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.

Displaying 31 - 40 of 47 webinars
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Friday, September 26, 2014 | 57 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
In this 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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Friday, April 18, 2014 | 1 hour 16 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
In this 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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Friday, March 21, 2014 | 56 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
In this 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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Friday, February 21, 2014 | 39 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
In this webinar, our panelists discuss some strategies used by two Research-1 University Geoscience Programs to recruit quality graduate students.
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Friday, November 15, 2013 | 53 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
In this 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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Friday, October 18, 2013 | 55 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
In this 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.
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Friday, September 20, 2013 | 49 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
In this 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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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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