This section presents a collection of local and Internet resources focused on using technology to assist faculty in managing many teaching and learning processes, from course planning to assessment grading and all points in between. Several of the tools described here are specific to UCF.
New instructors may wish to take particular note of how to download the class roster and print photos of your students, as well as the digital control panel in the classrooms and our grade posting system, myUCF Grades.
University faculty and staff are expected to adhere to information security guidelines regarding the handling and security of sensitive information. UCF Computer Services & Telecommunications offers a brochure on this information: Click here
For all of these tools, additional help is available via a phone call (407-823-3544) or a trip to the Faculty Center (CB1-207).
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