Survival Skills for the Online Adjunctpreneur

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Survival Skills for the Online Adjunctpreneur

  1. 1. SURVIVAL SKILLS FOR THE ONLINE ADJUNCTPRENEUR Leslie Salley, MoVIP
  2. 2. When I say I’m teaching online…
  3. 3. But really…
  4. 4. Experience? Full-time high school English teacher Sociology and education at Ozarks Technical Community College Developmental reading at Baker College Online in Michigan AP English Language & Composition at Northwestern Currently training at Heald College and MoVIP
  5. 5. Getting started Look local first LinkedIn Create detailed profile (get recommendations) Connect with as many people as possible Join online teaching adjunct groups Yahoo! Groups OnlineTeachingJobs OnlineAdjunct HigherEdJobs.com doconnor.edublogs.org
  6. 6. Platforms
  7. 7. Tools for in the trenches Some work up front, but reminds me about everything from yoga and trash pick up to check in on my classes and submitting grades.
  8. 8. Tools for in the trenches
  9. 9. One thing at a time True struggle for a starter Set clock Some success and some failure
  10. 10. Separate various institutions Rules Passwords Clientele Submitting grades sometimes five times a semester
  11. 11. Respond as soon as possible Within 24 hours Forum subscriptions ☺ Be as unemotional as humanly possible in emotional situations
  12. 12. Daily grade times Unpredictable life Set timer and begin If miss a day, not completely swamped
  13. 13. Save reusable content Avoid typing the same comments over and over and over and over—you get the idea Can be quickly tailored for new student Wasn’t done with first or even second semester teaching a new course Is authentic for student no matter when it was written
  14. 14. Why I really came here… What do you do to survive teaching multiple places, with multiple platforms and varying timed terms?
  15. 15. Contact info If you ever want to commiserate with me, call or email me (I have a prompt turnaround time ☺) Leslie Salley www.linkedin.com/in/lesliesalley leslie.salley@yahoo.com 417-766-6691

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