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Core Competencies for Sustainability Education Programs
Apr 26 2019 In this April 26, 2019 webinar, Rod Parnell and Peter Walker describe the significance of core competencies to academic programs, especially those in rapidly developing fields. They define what they mean by core competencies, learning outcomes and frameworks; report on the current state of research on key competencies in sustainability and highlight the most utilized core competency systems; present NCSE preliminary data focused on program-level learning outcomes related to key competencies in sustainability; and conclude with discussing the consensus building process and next steps in the evolution of core competencies in sustainability.

Helping your department or program to survive and thrive in the changing world of higher education
Apr 18 2019 In this April 18 webinar, Kathy Browne (Rider University) presents the story of how one academic department recovered and became stronger after an existential threat, and Stephen Mulkey (University of Florida & Unity College) provides context of the pressures facing higher education and strategies for survival, recovery, and thriving.

Webinar: WikiWatershed Toolkit and NGSS
Apr 18 2019 April 18, 2019 1:00 PM Pacific | 2:00 PM Mountain | 3:00 PM Central | 4:00 PM Eastern Presenter: Steve Kerlin, Stroud Water Research Center Webinar Description WikiWatershed (, an ...

Field Camp: Do's and Don'ts
Apr 18 2019 Thursday, April 18, 2019 1:30 pm PT |2:30 pm MT | 3:30 pm CT | 4:30 pm ET Presenters: Carolina Ortiz , University of Florida Megan Borel, University of Florida Caroline Quanbeck, University of Florida This webinar ...

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Earth and Environmental Sciences: Supporting the Success of All Students
Apr 10-12 2019 April 10 - 12, 2019 University of Illinois at Chicago Note: this workshop has already taken place. Workshop presentations, summaries of discussions, and other resources are available on the program page. This ...

2019 EarthScope ANGLE Educator Workshop
Apr 5-8 2019 Earthquake-Tsunami-Volcano Science & Preparedness April 5 - 8, 2019 Anchorage School District Education Center 5530 E Northern Lights Blvd Anchorage AK 99504 This 4-day professional development workshop ...

Transforming Institutions Conference 2019
Apr 3-5 2019 The Transforming Institutions Conference is designed to bring together researchers, faculty, change agents, administrators, and policymakers to focus on transforming undergraduate education. Participants will have the opportunity to identify critical questions facing institutional change, foster connections with colleagues interested in change, and address important topics related to transforming institutions in higher education. Events will include workshops, presentations, thematic symposia, panel discussions, poster sessions, and two plenaries.

Students as Bridges Between Disciplines and Across Campus for Sustainability
Mar 28 2019 Students can often help to facilitate communication between disciplines and across campus units. This March 28 webinar presents two examples of student-centered programs and will include discussion of lessons learned and recommendations for enhancing collaboration at other colleges and universities. Students from each school will comment on how these experiences have enhanced their education.

Webinar: Thinking Scientifically in a Changing World
Mar 14 2019 This webinar occurred onMarch 14, 2019. Webinar Recording and Presentation Slides \ \ \ To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Presentation ...

Preparing Your Students for Environmental Careers: 10 Steps to Improved Eco-Career Prep
Mar 7 2019 Securing a degree from an interdisciplinary environmental studies or environmental science program or an Earth systems science program can be an outstanding first step to a great environmental career in government, business, academia, or the nonprofit world. The expansive, cross-cutting structures that make interdisciplinary environmental programs special, however, may sometimes leave a student without some of the skills and knowledge that many employers value in new graduates. This March 2019 webinar will present ten steps that programs can take to improve environmental career preparation for students in collaboration with employers and others, seven universal job skills that green employers value, and examine case studies of how campuses are using these steps and preparing their students.

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