Negotiating the Paradox: Adjuncts & Writing

In between these actual posts about writing and adjuncts, the subject is always simmering in the back of my mind. What is the relationship? What should the relationship be? How does one affect the other? What is the place of tenure in this equation? Some...

[private]As the number and percentage of adjunct faculty members has risen, various groups have been formed to meet their needs. Some are unions, some closer to support groups, and some.

At the risk of beating a dead one day conference into the ground, I want to touch on some of the results of the one day conference on teaching writing (at one of the schools I teach for as an adjunct, Baker College) that I...
I recently wrote about wordriver (and my ambivalence regarding it). This week I'd like to touch on a markedly different publication, Kairos. Kairos is subtitled "A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy." They've been around for more than a decade, which means they were publishing...
One of the factors defining academic writing, and distinguishing it from writing in the rest of the world, is that it is graded. Grading is an area of ongoing debate in academia, especially grading writing. Do a search on grading and you'll find discussions of...
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