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The Effects of Part-Time Adjunct Instructors in Community Colleges: Addressing Selection Bias Using Instrumental Variable Strategy

Date and Time: March 15, 2012 4:30-6:00 PM
Location: Hyatt Regency Boston, 3rd Floor, Martha's Vineyard (Back)

Using a unique dataset containing nearly 24,000 students who entered one of 23 community colleges in a statewide community college system in 2004, this study tracked students across seven years, examining how adjunct instructors affect students' course performance relative to full-time faculty.

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Community College Research Center