Classroom Management

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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 Security: Tips on handling emergencies and disruptions. Please also refer to the Office of Emergency Management's comprehensive plan.

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.

 

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Mark Calabrese
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Houman Sadri
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Lisa Smith
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