Learning Styles – A Dying Theory?

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Learning styles are one of the most discussed pedagogical concepts. Theories of learning style posit that individual differences in learning can be accounted for by preferred modes of learning that vary from person to person. Perhaps the most common theory of learning style is the VAK theory proposed by Neil Fleming. He believed that individuals… Read more »

CollegeClassroom.net – Excellent Resource for Adjunct Instructors

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Hello fellow Adjuncts! Last week I was alerted to an excellent resource for adjunct instructors – CollegeClassroom.net. This website is a completely free file-sharing platform for college teaching materials. What you can find here are full sets of teaching materials (syllabi, assignments, lecture content, visual aids, etc.) uploaded by adjuncts just like yourself (as well… Read more »

Getting LMS Experience – Where to Start?

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When listing what they are looking for in a job candidate, most schools either require or “strongly prefer” adjunct instructors with Learning Management System (LMS) experience.  Some schools specify which LMS they want their candidates to have experience in, others don’t, simply wanting their adjuncts to be savvy across the board. Because this requirement is… Read more »

FREE Live Virtual Classroom

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    A great free benefit for the AdjunctWorld Community: Do you teach online and need a FREE solution for live classwork, office hours or group work? The Learning House is looking for beta users for Learning House Live, a live virtual classroom designed specifically for higher education. It’s FREE and they have just 80 40 15… Read more »

Announcing the AdjunctWorld School Directory

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I’m excited to announce the new and improved AdjunctWorld School Directory (to get to it click ‘School Directory’ in the black bar above).  This is the first of several Premium features we will be launching in the coming weeks to help support your job search activities and to enhance the AdjunctWorld Community.  The School Directory includes… Read more »