IAGD Events at the 2014 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting

Accessible Field Trip Group (image credit (www.theIAGD.org)

Accessible Field Trip On Saturday, October 18, thirty-five geoscience faculty and students from across the US, Canada, the UK and New Zealand came together to participate in the first fully accessible geology field trip offered at the Geological Society of America annual meeting:  Field Trip 416, Full Access to...

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Course Opens International Field Research to College Students with Disabilities

Stawamus Chief Mountain (photo by Brett Gilley)

A UC researcher leads the trip that ends with participation in the Geological Society of America’s Annual Meeting. By: Dawn Fuller Phone: (513) 556-1823 A group of 15 graduate and undergraduate college students from the U.S. and Canada are packing for an adventure they’ve never had before – a chance...

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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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Short course on creating access to the geosciences for students with disabilities to be held at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in Charlotte, NC.

Course #508. Instructional Approaches to Access, Accommodation, and Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in the Geosciences. Sat., 3 Nov., 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Room 501. UNC Charlotte Center City, 320 East 9th Street.  Map & Directions Cost:  US$35; includes lunch. Participants will be reimbursed for the expense of the short...

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OEDG project team visits field site at Mammoth Cave National Park

OEDG project team visits field site at Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave, KY  – The research team of the NSF Opportunities for Enhancing the Diversity in the Geosciences (OEDG) funded project recently spent the weekend at Mammoth Cave National Park to continue data collection for the virtual reality project.  This team consists of researchers in the geosciences, computer science,...

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Atchison receives best student paper award from Geology and Society Division of GSA

Minneapolis, MN – The Geology and Society division is pleased to announce the winners of the 2010 Best Student Paper Awards. They are Jimmy Randolph of the University of Minnesota and Christopher Atchison of Ohio State University (now a faculty member at Georgia State University). Each will receive public...

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New NSF OEDG Funding!

Columbus, OH – Congratulations to the project team of Don Stredney, Chris Atchison, Alan Price, Karen Irving, and Rick Toomey on the most recent funding for the OEDG Track 1 proposal “Expanding Geoscience Diversity through Simulated Field Environments for Students with Physical Disabilities”.  This $202,744 grant will progress the...

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NAGD highlighted in the most recent issues of Ohio’s STEM Ability Alliance E-News

“Short Term Internships for OSAA Scholars in the Design of Virtual Reality Environments for Geoscience Education”   For more, visit: OSAA E-News, December 2009 “Wright State University Offers EES 199, Introduction to Cave and Karst Systems Spring Quarter” OSAA E-News, March 2010 “Mammoth Cave Expedition an Overwhelming Success” OSAA E-News, June 2010...

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