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The Teaching Assistants' (T.A.) Bible: Guide for Graduate Students, Adjuncts and College Instructors
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,870. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
A lot of graduate teaching assistants, adjuncts and college instructors are 'thrown to the wolves' every semester and have to rely on their former experience as a student government leader, soldier in the military or Dungeons and Dragons team leader experience in order to prepare for their new role as an instructor. You do not have to do this as I volunteer to serve as your mentor with this book.
The New Professor's Handbook: For College Professors, Adjuncts and Teaching Assistants
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
The "New Professor's Handbook" is for aspiring and new professors. I wrote this book because I didn’t have anyone share with me what it was like to be a new professor. I didn’t know what to take advantage of, what to look out for and what to avoid at all costs. If I would have had someone be ‘frank’ with me I could have enjoyed the experience a lot more and avoided a lot of pitfalls.
25 Tips for the Budding Ph.D. - A Guide for Doctoral Students
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College Guides
As a Ph.D. student you will have to deal with many issues. You need an overall mindset to confront these issues head on so you can come out on top. Dr. Akil has lived through and flourished in this environment and has ample advice to help you in your quest for the Ph.D. His tips, advice and strategies will save you a lot of time and headaches and will help put you ahead of the pack.
Same Track, Different Track: One Adjunct's Alternative Route to the Tenure Track
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Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 25,510. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Gone Dog Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"I was never supposed to be where I am today. In academia, the route to the tenure track has on it a terminal degree, publications in peer-reviewed journals, and other what-everybody-else-has-done things.” So begins author Isaac Sweeney as he chronicles his unlikely path from a newspaper staff writer to his coveted tenure-track position in higher education.
Purgatory: A Good Way to Die (Butterworth)
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Price: Free! Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
College adjunct instructor Charles D. Butterworth lives a pleasant, though not terribly exciting, life in the rural Ozarks. A cuddly, bookish man, Butterworth seeks meaning through the Eastern philosophers and Mother Nature. Feeling his life has peaked, Mr. Butterworth plans his suicide. Bad weather and an unexpected infatuation slow his demise.
The Adjunct Guide to Cold Hard Cash
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,830. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014 by Silver Penny Press. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Careers in education
A financial survival guide for adjunct professors struggling in higher ed today. Includes how to choose employers, avoid pitfalls, and prosper despite stress and uncertainty.
The Adjunct Guide to Classroom Triumph
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014 by Silver Penny Press. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Careers in education
College classrooms today can be challenging environments for adjuncts who are short on time, patience and resources. Proven tips and tricks will help even the most harried adjunct not only survive, but thrive.
Become a Part-time Professor: live and teach anywhere you like
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers / job hunting
Become a part-time university professor. Being a part-time professor can make your resume standout, provide opportunities for career growth, and allow you to give back. In this book you will learn the jobs available for part-time professors, where you can teach and what it takes to become a part-time professor.