I love taking tests, surveys, and any introspective quizzes. So… Here are my answers to the adjunct survey from the Chronicle.
# of institutions June 2008-May 2009
Which type of class did you teach most often?
This year, however, at SLAC I am primarily teaching majors courses.
Estimate your total income from adjuncting
Oh, they want numbers. Between $15K and 20K. I taught full-time last year.
What is the primary reason you work as an adjunct?
Up until last year, to fit with demands of family life.
Now, because I can’t get a full-time job.
Did the institution provide:
money for conferences –No
professional development –Yes
support services –Yes
help develop courses –Yes
serve on faculty committees –No
attend department meetings –No
Pursue own writing and research?
Considering all aspects as an adjunct,
I am satisfied.