Call for awards to improve teaching and learning through digital learning initiatives

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ASSETT is pleased to announce two learning communities aimed at leveraging digital technologies to improve teaching and learning. Applications are now being accepted for the Teaching with Technology or the Hybrid and Online Course Design seminars.
 
Spring 2014 Teaching with Technology Seminar
 
ASSETT, OIT, and the University Libraries welcome applicants for the Spring 2014 Teaching with Technology Seminar for faculty in tenure-track, instructor, or lecturer ranks. (Lecturers are eligible to apply if they have taught at CU for 4 of the past 5 semesters). Past applicants are welcome to reapply. The seminar meets for two hours, 7 - 8 times during the course of the semester. A maximum of 10 faculty will be selected to participate. Selected faculty will be expected to participate in all sessions (co-leading one of them), to contribute to an online forum on teaching and learning with technology and to create a final product or resource useful to other teaching faculty on campus. Each participant will receive a $2,000 award for their professional use, transferred to an appropriate CU-Boulder campus speedtype. Faculty should be teaching or have access to a course during Spring or Summer of 2014.

The deadline for to apply for the fall seminar is Jan. 6, 2014. To apply, go online to https://sparc.colorado.edu/digital-learning-communities/ and enter the following:
(1) your contact information,
(2) 1 page statement indicating your interest and experience in this area,
(3) specific topics of interest, and
(4) the week day times (M-F, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.) you are typically available to meet.

For more information, please contact either Amanda McAndrew, ASSETT Teaching and Learning Consultant, at amanda.mcandrew@colorado.edu, Mark Werner, Associate Director of Academic Technology Research, OIT, at mark.werner@colorado.edu or Caroline Sinkinson, Instruction Coordinator/ Reference Librarian, at caroline.sinkinson@colorado.edu.

Hybrid and Online Course Design Faculty Seminar 

To support the design of high-quality hybrid and online courses in the College of Arts and Sciences, ASSETT welcomes applicants for the Spring 2014 Hybrid and Online Course Design Seminar for faculty in tenure-track or instructor ranks. The seminar will meet for two hours, 6-8 times during the course of the semester. Selected faculty will be expected to participate in all sessions, to contribute to an online forum and to produce a full hybrid or online course design by the end of the seminar. Each participant will receive a $2,000 award for their professional use, transferred to an appropriate CU-Boulder campus speedtype. Faculty should be teaching or have access to a course during Spring or Fall 2014.

The deadline to apply is Jan. 6, 2014. To apply go online at https://sparc.colorado.edu/digital-learning-communities/ and enter the following:
(1) your contact information,
(2) 1 page statement indicating your interest and experience in this area,
(3) a brief description of the specific course(s) you will be designing or redesigning and rationale for why it is a good candidate for hybrid or online delivery, (4) chair approval, and
(5) the weekday times you are available to meet. 

Topics covered will include:
*Hybrid and Online Course Design Principles and Pedagogy
*Structuring Interactions and Community Building
*Assessment Strategies and Academic Integrity
*Content, Activities, and Tools
*Course Evaluation and Quality Assurance

For more information, please contact Nigora Azimova, Teaching and Learning Consultant, ASSETT at nigora.azimova@colorado.edu, (303-492-0431).

 

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