Adjunct Teaching Responsibilities
1. Adjunct faculty are expected to demonstrate quality teaching by:
- clearly communicating to students at the beginning of a course what they are to learn (course descriptions, syllabi, grading system, learning objectives, attendance policy, etc.).
- promoting effective student learning through assignments and class activities including the use of a variety of instructional techniques designed to meet student needs, promoting active and independent learning, and promoting higher-order thinking.
- treating students with respect and being responsive to their needs.
- holding classes at the scheduled time for the full period, except for emergency situations.
- maintaining accurate attendance and scholastic records, and submitting required reports to meet deadlines, including submission of final grades by the published deadline.
- conducting assigned classes in accordance with the catalog and course description and objectives for the course.
- developing methods of assessing student learning as specified in the objectives and providing feedback to students in a timely manner.
- preparing, ordering, and updating normal classroom materials (including new textbooks) in accordance with established deadlines, including routine handouts, instructional media, library materials, bibliographies, reading lists, textbooks, software, etc.
- completing negotiated responsibilities, where applicable, in accordance with the supplemental contract.
2. Attendance at required meetings, professional development activities, and trainings.
3. Adjunct faculty interested in attaining the senior adjunct instructor or master adjunct instructor level must fulfill the requirements of the adjunct faculty development program for that level.