When I was working for John Wiley and Sons Inc. in the summer of 2012, I had the wonderful opportunity of participating in the annual Blackboard World Conference. It was held in New Orleans, LA, which by the way is really interesting city to visit, and Wiley was gracious enough to sponsor me to participate for the 3 days I was there.
The conference included various vendors and publishers, including Wiley. I was on a panel with 4 other college students from across the country and we talked to professors, Blackboard executives, and other members of academia about our study habits, particularly in relation to the online tools we use. It was nice to see that my opinions were taken into consideration by such important people and that I was able to slightly contribute to the future of online study tools.
I also didn’t realize how nervous I looked!