These pages provide insight on different approaches to teaching, the complex interrelationships between teacher-student-material, and various modes of instruction.
Teaching Sustainability: Resources for curriculum innovation, learning activities, and opportunities for faculty and student involvement.
Overview of Active and High-Impact Learning Methods: an overview of different methods and modes of instruction for active learning, including tips on effective lecturing, collaboration, and interactive engagement.
Interactive Teaching: a list of over one hundred interactive teaching techniques that can enable student learning and provide feedback to both instructors and learners.
Online Teaching: strategies and pedagogical ideas for teaching online in all modes of instruction (enhanced, mixed, fully online).
Teaching Tips: interactive techniques for raising student engagement and aiding in student learning, useful in all class sizes.
Feminist Pedagogy: The Vanderbilt Center for Teaching (CFT) is thrilled to announce its new guide on feminist pedagogy, written collaboratively by seven graduate students and one CFT assistant director. From their introduction: “Feminist pedagogy is not a toolbox, a collection of strategies, a list of practices, or a specific classroom arrangement. It is an overarching philosophy—a theory of teaching and learning that integrates feminist values with related theories and research on teaching and learning.”
Internationalization of Teaching & Learning: as our disciplines become increasingly affected by globalization, instructors may desire to add a global scope to their courses. This page provides ideas and inspiration for global topics in many disciplines.
Experiential Learning: a partnership between UCF, students, and the community which promotes development of student professional, personal and academic skills in an applied learning environment. This page gives information and ideas on how to start.
College of Education My teaching philosophy is based on the recognition that education is a primary social institution. Educational achievement and attainment, more specifically, are often necessary for individuals to meet their basic needs. Through this process, accepted knowledge, skills, and dispositions are transmitted from th...
College of Sciences Carl Rogers' Humanistic model inspires my teaching philosophy. The university classroom provides the perfect environment for students to develop their potential to grow positively. The university classroom is also a perfect forum to challenge and expand world views and views of "self." The opportunity for student...
College of Engineering and Computer Science A "teaching philosophy" is a set of general principles used to guide practice. Mine is mostly second hand; some of it is gained by the many good teachers that I encountered in my education and some of it shaped by the insistent and critical students I have taught since first entering a college classroom as an ...