Faculty Success

Adjunct Resources - essential links for new instructors to get started at UCF.

Faculty Advisors - information and links for faculty who advise students.

Awards - links to award opportunities for UCF faculty.

UCF Excellence Award Winners - links to UCF Excellence Award Winners.

Developing a Professional Portfolio - resources for creating a teaching portfolio.

Faculty Center Grants - information about funded events, conferences, and workshop series from the Faculty Center.

Semester Essentials - help in getting started at UCF, obtaining your roster, important policies, and links to important offices on campus.

Voices of Experience - recognizing voices of experience among the UCF faculty.

 

Faculty Spotlight View Other Award Winners

Michael Strawser
College of Arts and Humanities Michael Strawser All true education and edification (or Bildung, which nicely captures the meanings of both words) is based on respect, and I am thankful to have consistently scored highest in this category on my student perception of instruction forms. There are several ways that I try to respect my students, perhaps the most im...

Melody Bowdon
College of Arts and Humanities Melody     Bowdon I have taught undergraduate writing classes for over fifteen years, and the most gratifying aspect of my experience has always been seeing students make ethical use of concepts and techniques learned from my classes in their lives as professionals and citizens. For me, teaching writing is teaching thinking, and th...

Mary Tripp
College of Sciences Mary  Tripp In school, I believed that good writing was a “gift” for a chosen few, and I wasn’t one of the chosen. After many years, I realized that becoming a good writer is a struggle for everyone. Like learning to write, learning to teach is also a struggle for everyone. Good teaching is not a “gift” for a chosen few—good ...