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AAG Accepting Registrations for Early Career and Department Leadership Workshops

The University of Tennessee will host two AAG-sponsored workshops in June designed for all geographers interested in 1) improving their programs and 2) graduate students and faculty who are beginning their careers in higher education. AAG Department Leadership Workshop June 21-24, 2017 University of Tennessee, Knoxville » REGISTER The AAG Department Leadership Workshop is for all…
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University of Tennessee Invites GFDA and Department Leaders for 2016 Workshops

The Department of Geography at the University of Tennessee (Twitter: @UTKGeography) is proud to announce that it will host, in summer 2016, the GFDA (Geography Faculty Development Alliance) Early Career Workshop and the AAG Department Leadership Workshop. The GFDA workshop is for graduate students and faculty who are beginning their careers in higher education—instructors, lecturers,…
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Registration is Open for AAG Department Leadership Workshop

June 24-27, 2015 Storrs, Conneticut REGISTER TO ATTEND You are invited to the 12th annual workshop devoted to strengthening departmental leadership across the discipline. The workshop is for all geographers interested in improving their programs—chairs/heads, associate chairs/heads, deans, academic advisors, provosts and other administrators, as well as all faculty interested in leadership issues. The workshop…
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2015 Workshop for Early Career Faculty, Graduate Students

June 21-27, 2015 University of Connecticut REGISTER TO ATTEND Registration has begun for the 2015 GFDA workshop for graduate students and faculty who are beginning their careers in higher education -- instructors, lecturers, assistant professors, and other untenured faculty.  The workshop is open to faculty from all types of teaching and research institutions inside and…
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Identifying Transformative Research in the Geographical Sciences: A Workshop

Many of the central challenges of the 21st century are tied to place-based changes as populations move, natural resources are depleted, and climate shifts. Research in the geographical sciences is essential to monitoring, analyzing, and preparing for these changes. This public workshop will examine transformative research and other changes within the geographical sciences. For example,…
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AAG Department Leadership Workshop: Integrate Geography, Technology, Social Media and Web 2.0+

The 11th annual Department Leadership Workshop will focus on geography, technology, social media and Web +. Information and computer technologies (ICT) have changed and continue to change how we teach in the classroom and online; conduct research; communicate with colleagues, students and the public; publish; build community; and advance the discipline. Rather than face these opportunities…
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Launch a Strong Career with the Geography Faculty Development Alliance Workshop

Registration has begun for the 2014 Geography Faculty Development Alliance (GFDA) workshop, which provides an excellent opportunity for graduate students and faculty who are beginning their careers in higher education -- instructors, lecturers, assistant professors, and other untenured faculty. The workshop is open to faculty from all types of teaching and research institutions inside and outside…
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