Catherine Kunce

Catherine Kunce on Creating a Course Website

Dec. 23, 2019

Catherine Kunce, Senior Instructor for the Program for Writing and Rhetoric, speaks about her experience working with ASSETT Student Technology Consultants. When searching for ways to improve her Irish Odysseys class, which she teaches every summer in Ireland, Catherine reached out to ASSETT for help. Working together with Austin Chau,...

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Faculty Fellows Application Deadline Extended to Dec. 8

Dec. 2, 2019

The deadline to apply for the 2020–21 cohort of Faculty Fellows has been extended in light of the recent weather-related campus closures. To apply, complete the online application and ask your department chair to submit a letter of support no later than December 8, 2019 . Further details and submission...

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Faculty Reading Group to Explore Gamification

Dec. 2, 2019

Interested in using games and simulations in the classroom? Join in the Gamification Reading Group, a part of ASSETT’s Student Success Innovation Incubator . We are starting out this spring by reading Minds on Fire: How Role-Immersion Games Transform Higher Education by Mark Carnes. He’s a historian at Barnard College...

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ASSETT Insight: What Faculty Really Think About Us

Nov. 15, 2019

Our new column presents data collected from our most important source: YOU! In each newsletter, we'll share insights collected from our A&S faculty partners about the effectiveness and impact of ASSETT programs and services. This edition reveals what faculty really think about ASSETT -- the results may surprise you! Read...

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SPLOT-light on BuffsCreate

Nov. 13, 2019

What is ? And SPLOTs*? Sounds like a made up word... (Well, it kind of is. Read on.) Let’s start with BuffsCreate. It’s simply a web hosting pilot project offered for the College of Arts & Sciences, which gives students a domain of their own . We’re very excited...

Beth Osnes

Letter from the Advisor - November 2019

Nov. 13, 2019

As the faculty advisor for ASSETT, I invite you to consider applying to be a part of the ASSETT’s Faculty Fellows Program's 2020/2021 cohort . As part of this supportive community, you will be with a group working together to explore innovative ways you can reach your course learning objectives...

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Teaching Tip: What Students Want from Technology

Nov. 11, 2019

How can you integrate technology into your classroom in a productive way? Who better to ask than our students! In our 2018 Academic Technology Survey, we asked 421 CU Boulder students to tell us the most important thing that teachers should know in order to better support their learning with...

Word cloud of keywords from project proposals. Terms that emerge as particularly important include learn, student, teach, technology, course, develop, data, science, active, digital, metacognition, and create.

Innovation Incubator Update - Fall 2019

Nov. 11, 2019

It’s hard to believe that it has been a full year since we initially called for letters of interest to launch the ASSETT Innovation Incubator! At that time, we couldn’t have predicted the level of enthusiasm that we would see from faculty, administrators, and even local community supporters. And we...

Blair Young

Blair Young Named ASSETT Innovation Catalyst

Nov. 11, 2019

I am excited to announce that as of November 1, 2019, Blair Young has taken a new role on the ASSETT team. As the Innovation Catalyst, she will facilitate the work of the four Innovation Incubator project teams and serve as the main point of contact for the initiative. Blair...

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Apply by Dec. 1 for 2020 Faculty Fellows

Nov. 4, 2019

The ASSETT Faculty Fellows program brings together faculty from the College of Arts & Sciences to promote continuous improvement of the undergraduate learning experience. With support from ASSETT staff, Faculty Fellows serve as mentors, leaders, and liaisons to address needs and challenges within their individual departments. Fellowships require a three-semester...