ERIC Number: EJ609961
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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The Plight of Part-Timers in Higher Education: Some Ruminations and Suggestions.
Fulton, Richard D.
Change, v32 n3 p38-43 May-Jun 2000
Discussion of hiring by colleges and universities of part-time faculty suggests that while full-time faculty should teach the core of an institution's offerings, adjunct faculty are appropriately hired to enhance program quality, provide a variety of experiences for students, and teach specialty classes in selected disciplines. Also addresses budgetary limitations that lead to inadequate compensation or benefits for part-timers. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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