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.
Help! I’m New at UCF!
Welcome to UCF! If you’re new faculty, you may be feeling daunted by all the things you’ve got to figure out before the first day of class. Whether you’re new full-time faculty, adjunct faculty, or a graduate teaching assistant, this page is a one-stop shop for most information you’ll need about teaching at UCF.
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 Study: Judo May Help Health, Social Interaction of Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Participants were more physically active and many reported being more comfortable with social interaction and contact.
UCF Professor Part of Team Awarded the Sir Arthur Clarke Award
The award, named after the British science fiction writer and futurist, is one of the most prestigious space-exploration awards in the world.
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