ERIC Number: ED197777
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jun
Survival Skills for Part-Time Faculty at Pima College's Community Campus.
Padgett, Suzanne C.; Schultz, Raymond E.
This guidebook presents information to acquaint part-time faculty with institutional policies at Pima College's Community Campus and to familiarize them with practical pedogogical skills. Part I of the handbook presents institutional information on: (1) campus and district personnel; (2) instructional locations; (3) employment policies related to teaching assignment, personnel files, certification, contracts, cancelled classes, classroom responsibilities, hours of service, pay, faculty meetings, workshops and seminars, and substitute instructors; (4) instructional policies on grades, tests, textbooks, faculty evaluation, field trips, class breaks, and other instructional concerns; (5) instructional facilities; (6) support services for duplicating and obtaining instructional materials; (7) communications services; (8) maintaining student records; and (9) student services. Part II provides a list of 27 resources dealing with college teaching. Part III presents a teaching guide outlining suggestions for: pre-course preparation; the first class meeting; writing instructional objectives; lesson planning; using instructional resources; fulfilling the roles expected of a teacher; motivating students; maintaining classroom order and morale; using various instructioanl techniques, including formal and informal lectures, demonstrations, case studies, and programmed instruction; and measuring student response. (JP)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Classroom Techniques, Community Colleges, Educational Practices, Faculty Handbooks, Instructional Materials, Part Time Faculty, Personnel Policy, School Policy, Student Records, Teacher Orientation, Teacher Responsibility, Teaching Methods, Teaching Skills, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix.
Authoring Institution: Pima Community Coll., Tucson, AZ.