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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Freelance item writers needed: college-level INTRO PSYCHOLOGY

Description: An established publisher of college-level science textbooks and supplements, we are developing formative- and summative-quiz items to accompany our new intro-psychology textbook. We’re looking for a few skilled freelance item writers from the field of psychology to work on a work-for-hire basis. Writers will have access to the forthcoming edition of our textbook and will be asked to create 40 multiple-choice items per chapter to parallel the text. (Approximately half of these items will be at Bloom’s levels 3-5.)

Please respond with a current résumé and original multiple-choice items for college-level psychology. It is particularly important that samples include items requiring the application of learned concepts and the analysis of new information.

We look forward to hearing from some of you seasoned item writers!

Required: Proven talent for writing and/or editing college-level psychology items. Degree in psychology or related discipline is preferred, but not required.
Timeline: Starting immediately and likely to continue through January
Location: Remote

Interesting awards opportunity

This might pertain to many of you. Michele
http://www.aepweb.org/aepweb/index.php/awards/revere-awards.html

E-learning specialist

Might be of interest. Michele
http://www.idealist.org/view/job/sZngtnzZ8zMD

Monday, September 29, 2014

A bit off education, but definitely related


The Folger Shakespeare Library is seeking a Managing Editor to assume a key role in our Digital Media and Publications department. Focused primarily on Shakespeare Quarterly (SQ), a scholarly journal committed to publishing essays in the range of Shakespeare scholarship, the Managing Editor works closely with the Director of Digital Access, SQ Editor, contributors, publishers, and department staff to ensure the journal's high editorial standards are met. As part of his or her regular duties, the Managing Editor is responsible for supervising the editorial work on manuscripts, ensuring that accurate fact checking and licensing has been completed, communicating regularly with the authors and publishers, managing the journal's budget, and serving as the primary contact for SQ. As the Folger representative for SQ, the Managing Editor participates in the development and support of the online community and serves as a liaison to the World Shakespeare Bibliography editor. For additional information about Shakespeare Quarterly please see www.folger.edu/shakespearequarterly.

The position of Managing Editor requires a Master's in English or related field, with specialized knowledge of Shakespeare and/or early modern literature. A Ph.D. in English is highly desired. At least five years of experience in scholarly editing and publications, with supervisory experience, and a proven ability to plan, coordinate, and prioritize the editorial production process is required. Applicants must be able to edit, copyedit, analyze, and proofread literary and scholarly texts, especially those related to Shakespeare and to the early modern period, and must have developed the ability to read and understand complex scholarly arguments. This position requires excellent verbal, written, research, and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of Latin and/or a modern romance language is preferred.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume by email to jobs@folger.edu with the subject line Attention: HR/ME. Please do not submit portfolio or writing samples at this time. Mailed applications may be sent to The Folger Shakespeare Library, Attention: HR/ME. 201 E. Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC 20003-1004. Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone calls, please. EOE

Location: Washington, DC
Rate: $ 70,000-80,000 per year
Contact Name: Human Resources
Contact Company: Folger Shakespeare Library
Contact Website: http://www.folger.edu/Content/About-Us/Employment-and-Internships/#ME
Contact Method: -by email
Email: jobs@folger.edu

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Freelance item writers needed: college-level PSYCHOLOGY

Description: An established publisher of college-level science textbooks and supplements, we are currently developing formative- and summative-quiz items to accompany our new psychology textbook. We need talented freelance item writers from the field of psychology to work on a work-for-hire basis. Writers will have access to the forthcoming edition of our textbook and will be asked to create 40 multiple-choice items per chapter to parallel the text.

Required experience: M.S. or Ph.D. in psychology, plus three or more years’ experience writing and/or editing college-level psychology items. College-level teaching experience ideal but not essential for seasoned item writers.

Please respond with a current résumé and original multiple-choice items for college-level psychology. It is particularly important that samples include items requiring the application of concepts and the analysis of new information.

Timeline: Starting immediately and likely to continue through January
Compensation: $350 per chapter
Location: Remote
Contact: mailler@sinauer.com

Education-based interviewing gig

Work Type: Market Research


We are looking for a specifically located freelancers in the Chicago area and the San Francisco and Los Angeles areas who would be able to drive to and conduct interviews with students and instructors. We will set up the appointments, checking your and the instructor/student schedules. Delivery to us, the client, will be: summary and synthesis of interviews as well as collection of completed brief surveys.

Location: Remote

Rate: $ 35 per hour Contact Name: Susan

Contact Company: iD8-TripleSSS Media Development

Contact Website: id8triplesss.com

Contact Method: -by email

Email: ssimpfenderfer@id8triplesss.com

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Gigs

ELL Consultant
http://www.idealist.org/view/job/ZxnFhPSdmKh4

Blended Learning Consultant
http://www.idealist.org/view/job/ZsKp97PkF5Cp

Friday, September 19, 2014