July 2017 IAGD Newsletter: Upcoming Workshop: Mentoring and Diversity in Earth System Science

At the end of the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA, USA, experts in the field of Geoscience and Higher Education will be hosting a workshop focusing on Mentoring and Diversity in Earth System Science. This NSF-funded workshop will explore effective mentoring strategies for mentors as well...

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January 2017 IAGD Newsletter: Get Involved!

9. Get Involved! The IAGD is seeking individuals who are interested in collaborating to create accessible instructional materials, inclusive learning experiences, or even write grants to pursue inclusive geoscience education research. Participate in current programs such as instructional development workshops, accessible field trips, the student community, resource development, fundraising,...

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January 2017 IAGD Newsletter: New IAGD Executive Counselors Elected

January 2017 IAGD Newsletter: New IAGD Executive Counselors Elected

8. New IAGD Executive Counselors Elected The IAGD warmly welcomes Dr. Jacqueline Houghton (University of Leeds, UK) and Ms. Anita Marshall (University of South Florida, USA) to the executive committee. Both were elected to the committee in late 2016 and will serve as executive counselors on a two-year term....

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January 2017 IAGD Newsletter: Announcements and New Resources

January 2017 IAGD Newsletter: Announcements and New Resources

7. Announcements and New Resources The IAGD is pleased to support The International Association for Promotion Geoethics (IAPG) recently drafted “Capetown Statement on Geoethics”: www.geoethics.org/ctsg TED Radio Hour on NPR – “The Five Senses”: www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/510456207/the-five-senses Reminders: Support the IAGD Foundation throughout the year! AmazonSmile Program – Do you use Amazon from within the...

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January 2017 IAGD Newsletter: Upcoming Events

6. Upcoming Events 13-14 March GSA South-Central Section Meeting, San Antonio, TX, USA https://www.geosociety.org/sc-mtg T9: Fostering Cultures of Deliberate Inclusion in Geosciences (IAGD Sponsored) 19-21 March GSA Northeastern/North-Central Joint Section Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, USA https://www.geosociety.org/nc-mtg T11: Improving Undergraduate STEM Education and Advancing Diversity in the Geosciences—How Are We Doing?...

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January 2017 IAGD Newsletter: GEOPATH Accessible Field Project

5. GEOPATH Accessible Field Project The IAGD is partnering with researchers on an NSF-funded project to examine new approaches to making field work more accessible for students with physical disabilities. In May of 2016, students from colleges and universities all over the US participated in a week-long research trip...

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January 2017 IAGD Newsletter: Review of 2016 Annual Meeting at GSA Denver

4. Review of 2016 Annual Meeting at GSA Denver The IAGD was well represented at GSA’s annual meeting in Denver Colorado this past September. We sponsored a session entitled “Supporting Diverse Student Populations: Innovations and Strategies for Student Success”, chaired by Wendi W.J. Williams and Rene Shroat-Lewis. The session...

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January 2017 IAGD Newsletter: IAGD Inclusive Geoscience Education and Research Award

3. IAGD Inclusive Geoscience Education and Research 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...

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January 2017 IAGD Newsletter: IAGD Foundation Update

January 2017 IAGD Newsletter: IAGD Foundation Update

2. IAGD Foundation Update 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 individuals with disabilities. Holding true to this mission will permit the IAGD to be instrumental in fostering the development of...

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January 2017 IAGD Newsletter: Greetings from the Executive Director

January 2017 IAGD Newsletter: Greetings from the Executive Director

1. Greetings from the Executive Director Dear Friends and Colleagues of the IAGD Community, I hope this finds you all doing well and working towards a successful year. The IAGD Executive Committee has been busy planning for the new year, and we are looking forward to many great things....

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