Adjunct Faculty Experiences in a Comprehensive Development Program : A Single-site Case Study
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Adjunct faculty have come to represent an increasingly larger portion of the overall faculty population in American community colleges and according to recent studies now account for approximately 70% of the instructors in these institutions. Definitions of adjunct faculty vary considerably, but they are generally part-time instructors whose course load is less than the full-time faculty requirement. There has been limited attention paid in the literature to the training and development needs of this faculty group. In addition, we know even less about the needs of the individual types or ...