What College Students Need

Mind Matters An Occasional Column by Anthony D. Fredericks What College Students Need   In numerous studies, several factors have been identified that have a significant and permanent impact on how well undergraduate students learn.  This body of research has...

Designing a College Course

Mind Matters An Occasional Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Designing a College Course As a new professor, you may want to include everything about your discipline in your course, but realize that you have a limited amount of time or limited resources to do so. ...

How to Become a Successful Adjunct Professor

Mind Matters An Occasional Column by Anthony D. Fredericks How to Become a Successful Adjunct Professor Your effectiveness as an adjunct professor is dependent on much more than your knowledge of your specific discipline. In fact, your success will be driven by...

Frequent Questions from New Adjunct Professors

Mind Matters An Occasional Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Frequent Questions from New Adjunct Professors If you are an adjunct professor, know one, or are about to become one, here are some of the most frequently asked questions about teaching college courses.  It...

Lost in the Wilderness (Part 2)

Mind Matters An Occasional Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Lost in the Wilderness (Part 2) This Fall, 700,000 adjunct instructors will be hired to teach more than 16 million full and part-time undergraduate college students. Depending on the institution, 50-70% of all...

Lost in the Wilderness (Part 1)

Mind Matters An Occasional Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Lost in the Wilderness (Part 1) This Fall, 700,000 adjunct instructors will be hired to teach more than 16 million full and part-time undergraduate college students. Depending on the institution, 50-70% of all...