Sunday, December 14, 2014

Research Blog #10


            In this paper an investigation into adjunct instructors is done. It is told who adjuncts are, how many there are, where they work, and how they are treated. A deeper look into adjuncts at Rutgers University is also a main component of this paper, and an interview with someone who works with the adjuncts here was conducted. Her insightful answers to the various questions served as some great knowledge into the adjunct instructors at Rutgers University. Also, the horrible treatment of these adjuncts concerning compensation is shown through a story of a life-long adjunct that suffered tremendously because of these horrible conditions.

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Andersen, L.V. “What Really Happened to Margaret Mary Vojtko, the Duqesne Adjunct             Whose Death Became a Rallying Cry?” Slate Magazine. N.p., 17 Nov. 2013. Web. 10 Oct. 2014.
Caruth, Gail. “Adjunct Faculty: Who are these Unsung Heroes of Academe?” Current       Issues in Education. 16.3 (2013): 1-11. 15 Nov. 2013. Print.
Curs, B.R., B. Bhandari, and C. Steiger. “The Roles of Public Higher Education      Expenditure And The Privatization Of The Higher Education On U.S. States Economic Growth.” Journal Of Education Finance 36.4 (2011): 424-441. Scopus. Web. 21 Oct. 2014.
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Heyboer, Kelly. “Higher Education’s Dirty Little Secret.” Inside New Jersey. 1 Nov.         2014: 20-23, 86. Print.
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Kingkade, Tyler. “9 Reasons Why Being An Adjunct Faculty Member Is Terrible.” The   Huffington Post., 11 Nov. 2013. Web. 16 Nov. 2014
Lannan, Katie. “Union County College Adjuncts Petition School for ‘living Wage’ as         Contract Is Negotiated.” 10 Nov. 2014. Web. 17 Nov. 2014.
McCarthy, Colman. “Adjunct Professors Fight for Crumbs on Campus.” Washington       Post. The Washington Post, 1 Aug. 2014. Web. 9 Nov. 2014.
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Thompson, Karen. Personal Interview. 3 December 2014

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