Participate in Upcoming NAGT Events and Professional Development

published Mar 7, 2024 4:24pm

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July 15-19, 2024 | Philadelphia, PA

Submit Abstracts and Teaching Demo/Share-a-Thon Proposals by Friday, March 15

The Contributed Program, comprised of oral presentations, poster sessions, teaching demos, and Share-a-Thon presentations, provides a fabulous opportunity to share your work in different areas of the Earth Sciences and to learn from others. We encourage you to share your research, teaching ideas, and expertise at this event, which brings together researchers and practitioners working in all aspects of Earth education. Submit your abstract today!

Submit a Talk or Poster Submit a Teaching Demo or Share-a-Thon Proposal

Apply to Host a Working Group at the Rendezvous by Friday, March 15

Would your group or project benefit from face-to-face meeting time? Apply to host a Working Group at Rendezvous and benefit from the added value of attending the Rendezvous, including networking with other Earth educators, attending topical and pedagogical workshops, and disseminating findings in oral and poster sessions. Each participant in your meeting will receive a $20 per paid day registration discount!

Host a Working Group

Register Early and Get the Best Rate

Make sure you save your spot by registering! Registration rates go up after the May 6 early registration deadline. NAGT members receive $100 off registration. If you're not a member, you can join today!

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Stipend Opportunities: Deadlines vary - Beginning April 1, 2024

Take advantage of stipend opportunities to offset the cost of travel and registration. Stipends for travel, the Preparing for an Academic Career workshop, and Review Camp are available by application; some workshops also provide stipends.

Review Camp: Deadline - May 3, 2024

Apply to participate in Review Camp to help peer-review the collections of submitted teaching activities from Teach the Earth and NAGT-sponsored programs.

NAGT Workshops


Workshop for Early Career Geoscience Faculty

June 23-27, 2024 | Macalester College, Saint Paul, MN (Includes an optional virtual visit to NSF)

Join us for the annual multi-day Workshop for Early Career Geoscience Faculty, in a stimulating and resource-rich environment where you will participate in sessions on topics including effective teaching strategies, course design, establishing a research program in a new setting, working with research students, balancing professional and personal responsibilities, and time management.

Apply for the Early Career Faculty workshop!
Deadline: March 15, 2024

Mentoring for Student Success - Online Workshop

April 3, 10, 17, and 24, 2024 | 12PM Pacific | 1PM Mountain | 2PM Central | 3PM Eastern (2 hours)

Do you mentor undergraduate or graduate students in research in the Earth sciences, geoscience education research, or related fields? Are you interested in improving your mentoring skills? The online Mentoring for Student Success workshop is designed to equip mentors from diverse backgrounds with the tools and insights to support all students in being successful. We will discuss identity and mentorship, establishing expectations, communication strategies, and developing mentoring networks and development plans. You can expect a highly interactive, synchronous online workshop in which you will get to know and learn from your colleagues and the workshop leaders.

Register for the Mentoring for Student Success workshop!
Deadline: March 27, 2024

Course Design - Online Workshop

May 15, 22, and 29, 2024 | 10AM Pacific | 11AM Mountain | 12PM Central | 1PM Eastern (2 hours)

Are you developing a new course or revising a course you have taught before? The Course Design workshop will help you use backwards design to generate assessments and instructional activities that meet both content and skills-based objectives. This highly interactive, synchronous online workshop will provide time for you to build foundational knowledge of best practices for course design, share strategies and exchange ideas with colleagues, to work independently on developing your course, and provide and receive feedback from peers.

Register for the Course Design workshop!
Deadline: May 8, 2024

Traveling Workshops

Rolling, through Fall 2024

The NAGT Traveling Workshops Program (TWP) connects you with experienced facilitators to design a two-day workshop that meets the needs of your department, program, or group. The TWP has well-tested workshop sessions on adapting to change, (re)designing your courses and curriculum, inclusive mentoring, supporting all students, and more. Are you preparing for a program review or responding to feedback from one? Have you seen changes in the faculty in your department through new hires or retirements? Do you feel you could do a better job serving your students? We can help you!

Apply for a Traveling Workshop
Deadline: March 15, 2024

Can't make the March 15 deadline? Don't worry - there are two more deadlines this year

NAGT Webinars

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Bringing Coding Activities into your Undergraduate Earth Science Classroom: Scalable and Reproducible Analysis for All!

March 25, 2024 | 12PM Pacific | 1PM Mountain | 2PM Central | 3PM Eastern

Unlock your students' potential to use Earth data in this webinar. Explore the opportunities for scalable and reproducible analysis of Earth data via novice-friendly Python activities, which foster algorithmic thinking and code and data literacy for students who will gain skills applicable to both the job market and research. Learn how to implement these activities in your own classrooms and discover how computational activities make geoscience education more inclusive.

Register Today!
Deadline: March 24, 2024

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