Workforce Webinars

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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.

Displaying 21 - 30 of 80 webinars
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Friday, May 12, 2017 | 49 mins
Series: Joint AGI/AGU webinar
AGU and AGI policy staff discuss the details of the new administration's budget and what it means for the geosciences.
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Friday, April 21, 2017 1:00 pm EDT | 52 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
Improve your ability to manage interpersonal stress and conflicts that inevitably arise in an academic department, especially when space and financial resources are under stress.
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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 1:00pm EDT | 1 hour
Series: AGI/AIPG Geoscience Online Learning Webinar
CEUs: 0.10

This webinar course has been converted into a GOLI online course. View online course.

This webinar will highlight the best practice followed in mineral resource assessment by many mining companies in order to get the best predictable resource estimation of a mineral deposit. The topics include data-collection, storage and ownership, geological modeling, drill hole data analyses (compositing, capping / high grade data analyses), application of geostatistics, grade estimation, resource classification and reporting. With some real but anonymous examples the topics will be explained.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 1:00pm EDT | 1 hour
Series: AGI/AIPG Geoscience Online Learning Webinar
CEUs: 0.10

This webinar course has been converted into a GOLI online course. View online course.

Everyone is in favor of good moral and professional ethical behavior but few have thought about them rigorously. What constitutes common morality and professional ethics? This webinar will explore the basic concepts and definitions of and the differences between common morality and professional ethics. This includes the distinction between moral rules and moral ideals. What steps are used to determine the legitimate basis for an allowable violation of a moral or ethical rule? What is the relationship between ethical behavior and integrity? Case histories will illustrate the concepts presented and the methodology of ethical analysis.

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Friday, March 17, 2017 1:00 pm EDT | 53 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
Learn the ins-and-outs of effective science communication so you are better positioned to be effective in discussing your program with leaders in your institution and funding organizations.
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Friday, February 3, 2017 1:00pm EST | 55 mins
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar
Explore how the university library is a critical partner in the success of modern geoscience departments, including support in education and in research.
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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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