online learning

AGI Invites Educators to Explore Earth Science Week Online Toolkit

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to introduce an important resource for teaching and learning about the geosciences: the Earth Science Week Online Toolkit. This rapidly growing, searchable compendium features classroom activities, posters, news articles, career information, teacher professional development resources, and more.

Preparing our Workforce (POW) Initiative: Utilizing Moodle to Prepare Students for the Geoscience Workforce

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Bridging the workforce supply gap is an increasing concern among the geoscience community as our current geoscience professionals approach retirement age. To ensure the sustainability of our future workforce, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) developed a program called the Preparing our Workforce (POW) Initiative to discuss the diverse career opportunities with geoscience students.

Experiences in Improving Student Engagement in Professional Societies and Taking the Next Step

Thursday, December 8, 2011

The "Great Crew Change" in the geosciences workforce is already underway based on demographic and employment data for government agencies and academia, and for the resource industries, the great loss of existing professional experience will begin to "cut to the bone" within the next five years. In addition to this loss of professional experience, the profession's demographics do not allow for traditional mentoring and employee development programs to completely fill the gap.

Geoscience Online Learning Initiative (GOLI) Webinar on Critical and Strategic Minerals

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) in coordination with the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) presents the second webinar as a part of the Geoscience Online Learning Initiative (GOLI). The webinar, entitled Critical and Strategic Minerals: Concepts and Status will air on February 1, 2012 at 2:00 pm EST.

AGI and AIPG Team Up to Launch the Geoscience Online Learning Initiative (GOLI)

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) have teamed up to launch the Geoscience Online Learning Initiative (GOLI). This joint effort seeks to build a portfolio of online learning opportunities to help support the professional development of prospective and early-career geoscientists as well as addressing topics of interest to the broader geoscience profession.
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