Teaching and Learning Days

Below are the details for upcoming Teaching and Learning days at the Faculty Center.

Please join us for our next Teaching and Learning Day, which will take place on July 13th from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Workshops will be provided by staff from the Faculty Center and the Center for Distributed Learning. Lunch will be provided for the first 30 registrants. You can register at http://ucf.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eeoyKRmVtRkdy0R before July 12th. Details about future Teaching and Learning Days will also appear below.

July 13th, 2018

9:00–10:00—Session 1: Motivating Students

  • Facilitated by Anna Turner, Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning
    Learning results from what the student does to learn, and students’ motivation determines, directs, and sustains what they do to learn. In this session, we’ll explore the elements of motivation and strategies to promote student motivation and behavior.
10:10–11:00—Session 2: Classroom Climate
  • Facilitated by Julie Donnelly and Anna Turner, Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning
    Students’ current level of development interacts with the social, emotional, and intellectual climate of the course to impact learning. In this session, we’ll examine what it means to have a supportive environment, including social, emotional, and intellectual aspects.
11:10–12:00—Session 3: Student Engagement in the Online Environment
  • Facilitated by Denise Lowe, Corrinne Stull, and Anchalee Ngampornchai, Center for Distributed Learning
    In the face-to-face environment, we can often rely on our presence to encourage student engagement, but we must be deliberate in an online environment. In this session, we’ll discuss how to leverage the online environment to promote student engagement.

October 12th, 2018

Safety and Security Issues for Faculty

  • Facilitated by Lori Dunlop-Pyle, Michael Constantino, Jose Vasquez-Perez, and representatives of UCF Police and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).
    Over the past couple of years active shooter incidents like the one at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland have costs dozens of students and teachers their lives and affected the mental health of thousands more. Data breaches at Equifax and Facebook have compromised the security of personal data for tens of millions of Americans. Safety and security at a number of levels—physical, emotional, cyber/informational—have become critical concerns for faculty. In this teaching and learning day, we’ve put together faculty-specific resources to address a range of those issues. Attendees will have options to attend sessions on: introduction to classroom medical emergencies and basic CPR training; responding to active shooter emergencies; dealing with students’ emotional and psychological concerns; maximizing your cyber security.
Further details, as well as application information, will be made available at a later date. Please check back here!


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