Graduate students are some of the busiest people on a college campus. Aside from research and writing demands in their graduate program, graduate students are often trying to balance their responsibilities to family, friends, or employers as well.
After organizing events and workshops for part-time faculty over the course of the past three years, I hear some version of the same refrain following every event: “It was so great to meet and talk to other part-time instructors.” A recent survey conducted at KSU supported what I was hearing: 1.
Unfortunately, we don’t live in Lake Wobegon where all teachers receive above average ratings. Faculty who receive mean ratings below 3.50 are not necessarily perceived by students as ineffective teachers.
Two years ago I saw a call for applications for a CETL Faculty Fellow who would be half-time at CETL and half-time in their department for two years. Like many of you, I became curious about what such a position would entail, and what that might mean for my career. The call characterized the id
Designing a syllabus can be intimidating and overwhelming for some professors. How do they know that the syllabus is conveying clear objectives and goals? What if students misinterpret the assignments and class policies?
It seems unbelievable, but we are getting close to the mid-semester mark already. How are things going in your classes? While many instructors are asking ourselves this question, it isn’t usually until the end of the semester that we receive any feedback from our students on the topic.
Apr 22, 2015 | by Amy Buddie | Kennesaw State University
It is a banner year for Kennesaw State’s Symposium of Scholars and Undergraduate Research. On April 16, the annual event celebrated its 20th year of recognizing excellence in student scholarship and creative activity.