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NAGT Building Stronger Geoscience Courses Workshop Application


The application deadline for these workshops has passed. However, late applications will be considered as long as funding remains. Applicants will be notified within approximately three weeks of the application deadline.

Please use this form to request a facilitator to run a workshop at your institution. You have the option of requesting a half-day or full-day workshop. Host institutions are expected to cover all expenses for standard visits. NAGT will help cover the speaker's travel expenses for approved funded visits.

Departments/institutions who receive funding agree to the following:

  1. Before the visit, the Department/Institution will fill out a brief questionnaire describing the curriculum and teaching styles currently used, and what the Department hopes to achieve by the visit.
  2. Before the visit, the Department will make arrangements to invite neighboring institutions and groups to the workshop. Space permitting, participants can also be recruited from related STEM fields.
  3. The Department/Institution/Organization will cover the speaker's local food, accommodation and travel costs, and the costs to photocopy workshop materials.
  4. Following the visit, the Department will submit an evaluation of the visit.
  5. The Department will submit a report to the Workshop Coordinator six months after the visit to report on changes stimulated by the workshop.

Note: You need to complete this form in one sitting. After finishing, please press the Submit button at the bottom of the page. If you leave this page before hitting Submit, any information you have entered will be lost.

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Speaker FundingFunded Visits: Funding to cover the cost of a Traveling Teaching Workshop facilitator's travel to and from a host institution is available on a first-come- first-served basis. Applicants will be notified within approximately three weeks of the application deadline. If the application is funded, we will work with you to schedule the workshop. Your organization will be expected to pay for the facilitator's local expenses and costs for duplicating a reasonable volume of workshop materials.

Standard Visits: If you do not wish to apply for funding to cover a Traveling Teaching Workshop facilitator's travel, fill out the application in order to schedule a visit. The host department is expected to pay for a speaker's travel and local expenses and expenses for duplicating a reasonable volume of workshop materials.






Host AgreementBy applying for funding the Department/Institution/Organization agrees to the following:
  1. Before the visit, the hosting organization will fill out a brief questionnaire describing the curriculum and styles of teaching currently used, and what the host hopes to achieve by the visit.
  2. Before the visit, the host will make arrangements to invite neighboring schools to the facilitator's visit
  3. The host will cover the speaker's local food, accommodation and travel costs and the costs to photocopy workshop materials.
  4. Following the visit, the host will submit an evaluation of the visit.
  5. The host will submit a report to the Workshop Coordinator six months after the visit to report on changes stimulated by the workshop.








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