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A Letter to Full-Time Faculty Members

We live in a time of “adjunct plight” essays. This isn’t one of them. True, I am an adjunct, and I have much plight, but rather than be blamed for whining by you full-timers, let me scare you instead.

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Inside Higher Ed Pwned by MLA Staff?

Inside Higher Ed and staffer Colleen Flaherty usually do well reporting on and analyzing the issues of faculty serving on NTT appointment and grad students. Today’s piece by Flaherty is a notable exception. 515 more words


AFT Adjunct/Contingent Faculty Caucus: 2015 Issues Statement

…as prepared by the members of the Caucus, and with special thanks to Margaret Hanzimanoulis. For more information, contact William Lipkin proflipkin@optonline.net

The members of the AFT Adjunct/Contingent Faculty Caucus support the sentiments expressed by the Resolutions ratified at the July, 2014, AFT National Convention, insofar as they are aimed at addressing the working conditions of Part-time and other contingent faculty: 676 more words


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

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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

Contingent Faculty


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

Who Are We Teaching?