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Earth Educators' Rendezvous 2016—Early Bird Registration Deadline May 2
Posted: Apr 26 2016

Interested in joining the 2016 Rendezvous? The Early bird registration deadline is May 2. Don't forget that although the Contributed Program: Oral, Poster, and Teaching Demonstration Sessions application deadline has passed, we will accept late submissions until May 15 (or until full).
Join us in Madison!

Registration is Open for an InTeGrate Workshop at the Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting
Posted: Apr 25 2016

Attending the ESA annual meeting and interested in a workshop to expand your teaching about sustainability?

Teaching Science in Society: Building Relevance and Interest for Undergraduates by Adding InTeGrate Resources to your Class

Sunday, August 7, 2016: 12-5 PM
As part of the Ecological Society of America Annual meeting
Cost: $30. Register today at the ESA meeting website

Announcing 2016 InTeGrate Webinar Series
Posted: Apr 22 2016
Free and open to the public, this series will incorporate InTeGrate pedagogies into teaching practices, provide resources available for adoption, and create a forum for participants to learn and share teaching strategies.


Join us for our next webinar:
Working with Diverse Students on Societally Relevant Geoscience Issues
Wednesday, May 11, 2016

InTeGrate is Pleased to Announce the Publication of a New Teaching Module: Cli-Fi: Climate Science in Literary Texts
Posted: Apr 21 2016

This new module addresses both aspects of climate literacy: understanding of climate science through data analysis and interpretation, and understanding of literary tools and techniques through which climate science is portrayed.

Helping the Next Generation Save the Planet: InTeGrate in the News
Posted: Jun 9 2015
Carleton College highlights SERC's largest project
Congratulations to InTeGrate author Sarah Fortner and her team at Wittenberg University
Posted: May 13 2015
Congratulations to Wittenberg University Professor, InTeGrate module author, and NAGT member Sarah Fortner for being awarded The Lou Laux Environmental Sustainability Award for her effort and creativity devoted to cultivating a spirit of environmentalism on her campus.
Announcing the publication of "Integrating geoscience into undergraduate education about environment, society, and sustainability using place-based learning"
Posted: May 5 2015
InTeGrate congratulates David Gosselin, Steven Burian, Tim Lutz, and Julia Maxson on their recent article on linking place-based learning to geoscience concepts and societal issues in the current issue of the Journal of Environmental Studies and Science
InTeGrate is Pleased to Announce the Publication of a New Teaching Module: Living on the Edge: Building Resilient Societies on Active Plate Margins
Posted: Apr 29 2015
Geological monitoring can greatly improve our planning for and response to catastrophic events such as earthquakes and volcanoes. In light of recent tragic events in Nepal, this teaching module provides timely instruction for students to personally experience that geoscience is a complex, interdisciplinary effort with real-world implications.
Call for NAGT GEO2YC Division Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award Nominations
Posted: Apr 27 2015
Do you have fantastic adjunct colleagues who are doing great things with their students? Would you like to provide them with recognition of their efforts to support geoscience education? Or are you an adjunct making noteworthy contributions to your program? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, please take a few moments to complete an Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award nomination form. The next quarterly winner will be selected soon, so don't delay!
Announcing An NSF IUSE (Improving Undergraduate STEM Education) Proposal Writing Workshop- May 14-17, 2015
Posted: Mar 18 2015
An NSF IUSE (Improving Undergraduate STEM Education) Proposal Writing Workshop is being held at the University of South Florida - Tampa May 14-17, 2015. The workshop will cover a variety of topics intended to help faculty prepare an IUSE proposal for submission in the Fall, 2015 round of the program. The proposal writing workshop is open to all geoscience/physical geography faculty, with preference given to faculty with limited/no prior experience preparing proposals to the IUSE program (or earlier programs including CCLI and TUES). Faculty that have submitted a IUSE/CCLI/TUES proposal, but were not successful, are encouraged to apply to this workshop. This is a great opportunity for early career faculty to become acquainted with grant writing at NSF.
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