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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Joanna Mishtal
College of Sciences Joanna       Mishtal Having grown up in communist Poland, my memories of school days include intimidating oral exams in front of the class, punitive pop quizzes, severe discipline, and a symbolic barrier between student and teacher. After more than 20 years in the United States, these memories remind me of the kind of teacher I do n...

Ilenia Colon Mendoza
College of Arts and Humanities Ilenia  Colon Mendoza As an educator I believe learning should be a pleasant and interactive activity; I see learning as an experience in and of itself. For the teaching process to be successful, it must be student centered. The first step in achieving a student-centered environment is to make students feel comfortable enough to expr...

Stephanie Vie
College of Arts & Humanities Stephanie  Vie No matter the class I teach, rhetoric serves as our foundation. Rhetorical literacy - which I define as an individual's ability to critically analyze a communication situation and best select from the available communicative strategies - is my pedagogical touchstone. To focus on rhetorical literacy, I ask students...