This workshop provided support to participants in honing their own writing process. Lara Bazelon, Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Criminal Juvenile Justice Clinic and Racial Justice Clinic; Brandon Brown, Professor, Physics; Dean Rader, Professor, English; and Desiree Zerquera, Assistant Professor, Leadership Studies
Art is not only personal to the artist who created it but also to the person viewing it. I chose the piece “Doña Señorita ”: Matriarchal power enhancement. I was drawn to it initially because I love señorita bananas. At a deeper level, the piece makes me remember my home, my family.
At the CRASE Plan Your Semester workshop, 17 faculty and staff, including several new faculty members, worked on developing a semester-long plan. Below, Christine Yeh summarizes key steps in creating a Semester Plan using materials developed by the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD).
Christine Yeh, Professor of Education and Psychology, considers the objects, notes, and items in her office and how the clutter reveals special relationships and different kinds of hidden and unfinished stories.
During the two day CRASE OpEd Project, participants learned about establishing credibility, structures of op-eds, and tips on refining and pitching their ideas.
During CRASE Online Writing Challenge, 55 faculty members of all ranks and from each schools and college committed to writing at least 20 minutes a day for 14 days and participated in an online discussion group to share advice, offer support, and share progress.
Rick Ayers, Assistant Professor in Teacher Education at the University of San Francisco and Huffington Post blogger, walks through his process for writing a blog post with a bunch of tacked on advice, ideas, and encouragements.