IMPORTANT INFORMATION RELATED TO COVID-19 AND REMOTE INSTRUCTION
- Get online tips and resources at the Division of Digital Learning's Keep Teaching initiative website at https://digitallearning.ucf.edu/newsroom/keepteaching/. Students should refer to the Keep Learning site at https://digitallearning.ucf.edu/newsroom/keeplearning/.
- “Keep Teaching” support workshops occurred during the week after Spring Break. These sessions were streamed online and are available for viewing on the Keep Teaching page.
- For information related to copyright concerns while putting content online, Scholarly Communications Librarian Sarah Norris is offering daily virtual office hours. Contact her at https://library.ucf.edu/staff/norris-sarah/.
- Other Webcourses@UCF Support options (including live chat and phone options) are available at https://cdl.ucf.edu/support/webcourses/.
Zoom VideoconferencingThe following resources are available to provide help with using Zoom (https://ucf.zoom.us) in your Webcourses:
- The Center for Distributed Learning has created several resources to help you enable Zoom in your online course and answer frequently asked questions about Zoom, including a UCF Zoom Quick Tips reference sheet and a PowerPoint "housekeeping" slide you can adapt and use as a screen-shared introduction to a remote class meeting.
- The Division of Digital Learning is offering scheduled Zoom sessions for departments or faculty interested in learning how to transition their face-to-face courses to remote instruction. Please reach out to email@example.com to schedule an appointment.
Looking for creative ideas to make online teaching work in a pinch?Please refer to our Creative Pedagogy for Online Instruction page, which includes resources and strategies for engagement in an online environment.
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.
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 the technology preferences of Generation Z students, ideas for engaging students, strategies for mentoring success, finding resources to support your 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.
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.
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.
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!
Faculty in the News
UCF Experts Weigh in as Coronavirus Captures Headlines
UCF faculty and staff in various fields share their expertise with local and national media.
31 UCF Faculty Members Honored for Women’s History Month 2020
The national observance recognizes women who have shown a commitment to humanity and the planet.
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