Call for Abstracts: Geological Society of America 2013 Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado

The next Geological Society of America Convention will be held this year in Denver, Colorado on 27-30 October. The call for abstracts is now open.  The deadline for submissions is midnight, 6 August 2013, US Pacific Time.  Please consider submitting abstracts for presentations to the following IAGD-sponsored technical session:...

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Preview of Science and Disability Initiatives at the National Science Teachers Association 2013 National Conference

An update of the science and disabilities initiatives as well as session and meeting schedules for the 2013 NSTA National Conference has been provided by Sami Kahn, Chair of the NSTA Special Needs Advisory Board. Dear Sci-Dis Friends, Please allow me to update you on several exciting sci-dis initiatives...

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Recent IAGD events at the 2012 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting

Recent IAGD events at the 2012 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting

The IAGD network continued to build at GSA 2012 in Charlotte NC. Before the conference, a short course titled Instructional Approaches to Access, Accommodation, and Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in the Geosciences was presented by IAGD members Chris Atchison, Brett Gilley and Gina Ceylan. In the course participants...

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IAGD members attend the 34th IGC in Brisbane

Recently, IAGD members Brett Gilley (Canada), Gina Ceylan (USA), and Chris Atchison (USA) attended the 34th International Geological Congress in Brisbane, Australia to present the Instructional Approaches to Access, Accommodation, and Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in the Geosciences workshop. This workshop has been developed in partnership with the...

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Faculty development opportunity to be held at the 34th IGC in Brisbane, Australia, August 5, 2012

Upcoming professional development opportunity focused on access and inclusion in Geoscience courses.  This course is being offered at NO COST to participants. To be presented at the 34th International Geoscience Congress in Brisbane, Australia, and again at the 2012 Geological Society of America annual meeting in Charlotte, NC, USA.  More details...

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IAGD collaborative presented at the 40th anniversary of the International Geoscience Programme in Paris, France

Paris, France – A new collaborative effort between the IAGD and the International Union for Geological Sciences Commission on Geoscience Education, Training and Technology Transfer (IUGS/COGE) has been presented at the 40th anniversary meeting of the International Geoscience Programme (IGCP) , 22 February 1012.  This collaborative was initially proposed...

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Speakers needed for accessibility session at the 2012 Geological Society of America annual meeting

GSA 2012 Technical Session: T61. Research and Instructional Approaches of Access and Inclusion to Increase Diversity in the Geosciences Co-Advocates: Chris Atchison, Georgia State University Sharon Locke, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Description: Geoscience educators and students are encouraged to disseminate research findings and instructional experiences that promotes the enhancement...

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Atchison presents at 2012 Ohio Educational Technology Conference

Columbus, OH – Chris Atchison, Director of the IAGD recently presented at the eTech Ohio Educational Technology Conference (OETC).   The following presentation abstract was published on the OETC 2012 website: Image a world where you are socially or academically excluded because of your physical abilities.  Unfortunately, this is a...

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New IAGD member presents at the National Science Foundation

Sang-Mook Lee Portrait

Scientist Shares with NSF Staff his Journey Before and After Becoming Paralyzed Using technology to empower and encourage young people with disabilities into the STEM disciplines Arlington, VA – While speaking to NSF employees on December 12, 2011, Dr. Sang-Mook Lee, a professor at Seoul National University’s (SNU) Marine...

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