5. Promoting the IAGD The IAGD is looking to connect with new members worldwide. If you are aware of faculty who would be interested assisting in the development of the IAGD network and promoting access to the geosciences; students who would benefit from a supportive community; instructors who could...
Topics of the June 2012 issue:
– Upcoming instructional workshops for faculty and teaching assistants.
– Conference symposia to promote access and inclusion.
– New IAGD partnerships.
– IAGD Community development.
– Promoting the IAGD.
4. IAGD community development Development of the IAGD Website is ongoing. Go have a look! www.TheIAGD.org. We have an active “news” page (http://www.theiagd.org/category/recentnews/) as well as advice for students on our “community” page (http://www.theiagd.org/student-support/). If you have something you’d like to add (i.e. student resources or information on current...
3. New IAGD partnerships: Collaboration and partnerships being the support of innovative initiates, we are always looking for new collaborative opportunities. For more information regarding partnership opportunities, please contact us at [email protected] IUGS/COGE – A new collaborative effort between the IAGD and the International Union for Geological Sciences Commission...
2. Conference symposia to promote access and inclusion: • International Geoscience Congress, August 5-10, 2012, Brisbane, Australia Symposium: 1.2 Geoscience education Presentation title: The International Advisory for Geoscience Diversity (IAGD): Advancing access and inclusion to the geosciences for students with disabilities. Author: Chris Atchison, Georgia State University • Geological...
June 2012 IAGD Newsletter: Upcoming instructional workshops on access and inclusion for faculty and teaching assistants:
1. Upcoming instructional workshops on access and inclusion for faculty and teaching assistants: Participants of these short courses will learn the principles of universal design and apply these principles to their own lessons, labs, and field trips in order to accommodate students with a variety of physical disabilities. The...
The IAGD is a 501c3, volunteer-driven, non-profit organization. 100% of all donations support inclusive and accessible programs for students and geoscientists with disabilities. For more information, please visit the IAGD Foundation page.