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, 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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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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