Many Learning Pathways in the Ocean Sciences: Webinar Archives Online!

Many Learning Pathways in the Ocean Sciences:
Webinar Archives Online Now!

This pilot series highlighted ocean scientists sharing successful strategies for increasing diversity in their community. Using concept map-focused presentations, speakers discussed career paths in the context of their experience being an under-represented minority (URM) in the sciences, and/or their experience providing mentorship to URMs.

• Webinar I – Pathways of Support (Christina De La Rocha, Phil Bell & Carrie Tzou)
• Webinar II – Why do we Mentor? (Brian Bingham & Ashanti Johnson)
• Webinar III – Sustained Mentoring Communities (Sharon Ziegler-Chong & Noelani Puniwai)
• Webinar IV – Graduate Student Engagement in Education & Outreach (Lonnie Gonsavles, Carrie Tzou & Blakely Tsurusaki)

In Pathways Archives, you have access to:
Webinar videos
• Interactive concept maps created by the scientist presenters
• Related resources and professional literature

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COSEE Ocean Systems and NEOSEC Workshop: Strategies for Engaging in Broader Impact Programs

On November 4th, 2011, the COSEE Ocean Systems and the New England Ocean Science Education Collaborative (NEOSEC) will host a free workshop for New England area scientists, graduate students, and educational leaders on “Strategies for Engaging in Broader Impact Programs” which will take place at the Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve beginning at 9:00 a.m.

The workshop will showcase a spectrum of broader impact programs for scientists to partner with formal and informal education programs as well as highlight best practices in partnering with these institutions based upon survey data and research. During the afternoon session, participants will engage in a professional development opportunity that focuses on collaboration and partnership strategies.

Dormitory-style lodging is available upon request at the reserve for a fee of $20. Lodgers must bring their own sheets, pillow, and towels. For dormitory reservations (required) please contact Sheri Proft at 508-457-0495 x100 or To register and/or for more information about the workshop on Strategies for Engaging in Broader Impact Programs please contact Kim Frashure via email at or by phone at 978-290-1857.

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Oceans in the News

Oceans in the News is an editorial service from COSEE-Ocean Systems populated with current ocean research and news articles, compiled monthly.  The service is intended to provide a clearinghouse of ocean-related articles for teachers and students from reliable sources.  The articles are categorized by key phrases listed on the website, and most can be accessed in their entirety.