Events

New Faculty Orientation - includes information on the Faculty Center's faculty orientation programs, as well as resources from past orientations such as downloadable PowerPoint presentations.

Winter Conference - features information on upcoming and past Faculty Center Winter Conferences, including an archive of past conference agendas and content.

Summer Conference - information on upcoming and past Faculty Center Summer Conferences, including an archive of past conference agendas and content.

GTA Programs - information on Faculty Center programs designed to enhance the professional development of Graduate Teaching Assistants at UCF.

Faculty Development Cohorts - information about opportunities for faculty to examine important and new topics in teaching and learning.

Other Programs - the Faculty Center's other programs include events such as Faculty Learning Communities, Teaching Circles, Book Clubs, Film Nights, and International Culture Nights. These events are not regularly scheduled, so check our calendar for details.

 

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Cynthia Hutchinson
College of Education Cynthia      Hutchinson I am a follower of Leo Buscaglia who prefers the term "educator" to "teacher." He explains that "educator" comes from the Latin term, "educare," which means to tend or support the growth of another. That is the role I hope to play in the lives of my students. I am careful to follow A. Bronson Alcott's ...

Terry Thaxton
College of Arts & Humanities Terry Thaxton I am a teacher of creative writing, dedicated to UCF, its students, and our community. My teaching, research, and service converge on writing a rigorous discipline and as an impetus for social change.   My first priority is creating an atmosphere in which students want to learn the craft of writing. I want ...

Melissa B. Frye
College of Business Administration Melissa     B. Frye Today's workplace offers new challenges to students--the options are wider, the demands are greater, and the workplace is less structured. To be successful, students will need to meet the challenges of this type of working environment. A teacher is the guide who helps them prepare to meet these challenges by armin...