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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Friday, June 21, 2013 | 45 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
In this webinar, our panelists discuss successful programs and strategies for increasing diversity in student recruitment to geoscience programs in the United States.
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Friday, May 17, 2013 | 55 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
In this webinar, our panelists look at some best practices for recruiting undergraduate students that are in introductory geoscience courses to become majors.
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Friday, April 19, 2013 | 48 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
In this webinar, Heather Houlton from AGI's Workforce Program discusses insights from the AGI Careers Roadshow presentations, and leads the discussion about strategies for creating student community in the geoscience department.
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Friday, March 22, 2013 | 41 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
In this webinar, our panelists discuss ways to build department community with students through extra-curricular student groups.
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Friday, February 22, 2013 | 1 hour 9 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
In this webinar, our panelists look at the various legal and safety issues of importance in the conduct of geoscience field trips and field courses. This webinar and the ensuing discussion touches a number of pertinent issues, including safety, liability, dealing with behaviors, and working with the legal counsel of your institution.
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Wednesday, December 19, 2012 | 40 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
In this webinar, Lydia Fox from the University of the Pacific and Jon Harbor from Purdue University look at issues and processes related to the assessment of faculty.
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Thursday, November 15, 2012 | 55 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
This webinar examines the issues and strategies for successful program assessment for geoscience departments in the university environment. Randy Richardson of the University of Arizona leads the discussion regarding the experiences and feedback he has received from other institutions.
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Wednesday, October 17, 2012 | 38 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
In this webinar, Carolyn Wilson from AGI's Workforce Program looks at the preliminary results for the Geoscience Student Exit Survey, including data that begins to establish trends between the 2011 and 2012 pilot tests.
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Thursday, September 20, 2012 | 45 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
In this webinar, Dallas Rhodes and Charles Trupe discuss successful strategies for geoscience departments to recruit new students, and also discuss their experiences at Georgia Southern University.
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Wednesday, June 20, 2012 | 52 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
In this webinar, Heather Houlton from AGI's Workforce Program discusses the results of her Master's thesis research, and outlines the sources and pathways from which geoscience majors enter into the geoscience profession, and the critical incidents of each pathway.

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