Teaching and Learning Resources

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.

 

Diversity and Inclusion - information about managing your environment and suggestions for setting a proper tone for students.

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.

 

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Peter Jacques
College of Sciences Peter  Jacques My teaching philosophy is simple: cultivate what works for students! Executing this philosophy is decidedly more difficult than just saying it, but my goal is to engage students in the classroom in a way that effectively helps them learn. Long lectures do not appear to be as effective as we used to think (thoug...

Susan D. Gosnell
College of Health and Public Affairs Susan D. Gosnell Teaching isn’t teaching unless learners are learning!In order for students to learn how to learn and to think deeply and critically, the traditional model of teaching must be readdressed. Students cannot learn these skills by sitting passively, listening to a lecture and then attempting to regurgitate the ...

Terry Thaxton
College of Arts and Sciences Terry  Thaxton Iam a teacher of creative writing, dedicated to UCF, its students, and ourcommunity. I am poet and essayist. My teaching, research, and service convergeon writing a rigorous discipline and as an impetus for social change.Myfirst priority is creating an atmosphere in which students want to learn thec...