Time to get *really* experimental with the new Worksheet Wednesday series! Last week I posted the very first WW worksheet, an activity for creating conditions for student teams to thrive early in a group project. Below is a video of me talking through the worksheet, sharing where the idea came from, how it might be … Continue reading Worksheet Wednesday – Creating Strong Teams Video!
So I sent my Professor Burnout proposal to the publisher I thought most likely to appreciate the potential of the book. After about six weeks of waiting to hear back, I found out they had decided to pass. There was no Reviewer 2 with harsh criticism, just a rationale for rejection that made sense in … Continue reading Dealing with Proposal Rejection
Welcome back, Agile Faculty! It’s the first Worksheet Wednesday! (OK, I’ve gotten all the exclamation points out of my system, promise!) As I shared in my last post, Wednesdays on the blog are going to be devoted to sharing worksheets that help us to play with and think through teaching activities, brainstorm ways to approach … Continue reading Creating Strong Teams – Worksheet Wednesday
So far in this series we’ve done some extensive prep work to put together a strong book proposal. We’ve covered proposals as persuasive tools, confirming the project is actually book-length, finding the right publisher to target, and understanding the different sections of a proposal. Now it’s time to write. Everyone has their own writing process, … Continue reading Actually Writing the Proposal
Hello, Agile Faculty! How are you doing so far this fall? The new academic year often starts with excitement, stress, a few butterflies before new classes, and a lot of trying to effectively juggle all the balls you have in the air. In my new role at the Georgia Tech Center for Teaching and Learning, … Continue reading Introducing Worksheet Wednesdays!