Quick Hits for Adjunct Faculty and Lecturers
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Quick Hits for Adjunct Faculty and Lecturers : Successful Strategies from Award-Winning Teachers

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Non-tenure-track lecturers and adjunct instructors face particular challenges at US colleges, including heavy teaching loads, lack of office space, little control over the selection of course topics or textbooks, and long commutes between jobs at two or more schools. Quick Hits for Adjunct Faculty and Lecturers contains short, practice-oriented articles by experienced instructors that offer valuable teaching and career tips for balancing competing demands, addressing student issues, managing classrooms, and enhancing professional development.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 130 pages
  • 216 x 279 x 7.11mm | 290g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 025301834X
  • 9780253018342

About Robin K. Morgan

Robin Morgan is Professor of Psychology at Indiana University Southeast and director of the Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching (FACET). She is co-editor of Quick Hits for New Faculty: Successful Strategies by Experienced Teachers (IUP, 2004) and Quick Hits for Teaching with Technology: Successful Strategies by Experienced Teachers (IUP, 2012).Kimberly T. Olivares is a former Administrative Manager of FACET. She is co-editor of Quick Hits for New Faculty: Successful Strategies by Experienced Teachers (IUP, 2004) and Quick Hits for Teaching with Technology: Successful Strategies by Experienced Teachers (IUP, 2012).Jon Becker is Senior Lecturer in Mathematics and Actuarial Science at Indiana University Northwest. He has won eight awards for excellence in teaching, including the Indiana University President's Award for Distinguished Teaching.show more

Table of contents

1. Balancing Competing Demands 2. Addressing Student Issues3. Adopting Best Practices4. Managing the Classroom5. Enhancing Professional Developmentshow more