I’m excited to have had the opportunity to chat with Dr. Katie Linder on the Oregon State University E-Campus’s Research in Action podcast recently. Learn all about Agile Faculty as an approach to faculty work as Katie and I talk about the relationship between Agile and Scrum, how to use backlogs and sprints, and the … Continue reading Agile Faculty on Research in Action Podcast
I’m calling this section of the blog “tea talk” because the posts in this category will be personal reflections, thoughts about teaching and learning and professional growth that I might share with a colleague over tea. Faculty narratives of lived experience are equally as important to our professional development as a formal evaluations or written … Continue reading Scrum Values, Spring Semester
Every Thursday, I’ll be briefly reviewing a book that I find to be interesting, engaging, and valuable for Agile Faculty. Because the Agile Faculty mindset values exploration, curiosity, and multidisciplinarity, these resources will come from a variety of different areas that speak to a wide range of interests, including higher education, faculty development, Agile and … Continue reading Book Club: Making Work Visible, by Dominica DeGrandis
My first #AFSprint challenge is complete, Spring semester is right around the corner (looking at my original post, it looks like I didn’t set an official end date, so we’ll say today, January 23rd to make it an official three-week challenge). This week was a push and a pull – I feel like I was … Continue reading #AFSprint Challenge Wrap Up
On Twitter, the week of January 8th was all about Chapter 3 of Agile Faculty – Organizing and Prioritizing Your Personal Research Agenda. Here’s the tips in a nice, easy to skim format: The week of January 15th is all about using Scrum to (re)redesign courses. Follow along on Twitter.
Week 2 of the first #AFSprint writing challenge is in the books, and I’d say the theme of the week was “follow the energy.” At the end of the first week of #AFSprint, I realized that I didn’t have good energy around the team teaching piece I was working on, so I decided to switch … Continue reading #AFSprint Challenge Week 2 Review