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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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Webinar: Developing and Implementing EDDIE Teaching Modules Using High-frequency Datasets to Address Scientific Concepts and Quantitative Reasoning Skills
Jan 15 2019 January 15th, 2019 11 PST | 1 CST | 2 EST - Join us for the first EDDIE webinar of 2019. Nick will talk about his experiences with developing and using his EDDIE Stream Discharge Module that utilizes student collected data. He will also discuss his experience and tips when implementing modules (e.g., Soil Respiration) designed by other authors. Finally, Nick will compare modules designed using student collected data or pre-existing data.
Webinar: How to Adapt EDDIE Modules to Meet Students' Needs
Feb 14 2019 February 14th, 2019 10 PST | 12 CST | 1 EST - This webinar will focus on how to adapt existing EDDIE modules to meet your specific course objectives. Jen will share her experience and that of her colleagues in reducing the level of difficulty for entry level non-science major classes and adding extra activities for upper-level courses. In addition, she will discuss her experiences taking materials written by others and adapting them to her specific course environment. The webinar will focus on Jen's experience with the Lake Mixing, Lake Ice Phenology, Lake Modeling, and Nutrient Loading modules but the content will be applicable to all modules.
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.
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 Application Deadline: Friday, January 28, 2019 This workshop will focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion in the Earth and environmental sciences. We have ...
CURE Institute - Georgia State University
May 22-24 2019 May 22-24, 2019 APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 24, 2019 Georgia State University and the Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences Network (CUREnet) invite you to a CURE Institute. During the Institute, ...
CURE Institute - Community College of Rhode Island
Jun 3-5 2019 June 3-5, 2019 APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 6, 2019 The Community College of Rhode Island and the Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences Network (CUREnet) invite you to a CURE Institute. During the ...
2019 ASCN Systemic Change Institute
Jun 13-15 2019 Application Deadline: February 15 » Institute Description The Institute is designed to support campus change agents in using institutional change strategies to advance STEM change projects to greater scale ...
Workshop: Barriers and Solutions to Teaching with Large Data Sets
Jun 17-19 2019 June 11-12, 2019 Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota Application information: Applications will be available here in February 2019 Workshop Overview The emergence of large, sensor-based data sets provides an ...
Earth Educators' Rendezvous 2019
Jul 15-19 2019 July 15-19, 2019 | Nashville, TN (co-hosted by Tennessee State and Vanderbilt Universities) Save the date for the fifth annual Earth Educators' Rendezvous! The 2018 Rendezvous was a huge success (see it in ...
Workshop for Early Career Geoscience Faculty
Jul 28 - Aug 2, 2019 July 28-August 1, 2019, with an optional visit to NSF on August 2 University of Maryland, College Park, MD Application Deadline: March 24, 2019 Join us for a multi-day workshop in a stimulating and resource-rich ...