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Children’s Literature and Building Empathy in Classrooms

Children’s Literature and Building Empathy in Classrooms

Elementary education majors Serena McKeithan (left) and Kristionna Adudu (right) share their research about quality children\'s literature paired with lessons on social issues at the Writing for ...

Meet Our Newest Faculty

Meet Our Newest Faculty

Our newest faculty members bring with them a range of research interests and scholarly accomplishments, which further strengthens the college through our collective contributions. Read up on 16 of ...

UCF Downtown Sneak Peek

UCF Downtown Sneak Peek

Here’s an inside look at the campus before it opens on Aug. 26 for the Fall 2019 semester. In two weeks UCF Downtown will welcome more than 7,000 students for its first day of classes. But you don’t ...

10 Commandments of Teaching

10 Commandments of Teaching

In the push to improve schooling, I think we often lose sight of the fundamentals of having a kind, safe, respectful atmosphere in which to learn. ...

UCF Camp for High School Students Inspires Future Legal Professionals

UCF Camp for High School Students Inspires Future Legal Professionals

UCF Legal Studies developed a weeklong camp to introduce youth from Jones, Evans and Boone high schools to careers in law. ...

Intersections of Law and Evolutionary Psychology

Intersections of Law and Evolutionary Psychology

Carlton Patrick, assistant professor of legal studies, regularly teaches courses in Law and Emotions and Law and Human Behavior where students read from subjects like psychology, neuroscience, ...

UCF Grad Lands Emergency Management Job After Hurricane Experiences

UCF Grad Lands Emergency Management Job After Hurricane Experiences

After working with the local and state government to manage crises, the soon-to-be alum will use her expertise to help with hospital operations. ...

UCF Researcher’s AI Tutoring Tool Targets Improving Student Studying Skills

UCF Researcher’s AI Tutoring Tool Targets Improving Student Studying Skills

The tutoring tool developed by a UCF researcher uses artificial intelligence to help students learn more effectively by monitoring their learning activities, facial expressions, eye movements and ...

WUCF Receives Funding to Help Children Prepare Better for Emergencies

WUCF Receives Funding to Help Children Prepare Better for Emergencies

$250,000 from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting will help expand the station’s Meet the Helpers project into a national model. ...

Let’s Stop Glorifying Tribalism—It Doesn’t Serve Us Well

Let’s Stop Glorifying Tribalism—It Doesn’t Serve Us Well

Yet again, one of my Facebook groups has erupted into an often mean-spirited debate about whether someone really is (fill in the blank). For instance, a chronic fatigue group has become sharply ...

Welcome Six Leaders to their New Roles in College Leadership

Welcome Six Leaders to their New Roles in College Leadership

We are pleased to announce several leadership updates at the College of Community Innovation and Education. These individuals bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to these positions and we ...

Fellows Advocate for Minority Voices in Mental Health

Fellows Advocate for Minority Voices in Mental Health

Counselor education doctoral student Amber Norman ’14MA and master’s students Stephanie Richard and Ismar Alburquerque ’16 (left to right) were chosen for the NBCC Minority Fellowship Program. July ...

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