Workforce Webinars

The Workforce Program hosts webinars on a variety of topics related to the geosciences, ranging from career development topics and economics of geoscience to topics of interest to support the success of geoscience academic departments.

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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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Friday, February 12, 2016 | 56 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
In this webinar, Jeffrey Ryan (University of South Florida) and Mike Schackne (S&ME, Inc.) look at the history and strategies of implementing a successful partnership between industry and an academic program at the University of South Florida.
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Friday, November 13, 2015 | 45 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
Change management is one of the most critical skills for department heads. In this webinar, Ben Wolfe (University of Kansas, Edwards Campus) examines approaches to leading your department through different types of changes, and how to address issues of resistance.
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Friday, October 9, 2015 | 50 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
In this webinar, Sharon Mosher (Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin) discusses the the results of the 2015 Summit on Undergraduate Geoscience Education Employers workshop. Results of surveys on skills and competencies expected by employers is also detailed.
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Friday, September 25, 2015 | 49 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
In this webinar, Christopher Keane and Heather Houlton from AGI's Workforce Program provide an overview of competency-based approaches for higher education, including examples of programs using this approach rather than traditional course structures. This webinar also looks at a recent AGI/AAG study on terminal Master's programs and how their outcomes align with employers needs, which reflects an application of a competency-based structure.

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