Academic Integrity - Information about ethical student behavior, preventing plagiarism, and using turnitin.com.
Best Practices - Provides suggestions for engaging students in discussions and links to external resources on how to negotiate challenging student-teacher interactions.
Class Observations - Faculty professional development can include regular classroom visits by peers. These observations are conducted only when requested by individual faculty members.
Classroom Atmosphere: Diversity and Inclusion - Information about managing your environment and suggestions for setting a proper tone for students.
Widespread Absences Lesson Plan - Strategies you can use for your classes when large numbers of students are likely to be absent or even when they are not.
Non-native Speakers - Assistance for instructors or students who are non-native speakers of English.
UCF Policies - Information from the UCF Policies and Procedures Manual that is directly relevant for your teaching and classroom experiences.
World Café Discussion Method - A summary of the method developed by the World Café for hosting and mediating discussion in large groups.
College of Arts and Humanities My teaching philosophy is grounded in my passions–for learning, for teaching, for stimulating interest in women's and gender issues, for social justice, and for encouraging students to critically engage their own worlds and the information they are exposed to in every facet of their experience. While eac...
College of Engineering and Computer Science Teaching is the most important function of an educational institution. The characteristics of good education consist mainly of inspiration and quality, with approach and methodology to achieve them. Inspiration - In many cases students choose an area of specialization because they are inspired by exe...
College of Sciences Students enter my classroom with intuitions about "why people do what they do." No matter the course modality or class enrollment, my goal is to challenge these ideas and get students thinking "like scientists." To that end, I encourage students to share and then reassess their theories in light of course ...