It's been one heck of a semester, y'all. This semester I taught the English Academic Cooperative, a project-based course designed to provide students with hands-on work experience. Our objective was to create this year's issue of Script, our campus literary and art journal. Script was founded in 1986, which means it has quite the legacy. Historically, English faculty members have edited and assembled the journal. My class this Spring was the first-ever student editorial staff.
Other firsts: I developed the first online submission manager. This, coupled with my students' amazing promotional efforts, helped us to more than double the number of student submissions this year. We launched the first online version of the journal, meaning we could consider an expanded set of genres. This issue features the first student musicians ever published in Script. I've been coordinating with the campus libraries to digitize all the past issues of Script, so students will be able to access the full history of the publication like never before.
Leading this class was intense, challenging, and the most fun I've had as a teacher yet. My students made an excellent team. I am truly impressed by their hard work, dedication, and creativity. They selected, edited, and designed the entire publication and the website. I am so proud of what we made together.
Click the gorgeous cover art below to check it out.