Here's a few pictures of the campus I'm going to:
Since it's up in Oro Valley, they've made sure to put pretty plants and rocks next to the road and all around the place, all perfectly just so and "wild" looking.
Hey I taught two semesters of chemistry at that campus many years ago. It was my first time as an adjunct.
Ooooh, is this back when adjunct professors still made enough to keep them above the poverty line??
Not really. $3.2k for 4 credits. It was good work experience and they were organized about it. But it was weird being 1 of 10-20 adjuncts in a department with only 2 full time faculty.
But I don't know how long ago it was, or how much time 4 credits is worth in your university system. If you're talking the equivalent of Oregon in 1971, that's a pretty tidy sum.
It was about 7 years ago. It wasn't great pay but it helped keep the family comfortable. Four credits were for a typical lecture+laboratory 15-week course. I taught second semester gen. chem. there and most of the students were hoping to transfer the credit to a 4 year degree. I gather you're in a 10-week system?
Good luck with your paperwork!
Yes, quarter system. I hate quarters. A 4-credit course is your typical undergraduate lecture course, genchem is 5 credits with lab, ochem is 6 credits with lab.
Paperwork will be fine, just irritating. Thanks!
Were you ever in the semester system? I had to figure out quarters when I moved to CA for schooling. It took me a while to get used to it. I think I like the semesters better.
Nope. I just can't seem to help noticing that all the textbooks are written for semesters, which means that we typically rush through them while glossing over some stuff and leaving other things out entirely (insert running joke about skipping chapter 9).
It tends to work fine for any classes that are taught as full-year sequences, because 3 quarters is the same as two semesters. But for ANYTHING ELSE it sucks ass. Molecular bio was nightmarish.