grading

[private]Last week I sketched out the issues surrounding adjuncts and grading in general. This week these issues were brought home in a specific experience, one that is particular to the adjunct's situation (and exacerbated by living in the information age). The situation? A student had...

By Melissa Miller, Ed.D., M.Ed. Grading is one of the biggest challenges facing a New Adjunct. I've always felt grading was a strong suit of mine, as I have experience.

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By Kat Kiefer-Newman Last weekend I was dog sitting. A dear friend was heading up the coast for 2 ½ days and needed someone to check in on his Dachshund, Buddy. I've met Buddy several times and think he's a very sweet little dog. I...
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By Rich Russell As an English teacher, no matter how many times you have taught a class, fussed and fretted with the lesson plans like a nervous parent, there will always be more papers to grade. One of the scenes I remember most vividly from...

I have defended ABC College many times on this blog, despite the fact that many of my colleagues have been unhappy with them. I have never before felt micromanaged and.

I missed a deadline last week.  I teach at ABC College, a proprietary school that is well-known for strict faculty grading deadlines, and I missed one.  I was aware of what I was doing and was willing to accept the consequences.  I had 48 hours...
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