Richard Lyons

by Richard Lyons EN ROUTE TO presenting a workshop last week, I read the recently published book Ghosts in the Classroom (Camel’s Back Books, 2001, ed. Michael Dubson), a collection of essays written by adjunct faculty members. My research told me that essays written almost exclusively by “aspiring academics”–one of four...

by Richard Lyons IN THE INCREASINGLY competitive, accountability-conscious environment of higher education, all of us are seeking cost-effective ways of improving our institutional effectiveness. Assuming your institution, division, or department employs.

by Richard Lyons AS DISCUSSED IN my last column, employing adjunct instructors provides our institutions many benefits beyond reducing overall instructional costs. These include enriching our curricula with real-world perspectives, offering.

by Richard Lyons AS AN INSTRUCTIONAL leader reading this first Adjunct Advocate column on managing adjunct faculty, your decision-making probably long ago outgrew the cost-savings consideration often cited as the sole advantage of using part-time instructors. You realize as well that part-time instructors also have the potential to:...
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