Contingent Faculty Publishing in Community: Case Studies for Successful Collaborations

Contingent Faculty Publishing in Community: Case Studies for Successful Collaborations


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Contributors argue that the key to innovative teaching and scholarship lies in institutional support for the contingent labor force, and they encourage contingent faculty to organize self-mentoring groups, create venues for learning/disseminating their experiences and findings, and connect scholarship to service and teaching in novel ways.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137491619
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 12/23/2014
Edition description: 2015
Pages: 138
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Letizia Guglielmo is Associate Professor of English at Kennesaw State University, USA.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents Acknowledgments Preface; Lynée Lewis Gaillet and Letizia Guglielmo 1. Introduction: The New Faculty Majority: Changing Conditions and a Changing Scholarly Publication Environment; Eileen Schell Vignette: Gender, Contingency, and the Productivity Puzzle - Armour-Hileman 2. Casting NTT Faculty as Practitioner-Researchers: Using Research Opportunities to Enhance Teaching, Service, and Administrative Assignments; Kimberly Harrison and Ben Lauren 3. Knotworking with the National Writing Project: A Method for Professionalizing Contingent Faculty; Stephanie West-Puckett, Kerri Bright Flinchbaugh, and Matthew S. Herrmann Vignette: Symbiotic Collaboration and a $0.00 Budget; Meghan Griffin 4. Legal Tender or Counterfeit Currency: Organizing a Conference off the Tenure Track; Gwendolynne Reid, Bridget Kozlow, Susan Miller-Cochran, and Chris Tonelli Vignette: Working Smarter: Mentoring and Scholarly Teaching; Tiffany Bourelle 5. Opportunities in Assessment: Making Your Service Your Scholarship; Chris Blankenship Vignette: Discourse Groups and Scholarly Voice; Marcia Bost 6. Born Digital Work: Opportunities for Collaboration and Career Growth; Julia A. Watson and Leslie Worrell Christianson 7. Into Active Voice: Seeking Agency through Collaborative Scholarship; Melissa Keith, Jen Black, Steph Cox, and Jill Heney Applications: A Practical Guide for Employing Habits of Mind to Foster Effective Writing Practices; Nicholas Behm and Duane Roen Afterword; Letizia Guglielmo and Lynèe Lewis Gaillet About the Authors

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