The Adjunct Professor's Guide to Success: Surviving and Thriving in the College Classroom
Allyn & Bacon, 1999 - 202 sider
In recent years, colleges and universities have markedly increased their employment of adjunct professors. Unfortunately, many adjunct professors enter the classroom with little or no training in teaching and classroom management techniques and suffer frustrations which are painful to both themselves and their institutions! This book provides the guidance and addresses the issues imperative to the adjunct professor. Each chapter addresses classroom survival issues with appropriate context and bulleted lists of "Do's and Don'ts." The perspective of "Through the Adjunct's Eyes," near the end of each chapter, shares common classroom successes and challenges. "Tips for Thriving," a bulleted review of key points and suggested additional readings, concludes each chapter. The book concludes with chapters on self-evaluation and techniques for building a part-time career in academe. Anyone who is interested in how to begin their approach to teaching.
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Instead of relying on straight lecture , " the hammer " of many professors , learn to employ other teaching tools . ... evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of teaching tools you employed in each component of your course .
The effectiveness of cooperative learning largely depends on the quality of the learning materials you employ . Having students group together to answer the review questions at the end of the textbook chapter is typically only slightly ...
employed in jobs with irregular hours or must juggle multiple tasks - are able to pursue a college education . ... increasing numbers of instructors will employ it in some measure to more effectively deliver their courses .
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So Youve Decided to Pursue PartTime College Teaching
Obtaining an Adjunct Teaching Position
A SelfDirected Orientation Program
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