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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Achieving success in this challenging environment must begin with a grounded understanding of the expertise you are capable of sharing with students . While neither this chapter nor the remainder of this book will address directly your ...
They have a great deal they want to share , and in an informal environment they will do so , in the process mak- ing connections for themselves with the learning goals of the course . They tend to be problem - centered , rather than ...
CREATING A POSITIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT The effectiveness of student learning begins with the creation of a positive learning environment , in which students are sufficiently relaxed to permit the full functionality of their learning ...
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