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.

Teaching your upper-level course online: A Community Collaboration to build robust online Geoscience courses WORKSHOP
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8-11am PT / 9am-12pm MT / 10am-1pm CT / 11am-2pm ET Online

Karen Viskupic, Boise State University
Anne Egger, Central Washington University
Jennifer Wenner, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

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Are you worried about teaching your upper-level course in one of the "alternate" formats required by the COVID-19 pandemic? Or perhaps you already did so and know what worked pretty well and what needs ...
Navigating and Contributing to Teach the Earth AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Monday 12-2:30pm PT / 1-3:30pm MT / 2-4:30pm CT / 3-5:30pm ET Online

Jennifer Wenner, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Kyle Fredrick, California University of Pennsylvania

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Have you developed an activity that you're especially proud of and think others might benefit from? Have you ever visited the Teach the Earth portal (sometimes known as SERC) and felt overwhelmed by the volume ...
The Water-Literate Citizen: Help Develop a New Framework Document for Water Literacy AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Monday 12-2:30pm PT / 1-3:30pm MT / 2-4:30pm CT / 3-5:30pm ET Online

Hillary Hamann, University of Denver
Sarah Johnson, Wild Rose Education
Kim Kastens, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Anne Egger, Central Washington University

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Be a part of the development of a Water Literacy Framework Document, similar to the Earth Science Literacy, Ocean Science Literacy documents comprised of "big ideas and supporting concepts." Such a ...
Impostor Syndrome AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Monday 12-2:30pm PT / 1-3:30pm MT / 2-4:30pm CT / 3-5:30pm ET Online

Sharon Browning, Baylor University

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Imposter syndrome is a perception of inadequacy, self-doubt, or fraudulence often experienced by even the highest achievers. Left unchallenged, it may hinder confidence, career development, or relationships. This ...
Tuesday Plenary: Training STEM graduate students to work in Indigenous Communities to co-solve FEWS challenges PLENARY TALK
Tuesday 12:00-1:00pm PT / 1:00-2:00pm MT / 2:00-3:00pm CT / 3:00-4:00pm ET Online

Karletta Chief, The University of Arizona

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Worldwide, approximately 370 million Indigenous people live in over 90 countries. Although, Indigenous people are only approximately 5% of the world population, they represent 90% of the cultural diversity and hold ...
Toward an undergraduate certificate program in natural hazards planning and mitigation POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 12:00-12:30pm PT / 1:00-1:30pm MT / 2:00-2:30pm CT / 3:00-3:30pm ET Online

Steven Semken, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus
Heather Fischer, Oregon State University
Elizabeth Wentz, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus
Patricia Gober, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus

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Natural hazards pose risks to people, institutions, and infrastructure. These risks are rendered more extreme, more complex, and more challenging to manage by global climate change. Recent extreme events including ...
The nature of undergraduate field learning experiences: A framework to guide program design and research POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 12:00-2:00pm PT / 1:00-3:00pm MT / 2:00-4:00pm CT / 3:00-5:00pm ET Online

Kari O'Connell, Oregon State University
Kelly Hoke, Oregon State University
Michael Giamellaro, Oregon State University-Cascades Campus
Alan Berkowitz, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

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Undergraduate field learning experiences have a rich history of preparing students for careers in the earth sciences and other field-based sciences, yet what constitutes an effective field experience is not ...
International Research Experiences for Students and Place-Based Learning: Studying Faults in the Malawi Rift POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 12:00-1:00pm PT / 1:00-2:00pm MT / 2:00-3:00pm CT / 3:00-4:00pm ET Online

Toni Ivey, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus
Daniel Lao-Davila, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus
Estella Atekwana, University of Delaware

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We present the findings from an NSF-International Research Experiences for Students grant that provided 11 undergraduate and 2 graduate students with a month-long, faculty-mentored, hands-on research experience in ...
Engaging your faculty colleagues in evidence-based practices using SAGE 2YC resources: Book clubs, journal clubs, and implementation groups ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 12:20 PT / 1:20 MT / 2:20 CT / 3:20 ET Online

Carol Ormand, Carleton College
Heather Macdonald, College of William and Mary
Eric Baer, Highline Community College
Norlene Emerson, University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Jan Hodder, University of Oregon
John McDaris, Carleton College
Kristin O'Connell, Carleton College

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SAGE 2YC is a national network of 2YC geoscience faculty who use evidence-based strategies to improve students' academic success, broaden participation in STEM, and facilitate students' professional ...
Interactive Anti-Harassment/Discrimination Curriculum for REU Programs: Results from Pilots and Expert Reviews ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 12:20 PT / 1:20 MT / 2:20 CT / 3:20 ET Online

Michael Hubenthal, IRIS Consortium
Daphne LaDue, University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
Martin Snow, University of Colorado at Boulder

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In support of the geoscience community's desire to develop an inclusive culture resistant to harassment and discrimination, a collaborative effort to develop an anti-harassment/discrimination curriculum is ...
Utilizing Android Phones for NASA Relative Measurements TEACHING DEMONSTRATION
Wednesday 12:31 PT / 1:31 MT / 2:31 CT / 3:31 ET Online

CONSTANCE MEADORS, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
Katina White, Forest Heights Middle school
Dr. Marico Bryant-Howe, University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College

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Phones have become a part of our lives. They are used to measure many physical activities and measurements such as heart rate. However, academia often bands the use of phones in the classroom. This activity is ...
Community Science ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 12:35 PT / 1:35 MT / 2:35 CT / 3:35 ET Online

Melissa Goodwin, AGU
Kelly McCarthy, American Geophysical Union
Natasha Udu-gama, AGU
Rajul Pandya, AGU

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This session is intended for scientists, science educators, graduate students and anyone who has the opportunity to integrate community voice into their practice of science. The goal of the session is to ...
A Retrospective Study of Geoscience Early Career Workshop Participants: Understanding the Lasting Influences on Faculty Professional Lives ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 12:50 PT / 1:50 MT / 2:50 CT / 3:50 ET Online

Ellen Iverson, Carleton College
Kristin O'Connell, Carleton College
Kathryn Sheriff, Mercer University

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We investigated the influence of The NAGT Workshop for Early Career Geoscience Faculty: Teaching, Research, and Managing One's Career on past participants through a retrospective interview and survey study. ...
Strategies for engaging with Teach the Earth online resources POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 1:00-2:00pm PT / 2:00-3:00pm MT / 3:00-4:00pm CT / 4:00-5:00pm ET Online

Jennifer Wenner, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Sean Fox, Carleton College
Sarah Fortner, Carleton College
Phil Resor, Wesleyan University
Lisa White, University of California-Berkeley
Missy Holzer, Great Minds, PBC
Kyle Fredrick, California University of Pennsylvania
Bruce Mason, University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
Andrew Haveles, University of Wisconsin-River Falls

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Have you been overwhelmed by the sheer number of resources on Teach the Earth? Have you wished for more guidance on how to navigate the Teach the Earth Portal? Would you like to contribute to the community of ...
Analyzing pedagogical practices in Geoscience Programs POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 1:30-2:00pm PT / 2:30-3:00pm MT / 3:30-4:00pm CT / 4:30-5:00pm ET Online

Denise Bacci, Universidade de Sao Paulo

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The present research addressed the theoretical references of pedagogy and geosciences education, analyzing teacher´s practices in five undergraduate programs in two São Paulo State universities in Brazil. It ...
Seeking Feedback on Proposed Geoscience Teacher Leaders Criteria ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 1:45 PT / 2:45 MT / 3:45 CT / 4:45 ET Online

Suzanne Traub-Metlay, Western Governors University
Laura Rowan Hollister, Pitman High School
Kathy Ellins, The University of Texas at Austin

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National recognition for excellence in K-12 Earth Sciences education is under development by the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) Teacher Education Division (TED) and other organizations. ...
A Middle School CER Argumentative Inquiry Lab as introduction to Relative Humidity TEACHING DEMONSTRATION
Wednesday 1:52 PT / 2:52 MT / 3:52 CT / 4:52 ET Online

Katina White, Forest Heights Middle school
Dr. Marico Bryant-Howe, University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College
CONSTANCE MEADORS, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

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I will demonstrate a CER Argumentative Inquiry lab that helps students construct their own definition of the relationship between air temperature and the amount of water the atmosphere can hold.
Supporting Student Wellness WORKSHOP
Thursday, Friday 8-11am PT / 9am-12pm MT / 10am-1pm CT / 11am-2pm ET Online

Ann Marie Pettigrew, Stanford University
Robyn Dunbar, Stanford University

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Due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, we are no longer able to offer this workshop. We will contact current registrants soon with alternative options.
Applying the ICAP Theory of Cognitive Engagement to Active Geoscience Learning AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Thursday 1:30-4:00pm PT / 2:30-5:00pm MT / 3:30-6:00pm CT / 4:30-7:00pm ET Online

Cathy Cullicott, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus
Steven Semken, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus

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workshop evaluationworkshop evaluationWhile research supports the use of active learning methods in teaching geoscience and other STEM courses, determining what constitutes "active learning" is a ...
Broadening participation in the geosciences through undergraduate on-ramps: Lessons learned in the SAGE 2YC Project AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Thursday 1:30-4:00pm PT / 2:30-5:00pm MT / 3:30-6:00pm CT / 4:30-7:00pm ET Online

Andrea Bair, Delta College

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The geosciences are currently among the least diverse of all science fields. Broadening participation at all levels likely requires both confronting issues of implicit bias and privilege, and concerted efforts ...
Designing and Running Effective Workshops AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Thursday 1:30-4:00pm PT / 2:30-5:00pm MT / 3:30-6:00pm CT / 4:30-7:00pm ET Online

John McDaris, Carleton College

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The geoscience education community has made great strides over the last two decades in part because an increasing number of faculty have taken part in high-quality professional development opportunities around ...
Preparing for Tenure and Promotion ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION
Friday 12:00-1:45pm PT / 1:00-2:45pm MT / 2:00-3:45pm CT / 3:00-4:45pm ET Online

Eric Riggs, Texas A & M University

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The tenure and promotion process can be stressful under the best of circumstances, and navigating the unique challenges of a career in geoscience education in an academic environment usually adds to this. In ...