AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinars

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The American Geosciences Institute is collaborating with the American Geophysical Union's Heads and Chairs program to provide critical support for geoscience academic departments. One of the key activities of this collaboration is the monthly webinar series that is available for anyone to participation in, but which are specifically designed to address issues raised by geoscience department chairs.

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Friday, May 12, 2017 | 49 mins
Series: Joint AGI/AGU webinar
AGU and AGI policy staff discuss the details of the new administration's budget and what it means for the geosciences.
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Friday, April 21, 2017 1:00 pm EDT | 52 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
Improve your ability to manage interpersonal stress and conflicts that inevitably arise in an academic department, especially when space and financial resources are under stress.
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Friday, March 17, 2017 1:00 pm EDT | 53 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
Learn the ins-and-outs of effective science communication so you are better positioned to be effective in discussing your program with leaders in your institution and funding organizations.
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Friday, February 3, 2017 1:00pm EST | 55 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
Explore how the university library is a critical partner in the success of modern geoscience departments, including support in education and in research.
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Friday, November 11, 2016 | 52 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
With the continued growth in online education and the rapid adoption of such programs by many traditional higher education institutions, we are seeing increasing online program enrollment in the geosciences. Many of these programs are either inside, or co-institutional, with traditional geoscience programs. This webinar is a panel discussion with representatives from Northwest Missouri State University and Concordia University (Portland) who have navigated the online - on-campus interface.
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Friday, October 14, 2016 | 57 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
Aaron Johnson, the new Executive Director of AIPG, will share his experiences at Northwest Missouri State University and their strategies in advising that greatly improved the employability of their graduates and helped grow the department.
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Friday, September 16, 2016 1:00pm EST | 59 mins
Series: AGU/AGU Heads and Chairs Webinar
This webinar looks at the final conclusions from the Summit on the Future of Undergraduate Geoscience Education.
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Friday, May 20, 2016 | 44 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
In this webinar, Carolyn Wilson, from AGI's Workforce program, discusses the results from AGI's Geoscience Exit Survey for graduates of the 2014-2015 academic year.
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Friday, April 22, 2016 | 55 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
This webinar takes a look at strategies for supporting the professional development of junior faculty, including addressing specific circumstances such as gender-related issues.
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Friday, March 18, 2016 | 56 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
In this webinar, our panelists discuss the benefits and challenges posed by having geoscience education research faculty in your department.

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