WORKSHOPS

1. Facilitating Classroom Innovation in the Geosciences: The TUES and Other NSF Educational Funding Programs, and Strategies for Successful TUES Proposals.
Jeff Ryan, University of South Florida, ; Jill Singer, Buffalo State College, .
Tues., 8 May, 1–5 p.m. FREE, but you must register to attend. Min.: 5; max. 30.
This half-day workshop will provide current information about new NSF–Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE) funding opportunities to support innovation in geoscience education, focusing on the Transforming Undergraduate Education in STEM (TUES) Program, but including information about other relevant opportunities. The project has some funding to help faculty from 2-year colleges or minority-serving institutions attend the workshop; contact the presenters directly for more information.

2. Active Learning Strategies for Geoscience Teaching.
Steven Semken, Arizona State University.
Fri., 11 May, 1–5 p.m. FREE, but you must register to attend. Min.: 5; max.: 30.
This half-day workshop will help college faculty and secondary-school teachers in the Earth sciences to introduce active-learning strategies into predominantly lecture-based classes. Participants will be able to apply for funds to defray most of the workshop costs.

 

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