As a faculty member, it is important to know college rules and follow policies before you offer academic counseling advice to your students. Don’t overstep your bounds! However, a good instructor’s goal is student success, not just student command of subject matter, which is why many instructors also play the part-time role of counselor. Furthermore, this is a way to show your students y ..... READ MORE
50 Roles – The Series
Starting the week of May 24th – 50 Roles for College Faculty. Read tips and advice related to the many, many roles college instructors play.
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Teaching College Students During the Summer
Summer courses are compressed, but many of your students only think about them being shorter. Make sure your students understand that they will need to work harder. The old Rule of Thumb says students should study 2 to 3 hours for each hour in class, but that applies for 16-week semesters. If you are teaching a 3 credit hour course in an 8-week summer session that t ..... READ MORE
Which Roles Are the Most Challenging for You?
The job of a college instructor is demanding. A successful faculty member must wear many, many hats. Here is a list of 50 roles that college instructor may play.
The list below is provided courtesy of Adjunct Assistance.
What do you think? Which roles are the most challenging? Perhaps you can think of a few challenging ones that are not on the list.
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