The Passport categories page is here to help you plan your journey! Workshops can apply to multiple categories. When participating in a workshop, you get to choose which category you apply your miles toward. Once you’ve earned 400 miles in a category, you’ll be awarded a badge. To find out which categories each workshop applies to, visit the events and workshops page.

NOTE: Register for Passport workshops and submit your reflections in the Passport Portal. Reflections are required for conferences, asynchronous workshops, or any activity not hosted by the Center for Teaching Excellence.

Passport Category Badges

Active Learning Badge

Active Learning


Discover active learning techniques that have students engage with the material, participate in the class, and collaborate with each other.
Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Series Badge

Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Series


This series provides faculty the opportunity to explore emerging and perennial teaching and learning topics. These workshops are hosted by faculty who discuss different research-based strategies and methods that they’ve implemented in their own classrooms.
Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) Badge

Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL)


Learn how to enhance excellence in undergraduate education by implementing and advancing effective teaching practices for diverse learners by participating in courses, MOOCs, and workshops offered through the CIRTL Network.
Conferences Badge

Conferences


Meet other faculty and staff while hearing about effective practices and strategies on teaching.
Creative Assessment Badge

Creative Assessment


Go beyond the “one size fits all” assessment and develop strategies contoured to your students, your course material, and your teaching technique. Make assessment an integral part of the learning experience.
Cultural Competencies Badge

Cultural Competencies


Discover new ways to interact effectively with people from different cultures. Help your students learn to be respectful and responsive to the health beliefs, practices, and the cultural and linguistic needs of diverse population groups.
Digital Literacy Badge

Digital Literacy


Learn how digital literacy can extend the impact and influence of your course by experimenting with the latest tools and techniques used to communicate in the digital age.
Diversity & Equity Badge

Diversity & Equity


An equitable classroom and curriculum provides students with personalized resources needed for all to reach common goals. The goals and rigor remain the same for all students but the supports needed and made available depend on the students’ needs. Creating a diverse classroom environment and curriculum requires being responsive to the increasing cultural diversity of our society. These strategies will encourage all students’ cultural awareness, enhancing each student’s sense of identity, and foster community in the classroom.
Experiential Learning Badge

Experiential Learning


Discover the power of experiential learning and the basic steps to create your own activities and assignments.
First Year Faculty Teaching Academy Badge

First Year Faculty Teaching Academy


This series is designed for faculty in their first few years of teaching at the University of Florida. The academy will cover important aspects of teaching and learning and connect instructors with collaborators across campus.
Global Learning Badge

Global Learning


Learn tools and strategies to internationalize your course, making your students more globally aware and competent.
Great Online Teaching Badge

Great Online Teaching


This workshop series will help you design, build and teach a great online course.
Great Presentations Badge

Great Presentations


Discover simple techniques and tips for effective communication in the classroom and beyond.
Inclusivity Badge

Inclusivity


Discover pedagogical practices that strive to serve the needs of all students, regardless of background or identity, while supporting their engagement with subject material.
Mentoring Badge

Mentoring


Mentoring empowers, supports, and encourages others. Learn what constitutes good practice in mentorship through the workshops offered by the experts at UF and the International Mentoring Association.
No Walls Teaching Badge

No Walls Teaching


The No Walls Teaching (NWT) Badge is a special edition badge that is only offered at limited times. Participants on this list attended three NWT events in addition to one of the NWT Retreats OR were a designated champion, facilitated an NWT event and attended at least two NWT events.
Orientation Badge

Orientation


The TA Orientation covers the formal requirements for being a teaching assistant. Complete both F2F and online sessions. This badge is only awarded to TAs.
Passport Partners Badge

Passport Partners


Passport Partners also earn miles for presenting which can be allocated toward this badge and a certificate.
IDEA in Clinical Settings Badge

Promoting IDEA in Clinical Settings


Discover methods designed to support clinical instructors charged with engaging students in experiential learning while encouraging the application of inclusion, diversity, equity, and access principles into clinical teaching and other health care educational contexts. Learn valuable insights and approaches to difficult but common areas of discomfiture encountered in the clinical teaching setting.
Student Focused Teaching Badge

Student Focused Teaching


Gain new perspectives on teaching and course development that focus on providing the best learning experience for your students.
TA Portfolio Badge

TA Portfolio Series


Create an electronic teaching portfolio that helps you stand out to academic search committees and showcase your strengths as an instructor and professional.
TA Principles and Strategies Badge

TA Principles and Strategies


Build a strong foundation of teaching practices to support your students’ learning. Learn time saving strategies and teaching principles that will help you be a ‘great’ TA. This badge is only awarded to TAs.
Tackling Tough Talks Badge

Tackling Tough Talks


Learn and practice strategies to implement when difficult conversations with students and coworkers arise.
Teaching as Research Badge

Teaching as Research


Discover systematic, and reflective methods of using research to develop and implement teaching practices that advance the learning experiences and outcomes of students and teachers.
TBL Badge

Team Based Learning (TBL) Boot Camp


This workshop is completed over a 3 day period in which you will be introduced to TBL, generate content and practice skills.
Textbook Affordability Badge

Textbook Affordability


Discover affordable options and strategies to reduce the cost of course materials.
UDL & Access Badge

UDL & Access


Learn approaches to teaching and learning that provides all students an equal opportunity to succeed. UDL uses a variety of teaching methods to remove barriers to learning. UDL builds in a degree of flexibility that can be adjusted for every individual’s strengths and needs.
UF+QM Badge

UF + Quality Matters


Learn about the UF + QM quality for online education rubric. Complete a self-review of your course and peer review two courses to earn the course reviewer badge.