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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Teaching Methods . Students want and deserve a clear idea of the instruc- tional methods you intend to employ , especially if those methods are likely to be perceived as somewhat unusual . Listing your methods also serves as good ...
8 INSTRUCTOR - DIRECTED LEARNING METHODS Focus Questions • How do you create an environment in your classroom that is conducive to learning ? • How can you enhance the effectiveness of lectures with today's under- graduate students ?
In addi- tion , your chances of success will have been markedly improved by employ- ing the informal methods of evaluation suggested earlier in this chapter . Regardless of the combination of methods employed by your institution to ...
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