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Invisible Faculty

Improving the Status of Part-timers in Higher Education



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The Invisible Faculty: Improving the Status of Part-timers in Higher Education by Judith M. Gappa
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This book presents a stunning portrayal of the complexities of part-time faculty and their working conditions, and an exemplary set of practical but universally applicable recommAndations for change. ?Ellen Earle Chaffee, vice chancellor for academic affairs, North Dakota University System

Table of Contents

1. Confronting Myths and Realities About Part--Time Faculty Members Part One: The Current Environment for Part--Time Faculty 2. Who Are the Part--Time Faculty? 3. Employment Profiles of Part--Timers 4. External Forces Affecting Part--Time Employment 5. Money and the Use of Part--Time Faculty 6. When and Why Institutions Employ Part--Timers 7. Employment Policies and Practices 8. Participation in the Academic Community Part Two: Enhancing Education Through the Use of Part--Time Faculty 9. Recognizing the Changing Context of Academic Employment 10. Using Part--Timers to Achieve Educational Objectives 11. Developing Fair Employment Policies and Practices 12. Investing in Human Resources 13. From Invisible to Valued: Creating a New Reality for Part--Time Faculty Resources: A. Site Institutions B. Questionnaires Used in Campus Interviews

Author Biography

JUDITH M. GAPPA is vice--president for human relations and professor of educational administration at Purdue University. DAVID W. LESLIE is professor of education at Florida State University and former president of the Association for the Study of Higher Education.
Release date NZ
March 5th, 1993
Country of Publication
United States
Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
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