A Handbook for Adjunct/Part-Time Faculty and Teachers of Adults, 7th Edition


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A Handbook for Adjunct/Part-Time Faculty and Teachers of Adults has been purchased by half of all U.S. colleges and universities, and used by hundreds of thousands of adjunct and part-time faculty throughout the U.S. and Canada.

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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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“Adjunct instructors often enter the teaching arena with extensive work experience that is vital to keeping our programs updated. A Handbook for Adjunct/Part-Time Faculty and Teachers of Adults is a practical tool they can use to be successful immediately and throughout their teaching careers.” — Dr. Sheree P. Koppel, Academic Dean, Sullivan College of Technology and Design

“Your books are super-excellent! We have provided them to our new adjunct faculty as well as to our seasoned adjunct faculty who want to continue growing and refreshing their teaching skills.”— Jeana Bodart, Adjunct Faculty Coordinator, Ivy Tech Community College

“If You’re an Adjunct Professor, Buy This Book.”— David Kramer


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8 reviews for A Handbook for Adjunct/Part-Time Faculty and Teachers of Adults, 7th Edition

  1. Patti

    This book is an excellent resource. Clearly written, helpful advice, very much to the point.

  2. h

    Good useful and practical strategies for first-time adjunct teachers. I learned quite a bit.

  3. Monique

    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.

  4. David Kramer

    If You’re an Adjunct Professor, Buy This Book.

  5. Debbie

    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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. KBailey

    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.

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