by Donald Greive, Ed.D. & Patricia Lesko, MFA
The Part-Time Press, 2011
160 pages. Paperback.
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With over 265,000 copies sold, A Handbook is one of the most trusted faculty development resources available today. A Handbook is more than just a teacher’s manual! This powerhouse helps readers tackle the day-to-day challenges associated with teaching part-time. The book takes faculty members (including those new to the classroom) step-by-step through the semester. Readers begin with a discussion about the importance of andragogy, student-centered learning and cooperative/collaborative learning. The book offers loads of suggestions and teaching tips and helps instructors sharpen their skills in order to become more confident and competent in the classroom. A Handbook helps readers build stronger lessons plans, integrate media and technology into lectures effectively, facilitate more dynamic classroom discussions and craft a variety of test types and assessment tools (including self-assessment tools). A Handbook offers practical advice and successful strategies in a readable, accessible style and format.
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This book is an excellent resource. Clearly written, helpful advice, very much to the point.
Good useful and practical strategies for first-time adjunct teachers. I learned quite a bit.
This small handbook is packed with useful information that will help adjuncts regardless of the institution. Greive is definite a leader in the field of adjunct faculty development.
David Kramer –
If You’re an Adjunct Professor, Buy This Book.
Good for New Instructor
I purchased this book five years ago when i was teaching for the first time. I found it to be very helpful. It was a must read for a newbie to teaching.
Fred Fanning –
I used an earlier version of this book to prepare for my first university teaching job. I then purchased this updated version to keep my skills up-to-date. I highly recommend this book for anyone about to be or currently working as an adjunct instructor. The information is relevant and very helpful. I still refer to it.
Sheila Mullaney –
This is an excellent resource for anyone in administration. The material is clear and concise. I recommend this handbook for anyone who is supervising part-time faculty.
Great tips in a concise format!
As an adjunct professor and workshop trainer, I have found the myriad suggestions on teaching and organized outlines for curriculum development very helpful. I am suggesting this book as a source for others who teach and train trainers.