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ERIC Number: EJ1108950
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jun
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2334-4822
A Worthy Asset: The Adjunct Faculty and the Influences on Their Job Satisfaction
Rich, Telvis
To Improve the Academy, v34 n1-2 p156-170 Jun 2015
The author explored the intrinsic factors that foster job satisfaction of adjunct faculty members working in the southeastern United States. The literature concerning adjunct work experiences is limited, although adjuncts comprise the great majority of the faculty pool in many community and technical colleges. Twenty-seven adjuncts' work experiences were examined to identify the key intrinsic workplace factors that impact their job satisfaction. Data were collected concerning the adjuncts' work environment; professional relationships with administrators, students, and fellow adjuncts; and the overall perceptions on job satisfaction. The findings, implications of the study, limitations of the study, and recommendations for improved adjunct job satisfaction are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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