Classroom Management

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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. Please also refer to the Office of Emergency Management's comprehensive plan.

Classroom Atmosphere: 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.

 

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Josh Colwell
College of Sciences Josh  Colwell I joined UCF after 17 years at the University of Colorado, Boulder, where I was a Research Scientist. There, I took every opportunity to teach, though teaching was outside my normal duties. My love of teaching was my primary motivation for moving to UCF. My emphasis is on the fundamental concepts rather than...

Carlos Valdez
College of Business Administration Carlos  Valdez I believe about teaching that it is a way to change the world. A course can be a small action but with great impact in students' lives if the course creates the appropriate learning environment where the students learn not only the theory but also how to apply it in real world scenarios. I studied communications ...

J. Blake Scott
College of Arts and Sciences J. Blake  Scott Teachingis what sustains me as an academic. It fuels and, in turn, is fueled by myresearch in rhetoric, which emphasizes civic action, and by my communityservice. Some of the hallmarks of service-learning—active learning, problemsolving, critical reflection, and civic engagement—guide my overal...