March 29, 30, and 31 from 1:00 - 4:00 PM, ET [Virtual]

The Manuscript Networking, Ideation & Collaboration Workshop (NIC) will provide participants with foundational knowledge on conducting Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) research and opportunities to match with potential writing collaborators and collectively develop manuscript ideas with potential for journal publication. 

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By participating in this workshop, you will: 

  1. Learn the importance of graduating engineers with an entrepreneurial mindset  
  2. Learn best practices for conducting and publishing collaborative Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) research  
  3. Form a writing team with other like-minded engineering faculty
  4. Identify a manuscript topic  

Target Audience

The NIC is open to faculty and other academics across engineering disciplines that conduct research on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) that emphasizes creativity, entrepreneurial mindset, and teaching innovations within engineering education. This workshop is limited to 150 participants. 


Cheryl Bodnar
Associate Professor, Experiential Engineering Education
Rowan University



Jacqueline El-Sayed
Chief Academic Officer
American Society for Engineering Education



Cory Hixson
Assistant Professor of Engineering
Colorado Christian University



Julie Martin
Associate Professor, Engineering Education and Assistant VP for Talent & Team Development
The Ohio State University

Time Commitment

Faculty should commit to participating in the full workshop, which will take place in three three-hour-long synchronous virtual sessions across three days in March 2023, for a total time commitment of 9 hours. Full participation will enhance workshop value for all participants.

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will form writing team and develop and submit a letter of intent (LOI) to participate in the Archival Publication Authors Workshop (APA) and Mentoring Program (MP), which will take place in May – July 2023. Participants are encouraged, but not required, to complete these activities as part of participation in the NIC.