Need Online Experience to Get Online Experience?

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As I look at the postings for online adjunct positions, they nearly all require experience in online teaching.  Do you have any advice as to how to gain such experience?  Is there one platform more popular than other–Moodle vs. Collaborate vs. ?? Thinking back to the jobs I post (and write 500 character blurbs for)… Read more »

This Week’s AdjunctWorld Job Listings – 5/30/2015

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Each week we will summarize all the Adjunct jobs we’ve added to AdjunctWorld during the week, in case you missed them, and for easy reference.  If you’d like to be notified moments after we post new jobs, please LIKE our facebook page or follow us on twitter. So, without further ado, this week we posted 37 new Online and on-campus Adjunct… Read more »

6 Strengths of Effective Online Educators

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Welcome to the last in our series of articles on the “Effective Online Teacher.”  So far, we’ve discussed some of the skills, knowledge, and characteristics of great online teachers.  In this article, we will conclude with a few additional strengths associated with quality online teaching.  These points can be thought of as places to begin… Read more »

This Week’s AdjunctWorld Job Listings – 5/23/2015

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Each week we will summarize all the Adjunct jobs we’ve added to AdjunctWorld during the week, in case you missed them, and for easy reference.  If you’d like to be notified moments after we post new jobs, please LIKE our facebook page or follow us on twitter. So, without further ado, this week we posted 86 new Online and on-campus Adjunct… Read more »

AdjunctWorld’s New Q&A Blog Series

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Matt and I get several really good questions from adjuncts regarding anything from the inner workings of the AdjunctWorld database to the general state of online adjunct teaching these days.  Because these questions are poignant and relevant to our community, we thought we’d start a series of Q&A articles based on the emails we receive…. Read more »

5 Things Effective Online Instructors Know

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So far in this series of articles, we’ve covered some of the personal characteristics and the interpersonal skills associated with great online teaching.  Some of these skills/characteristics might be considered natural elements of an online instructor’s personality, but many can be studied, learned, and practiced over time to build competencies necessary to effectively reach online… Read more »

This Week’s AdjunctWorld Job Listings – 5/16/2015

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Each week we will summarize all the Adjunct jobs we’ve added to AdjunctWorld during the week, in case you missed them, and for easy reference.  If you’d like to be notified moments after we post new jobs, please LIKE our facebook page or follow us on twitter. So, without further ado, this week we posted 38 new Online and on-campus Adjunct… Read more »

4 Interpersonal Skills for Effective Online Teaching

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A well-honed set of interpersonal skills can make or break the effectiveness of a college instructor.  It is the instructor’s interpersonal style and unique personality that brings the material to life, captivates students, and motivates learning and critical thinking.  Off the top of your head, you can probably recall instructors from your college days who… Read more »

This Week’s AdjunctWorld Job Listings – 5/09/2015

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Each week we will summarize all the Adjunct jobs we’ve added to AdjunctWorld during the week, in case you missed them, and for easy reference.  If you’d like to be notified moments after we post new jobs, please LIKE our facebook page or follow us on twitter. So, without further ado, this week we posted 50 new Online and on-campus Adjunct… Read more »

7 Characteristics of Effective Online Teachers

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Adjunct instructors who have excellent teaching skills and engaging personalities in the traditional classroom environment already have many of the characteristics necessary to be effective online instructors.  They know their subject area, love teaching, and are invested in their students. However, the two delivery modalities are different and there are some additional qualities that make… Read more »