This week we’ve discussed another avenue for online adjuncts–Subject Matter Expert jobs. Subject matter experts provide academic content for distance education companies and universities who are creating standardized, accreditation-worthy online courses. If you are a member of the AdjunctWorld community, you are likely a very qualified Subject Matter Expert! Yesterday’s article, 4 Benefits of Being a… Read more »
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4 Benefits of Being a Subject Matter Expert (SME)
Working as a subject matter expert (SME) in your field is a great way for adjunct instructors to supplement their income or widen their job search. When considering if a job as an SME is right for you, consider the following perks: 1) Course creation is fun! I’m a teacher and I will admit that… Read more »
What is a Subject Matter Expert (SME)?
A Subject Matter Expert is a person with extensive training, expertise, and education in a specific discipline. In other words, if you are an adjunct instructor with a graduate degree and some relevant work experience you are the very definition of an SME. SMEs typically work closely with instructional designers as they develop standardized, reusable… Read more »
Subject Matter Expert: Another Money-Making Opportunity for Adjuncts
Ask an adjunct about the ratio of online jobs to online teachers seeking those jobs and she’ll let out a sigh of exasperation. Ask one who teaches within a popular discipline, like psychology and business, and he’ll do the same with an added eye roll for effect. This is the position we find ourselves in—many,… Read more »