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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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Earth Educators' Rendezvous 2018
Jul 16-20 2018 July 16-20, 2018 | University of Kansas Help Unlock the Donor Challenge! NAGT's is working hard to make sure the Rendezvous is an event that educators can attend regardless of financial resources. To this ...

Google Earth for Onsite and Distance Education (GEODE)
Jul 19-20 2018 This workshop will introduce participants to plate-tectonic reconstructions, digital planets, the fold analysis challenge, EarthQuiz, "Reasons for the Seasons, A Grand Tour of the Ocean Basins," and ...

Introduction to Course Design Using InTeGrate Materials
Jul 19-20 2018 Participants will explore InTeGrate Modules as they develop or redesign their course, using principles of backward design and best practices. Educators will work together to develop their materials and leave with a ...

Universal Design in Earth Education: Approaches to access and accommodation for a more inclusive STEM experience
Jul 19-20 2018 Overview This two-day morning professional development is for current and future K- Higher Education integrated STEM faculty on behalf of the International Association for Geoscience Diversity (http://theIAGD.org). ...

Using Conceptual Frameworks of Earth Systems to Frame Future Directions in Systems Thinking Research
Jul 19-20 2018 Systems thinking is a fundamental geocompetency and developing student conceptualization of the Earth as a system is key to issues facing society. Additionally, systems thinking is a major topic for geoscience ...

Communicating Science to the General Public
Jul 19-20 2018 Effective communication skills enable practitioners to engage non-experts, inform public opinion and policymakers, inspire the next generation of scientists and voters, and improve our own research process. This ...

Developing Student Collaborative and Interdisciplinary Leadership Capacity to Address Wicked Problems
Jul 19-20 2018 NOTE: This workshop is now being offered as a Tuesday round table discussion rather than a morning workshop. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Developing Student Collaborative and Interdisciplinary Leadership Capacity to Address Wicked Problems
Jul 19-20 2018 This roundtable will address one of the biggest challenges for higher education, that is, training students to create effective interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary linkages to address the many "wicked ...

Workshop for Early Career Geoscience Faculty
Jul 22-26 2018 July 22-26, 2018 with optional visit to NSF on July 27 University of Maryland, College Park, MD The application deadline has passed. Join us for a multi-day workshop in a stimulating and resource-rich environment ...

Connecting Earth Science and Sustainability to Teach the NGSS
Aug 1-3 2018 August 1 – 3, 2018 IslandWood, Bainbridge Island, WA In the Next Generation Science Standards, the Earth sciences play a much more significant role than they have in past science standards. The disciplinary core ...

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