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National Adjunct Walkout Day - February 25

Today Inside Higher Ed has an article on National Adjunct Walkout Day, scheduled for February 25, 2015. The article mentions the PSC-CUNY, CUNY in general, as well as New York City and State. 254 more words

Student Centered vs. Teacher Centered Learning

All of us go through years of teacher training even without noticing it. I began teaching as most young teachers do, unconsciously modeling my teaching style on that of the teachers I’d had. 1,821 more words

Contingent Faculty

Getting Tenure Isn't Easy

Yay you!!!! You’ve got your MA (community college teaching minimum requirement) your ABD (all but dissertation, also very popular at the community college) or even (WOW!) a doctorate! 1,236 more words

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Back in the day — that would be when I went to school — professors taught and students learned. Learning was demonstrated on exams and in essays and sometimes essays WERE exams and vice-versa. 1,582 more words

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The Part-Timer's Dilemma

This morning, I parked alongside of a station wagon at my workplace. I wouldn’t have noticed the particular car before, of course, had I not been so distracted by space and my apparent lack of depth perception. 410 more words

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The Dark Side -- Contingent Faculty

It seems a good idea to discuss the topic of contingent or part-time faculty right now and get it out of the way because this is not what I want this blog to be about. 1,849 more words

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The votes are in, and the #mlademocracy slate did brilliantly! We successfully launched petition candidacies for four candidates: Second VP, who becomes MLA president, and three Executive Council seats. 172 more words