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Title Quick hits for adjunct faculty and lecturers : successful strategies by award-winning teachers / edited by Robin K. Morgan, Kimberly T. Olivares, and Jon Becker ; foreword by Barbara A. Bichelmeyer ; consulting editor, Robert Wolter.
Imprint Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2015]

Subject College teaching -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
College teachers, Part-time -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Alt Name Morgan, Robin K., 1961-
Olivares, Kimberly T.,
Becker, Jon,
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Contents; Foreword; Welcome to Quick Hits for Adjunct Faculty and Lecturers; Introduction; 1 Balancing Competing Demands; Some Semi-Useful Advice for Part-Time Faculty; Nine Tips for Maintaining a Work/Life Balance; Time Traps-How Office Inefficiency is Stealing Your Time; Compartmentalizing, Prioritizing, Personalizing: Balancing Competing Demands; Rigor Versus Realities: The Challenge of Balance in the 21st-Century Classroom; Reduce Time Spent Grading: Use Rubrics!; Secret Agent; Balancing Competing Demands When Working as an Adjunct; 2 Addressing Student Issues.
All Together Now! Engaging College Students with Active Student ResponseAttendance: When "Build It and They Will Come" Doesn't Work; Making Course Content More Engaging!; Deepening Conceptual Knowledge and Content Vocabulary Through Word Sorting; Helping Students Comprehend Scholarly Research; Knowledge Surveys: A Self-Assessment Tool; Quick Tips for Time Management; Encouraging Classroom Discussion with Real-Time Polling; Student Affairs 101; Student Writing Challenges; One Quick Tip for Addressing Test Anxiety and Increasing Exam Preparation; 3 Adopting Best Practices.
Applying The Five Rs to Traditional AssessmentHow to Engage Students and Create High Teaching Presence in Online Courses; Incorporating Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education in Online and Traditional Courses; Strategies for Engagement in Online Courses: Engaging with the Content, Instructor, and Other Students; Doing It Right the First Time: Universal Design of Course Materials; Live-Tweeting Documentaries in the Classroom: Engaging Students and Enhancing Discussions with Social Media; Multiple Learning Environments in Higher Education; Leading Classroom Discussions.
Modeling a Learning Community for Future Secondary TeachersTurn Grading into a Learning Opportunity; Are Student Learning Outcomes Really Necessary?; Using Project-Based Service-Learning as Text for Reflection; Active Learning Strategies; Proof of Technology as a Multiplying Factor in Macroeconomic Growth & Production; Using Quality Matters (QM) to Improve All Courses; 4 Managing the Classroom; Managing Problematic Classroom Situations; What Does the Adjunct Bring to the Classroom? Hopefully, Not Just Teaching; The Participation Log: Assessing Students' Classroom Participation.
Keep It CentralFlipping the Classroom; Building Community in the Classroom through Utilizing Critical Pedagogy; Building Relationships in Online Classes; One Class, Twelve Students, Five Stations; Using Expectancy Theory and Small Win Theory for Classroom Success; Fostering Meaningful Peer Interactions: Going Beyond the Nice; Modifying Constructivism for Coherence; 5 Enhancing Professional Development; Develop Professionally: Listen to Your Students; The Once and Future King: Adjunct Status and Impact at the American University.
Summary 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.
ISBN 9780253018403 (electronic bk.)
0253018404 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 922966553
Additional Format Print version: Quick hits for adjunct faculty and lecturers 9780253018342 (DLC) 2015009092 (OCoLC)907161028

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