These pages provide insight on different approaches to teaching, the complex interrelationships between teacher-student-material, and various modes of instruction.
Overview of Teaching Methods: an overview of different methods and modes of instructions, including tips on effective lecturing, collaboration, and active learning.
Interactive Teaching: a list of over one hundred interactive teaching techniques that can enable student learning and provide feedback to both instructors and learners.
Feminist Pedagogy: The Vanderbilt Center for Teaching (CFT) is thrilled to announce its new guide on feminist pedagogy, written collaboratively by seven graduate students and one CFT assistant director. From their introduction: “Feminist pedagogy is not a toolbox, a collection of strategies, a list of practices, or a specific classroom arrangement. It is an overarching philosophy—a theory of teaching and learning that integrates feminist values with related theories and research on teaching and learning.”
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.
College of Medicine Teaching is a learning experience, and effectively engaging and transferring knowledge to hundreds of students is a skill that must be developed and improved upon each semester. I believe teaching can be honed through experience, listening to students, learning from colleagues, and developing new ways to connect t...
College of Engineering and Computer Science It is both challenging and fascinating to be a teacher. In all the courses I teach, I set high standards for myself and prepare carefully for each lecture. Besides teaching technical materials, I train students to have the capabilities to: think critically and analytically; work hard and inno...
College of Sciences My foundational approach to teaching is that content expertise must be transmitted well to a diverse learner population. While the substantive content goals are the same for every student, students come to me as individuals, with different interests, background knowledge, and skills. I try to draw every student in...