The Top Five Ways to Improve the Training of Practitioners as Adjunct Faculty
Adjunct faculty members are an important, but often overlooked, segment of the faculty in most academic institutions. Many of the adjunct faculty members are accomplished practitioners who bring extensive work experience and real-world application of the academic discipline to the classroom. Recruiting, training, and retaining good adjunct faculty members is essential. However, the quality of training offered to adjunct faculty is usually not as robust as the training offered to full-time faculty.
This session will present a faculty development model that focuses on the quality factors essential to assist practitioner adjunct faculty to be successful and effective adjunct educators.
Target audience: Provosts, Deans, Academic Affairs, Faculty Development, Department Chairs.