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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Building Community for Student Success
Jan 26 2019 Using active learning strategies to improve student engagement, diversity, and retention in Earth Science courses January 26, 2019 at Bellevue College Registration Deadline: January 11th, 2019 Workshop ...

PathWaves to Success: Building Bridges between 2YC and 4YC Ocean Sciences Programs
Jan 26 2019 Registration Deadline: January 18, 2019 EVENT DATE: Saturday, January 26, 2019 LOCATION: Mt San Antonio College, Building 60, room 1511 Workshop Description Southern California Ocean Sciences educators are invited ...

2019 EarthScope ANGLE Share-a-thon - February 2, 2019
Feb 2 2019 Anchorage School District Education Center Blue Room 5530 E Northern Lights Blvd, Anchorage AK 99504 February 2, 2019 9 am - 2 pm (lunch included) The Share-a-thon is for the K-12 teachers, park and museum ...

Webinar: Developing students' quantitative reasoning skills using large authentic datasets and Project EDDIE modules
Feb 7-8 2019 February 7, 2019 8 PST | 10 CST | 11 EST Rebekka will describe how students make connections as they learn new material and why working with large authentic datasets can play an important role in addressing misconceptions. Catherine will describe how EDDIE modules are designed to help students improve quantitative reasoning using large datasets. They will both provide further insight into student and instructor experiences using these large-dataset modules.

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.

Webinar: Using Time Series Data in the Classroom
Mar 6-7 2019 March 6th, 2019 9 PST | 1 CST | 2 EST Presenters Dax Soule, Queens College Glenn Kroeger, Trinity University Abstract Lesson plans focused on time-series data present a number of practical challenges for ...

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.

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 Are you an educator in science, natural history, or ...

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, ...

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