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Teaching Resources: Faculty Development


Associate Professor and Associate Chair for Instruction
Director of Teaching Academy

Amara Estrada, DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM
Office: 352-392-2226
PO Box 100126
Gainesville, FL 32608-0126

Dr. Estrada oversees the Teaching Academy, an extension of OSI for Faculty Professional Development.

Distinguished Teaching Scholar and Professor
Director, CTSI Educational Development & Evaluation

Linda Behar-Horenstein, PhD
Office: 352-273-4330 / Cell: 352-682-0768
PO Box 110746
Gainesville FL 32611-7046

Presentation: Addressing Faculty Development Needs among Veterinary Medicine Faculty (Requires UF Login)
Seminar Slides

Dr. Behar-Horenstein’s seminar addresses opportunities to collaborate with her in various efforts to review our teaching strategies. She will available by appointment to work with individual faculty who want to review syllabi, notes, presentations or to help faculty develop new strategies for teaching.

Other UF Teaching Support Units

UF Main Teaching Portal
This site addresses teaching excellence in any platform state and to also present the administrative path and teaching support for platform transition.  It is a launch pad for learning about UF centrally-provided teaching resources including training opportunities.

The Center for Instructional Technology and Training
The Center for Instructional Technology & Training (located on Main Campus in Turlington Hall) assists faculty with creating courses for online delivery and includes a staff of instructional designers, training specialists, web developers, and faculty lab consultants. The center provides services to the university in three areas: Instructional Design, Training, and the Faculty Media Lab.

Office of Academic Technology Classroom Support (Classroom “Clickers”)

Library Services
For information about Copyright Issues in Teaching and Research

Non-UF Teaching-Related Web Sites

The Chronicle of Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education is a source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.Based in Washington, D.C., The Chronicle has more than 70 writers, editors, and international correspondents.

New Media Consortium
The NMC Horizon Project, as the centerpiece of the NMC Emerging Technologies Initiative, charts the landscape of emerging technologies for teaching, learning, research, creative inquiry, and information management. Launched in 2002, it epitomizes the mission of the NMC to help educators and thought leaders across the world build upon the innovation happening at their institutions by providing them with expert research and analysis.

This page was last updated on June 27, 2014.