Prepared class notes and presentation from home office using the text books assigned to the class.
Created tests for students and graded their knowledge of the lessons taught.
Interaction with the students in role playing some counseling sessions.
Introduced the DSM 5 manual to students to identify psychological disorders and what criteria must be met. Discussed psychologist from history, like Freud, Jung, and others.
Discussed differences of analysis and ways to treat individual symptoms and presentation of challenges of those diagnosised. Had class guest lecturers to enhance the learning experience.
Was a hands on instructor, pulling students into open discussions and debates to assess their critical thinking abilities.
Typical day was 3 hours on non-paid preparation for class, one hour of teaching the class, 3 hours per week doing assessments of students involvement and learning curves. The Wisconsin Technical System does not hire full time instructors unless one in tenure has died and there were no benefits from being an adjunct faculty member.
Worked from home, could access Tech College Resources, print off exams, and create learning plan from home.
No benefits, no pay for class preparation or grading, and no possibility of advancement into a full time position.