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11 Sep, 2015

Making the Transition to Teaching at a Community College: Perspectives and Insights

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Volume XXXVII, No. 18 | September 11, 2015 Making the Transition to Teaching at a Community College: Perspectives and Insights When I began as an Assistant Professor of English at Broward Community College (now Broward College) in 2008, I had to make the transition to teaching at a community college. Up until that [...]

6 Dec, 2013

The Sandbox—Not Just an Instructional Materials Resource Center

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Volume XXXV, No. 29 | December 6, 2013 The Sandbox—Not Just an Instructional Materials Resource Center Background Lone Star College-CyFair opened its doors in 2003 as a one-campus/two-location concept. The idea was to have two locations—a bigger campus that the majority of the students would attend and a smaller location that would be easily accessible from [...]

12 Apr, 2013

Adjuncts as Effective Community College Team Members

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Volume XXXV, No. 12 | April 12, 2013 Adjuncts as Effective Community College Team Members Many community colleges have a large adjunct faculty to full-time faculty ratio, with adjunct faculty members teaching critical-to-retention (high-demand and/or high-failure) courses. A simple, inexpensive plan to include, prepare, develop, and recognize adjunct faculty members can remedy [...]