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Spring 2018 QEP-Sponsored Course Designation Workshop

Develop or revamp your course to gain the Integrative-Learning Experience (IE), Research Intensive (RI), or Service-Learning (SL) designation in this five-session workshop. Meeting Times: Five Friday mornings (Jan 26, Feb 16, Mar 2, Mar 30, and Apr 20) from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Location: UCF Main Campus – Teaching Academy (TA201) Grant: $250 for […]

Knights of Distinction Student Highlight: Rachael Rothstein-Safra

The Knights of Distinction Program is designed to help students connect the dots between their experiences in the classroom and those outside the classroom. The program encourages students to set post-graduation goals and develop a plan to meet them. Knights of Distinction emphasizes the importance of participating in integrative experiences that allow students to draw […]

Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) Fall Workshops

From mechanical engineering and biomedical sciences to marketing and theatre, undergraduates are conducting research with faculty in all UCF academic departments. Participating in this hands-on experience can prepare students for their post-graduation plans, whether they want to continue their education or dive right into their careers! The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is committed to […]

What’s Next Integrative Learning Scholarship Student Highlights

This year, the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) offered the What’s Next: Integrative Learning Scholarship to undergraduate students for the first time. This annual scholarship offers up to $1,000 for students who demonstrate excellence in high-impact integrative learning such as undergraduate research, internships, peer mentoring, living learning communities, etc., and who were able to demonstrate their […]

From Novice Researcher to Judges’ Choice Award Winner: One Student’s Experience with Undergraduate Research

Participating in undergraduate research provides students with integrative learning opportunities where they connect the dots between the skills they learn in the classroom and real-world experiences outside of the classroom. Forums such as UCF’s Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence (SURE) give students a chance to share their work with diverse audiences. Students explain their research […]

What’s Next Student Fellows Research Integrative Learning

This year, What’s Next Student Fellows, Courtney Handy and Coral Nimz not only helped us develop programming and resources for integrative learning, they also conducted their own research project, “Connecting the Dots: Identifying Particular Challenges which Correlate with a Decreased Likelihood of Student Extra- and Co-Curricular Involvement,” which they presented at the 2017 UCF Showcase […]

Apply Now to be Considered for a QEP Faculty Fellow

  The Quality Enhancement Plan is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for faculty fellows for the 2017-18 academic year. Fellows will work with the QEP to promote integrative learning through faculty outreach, student mentoring, and program development. Each fellow receives a stipend of $3000 for this year-long commitment. For more information, please visit […]

Spring 2017 QEP Faculty Development Workshops (Deadline Extended)

The Office of the QEP presents our Spring 2017 Faculty Development Workshops:   “What’s Next?” Student Professionalism April 3, 2017 12:00-1:30 pm Karen L. Smith Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning, CB1 Room 205 Presenters: Vicki Lavendol (Rosen College of Hospitality Management), Kathleen Hohenleitner (Department of English), and Daniel Murphree (Department of History) Helping students […]