Summer Faculty Development Conference

2019 UCF Summer Faculty Development Conference

Monday - Thursday
May 6-9, 2019

Submit a proposal via Qualtrics. Proposals are due by 5:00 p.m. on March 1st.

View the 2018 agenda here.

Every May, the Faculty Center hosts the Summer Faculty Development Conference on Monday through Thursday the week following final exams. Full-time faculty members from all colleges submit proposals to transform courses or programs according to goals and objectives related to a defining theme. Following full participation and completion of deliverables, faculty members will receive an $800 grant.

We are pleased to announce the call for proposals for the 2019 UCF Summer Faculty Development Conference that will be held May 6-9, 2019. Please note that the conference is the week following final exams and graduation. The theme for this year’s conference is “Teaching Across Modalities and Spaces.”

Please Note: New faculty members and first-time participants will be given priority if the number of proposals exceeds the budget limit, and we will be unable to fund projects that overlap significantly with a previously funded Summer Conference project.

Proposals are due by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2019. Notifications of acceptance will be sent by March 15, 2019. Please submit your proposal for one of the tracks to the contact listed below.

Diversity and Inclusion: Applying Inclusive Teaching Strategies in the Classroom https://diversity.ucf.edu/faculty-staff/summer-conference/
Contact: Rachel Luce-Hitt (rachel.luce-hitt@ucf.edu) or Barbara Thompson (barbara.thompson@ucf.edu)

Faculty Center: Teaching across Modalities and Spaces http://www.fctl.ucf.edu/Events/SummerConference/
Contact: Eric Main at Eric.Main@ucf.edu
Submit a proposal to this track: http://ucf.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3n3RRNdExti73hj

Faculty Excellence: Advancing the Development of Associate Professors https://facultyexcellence.ucf.edu/fe-2019-summer-faculty-development-conference-track/
Contact: Daniel.Murphree@ucf.edu

Writing Across the Curriculum
http://wac.cah.ucf.edu
Contact: Dan Martin at pmartin@ucf.edu

 

 

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