5 Tips & strategies to increase writing productivity

TAA has hosted many dynamic audioproductivity peak conferences focused on increasing writing productivity and writing project success. Following are five specific tips and strategies highlighted during presenter Dannelle Stevens’ TAA audio conference entitled, “5 Key Strategies to Boost Writing Power and Productivity”: [Read more…]

Honing your writing craft: An interview with Dannelle Stevens, Ph.D.

Dannelle Stevens

Dannelle Stevens

Dannelle D. Stevens is a Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at Portland State University. She is a coauthor of several books including: Introduction To Rubrics: An Assessment Tool To Save Grading Time, Convey Effective Feedback and Promote Student Learning; Journal Keeping: How to Use Reflective Writing for Learning, Teaching, Professional Insight and Positive Change; and Tenure in the sacred grove: Issues and strategies for women and minorities.

Here Stevens talks to TAA about honing her writing craft: [Read more…]

Stretch, reach and fall back: Targeting your submission to the journal

ReadytoGetPublishedDeciding where to submit your journal article can be a daunting task. Not all journals are created equal. Journals differ in content and, of course, in the more elusive, status within the discipline. What I will write about here is how to select and refine your submission based on the journal’s status within your discipline. Two strategies can smooth out the submission process. The first strategy illustrates one way to decide on the journal in which you want to publish. The second strategy is how to analyze the articles within that selected journal to focus your writing to that audience. [Read more…]