(Pacific Daylight Time), April 30, 2015. Proposals received after
5:00 p.m. (PDT), April 30, 2015, will not be considered.
Proposals should be prepared as Microsoft Word documents.
Header: Put the title of the proposed monograph and the page number in the header on each page, including the cover page.
Cover Page: Title of proposed monograph, name and professional affiliation of author, contact information for author (include email address and phone number)
Length: No more than 5 pages (excluding cover), doubled-spaced, with one-inch margin
New Roman 12 font.
Style Manual: For works cited and references, follow the guidelines in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition.
Proposals should include the following content, enumerated with the headings listed. Applicants are strongly encouraged to read the FAQ section of this website before preparing and submitting proposals.
- Topic. Describe the topic of the proposed monograph. The topic of The Cross Papers should be both timely and important for faculty across the wide range of disciplines.
- Audience. Describe the audience for the proposed monograph, keeping in mind that The Cross Papers are intended to reach a broad base of faculty across the wide range of disciplines.
- Teaching and Learning Environments. Describe the teaching and learning environments in which the proposed topic is applicable, keeping in mind that The Cross Papers are intended to be applicable in various teaching and learning environments.
- Organization. Describe the organization of the proposed monograph, including major headings that indicate major subtopics or themes. The headings should reflect that the proposed monograph draws from teaching and learning theory/research from a variety of sources, and that it draws examples of practice from a variety of teaching and learning environments.
- Example of Practice. Describe at least one example of a practical application of this topic to teaching. The example should exemplify the concept in practice, be fairly easy to replicate in a variety of disciplines, and be fairly easy to replicate in various teaching and learning environments.
- Example of Theory/Research. Describe at least one example of how theory/research support practice. The example should clearly indicate ways in which theory/research on this topic support practice, and it should draw from teaching and learning theory/research from a variety of sources.
- Contribution to the Faculty Development. The proposed monograph should have the potential to make a strong contribution to community college faculty development. Conclude your proposal with a statement explaining how the proposed monograph could make that contribution.
will be accepted via email as Microsoft
Word document (.doc or .docx) attachments. Email your proposal to Cynthia
Wilson to arrive no later than 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time)
on April 30, 2015.