Selected Pedagogies

These pages provide insight on different approaches to teaching, the complex interrelationships between teacher-student-material, and various modes of instruction.

Mentor at the lake

Teaching Sustainability: Resources for curriculum innovation, learning activities, and opportunities for faculty and student involvement.

Teaching Methods: an overview of different methods and modes of instructions, including tips on effective lecturing, collaboration, and active learning.

Interactive Techniques: a list of over one hundred interactive teaching techniques that can enable student learning and provide feedback to both instructors and learners.

Teaching Online: strategies and pedagogical ideas for teaching online in all modes of instruction (enhanced, mixed, fully online).

Teaching Tips: interactive techniques for raising student engagement and aiding in student learning, useful in all class sizes.

Internationalization of Teaching & Learning: as our disciplines become increasingly affected by globalization, instructors may desire to add a global scope to their courses. This page provides ideas and inspiration for global topics in many disciplines.

Experiential Learning: a partnership between UCF, students, and the community which promotes development of student professional, personal and academic skills in an applied learning environment. This page gives information and ideas on how to start.

Teaching with Multimedia

 

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Mark Calabrese
College of Engineering and Computer Science Mark Calabrese Long before I graduated with my Master's degree, I knew I'd want to teach someday.  I was inspired by previous UCF faculty that included Dr. Martin Wanielista (Environmental Engineering & Dean), Dr. Gary Whitehouse (Dean & Provost), and Dr. Christian Bauer (Industrial Engineering).  I chose to pursue my...

John Schultz
College of Sciences John  Schultz As a teacher, I believe my role is to generate excitement and interest in the classroom and to challenge students by providing a dynamic and experiential learning experience. Experiential learning not only increases student interest by building a learning community in the classroom, but also increases student unde...

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...