Find resources related to curriculum development, teaching strategies, instructional technology, evaluation and assessment.
Faculty Development Summer Initiative
- UCF College of Medicine Teaching Philosophies and Strategies Guide
- Self Learning Module Best Practices
- Models for interactive teaching
- COM presentation guidelines
- Catch their attention: tips for giving presentations
- Facilitating a small-group exercise
- Team-based learning: from principle to application
- Best practices: audience response system
Evaluation & Assessment
Educational Technology Services provides:
- Support with educational applications including MEDS, Word, PowerPoint, Virtual Microscope PhotoshopElements, SnagIt, Netter, iTunes U, ADAM, etc.
- One-on-one consultations for assistance with utilizing educational technologies for class assignments.
- Multi-media support in educational content – including images, graphics, video and learning objects.
- Support with storyboard, capture, scanning, editing, and conversion of images and/or videos.
- Support with capture, edit, conversion and delivery (via iTunes U, DVD, streaming, hard drive) of classroom lectures.
- Hardware, operating system, network connection, and antivirus troubleshooting.
- Troubleshooting with library resources, software, and check-out equipment.
- Educational Technology Services
Faculty Collaboration Center Hours: Monday-Friday 8-5
- Using Classroom Equipment
- Lecture Recording Instructions
- Changes to UCF COM Med Ed Classroom Computers 2016 – 2017
A computer-based software suite that allows you to create Self Learning Modules (SLMs) that students can view online
- Articulate Studio ’13 tip sheet
- Articulate Storyline 2 tip sheet
- Articulate and Presenter Files
- Instructions for using Articulate
Cmap Cloud enables the construction and sharing of concept maps using web browsers, and the sharing of these concept maps with other users.
An electronic tool to present phased cases to students and collect their thoughts as they work their way through the cases
Olympus server allows faculty and students to access, annotate, save, and link to a rich set of medical slides:
- Viewing Slides on a Windows Computer
- Viewing Slides on a Mac Computer
For information on accessing these tutorials please contact Dale Voorhees at Dale.Voorhees@ucf.edu or 407.266.1435
A student learning platform and support app developed by medical students at Johns Hopkins that provides a solution for learning in an engaging, interactive, and structured manner.
PowerPoint is a Microsoft Office program that allows users to create appealing presentations and display information in a graphical format. It can be used in conjunction with the TurningPoint audience response system for enhanced interactivity in the classroom or with Adobe Presenter to produce online multimedia presentations:
- Creating Presentations
- Learn to Use PowerPoint for More Than Boring Presentations
- PowerPoint Polling with Turning Point
- Using Video with PowerPoint: Introduction
- Inserting Video Files in PowerPoint
Skype for Business
Previously known as Lync, Skype for Business is a computer-based software application that allows you to create, host, and attend web conferences
TurningPoint is the College of Medicine’s audience response system, which allows students to use physical “clickers” or laptop computers for submitting responses:
An online learning management system (LMS) where you can post and manage course content and resources, manage assignments and grades, and interact with students through discussions and announcements.
Additional Teaching Resources
- UCF Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning
The Center offers workshops, consultations, and resources on a range of topics including curriculum development, teaching strategies, classroom management, scholarship of teaching and learning, and problem-based learning.
- Dee Fink & Associates
A self-directed guide to designing courses for significant learning.
- University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
Collection of web resources on clinical teaching and education