Revisiting the Five Scrum Values


One of the things that really attracted me to Scrum beyond the project management framework was this attention to humanistic values. While grounded in empirical control theory and based on the core tenet “inspect and adapt,” Scrum practitioners are guided by five core values that, when felt and lived, are supposed to strengthen Scrum teams, … Continue reading Revisiting the Five Scrum Values

Agile Faculty Manifesto – Collaboration


This is the final post of a series looking at the Agile Faculty Manifesto. Read the Manifesto in this series preview post or in Chapter 1 of the book. This post explore what it means to value collaboration. Collaboration with students, colleagues, and communities over isolated productivity. Collaboration is one of my favorite things to … Continue reading Agile Faculty Manifesto – Collaboration

Book Review: Accidental Creative and Die Empty by Todd Henry


I first became aware of Todd Henry‘s work when I was doing a deep dive into design thinking and creativity research a few years ago. His book, The Accidental Creative: How to Be Brilliant at a Moment’s Notice, is kind of a guide book for creative professionals who make their living on their ideas. The … Continue reading Book Review: Accidental Creative and Die Empty by Todd Henry

Agile Faculty Manifesto – Engaged Learning


This post is part of a summer series looking at the Agile Faculty Manifesto. Read the Manifesto in this series preview post or in Chapter 1 of the book. This post explore what it means to focus on engaged learning. Agile Faculty value engaged learning over passive reception. Some of my classes seem like chaos. … Continue reading Agile Faculty Manifesto – Engaged Learning