The Office of Faculty Development & Teaching Excellence (FDTE) keeps faculty, staff, and teaching assistants connected and informed.
The Faculty Resource Library is comprehensive resource developed to support your teaching and optimize student learning. You can find and overview, tips, strategies, resources and research on the following topics:
Schedules and details about UF workshops and events can be found through:
Faculty Learning Communities provide a space for collaborating and learning in your specific areas of interest. View current communities and details about certificate requirements on the teach.ufl.edu website Passport to Great Teaching page.
FYFTA is a teaching workshop series offered by The Office of Faculty Development & Teaching Excellence fall (face-to-face) and spring (online) semesters. This series supports faculty in their first years of teaching at UF.
The Beyond the Podium Podcast Series features the teaching and learning experience of UF faculty, staff and students. Guests share their very best tips, strategies, innovations, and stories about teaching with a little bit of humor. Subscribe through iTunes, Stitcher or SoundCloud.
Continue to grow your skills and expertise through UF workshops and programs. Certificates and badges are available through various campus units.
UFIT offers a variety of technology training in different formats, including classroom, web and self-paced. Topics include:
The Society of Teaching Scholars sponsors workshops and activities in support of students, residents and faculty of UF’s College of Medicine. Sponsored and co-sponsored events include:
UF’s Human Resources unit provides compliance training as well as certificate programs focused on the following skills:
Mentorship is important to being successful as a faculty member in higher education. Having a good mentor can help you make valuable contacts, identify potential collaborators, and discover you place in the culture of the University of Florida. The following articles offer useful tips on finding the right mentor for you.
Online and face-to-face workshops are available to help you get started:
Office of Faculty Development & Teaching Excellence (FDTE) “Great” series earns a badge and earns points towards a “Great Teaching” certificate.
Center for Instructional Technology and Training (CITT) provides training and instructional design assistance. Certificate training programs include:
Instructional designers can help design courses and assessments to provide efficient and timely feedback to students, increase student engagement through instructor presence, and develop opportunities for metacognition based on the needs of your program. Request instructional design help by filling out the “Request Assistance” form.