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.
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Aug 25-26 2017 For Southern California 2YC Geology, Geography, and Environmental Science Faculty Workshop Dates August 25 and 26, 2017 Workshop Locations Huntington Gardens, Caltech Atheneum, and Old Town Pasadena REGISTRATION ...
Improving Student Success and Broadening Participation of Underrepresented Minorities in the Geosciences
Sep 8 2017 September 8, 2017 Lone Star College - University Park Registration Deadline: August 31, 2017 This workshop explores successful strategies for teaching geoscience to all students in the same classroom. What do you ...
Workshop: Developing Competency in Teaching Computation using MATLAB
Oct 15-17 2017 October 15–17, 2017 Carleton College, Northfield, MN Science involves analyzing data, performing calculations, and creating numerical models and visualizations. Success in these activities and conducting ...
Putting Sustainability into Action:
Oct 26-28 2017 October 26-28, 2017 Florida A & M University, Tallahassee, FL Sustainability has emerged as a central theme for teaching about the environment. Whether it is from the perspective of science, economics, or ...