The Center for Teaching Excellence offers several resources for graduate students and postdocs to help them succeed in their teaching. These resources include guides, workshops, certificate programs, and learning communities.

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Certificates

CIRTL Associate Certificate

The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) Associate Certificate is part of the Passport to Great Teaching program offered by the Center for Teaching Excellence. Graduate students, TAs, and postdocs will define and recognize the value of the Teaching-as-Research process, and how it can be used for ongoing enhancement of learning.

Great Teaching Certificate: TA Edition

The Great Teaching Certificate: TA Edition is part of the Passport to Great Teaching program offered by the Center for Teaching Excellence. Your work as a TA in the classroom is a critical element for student success. This certificate is a time-efficient way to learn good teaching practices to support your students!

Great Teaching for New Faculty Certificate

The Great Teaching for New Faculty Certificate is part of the Passport to Great Teaching program offered by the Center for Teaching Excellence. Faculty in their first 3 years of teaching will discover university resources, identify instructors you can turn to for instructional strategies and advice, and create a great learning experience for your students.

Great Teaching Certificate

The Great Teaching Certificate is part of the Passport to Great Teaching program offered by the Center for Teaching Excellence. Explore great teaching strategies and discover tips and tricks from other UF instructors by attending workshops, conferences, and more!

Great Online Teaching Certificate

The Great Online Teaching Certificate is part of the Passport to Great Teaching program offered by the Center for Teaching Excellence. This certificate is designed to save you time with practical suggestions and planning resources for your online course development.

Great Teaching Using Universal Design Certificate

The Great Teaching Using Universal Design Certificate is part of the Passport to Great Teaching program offered by the Center for Teaching Excellence. This certificate will help you reach a diverse group of students and considers issues of multiculturalism, gender identity, access and disability, and more.

Global Teaching and Learning Certificate

The Global Teaching and Learning Certificate is part of the Passport to Great Teaching program offered by the Center for Teaching Excellence. This certificate will help you internationalize your teaching at home and abroad.

Workshops

First Year Faculty Teaching Academy

The Center for Teaching Excellence offers the First Year Faculty Teaching Academy (FYFTA) workshop series throughout the year. This series is designed for faculty in their first few years of teaching at UF. Learn how to create a great learning experience for your students while saving time and frustration.

Be a Great Online or Hybrid TA

In this asynchronous workshop, you will learn about teaching best practices and campus resources that will help you get up to speed quickly.

Workshops Offered Through CIRTL

The CIRTL network offers courses, events, resources, and certification for graduate students, TAs, and postdocs. CIRTL was founded in 2003 to help develop faculty committed to implementing and advancing evidence-based teaching practices that benefit diverse learners, especially in STEM.

Great Online Course Series

The Great Online Course workshop series is designed to save you time with practical suggestions and planning resources for your online course development.

Workshops Offered Through the Center for Teaching Excellence

The Center for Teaching Excellence works to keep faculty, staff, TAs, and graduate students connected and informed. Browse through our calendar to find workshops and events that pique your interest.

Learning Communities

Preparing Future Faculty

Preparing Future Faculty is a mentoring program for doctoral, postdoc, and terminal masters students. Learn about faculty roles, tenure and promotion, interviews and hiring, effective teaching and learning practices, and more!

Faculty Learning Communities

Faculty Learning Communities (FLCs) are peer-led groups of faculty, staff, and graduate students who engage in an active, collaborative, year–long program structured to provide encouragement, support, and reflection. New FLCs are added each academic year.

Conferences

Interface Teaching Conference

Interface is an opportunity to recognize innovative faculty, provide a forum for professors to share their work with other disciplines and foster interdisciplinary collaborations on future projects.

Team-Based Learning Workshop

The UF Team-Based Learning (TBL) Workshop is designed for educators who are interested in implementing a new learning method into their classrooms – in person or online. This event will teach educators how to elevate classrooms in any field using a flipped-classroom learning method.

Resources

Office of Graduate Professional Development (OPGD)

OGPD is here to help you hone skills and gain experience in key areas that spell success in graduate education and beyond: research skills and knowledge, management and leadership, effectiveness and purpose, professionalism, communication, and career advancement.

CTE Resource Library

The CTE Resource Library was built to help support your teaching and optimize student learning.

Teaching Beyond the Podium Podcast Series

Get inspired by members of the UF community! Learn useful tips and strategies for creating a quality learning experience.