Classroom Management

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Academic Integrity - information about ethical student behavior, preventing plagiarism, and using turnitin.com. Click here to view.

Best Practices - Provides suggestions for engaging students in discussions and links to external resources on how to negotiate challenging student-teacher interactions. Click here to view.

Class Observations - faculty professional development can include regular classroom visits by peers. These observations are conducted only when requested by individual faculty members.

Classroom Security: Tips on handling emergencies and disruptions.

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

H1N1 (Widespread Absences) Lesson Plan - strategies you can use for your classes when large numbers of students are likely to be absent or even when they are not. Click here to view.

Non-native Speakers - assistance for instructors or students who are non-native speakers of English.

UCF Policies - information from the UCF Policies and Procedures Manual that is directly relevant for your teaching and classroom experiences.

 

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Kristin G. Congdon
College of Arts and Humanities Kristin G. Congdon My approach to education is informed by my early and ongoing experiences teaching in a variety of settings. Besides working in public schools (elementary, middle, and high school), I have also taught art in correctional facilities, residential treatment centers, museums, Elderhostels and retirement homes. My stude...

Victoria Loerzel
College of College of Nursing Victoria Loerzel As a nurse and educator, my teaching philosophy revolves around the belief that it is my responsibility to provide nursing students with a solid foundation for safe and appropriate nursing practice. I believe students are adult learners and should be self-motivated and in charge of their own learning. However, stu...

Terry Thaxton
College of Arts & Humanities Terry Thaxton I am a teacher of creative writing, dedicated to UCF, its students, and our community. My teaching, research, and service converge on writing a rigorous discipline and as an impetus for social change.   My first priority is creating an atmosphere in which students want to learn the craft of writing. I want ...