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November 2005

Up and Coming

by P.D. Lesko IN THIS ISSUE, you’ll notice a couple of editorial changes. First, we’ve added a new regular feature called “In the Classroom.” There, readers will find information, tips and suggestions directly related to their teaching. The…

Designing Final Exams

Teachers should design finals to be culminating learning experiences. In an important book (Assessing Student Performance: Exploring the Purpose and Limits of Testing, Jossey-Bass, 1999.) on student assessment (and academic ethics), Grant…

How I Do What I Do

by J. Baxter I ANTICIPATE AND APPRECIATE the Adjunct Advocate and eagerly peruse its pages. To many of us here the magazine is analogous to a broadcast of “Radio Free America.” But I feel I inhabit the last enclave that will be liberated by…

VP Vote Contested at NYU

AFTER A CONTENTIOUS election last March, the president of the NYU/New School University adjuncts union resigned this fall, creating a new dispute over the vice president’s claim to the vacant position. Joel Schlemowitz, the former first…