The following are interviews with senior faculty members at UCF on their experiences, insights, and wisdom on teaching at the University of Central Florida:
|Name||Department||Date of Interview|
|Richard Cornell||Instructional Systems, Education||2/2007|
|Cheryl Green||Social Work||12/2005|
College of Education I believe that content area instruction is of secondary importance. Of utmost importance is the establishment of a caring, positive learning environment in which the student is encouraged to believe in himself/herself and to demonstrate self-respect and respect for others. In addition, I adamantly espou...
College of Arts and Humanities As an Italian instructor, by the book, much of my classroom work focuses on helping students build proficiency in the four language skill areas—listening, speaking, reading, and writing. However, my goal as a teacher goes beyond the facilitation of linguistic growth. I want to open students’ eyes to other ways of ...
College of Engineering and Computer Science It is both challenging and fascinating to be a teacher. In all the courses I teach, I set high standards for myself and prepare carefully for each lecture. Besides teaching technical materials, I train students to have the capabilities to: think critically and analytically; work hard and inno...