Pros: collaborative work environment and idea-driven community
Cons: not dependable working contracts
At most universities, autonomy is the status quo, and this was also the case at St. Edward's University, though this was the first university that also embraced team-teaching and collaboration. I enjoyed having faculty members to discuss ideas and theories in effective writing and strategies in editing. Students were motivated, respectful, and full – more... of enthusiasm. Guiding editing, revision, and writing instruction was satisfying.
The most difficult time was summer when there were few classes to offer to instructors and I had to go many months without work waiting for the Fall. I would have loved to continue work there had it been dependable. – less