Member Spotlight: Sasha Vodnik

Sasha VodnikHTML5 and CSS3 CompleteTAA member Sasha Vodnik is a Lead Instructor at General Assembly San Francisco and an author with Learning.

He is also the author of seven computer science textbooks, including most recently, HTML5 and CSS3 Illustrated Complete (2e).

What are you currently working on?
Right now, I’m authoring a couple of new video courses on JavaScript for / LinkedIn Learning. I’m also preparing a workshop on creating videos for the upcoming TAA conference.

Share a recent accomplishment.
I was added to the Instructor Hall of Fame at General Assembly San Francisco.

What is your favorite textbook writing tip or strategy?
Identify your next step as specifically as possible, and then do it. When that’s done, repeat. Don’t get lost in the larger scope of the product–just focus on what’s next.

What is your best TAA experience so far?
TAA conferences! It’s rare to be surrounded by people who share the experience of text/academic writing, and I eat it up–sharing stories, making new friends, and building a stronger organization together.