Man writing in notebook with text overlaid: "Decisions of authorship should be grounded in ethical, community-building behavior."

Publishing Engaged Learning Research: Who is an Author?

The Center for Engaged Learning routinely facilitates multi-institutional, collaborative scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL), so we frequently help co-authors navigate authorship decisions. Since our projects involve international and multi-disciplinary collaborations, we also have encountered a range of region- or…

Mentoring Undergraduate Research during a Pandemic

In response to shifts to online learning due to COVID-19 in spring 2020 and in anticipation of alternate models for higher education in fall 2020 and beyond, we have curated publications and online resources that can help inform programmatic and…

Because we've taken time to prioritize our feedback — and to piece together the jigsaw — we share only a fraction of the comments we've made while reading. After all, we're not the author. We're not revising the text. Instead, we're helping the author consider how they can revise to most effectively engage their audience and achieve their purpose.

Academic book publishing: What happens during developmental editing?

“developmental editing. Editorial intervention, usually at an early stage, to help the author with structure, substance, or other fundamental elements of a manuscript. Compare with copyediting and line editing.” Peter Ginna, What Editors Do, p. 278 The Center for Engaged Learning produces two…

As we’ve worked with authors and editors in both Center for Engaged Learning book series, we’ve identified frequently asked questions about publishing books. This post offers a general overview of the process.

What’s the process for publishing a (SoTL) book?

The Center for Engaged Learning produces two book series on engaged learning and teaching – one in partnership with Stylus Publishing and one that’s open access and supports books that experiment with genre or medium in ways that take advantage…

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Undergraduate Research in SoTL as a High-Impact Practice

by Jessie L. Moore The 2016 Pre-ISSOTL Council of Undergraduate Research Symposium challenged participants to consider the intersections between Undergraduate Research (UR) and Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). Although some might suggest that work at this intersection is underdeveloped and…