August 26, 2015

AGU #VirtualPoster Showcase – a conference option for students

AGU #VirtualPoster Showcase - a conference option for students

AGU has a new option for students that cannot attend a conference in person. Learn about two opportunities for students to present online in a virtual poster showcase.

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August 19, 2015

Why you should plan now to participate (and help others participate) in #EarthScienceWeek

Why you should plan now to participate (and help others participate) in #EarthScienceWeek

Although Earth Science Week is not taking place until October, please help K-12 teachers set an ESW event in their school year calendars (which yes, they are thinking about right now!)

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August 17, 2015

Items for the start of the 2015-2016 academic year

Items for the start of the 2015-2016 academic year

I have written several posts since I started GeoEd Trek that cover course design to course activities. Feel free to stop and explore these items of interest (along with this curious fellow from Rocky Mountain National Park!).

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August 14, 2015

Advice to new faculty, Fall 2015

Advice to new faculty, Fall 2015

This post provides some advice and resources for faculty that are just starting out in a new position. Certainly pay careful attention to the advice given to you on your campus, but here are some other ideas and strategies to think about!

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August 12, 2015

What content to put in the syllabus (and what to leave out)

What content to put in the syllabus (and what to leave out)

To include, or not to include certain content in a course syllabus… you will find some thoughts, ideas, and valuable links in this post to consider (helpful to all of us that are struggling until the last-minute with our course design!)

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August 8, 2015

Wrapping up summer mentoring of research students

Wrapping up summer mentoring of research students

Here are some thoughts to make sure student researchers are positioned to talk about their research and promote their own new content knowledge and skills sets after their summer experience.

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July 22, 2015

Be sure to #FindYourPark for the National Park Service Centennial

Be sure to #FindYourPark for the National Park Service Centennial

The National Park Service has kicked off a year-long celebration, building up to its 100th birthday in 2016. NPS is encouraging everyone to get out and #FindYourPark!

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July 15, 2015

Are you looking for a CURE? (Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience)

Are you looking for a CURE? (Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience)

Learn about Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences – what they are, and why you may want to consider doing one with your students

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July 8, 2015

Having a Muut conversation online with @SEGWiki

Having a Muut conversation online with @SEGWiki

I recently was involved in an online chat with the SEG Wiki folks through the platform Muut. If you are looking for an online discussion forum, you may want to explore this option.

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July 1, 2015

CUR Quarterly – a journal for undergraduate research mentors

CUR Quarterly - a journal for undergraduate research mentors

“Council on Undergraduate Research Quarterly [CUR Quarterly]… provides useful and inspiring information about student-faculty collaborative research and scholarship from all types of institutions.”

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