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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Increased demand for U.S. geoscientists also suggests need for increased access to geoscience programs for students with disabilites

Boulder, CO, USA – A recent American Geosciences Institute workforce evaluation estimates that by 2021, some 150,000 to 220,000 geoscience jobs will need to be filled. The AGI report notes that at current graduation rates, most of these jobs will not be able to be filled by U.S. citizens....

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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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Ohio’s STEM Ability Alliance (OSAA) Scholar Presents at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting

Ohio's STEM Ability Alliance (OSAA) Scholar Presents at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting

Denver, CO – Jacob Brewer, an undergraduate Human Factors Psychology student at Wright State University presented his recent field experience in a paper entitled “STEM Field Education: Increasing interest among Students with Disabilities through Geoscience Education” at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America held in Denver,...

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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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