CELT Teaching Brief

CELT Teaching Brief

Authors at any stage of their academic and teaching careers are welcome to submit to the CELT Call for Teaching Briefs: Teaching through the Pandemic, effective practices from Iowa State University’s instructors, and online and hybrid course modalities. The collection focuses on practical advice, solutions, and implementations, exploring the topic from a broad array of academic disciplines and perspectives. Learn more about the process, CELT’s ISU Digital Press site (Due on Oct. 30).

Questions? Contact the editors:

  • Dr.  Ann M. Gansemer-Topf, Associate Professor of Higher Education, CELT Fellow, anngt@iastate.edu
  • Dr. Lesya M. Hassall, CELT, Instructional and Learning Designer, lesya@iastate.edu

Register for an account on ISU Digital Press

  1. Start on the CELT Teaching Briefs homepage.
  2. Go to the ‘Submission’ tab in the top menu bar.
  3. Click on the blue ‘Register’ button.
  4. Fill out the form’s information, including your name, email, department, institution, and country.
  5. Create a password that is at least 12 characters long. We recommend making the password as long as possible.
  6. Verify you are not a robot by selecting the checkbox to the left of ‘I’m not a Robot’ at the bottom of the form.
  7. Click on the blue ‘Register’ button in the bottom right corner of the form.
  8. You will receive a new registration email at the email address you entered. On the email you receive, click on the provided link. Clicking on the link will open a new webpage.
  9. On the webpage that opens, click on the blue ‘Activate Account’ button to complete the activation process.
  10. Your account is now activated. You are registered and ready to log in and create submissions! 

 

Upload your submission to the CELT Teaching Briefs

  1. Start on the CELT Teaching Briefs homepage.
  2. Go to the ‘Submission’ tab in the top menu bar.
  3. Click on the blue ‘Login’ button.
  4. Enter the email and password you used to register.
  5. Click on the blue ‘Log in’ button.
  6. You are now successfully logged in. Go to the ‘Submission’ tab in the top menu bar.
  7. Click on the blue ‘Start Submission’ button to begin a new submission.
  8. On the ‘Author Agreement’ page, read carefully through the statements and place checkmarks in the designated boxes. If applicable, fill out the text entry boxes for competing interests or comments to the editors.
  9. Click on the green ‘Start Submission’ button in the bottom right corner of the form.
  10. Fill out the ‘Article Information’ form, including title, abstract, language, section, license, and keywords.
  11. Click on the green ‘Save and Continue’ button in the bottom right corner of the form.
  12. Fill out the ‘Author Information’ form. You can either search for existing authors, add yourself as an author, and, as needed, add other authors by manually entering their information. Upon entering the data, the ‘Current Authors’ section will display authors on the page’s right-hand side. 
  13. Use the dropdown menu in the ‘Current Authors’ section to select the principal author.
  14. Click on the green ‘Save and Continue’ button in the bottom right corner of the form.
  15. To upload files, use the green ‘Upload’ buttons to select ‘Choose File’ to pick which files you’d like to upload. For each file you upload, please give it a label and an optional description. The uploaded files list will be on the right-hand side of the Upload button. 
  16. Click on the green ‘Save and Continue’ button in the bottom right corner of the form.
  17. On the ‘Review’ page, ensure that all of the information appears correct.
  18. Once you’ve verified the information is correct, click on the green ‘Complete Submission’ button in the form’s bottom right corner.
  19. Congratulations – your submission has been received! You will receive a submission confirmation email from CELT Teaching Briefs to the email linked to your account. Your submission will be reviewed, and the CELT team will review your brief and contact you upon completion.
  20. You can view your submission status at any time by going to the ‘Dashboard,’ scrolling down to the ‘Submitted Articles’ section and clicking on the blue ‘View Status’ button.
    1. To go to the ‘Dashboard,’ go to the CELT Teaching Briefs homepage.
    2. Click on your name in the top right corner of the page.
    3. In the dropdown menu, select ‘Dashboard.’