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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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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Geoscience faculty development workshop to be presented at the 34th IGC in Brisbane, Australia

Coming to the 34th International Geological Congress August 5-10, Brisbane, Australia WORKSHOP 30 DATE   Sunday 5th August 2012 TITLE  Instructional Approaches to Access, Accommodation, and Inclusion for Students with Disabilities in the Geosciences LOCATION   CONGRESS VENUE ORGANIZERS     International Advisory for Geoscience Diversity (IAGD) and the International Union...

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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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Touching People With Disabilites One Person At A Time

By: Trent Hanna Columbus, OH – Chris Atchison has an idea to help those with mobile disabilities to see the world. He showed a virtual map of Mammoth Cave to show us what they been working on.  Being a geologist, he gets to see many interesting places.  Using technology,...

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