Events

New Faculty Orientation - includes information on the Faculty Center's faculty orientation programs, as well as resources from past orientations such as downloadable PowerPoint presentations.

Winter Conference - features information on upcoming and past Faculty Center Winter Conferences, including an archive of past conference agendas and content.

Summer Conference - information on upcoming and past Faculty Center Summer Conferences, including an archive of past conference agendas and content.

GTA Programs - information on Faculty Center programs designed to enhance the professional development of Graduate Teaching Assistants at UCF.

Faculty Development Cohorts - information about opportunities for faculty to examine important and new topics in teaching and learning.

Other Programs - the Faculty Center's other programs include events such as Faculty Learning Communities, Teaching Circles, Book Clubs, Film Nights, and International Culture Nights. These events are not regularly scheduled, so check our calendar for details.

 

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Patricia Angley
College of Arts and Humanities Patricia     Angley Teaching literature and literary theory is a joyful experience for me the majority of the time. Of course, grading is always difficult and time-consuming work, but it is a task that shows me what has worked, what hasn't, and what needs to be done or revised. Face-to-face or online interaction with my students...

Ernest Smith
College of Arts and Sciences Ernest  Smith When I began my full-time teaching career, the first text I taught was from Paulo Freire's Pedagogy of the Oppressed, where the Brazilian educator contrasts "problem-posing education" and "the banking concept of education." According to Freire, the key to education is dialogic learning, rather than the one direct...

Kenneth White
College of Business Administration Kenneth  White Formal education is highly correlated to national productivity and individual accomplishments. The skills that students develop help a nation’s productivity while at the same time reward individuals for their commitment to excellence. Teaching is, I believe, one of the most important endeavors taking pla...