July 2017 IAGD Newsletter: IAGD Members Making Headlines

July 2017 IAGD Newsletter: IAGD Members Making Headlines

Brett Gilley awarded UBC Killam Teaching Prize Brett Gilley   Brett Gilley (IAGD Director of Membership and Community Engagement) has been awarded a University of British Columbia, Faculty of Sciences, 2016-2017 UBC Killam Teaching Prize. The Killam Teaching Prize is awarded annually to faculty nominated by students, colleagues, and...

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July 2017 IAGD Newsletter: The IAGD in the NSF STEM for All Video Showcase

July 2017 IAGD Newsletter: The IAGD in the NSF STEM for All Video Showcase

NSF STEM for All Video Showcase: Research & Design for Impact, 2017 stemforall2017.videohall.com/ IAGD GEOPATH Project Group The event showcased cutting-edge NSF-funded work as well as work funded by other federal agencies aimed at improving teaching and learning of STEM for students from underrepresented groups. During the event the...

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July 2017 IAGD Newsletter: Smay Receives First IAGD Inclusive Geoscience Education and Research (IGER) Award

July 2017 IAGD Newsletter: Smay Receives First IAGD Inclusive Geoscience Education and Research (IGER) Award

  CONGRATULATIONS TO PROFESSOR JESSICA SMAY of San Jose City College on receiving the 2017 IAGD Inclusive Geoscience Education and Research (IGER) Award. The award will be presented to Prof. Smay at the IAGD Annual Meeting, Sunday, October 22, at 4:00 P.M. in Seattle, Washington, USA. The IAGD Inclusive...

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July 2017 IAGD Newsletter: IAGD Foundation Update

July 2017 IAGD Newsletter: 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 inclusively designed instructional resources...

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July 2017 IAGD Newsletter: Greetings from the Executive Director

July 2017 IAGD Newsletter: Greetings from the Executive Director

1. Greetings from the Executive Director Dear Friends and Colleagues of the IAGD Community, The IAGD network has been fairly quiet over the past few months, but the IAGD Executive Committee has been busy working on many exciting new projects. Thanks to support from the American Association of Petroleum...

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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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