Tools from the State Archives for Teaching World War II (Webinar)

Florida’s contributions to the war effort during World War II were both extensive and varied. Floridians had to contend with coastal blackouts, German submarines lurking offshore, sabotage attempts, strict rationing and the challenges of accommodating thousands of troops who came to take advantage of the state’s ideal climate for military training. Join State Archives education […]

Team-Teaching 101: A Nuts and Bolts Workshop to Planning a Team-Taught Course

Led by Sophia Acord, Delia Steverson, and Steve Noll Have you ever thought about teaching a course with a colleague from a different discipline? Through team-teaching, faculty can create innovative new courses for students that tie together different ways of looking at a topic and demonstrate the value of interdisciplinary inquiry. Instructors also benefit from […]

UF Synergies: National Humanities Center Summer Residencies

The UF Synergies series features informal talks by the Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere’s Rothman Faculty Summer Fellows, Tedder Doctoral Fellows, and Rothman Doctoral Fellows. Fellows will speak for 20 minutes in length about their funded work, leaving ample time for questions and discussion. Talks are paired across disciplinary boundaries to stimulate […]

Getting Your Classes on Track: Improving Your Teaching Skills

New to teaching? Struggling to balance your teaching and research obligations? Then attend this session for some easy-to-implement tips on how to maximize your teaching effectiveness while minimizing teaching-related headaches. Sean Trainor (PhD), Lecturer, Management Communication Center, will lead this brief workshop as part of the Smathers Libraries ‘Building You Career’ series. No registration required. […]

Elizabeth Currin, Department of Education

Ph.D. Candidate, Education 2018-2019 Rothman Doctoral Fellow Currin’s research addresses the “Age of Accountability,” a decades-long period defined by top-down education reforms that position teachers as both the problem and the potential solution for America’s so-called failing public schools. This, Currin argues, leads to increased teacher stress, a loss of creativity, and a shift in […]