1. Do you find Moraine Valley Community
College innovative toward adjuncts?
NO 58.4% YES 41.6%
2. What adjunct area do you use most often?
B240 37.3% C102 9.7%
D108 11.2% D149C 2.2%
F228 11.9% T116 4.5%
Off Campus 11.2%
Didn’t know there were adjunct areas 11.9%
3. Are supplies available for teaching (pens,
pencils, markers, photocopier)?
ALL 54.2% MOST 28.2% SOME 14.5% NOT 3.1%
4. For which department do you teach?
Outreach 1% Career
Education 12.8% Fine
Arts 26.4% Library 1%
Campus 1% Science
& Business 29.6%
5. Are the materials you need to teach
available (text, teaching tools, online logins)?
ALL 55.9% MOST 31.5% SOME 9.4% NOT
BUT OUTDATED 0.8%
6. Have you ever heard of the Center for
Teaching & Learning (CTL)?
YES 92.1% NO 7.9%
7. What is your overall opinion of the CTL?
NOR NEGATIVE 47%
8. Have you taken advantage of any of the
services offered by the CTL?
YES 68.4% NO 31.6%
If NO, what is the primary reason
TIMING of classes is not convenient 33.3%
incentive to go 22.2%
NO interest in the topics offered 22.2%
CTL classes are not required 16.7%
I don’t need any professional
Not aware of offerings 0%
For what other reasons have you
not taken advantage of the services offered?
TIMING of classes is not convenient 50%
interest in the topics offered 38.9%
CTL classes are not required 19.4%
NO incentive to go 16.7%
NOT aware of offerings 13.9%
I don’t need any professional development 8.3%
9. Are you likely to take advantage of any of
the services in the CTL this semester?
NO 66.7% YES 33.3%
10. What one innovative idea for adjuncts would
you like to see implemented at MVCC?
DON’T KNOW 16.3%
was so much variation in the responses to this question but that was the point!
COLLABORATION: meeting with department, idea input,
curriculum development, input for tests, texts, resources, coordination and
consistency with teaching
PAY: more money, make
adjuncts full time, incentives for professional development, compensation for
collaboration and free gym membership
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: sabbatical, teaching tips for critical
thinking, more workshops after 5pm, Adjunct 101 course, professional
development outside of the CTL, graduate classes on campus, ability to attend
conferences and credit for presenting
RESPECT: consistency in class observations,
transparency in administration, class assignment based upon seniority,
consistency in treatment, and respect specifically mentioned
FACILITIES: parking, locker space, space to meet with
students in FPAC, adjunct staff directory and more support at off campus
have the option of being considered independent contractors and hands on
workshop for instructors teaching Earth Science/Environmental Science at
extension centers to see methods used in more complete labs on main campus
11. Please pick three ideas for adjunct
innovation you would favor from the list provided.
Clear path to
becoming a full time instructor 61.5%
Class assignment by
decision making for your department 32.8%
Participation in choosing texts 29.5%
Voice in scheduling 28.7%
Stipend for participation in decision
Having a Dean for the Adjuncts 21.3%
Attending department meetings 20.5%
Participation in decision making for the
Wellness points tied to participation 13.1%