Faculty Success

Adjunct Resources - essential links for new instructors to get started at UCF.

Faculty Advisors - information and links for faculty who advise students.

Awards - links to award opportunities for UCF faculty.

UCF Excellence Award Winners - links to UCF Excellence Award Winners.

Developing a Professional Portfolio - resources for creating a teaching portfolio.

Faculty Center Grants - information about funded events, conferences, and workshop series from the Faculty Center.

Semester Essentials - help in getting started at UCF, obtaining your roster, important policies, and links to important offices on campus.

Voices of Experience - recognizing voices of experience among the UCF faculty.

 

Faculty Spotlight View Other Award Winners

Ernest Smith
College of Arts and Sciences Ernest  Smith When I began my full-time teaching career, the first text I taught was from Paulo Freire's Pedagogy of the Oppressed, where the Brazilian educator contrasts "problem-posing education" and "the banking concept of education." According to Freire, the key to education is dialogic learning, rather than the one direct...

Jeff Biddle
College of Education and Human Performance Jeff   Biddle My teaching philosophy is based on my desire to help my students be successful in the classroom, in the program, and most importantly, in life after graduation. I truly believe that "students do not care what you know until they know that you care." I try my best to learn the names of all of my stude...

Arup Guha
College of Engineering and Computer Science Arup  Guha The ultimate goal of any educator should be to enable his/her students to achieve their potential. I attempt to attain this goal through three major techniques: creating a friendly classroom atmosphere, giving challenging and creative assignments and exams, and adapting my courses to the specific students that I h...