the National Association Of Geoscience Teachers
Friday 2:00pm Weeks Geo: 140

Erica Zweifel, Carleton College

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Developing your professional network has multiple professional and personal benefits; from expanding your influence and professional capacity to exploring and sharing teaching techniques. The National Association ...