Skewered and Roasted. Finally.

by P.D. Lesko THEY SAY THAT a business either changes or it withers and dies. So, for the past two years, I have been casting about for a way to expand the Adjunct Advocate, Inc. Should we publish a Canadian edition? What about a Spanish edition? After all, almost 70 percent of college faculty in […]

A Review of Steal This University

by Vicki Urquhart History professors Benjamin Johnson and Kevin Mattson, and union representative Patrick Kavanagh, provide an insider’s look at the academic labor movement in Steal This University. Labor activists all, they speak with one voice to warn of the imminent demise of the professoriate and the simultaneous rise of the corporate university. “The use […]

Are You A Blogger?

by Joe Moxley and Terry Beavers Technology is redefining literacy; consequently, we also need to reevaluate how software tools can be used to facilitate writing, communication, and collaboration. We stand at an exciting time in human history, when our modes of expression are being radically transformed. E-mail, word processors, instant messengers, imaging software, wikis, blogs, […]

Breathless Beauty: Share the secret of undiscovered Bolivia

by Jacqueline McEwan If I’m unlucky my day starts with the electronic beep-beep I loathe. The 6 a.m. alarm ready for a 7 a.m. class. Yes, 7 a.m….the most popular time for classes here, though often it’s only the teacher who actually makes it on time. Possessing the Bolivian work ethic and a desperate need […]

How to Ace a Virtual Interview

by Evelyn Beck First off, to nab an on-line teaching job, you had better know your way around the Internet. “The main thing I look for is somebody who’s got a degree of comfort on-line, who has navigated Web sites, set up e-mail,” says Catherine Flynn, Director of Faculty for the School of Arts & […]

Letters to the Editor

Living the Good Life While Teaching On-Line How can anyone say that he has a modest income while earning $100,000 ? This article (“Living the Good Life While Teaching On-Line,” January/February 2003) made me laugh, and then want to cry. My wife and I are struggling to raise a child on a combined income of […]

Campus Equity Week is Growing Bigger: But is Bigger Better?

by Chris Cumo Forget the top-down hierarchy. Talk to anyone in the thick of things and you get the same answer: Campus Equity Week (CEW) is a grassroots movement, one with a protean nature that defies easy summation. CEW began in October 2001 (CEW 1) in the U.S. and Canada and will spread this October […]

Adjunct Man: Hidden Hominid or Hoax?

by Rob Schnelle The following news release was rescued from the hard drive of a surplused computer from Beetlebrow State University, whose Faculty Senate recently voted down a proposal to grant faculty status to adjuncts in the BSU faculty code. Alegendary creature haunting campuses across the nation has left indelible tracks here at Beetlebrow, according […]

http://www.What’sYour URL?

by Chris Cumo Christina Aguilera, that hard, commercial look in her eyes, lures teenage boys to http://www.christinaaguilera.com. Johann Sebastian Bach, dead 253 years is alive at http://www.jsbach.org. Even Piltdown Man, who was never a man, has a Web page at home.tiac.net/~cri_a/ graphics/pskull.gif. If a pop icon, a dead man and a hoax have Web pages, […]