Lisa Peterson, QEP Faculty Fellow, featured by WeVideo

Lisa Peterson, associate instructor and a Graduate Scholar at the University of Central Florida’s School of Visual Arts & Design Film program, has been featured by digital video software company WeVideo for the remarkable, integrative-learning experiences she provides her students using digital storytelling.

2018 Integrative-Learning Travel Awards

Now is the chance to let your integrative-learning research take flight! The Office of the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) is pleased to offer travel awards for faculty and staff presenting projects and publications that address the QEP’s theme, What’s Next: Integrative Learning for Professional and Civic Preparation.   Details: All UCF faculty and staff are […]

Spring 2018 QEP-Sponsored Course Designation Workshop (Closed)

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 […]