Congratulations on wrapping up the spring semester! FCTL and our partner units across campus are excited to begin the 2013 Faculty Summer Development Conference tomorrow morning bright and early in room 104 of the Classroom One Building. If you’re a registered participant, we look forward to seeing you between 8 and 8:30 for coffee and conversation followed by cohort meetings and an exciting plenary session with scientist-turned-filmmaker, Randy Olson. If you’re not a registered participant, we hope you’ll still consider joining us for events throughout the week. You’ll find the agenda at this URL: http://www.fctl.ucf.edu/Events/SummerConference/2013/summer_conference_2013_agenda.pdf .
College of Arts and Sciences Science is like a mystery novel; one looks for the solutions to puzzles. I try to bring science alive to my classes, to show them that science is always a work in progress and that it is exciting. I think it is important to integrate my own research into the classroom, as research and teaching are synergis...
College of Education I believe that content area instruction is of secondary importance. Of utmost importance is the establishment of a caring, positive learning environment in which the student is encouraged to believe in himself/herself and to demonstrate self-respect and respect for others. In addition, I adamantly espou...
College of Business Administration I believe it is imperative for students to learn the economic way of thinking and applications of economic theory in their lives, and to use technology to do both. I want students to be able to analyze economic policy and how it influences their decisions, as well as corporate, national and international decis...