- Hardcover: 280 pages
- Publisher: Jossey-Bass; 1 edition (May 11, 2007)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1933371277
- ISBN-13: 978-1933371276
- Product Dimensions: 6.4 x 0.8 x 9.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 3 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,978,564 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Best Practices for Supporting Adjunct Faculty 1st Edition
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The number of adjunct faculty is steadily increasing and with the increasing financial limitations that colleges face they will continue. Adjunct faculty offer unique advantage to classroom instruction by including their expertise, linking to real-world issues and possible career connections. However, adjunct faculty can lack the proper preparation to provide excellence in teaching. This books showcases research from a variety of institutions that assist adjunct faculty with increasing quality instruction. This book includes information on the following subjects:
Deepening our understanding of adjunct faculty; Ensuring an effective start for adjunct faculty;
Supporting adjunct faculty through face-to-face and online programming; Mentoring adjunct instructors in a variety of approaches; Building community and a sense of mission; Analysis of orientation, pre-service training, recognition, and comprehensive professional development programs for adjunct faculty; Portraits of proven programs and strategies for implementing initiatives at your institution; and An adjunct professor’s perspective on the benefits of supporting your part-timers’ teaching