The Invisible Faculty: Improving the Status of Part-Timers in Higher Education
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
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Who Are the PartTime Faculty?
S Employment Profiles of PartTimers
External Forces Affecting PartTime Employment
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