I hope your semester is coming to a successful close. Please remember to stop by the Faculty Center if you need assistance with wrapping up the semester or getting ready for the spring. The Winter Faculty Development Conference will be held this Wednesday-Friday. Around 45 faculty members are making short presentations related to teaching and learning. All faculty and staff are welcome to attend conference events. Check out the schedule here: http://www.fctl.ucf.edu/Events/WinterConference/2013/2013_winter_conference_agenda.pdf.
Good luck this week!
College of College of Health and Public Affairs The foundation for my teaching philosophy is to provide students with immediate tools to apply their knowledge. I agree with teachers of educational progressivism, such as John Dewey, who believe education should teach skills in real life activities. I require students to test their skills using a scientif...
College of Sciences My teaching philosophy is that pedagogic activities should be guided by the principal: “Do this if it enables students to learn.” My teaching practices should empower students to take ownership of their education and help them realize that they are responsible for their learning outcomes. When students...
College of Engineering and Computer Science During my relatively long career as an educator in the field of engineering, I have come to realize that a Teaching Philosophy is a product of an evolutionary process that adapts to many different circumstances and that it transcends borders and even language barriers. My philosophy begins by placing myse...