What is a "quarter course" please, and does the "quarter" explain the
smallness of the stipend? How many contact hours are there? How many
student papers to read?
At 09:24 AM 11/30/98 -0700, you wrote:
>I'm putting out feelers for someone who might be interested in teaching
>a quarter course in writing for the University of Calgary's
>long-distance rehab studies program at Douglas College.
>Rehabilitation Studies has a Community of Learners program that features
>cohorts of learners in various places in the country. Most are adult
>learners with diplomas in various aspects of community care who are
>upgrading to a Bachelor's degree. They take some courses by distance ed
>and some are taught by local instructors on site.
>A Vancouver cohort will be starting this January at Douglas College.
>One of the courses that students will be taking is called "Reflective
>Practice in Community Rehabilitation," a course that--guess
>what--encourages students to reflect on the meaning of "practice" in all
>its forms. It is formally paired with a quarter course in writing,
>Academic Writing 301, offered under the auspices of the U of C Effective
>Writing program. The content of the reflective practice course provides
>the occasion for writing (and researching etc) in the ACWR course. Very
>So now we need someone who would like to pick up a few bucks
>(approximately 2000 of them, I believe) for teaching the course this
>January to April. Instruction is concentrated into chunks of time once
>a month. There would be some flexibility in timing to suit the
>instructor's other obligations.
>Anyone out there interested, or know somebody who would be interested?
>Judy, Rick, Janet, do you know any good part-time people who could use
>some extra work?
>Co-ordinator, Undergraduate Program in Communications Studies
>Associate Dean, Academic Programs and Faculty Affairs
>Faculty of General Studies, University of Calgary
>Fax: (403) 282-6716