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Defunct Adjunct

Hello, my name is Ryan and I’m a defunct adjunct. I’ve brought it all upon myself. In addition to being an adjunct at NMC, I have a full-time gig at a local Internet hosting company in Traverse City where I host daily webinars teaching people how to create their own websites. I also have a loving… Continue Reading Defunct Adjunct


The Joy of Public Speaking

There’s been a commercial on TV recently about glossophobia, or the fear of public speaking. It’s an advertisement for a new Google tablet, which does seem pretty cool, but the message about overcoming speech anxiety is even cooler. Watch it now: Google Nexus 7 Fearless. I was hired as an adjunct to teach entry-level English composition… Continue Reading The Joy of Public Speaking