Research on Academic Issues Relevant to Business Communication Instructors
Berry, J., & Worthen, H. (2012). Faculty organizing in the higher education industry: Tackling the for-profit business model. Workingusa, 15(3), 427-440.
Cyphert, D. (2009). Who we are and what we do, 2008: Commentary. International Journal of Business Communication, 46(2), 262-274.
Dolan, V. (2011). The isolation of online adjunct faculty and its impact on their performance. International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 12(2), 62–77.
Ferguson, K. & Shaw, M. (2013). Evaluation of adjunct instructor workload and employment conditions in higher education. Journal of Online Higher Education, 4(5), 1–21.
Grinols, A. B. (2010). Who we are and what we do, 2008: A response. International Journal of Business Communication, 47(1), 63-68.
Lawrence, H., & Galle, W. P. (2011). Tenure, status, and workload: Fundamental issues among business communication faculty. International Journal of Business Communication, 48(3), 319-343.
Locker, K. O. (2003). Will professional communication be the death of business communication? Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 66(3), 118-132.
Locker, K. O. (1998). The role of the association for business communication in shaping business communication as an academic discipline. International Journal of Business Communication, 35(1), 14-44.
Martin, J. S., Davis, B. D., & Krapels, R. H. (2012). A comparison of the top six journals selected as top journals for publication by business communication educators. International Journal of Business Communication, 49(1), 3-20.
Mueller, B., Mandernach, J. B., & Sanderson, K. (2013). Adjunct versus full-time faculty: Comparison of student outcomes in the online classroom. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 9(3). Retrieved from Merlot < http://jolt.merlot.org/vol9no3/mueller_0913.htm>.
Pope-Ruark, R. (2012). Back to our roots: An invitation to strengthen disciplinary arguments via the scholarship of teaching and learning. Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 75(4), 357-376.
Premeaux, S. R. (2012). Tenure perspectives: Tenured versus nontenured tenure-track faculty. Journal of Education for Business, 87(2), 121-127.
Rentz, K. (2010). Standing up for good teaching: The business communication academic as activist. Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 73(1), 5-15.
Washington, M. C. (2014). The impact of writing assignments in business education: Toward a competitive advantage in the workplace. American Journal of Business Education, 7(3), 265–270.
(Note: This citation is included because the article addresses the importance of instructor attitude and touches on the research of higher education’s increasing use of adjuncts.)
Weiser, I. (2012). Peer review in the tenure and promotion process. College Composition and Communication, 63(4): 645–672.