According to the 2015 Cengage Learning Engagement Insights Survey, adjuncts
said online tools and resources were the top resources that would help them conduct their classes more effectively.
While the issue of reliance on low-paid adjuncts
to deliver increasingly expensive college-level instruction has made national news, the Arkansas Department of Higher Education doesn't keep statistics on how many adjuncts
each school employs or how much they are paid.
do not necessarily want to be involved in additional requirements that are not related to teaching.
They don't know adjuncts
have no say in coordination of meetings, or how difficult it is for them to hold office hours, as they are not paid for them.
Fittingly, it is the Service Employees International Union, whose ranks include janitors, maids, fast-food workers and others at the payroll bottom, that is currently attempting to organize adjuncts
into a collective power to gain economic equity.
Higher education institutions can search for all types of adjuncts
by region, field or discipline, degree, degree-granting institution, availability, certifications, salary requirements and pedagogy.
Faculty Association of the United Steelworkers (USW) is delighted by the unanimous decision of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to deny Duquesne University s appeal opposing the adjunct
faculty s right to organize a union.
However, recently learned the most starling fact I've ever taken away in my six years of college; the unethical treatment of adjunct
teach according to a semester-by-semester contract; some have their primary employment responsibilities tied to another employer; and some string multiple adjunct
or temporary positions together to provide full-time teaching employment (Louziotis, 2000; Peters & Boylston, 2006).
But some adjuncts
will get health insurance under Obamacare.
Creating a positive experience for adjunct
faculty from the start by providing the tools and the support necessary for instructional effectiveness, and by welcoming them to best practice sharing communities, play a key role in familiarizing adjuncts
with institutional initiatives.
Among them are possessive absolutes in English and their Norwegian correspondences, open verb-headed adjuncts
in New Testament Greek and the Latin of the Vulgate, the meaning of Russian converbs, and German wobei-clauses in translation.