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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Tison Pugh
College of Arts and Sciences Tison   Pugh The one common feature of all medieval literature, despite differences in authors, cultures, and genres, is that it is very, very old. When beginning my courses, I often face resistant students who have predetermined that, because of its age, the literature under examination is useless, if not altogether d...

Christopher Parkinson
College of Sciences Christopher   Parkinson As a hyperactive, quickly bored child, I presented a sizable challenge to my teachers. Conventional teaching methods did not work with me, but if given a problem to solve, I spent many hours and tried many strategies in my attempts to figure it out. My reluctance to use conventional learning styles then became an ...

Suha Saleh
College of Health and Public Affairs Suha  Saleh As a teacher, I learned that students are motivated not only by enthusiasm but also by organization, clarity, scholarship, and good teaching techniques of classroom conduct. Motivation is as important as intelligence in influencing student learning. Studies have found that motivation ranks above intellect, peer ...