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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Many college professors who remember a time when students were per- ceived as more " responsible " and " appreciative " seem to expect today's stu- dents to miraculously act the same way , and become frustrated when it doesn't happen .
Expect to hear how much they enjoy the course and your instruction followed by the chal- lenges they are experiencing . Demonstrate clearly again that you believe in win - win relationships and remind them of the goals you set as you ...
Expect there to be some predictable feedback , but also anticipate some surprises . Expect to feel somewhat attacked , even if critical responses represent only a small portion of the total evaluative data . Expect to find yourself ...
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