publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017

Extension Education Symposium: Getting the Most Out of Your Extension Appointment and Still Having a Life

W. Powers; N. Cockett; G. Lardy;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2017
  • Publisher: Hosted by Utah State University Libraries
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Managing the demands of an academic appointment in extension can be a challenging task. Demands from constituent groups, expectations of supervisors, and rigors of promotion and tenure processes can create pressures that young faculty did not expect. Throw in spousal and family duties and you have created a situation that many will find hard to navigate. However, there are ways to cope and, even better news, there are ways to excel in meeting the demands of an academic appointment and enjoying life. Because many new extension faculty members do not have prior experience in extension, best practices in documenting programs and extension scholarship over the prete...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSION
free text keywords: extension, joint appointments, life, needs assessment, tenure, work, Animal Sciences, Dairy Science
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