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Adjuncts vs Full Time Faculty

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As you are considering the role of adjuncts I want you to consider the negative aspects of using adjuncts in higher ed caution. Please read more here:

http://www.chronicle.com/article/Conditions-Imposed-on/125573/

Can you think of other negatives to using adjuncts in higher education?

Do the positives outweigh the negatives?

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The article suggests that adjuncts are more likely to use less effective instructional practices, and may choose to assign work that is faster to grade (e.g., more multiple choice tests, less essays), perhaps as a result of less professional development opportunities. In addition to these issues, adjuncts may be less committed to the institution. This may be the result of having a ...

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This solution discusses if the benefits and challenges of employing adjunct instructors compared to full time faculty.

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