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Jobhunting Tips

Welcome to the Jobhunting Tips page. Here, you will find over two dozen articles published on the site over the years that will help higher education faculty (and would-be faculty) navigate the specifics related to landing and keeping a part-time teaching job. The collection includes articles about distance education and online teaching, as well. Linked articles are available to all visitors. Unlinked articles are available to subscribers. Use the site seaarch, above, to search the Archives.

Parenting & Professing: Balancing Family Work with an Academic Career

10 Ways to Negotiate a Good Salary

Make Sure You Have a CV or Résumé That Travels Well

Tips for Creating a Syllabus That Will Keep You and Your Course On Track

The Holy Trinity: Course, Teaching and Professional Portfolios

Breaking Into Textbook Publishing: The Field is More Level Than You Think

Survival of the Fittest (or Most Organized)

Not Making the Cut

Teaching Without Tenure: Policies and Practices for a New Era

Adjunct to Tenure-Track: Ex-Part-timers Tell How They Leaped the Crevasse

Land A Job As A Visiting Faculty Member

Resources for Finding Work Abroad

How to Find a Job Teaching Online

Distance Education: Getting Started

Getting the Tap: Securing Continuous Online Work

Moving Your Course Online

20 Time-Saving Tips for Faculty Who Teach Distance Education Courses

Want to Break into Online Learning? Try These Tips

Cut Your Grading Time In Half

Designing Final Exams

10 Golden Rules for Writing Multiple Choice Questions

Teaching Students with Disabilities: A How-To Guide for Part-Time Faculty

Using Humor In The College Classroom To Enhance Teaching Effectiveness

Managing Hot Moments in the Classroom

From There to Here: Award Winning Adjunct Faculty Discuss Excellence in the Classroom

Student Evaluations. What Do They Mean and What Can You Do to Improve Them?

When Students Evaluate Faculty Online

The Influence of Gender on University Faculty Members’ Perceptions of “Good” Teaching

What to Do When a Student Grieves Against You

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From the Archive

  • Tufts U Part-time Faculty Renegotiating Contract –The Boston SEIU Local Poised to Pass Barnard’s $9K Per Course Pay

    Since the adjunct faculty at Tufts formed a union in 2013, their contract with Tufts has become a model for other schools in the Greater Boston area and across the country. In 2014 according to an article published by AdjunctNation, the Tufts part-time faculty union negotiated its first contract that, among other gains, hiked per course pay from $5,115 to $7,300 per course, a 22 percent increase. The union represents 200 adjunct faculty.

  • 10 Golden Rules for Writing Multiple Choice Questions

    by Elizabeth Armstrong Moore In a classical multiple choice question, a student should choose a correct answer among several (optimally 5) answers. Multiple choice questions consist of three obligatory parts: 1. the question (“body of the question”) 2. the correct answer (“the key of the question”) 3. several incorrect alternatives (the so called “distracters”) and […]

  • Review of Teaching the Large College Class: A Guidebook for Instructors with Multitudes

    Review of Teaching the Large College Class: A Guidebook for Instructors with Multitudes by Frank Heppner Jossey-Bass, October 2007. Paperback, $33.00. Reviewed by Greg Beatty Teaching the Large College Class is the single best book on teaching I’ve ever read. In fact, it is so strong that it is somewhat mislabeled, and sells itself somewhat […]

  • A review of Teaching Defiance: Stories and Strategies for Activist Educators

    by Kristen Kennedy Calls for change—from student attitudes toward the subjects we teach to the conditions under which adjunct faculty labor—are familiar topics around the water cooler in academe. Rarely, though, do our calls come with specific directions for mapping out the means of achieving those desired ends. But two recent books take on the […]

  • The Student Body: Short Stories About College Students and Professors

    by Vicki Urquhart If ever a book cover belied its contents The Student Body: Short Stories About College Students and Professors does. Don’ t be put off by the title and the unfortunate choice of headless torsos used as cover art. Beyond these obstacles is a collection of funny, sad, sardonic, self-effacing, and tender tales. […]

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