Teaching and Learning Resources

Classroom Management - resources for student interactions, policies, and information for non-native speakers.

Course Design - resources and worksheets on desiging a course with an eye toward program integration, defined goals, measurable objectives, and aligned assessments.

Instructional Strategies - an overview of different methods and modes of instructions, including tips on effective lecturing, collaboration, and active learning.

Learning Environments - the context and environment around you matter greatly for our teaching methods and student learning. This section investigates different scenarios, including large classes, online teaching strategies and pedagogy, service-learning, and international connections.

Selected Pedagogies - helpful tips on creating and maintaining a productive classroom atmosphere and learning environment.

 

Diversity and Inclusion - information about managing your environment and suggestions for setting a proper tone for students.

Accessibility - list of resources to support faculty in creating accessible course material.

Teaching Books in Print - listing of books about teaching in higher education, as well as books that target how to teach in specific disciplines.

Technology - list of web resources that promote best practices in teaching with technologies.

Our Library - listing of books and other scholarly materials at the Faculty Center library, featuring information on content and current availability.

 

Faculty Spotlight View Other Award Winners

Denise Gammonley
College of Health and Public Affairs Denise  Gammonley My teaching is inspired by the work of Paulo Freire. I strive to create a sense of shared community within the classroom by promoting thoughtful dialogue, critical reflection, and acquisition of empirically based knowledge. My teaching goes beyond lessons about intervention strategies, research, and theory to inco...

Terry Thaxton
College of Arts and Sciences Terry  Thaxton Iam a teacher of creative writing, dedicated to UCF, its students, and ourcommunity. I am poet and essayist. My teaching, research, and service convergeon writing a rigorous discipline and as an impetus for social change.Myfirst priority is creating an atmosphere in which students want to learn thec...

Seth Elsheimer
College of Sciences Seth  Elsheimer The job of a teacher is not only to present the material in a clear and organized way but also to show excitement and love for the subject. Much of what enticed me into teaching chemistry as a profession was the enthusiasm I sensed from several excellent instructors during my own education. I strive to bring t...