Classroom Management - resources for student interactions, policies, and information for non-native speakers.
Course Design - resources and worksheets on desiging a course with an eye toward program integration, defined goals, measurable objectives, and aligned assessments.
Instructional Strategies - an overview of different methods and modes of instructions, including tips on effective lecturing, collaboration, and active learning.
Learning Environments - the context and environment around you matter greatly for our teaching methods and student learning. This section investigates different scenarios, including large classes, online teaching strategies and pedagogy, service-learning, and international connections.
Selected Pedagogies - helpful tips on creating and maintaining a productive classroom atmosphere and learning environment.
Accessibility - list of resources to support faculty in creating accessible course material.
Teaching Books in Print - listing of books about teaching in higher education, as well as books that target how to teach in specific disciplines.
Technology - list of web resources that promote best practices in teaching with technologies.
Our Library - listing of books and other scholarly materials at the Faculty Center library, featuring information on content and current availability.
Ilenia Colon Mendoza
College of Arts and Humanities As an educator I believe learning should be a pleasant and interactive activity; I see learning as an experience in and of itself. For the teaching process to be successful, it must be student centered. The first step in achieving a student-centered environment is to make students feel comfortable enough to expr...
College of Sciences Teaching undergraduate physics is the most satisfying aspect of my responsibilities as a faculty member at UCF. I am of the firm opinion that modern society requires a better understanding of the mechanisms governing our universe, at all scales, for us to fully develop ourselves in a way respectful to our enviro...
College of Sciences Students retain more of course material when they are active learners. Employing a mixture of lecture and the Socratic Method allows me to both communicate the course's basic concepts and ideas and assess students' comprehension of the material. Students will retain more of the course material if it is relev...