AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinars

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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Teaching GeoEthics Across the Geoscience Curriculum

Friday, February 20, 2015

In this AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs webinar, Dave Mogk (Montana State University) and John Geissman (University of Texas at Dallas) discuss the current state of Geoethics guidelines and how to incorporate the concept into the undergraduate geoscience curriculum.

Teaching GeoEthics Across the Geoscience Curriculum

Managing Organizational, Financial, and Operational Threats to Geoscience Programs

Friday, November 14, 2014

In this AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs webinar, Dallas Rhodes (Humbolt State University) leads a town-hall style discussion about current threats to geoscience programs and successful approaches to dealing with these threats.

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How to Work Towards Effective Articulation between 2-Year and 4-Year College Geoscience Programs

Friday, October 24, 2014

This AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs webinar looks at successful programs which bring students from 2-year colleges into 4-year college geoscience programs.

Our panelists include:

  • Karen Kortz, Community College of Rhode Island
  • Dawn Cardace, University of Rhode Island
  • Wendy Harrison, Colorado School of Mines

How to Work Towards Effective Articulation between 2-Year and 4-Year College Geoscience Programs

How to Build Effective 2-Year/4-Year College Collaboration Opportunities

Friday, September 26, 2014

In this AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs webinar, Allison Beauregard (Northwest Florida State College) and Joshua Villalobos (El Paso Community College) lead the discussion about strategies and models for building collaborations between 2-year and 4-year university geoscience programs.

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The Future of Field Camps

Friday, April 18, 2014

In this AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs webinar, Dave Mogk (Montana State University) and Steven Whitmeyer (James Madison University) lead the discussion about current and future trends in geoscience field camps and how burgeoning enrollments and new technology are impacting this core geoscience course.

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Outcomes of the Geoscience Undergraduate Education Summit

Friday, March 21, 2014

In this AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs webinar, Dr. Sharon Moser from the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin reviews the outcomes from the NSF-Sponsored Summit on the Future of Geoscience Undergraduate Education.

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Strategies for Recruiting Quality Graduate Students

Friday, February 21, 2014

In this AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs webinar, our panelists discuss some strategies used by two Research-1 University Geoscience Programs to recruit quality graduate students.

Our panelists include:

  • Tim Bralower, Penn State University
  • Michael Evans, University of Maryland

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Strategies for Impacting the Visibility of Geoscience on a Campus: The Administrative View

Friday, November 15, 2013

In this AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs webinar, Geoff Feiss, president of the Geological Society of America Foundation, and prior Provost and Professor of Geology at the College of William & Mary, provides an administrator's view on ways to improve the visibility of geoscience programs on campus.

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Current State of Classification/Accreditation of Geoscience Programs

Friday, October 18, 2013

In this AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs webinar, our panelists discuss the findings by the intersociety committee on accreditation and classification of geoscience programs. This webinar reviews the three major avenues: program accreditation, program classification, or a competency-based model approach.

Our panelists include:

  • Wayne Pennington, Michigan Technical University
  • Christopher Keane, American Geosciences Institute

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Strategies for Managing Large or Increased Enrollments in your Departments

Friday, September 20, 2013

In this AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs webinar, Christopher Keane from AGI's Workforce Program leads the discussion regarding strategies for dealing with burgeoning enrollments in geoscience programs.

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