IAGD Mammoth Cave & Corvette Museum Accessible Field Trip, Geological Society of America 2018

IAGD Mammoth Cave & Corvette Museum Accessible Field Trip, Geological Society of America 2018

Each year, the IAGD coordinates an Accessible field trip for the Geological Society Annual meeting. This year, the IAGD field trip focused on the karst features of Kentucky, with stops at the sinkhole exhibit at the National Corvette Museum and Mammoth Cave National Park. It was wonderful to see...

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2018 IGER Awardee for Inclusive Teaching or Research – Dr. Linda Reinen

2018 IGER Awardee for Inclusive Teaching or Research - Dr. Linda Reinen

Every year, the IAGD honors those who are going above and beyond to include all students in their classes and research experiences. This month, Dr. Linda Reinen from Pomona College has been named the 2018 IAGD Inclusive Geoscience Education and Research Awardee. Dr. Reinen’s commitment to inclusive design is...

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The IAGD Foundation Update, January 2018

The IAGD Foundation Update, January 2018

The IAGD Mission has remained the same since 2008: To promote communities of research, instruction, and student support that improves access to the geosciences for persons with disabilities. Holding true to this mission will enable the IAGD to be instrumental in fostering the development of inclusively designed instructional resources...

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Geoscience Accessibility Action in the United Kingdom by: Dr. Jacqueline Houghton

Geoscience Accessibility Action in the United Kingdom by: Dr. Jacqueline Houghton

The IAGD U.K. Chapter Alison Stokes (former Executive Counsellor) and Jacqui Houghton (Executive Counsellor) are setting up a UK chapter of the IAGD to reflect the values of the IAGD in a UK context. Anyone interested in joining our executive committee or just getting involved, please contact: [email protected] or...

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Increasing Exposure by Presenting Student Research by: Sean Thatcher

Increasing Exposure by Presenting Student Research by: Sean Thatcher

Presenting research at local, regional, and national conferences is not only important to academics and professionals, but also for students. It allows students to develop valuable skills in communicating complex ideas, get feedback for future work on projects, and expand their network of professionals for graduate school or employment...

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Upcoming Awards and Events 2018

IAGD IGER Award The IAGD Inclusive Geoscience Education and Research (IGER) Awards recognize outstanding efforts in promoting, developing, and/or implementing inclusive instruction & research that encourages active engagement and participation of students and practitioners with disabilities in the geosciences. Recipients of these awards share the vision of the IAGD...

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Accessible Volcanology at Mt. St. Helens by: Dr. Cole Kingsbury

Accessible Volcanology at Mt. St. Helens by: Dr. Cole Kingsbury

Mount St. Helens, one of ~15 major volcanic edifices along the Cascade Range, erupted in spectacular fashion on the morning of May 18th, 1980. On that fateful day, an earthquake started a chain-reaction that lead to the north-facing flank to collapse in the world’s largest documented landslide from which...

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