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As a Cengage College Associate, I’ve had the fortune of working “behind the scenes” with Cengage to create, edit, and share excellent studying merchandise. Like most of you studying this weblog, my full-time job is educating and getting ready the subsequent technology to reach their future careers. I’m a Professor of Organic Sciences at Japanese Florida State Faculty in Melbourne, Florida the place I share my enthusiasm and data of Biology and Anatomy & Physiology. I train programs in face-to-face, hybrid, and on-line codecs. Moreover, I share my ardour for utilized and hands-on studying because the Director for the Workplace of Undergraduate Analysis. As I strategy 20 years of educating larger schooling, it continues to supply me with rewarding moments.
Working with Cengage
Extra just lately, I started working with Cengage. I write content material and supply suggestions on Cengage studying merchandise primarily based upon what I do know will entice my college students to soak up the subject material and improve their studying. I’m privileged to work on Dr. Elizabeth Co’s Anatomy and Physiology 1st version textbook (2023) and Drs. Elizabeth Co and Hilary Engebretson’s Anatomy and Physiology Lab Handbook 1st version (2024). I wrote and/or edited Study Its, Apply It case research, labs, and the Teacher Handbook. I additionally co-hosted an Anatomy and Physiology Focus Group to market the brand new merchandise.
It’s rewarding to make the most of my data of what attracts college students to learn/examine the content material, what retains college students enthusiastic about the fabric, and methods to include all forms of learners in studying merchandise that can be used worldwide. In different phrases, the largest reward is figuring out I make a distinction in growing studying merchandise that can efficiently assist college students study.
How one can assist form future studying merchandise
Along with offering my experience, I additionally soak up new data concerning the creation of merchandise at Cengage. This contains authoring, technical enhancing with subject-matter consultants, copy enhancing, art work, implementation, and advertising.
Ashley Spring is a Professor of Biology at Japanese Florida State Faculty.
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