Academic Integrity - Information about ethical student behavior, preventing plagiarism, and using turnitin.com.
Best Practices - Provides suggestions for engaging students in discussions and links to external resources on how to negotiate challenging student-teacher interactions.
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.
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.
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.
World Café Discussion Method - A summary of the method developed by the World Café for hosting and mediating discussion in large groups.
College of Arts and Humanities Teaching literature and literary theory is a joyful experience for me the majority of the time. Of course, grading is always difficult and time-consuming work, but it is a task that shows me what has worked, what hasn't, and what needs to be done or revised. Face-to-face or online interaction with my students...
College of Sciences My goals in the classes I teach are for students to not only develop foundational knowledge and skills in the topic area, but also to develop enthusiasm about the subject, learn about themselves, and learn how to learn. Although these goals may be reached in different ways depending on the semester and the...
Enrique del Barco
College of Sciences Teaching at all levels is the most satisfying consequence of my responsibilities as a faculty member at UCF. I am strongly dedicated to the education of young men and women in all aspects related with my scientific background. I am of the firm opinion that modern societies require a better understanding of the mec...