Friday, January 22, 2010

On the Cutting Edge Opportunities!

From Cathryn Manduca, Executive Director of NAGT:

A full list of this years offerings is given below and on the Cutting Edge website:


Developing Student Understanding of Complex Systems in the Geosciences
Application deadline: February 1, 2010
Carleton College, Northfield, MN April 18-20, 2010
Conveners: Cathy Manduca, Dave Mogk, Jim Slotta, David Bice, Eric Pyle

Workshop for Early Career Faculty: Teaching, Research, and Managing Your Career
Application deadline: March 3, 2010
College of William and Mary June 6-10, 2010 (NSF visit June 11)
Conveners: Heather Macdonald and Richelle Allen-King

Preparing for an Academic Career in the Geosciences (a workshop for graduate students and post-docs)
Application deadline: March 10, 2010
Stanford University July 29-August 1, 2010
Conveners: Heather Macdonald and Robyn Wright Dunbar

Using GIS and Remote Sensing to Teach Geoscience in the 21st Century
Application deadline: March 20, 2010
Montana State University, Bozeman, MT August 8-11, 2010 (Optional day, GIS in the Field, August 12, 2010)
Conveners: Barbara Tewksbury, Mohamed Abdelsalam, Brian Hynek, Mark Manone, David Mogk

Teaching Geoscience in the Field in the 21st Century
Application deadline: March 20, 2010
Montana State University, Bozeman, MT August 13-16, 2010 (Optional day, GIS in the Field August 12; Optional Regional Field Trip: August 17-19, 2010) Conveners: David Mogk, Steve Whitmeyer, Sarah Kruse, Bob Bauer

Teaching Geoscience with Service Learning
* First session: February 3-5, 2010
* Second session: February 8-9, 2010
Convenvers: Dave Mogk, Ed Laine, Suzanne O'Connell, and Cathy Manduca
Application deadline extended; new applications are still being accepted

Designing Effective and Innovative Courses in the Geosciences
Application deadline: April 1, 2010
* First Session: May 26-27, 2010
* Second Session: June 3-4, 2010
Conveners: Barb Tewksbury, Charlotte Mehrtens

Teaching Geoscience Online
Application deadline: May 7, 2010
* First session: June 23-25, 2010
* Second session: June 27-28, 2010
Conveners: Cathy Manduca, Bill Hirt, and Karin Kirk

PARTNERSHIP WORKSHOPS - Associated with other meetings or organizations

Teaching Geodesy in the 21st Century (part of the Cutting Edge - Follow-on Workshop Program)
UNAVCO Science Workshop, Boulder, Colorado, March 8, 2010
Leaders: Susan Eriksson and Shimon Wdowinski

Pursuing an Academic Career: A Workshop for Graduate Students and Post-Dcos (part of the Cutting Edge Follow-on Workshop Program)
In association with the GSA Northeastern/Southeastern Section Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 13, 2010
Leaders: Rachel Beane and Jon Lewis

Geology and Human Health (part of the Cutting Edge Follow-on Workshop Program)
In association with the North Central and South Central sectional GSA, Branson, MO, April 11, 2010 8:00 -12:00
Leader: Syed Hasan

Teaching Geochemistry
In association with the Goldschmidt 2010 Conference, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, June 11-12, 2010
Convener: David Mogk

Teaching Climate Change from the Geologic Record
In association with the AMQUA Biennial Meeting
University of Wyoming - Laramie
August 10-11, 2010 (with optional field trip on August 12)
Conveners: Cathy Manduca, Cathy Whitlock, Alison Smith, Greg Wiles, Rolfe D. Mandel, Karin Kirk

Cathryn A Manduca
Director, Science Education Resource Center
Executive Director, National Association of Geoscience Teachers
Carleton College
1 N College Street
Northfield, MN 55057
507 222 7096

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