Adjunct Programs

Spring 2014: Adjunct Orientations

Wednesday, December 18, 6pm–9pm
Thursday, January 2, 6pm–9pm
Thursday, January 9, 6pm–9pm

Also, please feel free to make an individual appointment with Eric.Main@ucf.edu.

The Adjunct Orientation is held on the
Orlando campus in
Classroom Building-1, Room 205

To register, please send the following information to fctl@ucf.edu:
1. Your name
2. Your department

3. Which date you'd like to attend

 

Spring 2014: Adjunct Faculty Learning Community (FLC)

One Thursday per month, 6pm–8pm,
2/9, 2/20, 3/20, 4/17

The Adjunct FLC is held on the
Orlando campus in
Classroom Building-1, Room 205

To register, please send the following information to fctl@ucf.edu:
1. Your name
2. Your department

We will confirm acceptance into the program one week before the event begins. Call or email the Faculty Center if you have questions.

We hold orientation sessions for adjunct faculty once per semester, covering rosters, legal matters, syllabi, as well as how to hold effective and interesting lectures, increase student engagement, and build courses that are balanced and aligned between goals, objectives, assignments, and teaching practice.

List of Topics Discussed

  • Introduction to Campus Resources
  • Course Design, Goals & Objectives, Syllabi, Lesson Plans
  • Cheating, Plagiarism, and Disruptive Conduct
  • The Diverse Classroom Environment
  • Instructional Methodologies, Assessment Techniques, PowerPoint, Webcourses@UCF Grades
  • Teaching models and instructional methods

Attendance is limited to forty participants, so please register early.

We also organize a Faculty Learning Community for adjuncts each semester. The meetings are informal discussions about teaching and learning issues, and you will have the chance to meet part-time faculty from other disciplines. 

 

Adjuncts are encouraged to explore our page of resources for adjuncts.

 

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