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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.
- Accelerating Systemic Change Network 1 match
- ADVANCEGeo 1 match
- Building Strong Departments 1 match
- CUREnet 1 match
- Earth Educators Rendezvous 1 match
- Geoscience Education Infrastructure Planning Meeting 1 match
- GETSI 2 matches
- NAGT 4 matches
- Project EDDIE 1 match
- SAGE 2YC 7 matches
- Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB 1 match
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2019 CURE Sustainability Meeting
Oct 20-22 2019 October 20-22, 2019 Science Education Resource Center Carleton College This meeting is by invitation only. Meeting Description The goal of this meeting is to identify cross-cutting themes in CURE development and ...
Workshop: Teaching Computational Thinking Skills with MATLAB
Oct 20-22 2019 For Educators in Geoscience, Physics, Math, Biology, Engineering, and beyond October 20-22, 2019 Carleton College, Northfield, MN The registration deadline has passed. Registered participants should review the ...
Webinar: Using GPS data to teach about the Earth in introductory undergraduate courses: plate tectonics, earthquakes, water cycle, and ice mass change
Oct 22 2019 Learn to teach about plate tectonics, earthquake hazards, water cycle, and changing glacial ice using GPS data, while increasing students' math skills and ability to apply science to societal decisions.
Collaborative Dynamics in Collective STEM Reform Initiatives
Oct 24 2019 In this October 24 webinar, Lucas Hill will present the Dimensions of Collaborative Dynamics Framework, which identifies the key elements, related to motivation, group norms and processes, support resources, and leadership, that collaborative STEM reform initiatives need to pay attention to in advancing their collective change goals. The framework is the result of a synthesis of three decades of multidisciplinary research and literature regarding complex multi-institutional and multi-sector collaboration and partnerships.
Science for Everyone
Oct 25 2019 Registration Deadline: 10/21/19 EVENT DATE: October 25, 2019 LOCATION Science Lab and Technology Building Cod Community College Engaging Activities F2F and Online Using Zoom, Seaweeds and GIS STEM WEEK: Friday, ...
Project EDDIE Module Development Workshop 2019
Oct 28-30 2019 October 28-30, 2019 Carleton College, Northfield, MN About this workshop: This 2.5-day face-to-face workshop will focus on participants designing flexible EDDIE teaching modules that pair scientific concepts and ...
Solve Climate by 2030: Solar Dominance + Civic Action
Oct 31 2019 Learn how to get involved in a national project to educate students about solar power plus storage. On April 7, 2020, hundreds of campuses will participate in 52 state-wide webinars about solar dominance.
Transferring into your geoscience career
Nov 1 2019 Registration Deadline: November 1, 2019 November 8, 2019 Waubonsee Community College As 2YC instructors, we are obligated to train our geoscience majors to the best of our abilities. Part of that training is to to ...
Geoscience Education Infrastructure Planning Meeting
Nov 3-5 2019 This invitation-only meeting will bring together community members to reflect on the current state of the SERC infrastructure and envision how it could be strengthened to better serve the community. It will attend to community needs across the full breadth of the geoscience education with specific focus given to supporting geoscience education research, serving the geoscience education needs of minority-serving institutions and broadly supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion across geoscience education.