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Academic Freedom, Contingent Faculty, & Social Rectitude. D. Austin Bingler. Introduction. C ontingent faculty: between ⅔ and ¾ of instructional faculty. S uccessful completion of collective bargaining

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introduction
Introduction
  • Contingent faculty: between⅔ and ¾of instructional faculty.
  • Successful completion of collective bargaining
  • The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines academic freedom as, “freedom to teach or learn without interference (as by government officials),”
    • (“Academic Freedom,” 2011).

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research gap
Research Gap
  • What about contingent faculty in states that do not allow collective bargaining?
  • Qualitative research is not abundant when it comes to the 5 states that do not allow collective bargaining.

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research questions
Research Questions
  • How do contingent faculty members at a mid-sized Virginia public university, who are also subject to a prohibition on collective bargaining, feel regarding their personal and professional academic freedom?
  • Do the contingent faculty members at a mid-sized Virginia public university, who are also subject to a prohibition on collective bargaining, feel their position and treatment within a public institution is socially unjust?

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significance
Significance
  • Expand current knowledge base on contingent faculty in collective bargaining prohibited states.
  • Give rise to more resources for contingent faculty in collective bargaining prohibited states.
  • Raise awareness of the issues surrounding contingent faculty in collective bargaining prohibited states.

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literature review
Literature Review
  • Academic Freedom
    • Historic threats
    • Current threats
  • Contingent Faculty
    • Development of the majority
    • The majority at present
  • Collective Bargaining & Social Rectitude
    • Collective bargaining outside VA, NC, SC, GA, & TX
      • CA Specifically
    • Steps towards social rectitude

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conceptual framework
Conceptual Framework

Conflict Theory

data collection
Data Collection
  • Data will be collected through an anonymous, online survey tool, qualtrics.
  • Email with survey link will be sent to entire campus, since contingent faculty span many different contexts.

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proposed data analysis
Proposed data analysis
  • NVIVO 9 will be used to analyze themes in the qualitative data collected.
  • NVIVO 9 helps to identify thematic data and show connections which may otherwise be lost through general qualitative analysis.
  • Quantitative data will be analyzed through the provided tools in qualtrics.

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expected results
Expected results
  • Results are expected to show themes of frustration and under-representation.
  • Also desires for the formation of on-campus and off campus groups to advocate for the desires and needs of contingent faculty members.
contribution to field
Contribution to field
  • Contribute to the research gap that exists pertaining to contingent faculty in states that prohibit collective bargaining.
  • Important because:
    • Non-existent information regarding contingent faculty members collective bargaining prohibited states.
    • Connecting those in collective bargaining states with those who are not.

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limitations
limitations
  • Limited to one state.
  • Non-willingness to respond due to status.
  • Time & Funding.
  • Generally not a popular issue.
  • Current economic issues.

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contingency plan
Contingency Plan
  • If there are not enough respondents from JMU, I plan to also survey EMU and BC.
  • If the second two still do not provide enough respondents I plan to expand to UMW and VCU.

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