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Who We Are

The mission of the Karen L. Smith Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning is to support excellence in teaching and learning at UCF. We are dedicated to promoting the success of our stakeholders—the UCF full-time, part-time, and graduate student faculty—and, indirectly, the students they serve and the staff and administrators with whom they work.


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IMPORTANT INFORMATION RELATED TO COVID-19 AND REMOTE INSTRUCTION

Visit our Syllabus Statements page to see new required and recommended language for the fall semester.

Resources for Implementing BlendFlex

General COVID-19 Resources

Zoom Videoconferencing

The following online resources are available to provide help with using Zoom (https://ucf.zoom.us) in your Webcourses:

Faculty Focus

Ff 2020 March Front

The latest issue of the Faculty Focus is now available! Inside you will find articles written by fellow faculty members on a variety of topics, including what it means to be a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), coping with the stresses and challenges of remote teaching, and more.

You can see past issues on our Faculty Focus page.


Faculty Support Offices

Click here for a “where to find what” list of places to go when you’ve got a question or a problem as a teacher at UCF.

Full-Time Faculty

Whether you’re new or returning faculty, you may be feeling daunted by all the things you need to do before the first day of class. Visit this page for answers to basic questions about how to get started at UCF.

Adjunct Faculty

Being an adjunct faculty member can make it challenging to get the information you need. Visit this page for quick information about getting started at UCF and information about our adjunct programming.

GTAs

Whether you’re a grader, graduate teaching assistant, or graduate teaching associate, we’re here to help you with teaching. Visit this page for resources and GTA programming.


Guide to Teaching at UCF

The Guide to Teaching at UCF is a one-stop source for most of your information needs as teaching faculty. It is a living document and is updated regularly; a print version is also available for new full-time faculty members at the beginning of each fall semester. View or download the book for everything from parking to pedagogy!


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Sign up to receive our weekly e-mail newsletter, and be notified by email of Faculty Center events. To join, fill out the form below, or send an email to listserv@listserv.cc.ucf.edu with no subject and only the following bold text in the body of the email: subscribe fctl First Last (where you substitute your own first and last name). You can also remove yourself from the listserv with the following message body: unsubscribe fctl