See the Provost's Web site for deadlines and submission criteria for the following awards:
For more information about the faculty award programs including links to previous award recipients, visit the Faculty Resources page at the Office of the Provost web site.
For questions about the Excellence Awards, Teaching Incentive Program (TIP), and Research Incentive Program (RIA) Awards, contact the Office of Faculty Excellence.
See our listing of Founders' Day Award Winners here.
Faculty members who win the Teaching Excellence Awards on Founders' Day are also encouraged to provide a photo and teaching philosophy statement. Read the philosophies from these Teaching Excellence Award Winners here.
For criteria about the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), check out Faculty Relations SoTL Information.
SoTL uses discovery, reflection, and evidence-based methods to research effective teaching and student learning. See our listing of SoTL Award Winners here.
The Chuck D. Dziuban Award for Excellence in Online Teaching recognizes one outstanding UCF faculty member who has taught at least one blended or fully online (M, W, V, RV) course within the previous academic year.
College of Arts and Sciences 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...
College of Sciences My teaching philosophy is to provide the best pedagogical experience that opens avenues for life-long learning. I help students to develop an appreciation for the course content which will prepare them for the work force and real world situations. I strongly believe that high quality education also can be cost...
College of Arts and Humanities When I arrived at UCF eleven years ago I believed my primary role as an educator was to prepare students for a profession. My teaching philosophy has greatly changed since then, and my classroom activities and assessments reflect a new and evolving belief that I should learn from my students and that I have a res...