The Adjunct Professor's Guide to Success: Surviving and Thriving in the College Classroom
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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... objective test , defined somewhat differently in another context earlier in this chapter , is often used synonymously with forced choice . Perhaps the single most important thing to remember is to test at the level you have taught ...
... objective point values for their attainment . Be prepared to share this rubric with the class when you return their scored exams . To ensure your objectivity when scoring essay items , conceal the student's identity by covering the name ...
... objective nature of rubrics also minimize chances that students will question their project grades . This frequently happens with today's consumer - oriented stu- dents when a holistic letter grade is assigned or when points are taken ...
So Youve Decided to Pursue PartTime College Teaching
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Instructional Patterns: Strategies for Maximizing Student Learning
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