July 2016 IAGD Newsletter: Accessible Geoscience Job Board

10. Accessible Geoscience Job Board Looking for accessible employment in the geosciences? The most updated list of positions are posted on our website in our forum and blog. Have an accessible geoscience job to promote? Add it to our forum!   The IAGD Executive Committee has an IMMEDIATE OPENING...

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July 2016 IAGD Newsletter: Access and Inclusion Resources

9. Access and Inclusion Resources IAGD Accessible Instruction Workshop  The IAGD is pleased to continue offering the Accessible Instruction Workshop. This workshop is a professional development program, providing inclusive instructional training to geoscience instructors and graduate-level teaching assistants. This program can be designed to fit the needs of your...

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July 2016 IAGD Newsletter: Accessible Hydrology Field Course

8. Accessible Hydrology Field Course »Deep Portage Hydrology Camp  University of Minnesota In collaboration with the IAGD, the University of Minnesota is working to make its Hydrogeology Field Camp fully accessible to students with disabilities. This three week summer program takes place in beautiful Minneapolis, on the UMN campus,...

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July 2016 IAGD Newsletter: IAGD Community Experiences

7. IAGD Community Experiences »Tactile Resources Broaden Participation  Edinboro University Planetarium This brief highlight is on the efforts being made by David Hurd, faculty member in the Geoscience Department and Director at the Edinboro University Planetarium (EUP) in Pennsylvania. David has worked directly with NASA for about 15 years...

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July 2016 IAGD Newsletter: IAGD Events at the 2016 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting

5. IAGD Events at the 2016 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting »IAGD Accessible Field Trip #417  The IAGD is again offering an accessible field trip at the 2016 GSA Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado, Saturday, September 24. This trip is offered to post-secondary students with disabilities who are...

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July 2016 IAGD Newsletter: Thatcher Named New Chair of the IAGD Student Community

4. Thatcher Named New Chair of the IAGD Student Community Mr. Sean Thatcher has been named as the chairman of the IAGD Student Community. He will be charged with encouraging more participation of students with disabilities in the geosciences and working directly with the IAGD Executive Committee to establish...

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July 2016 IAGD Newsletter: Developing an Accessible Future

3. Developing an Accessible Future 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...

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July 2016 IAGD Newsletter: Events and Announcements

2. Events and Announcements »The IAGD is excited to have been invited to participate in the US Department of the Interior (DOI) Annual Multi-Cultural Day, being held in Washington, DC on September 14, 2016. The program theme is entitled: Connecting People to DOI: Making our Nation’s Parks and Places...

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July 2016 IAGD Newsletter: Greetings from the Executive Director

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1. Greetings from the Executive Director Dear IAGD Community, We have worked to create an organization that is community driven. The IAGD is constantly looking for individuals who are interested in collaborating to create accessible instructional materials, inclusive learning experiences, or even write grants to pursue inclusive geoscience education...

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