ERIC Number: ED524062
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Reference Count: 12
Building a Career in America's Community Colleges: Essays by Rob Jenkins from "The Chronicle of Higher Education"
D'Errico, Deanna, Ed.
American Association of Community Colleges (NJ3)
This volume collects essays Rob Jenkins originally wrote for "The Two-Year Track" column in "The Chronicle of Higher Education". Drawing on his own experience, Rob has, for many years, been dispensing much-appreciated advice from the frontline--to those considering a community college career as well as those who desire to move up the ranks. This volume is ideal for anyone already working in a community college and for those who are considering that career path. Throughout the book readers will find highly engaging essays that are honest, humorous, and packed full of wisdom and insight. A great resource for lighting one's way to a career in America's community colleges, this insider's guide tells what it's really like to work in a community college and helps him answer the question, "Is a community college career right for me?" Appended are: (1) Online Resources; and (2) A Community College Teaching Career. A foreword, a preface, and an index are included. Individual essays contain references.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, Job Application, Employment Interviews, College Administration, Career Choice, Two Year College Students, Teacher Qualifications, Adjunct Faculty, Teacher Employment, Teacher Evaluation, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Faculty Publishing, Computer Uses in Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Beginning Teachers, Tenure, Department Heads, Trust (Psychology), Teacher Administrator Relationship, Administrators, Administrator Effectiveness, Online Courses
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community Colleges