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ASSETT Welcomes Student Employees

Oct. 22, 2019

Five student employees have joined the ASSETT team for the fall 2019 semester. Undergraduates Lucas Gama, Clara Geoghegan, and Zhouming Sun join veteran Alex Palo as our Student Technology Consultants. STCs partner with faculty, graduate instructors, and teaching assistants from the College of Arts & Sciences to improve the undergraduate...

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BuffsCreate Seeks Student Employee

Oct. 7, 2019

Position Description ASSETT seeks an undergraduate student to support the BuffsCreate pilot project for Domain of One’s Own (DoOO) through technical support and user-population building. BuffsCreate gives all learners in Arts & Sciences the opportunity to own a domain and provides server space to freely design a web page to...

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Experiment with Your Digital Presence: An Introduction to BuffsCreate

Sept. 17, 2019

BuffsCreate.net provides all Arts & Sciences learners with the opportunity to take control of their digital identities by designing and hosting their own web presence for academic, research, professional, and/or creative works via a panel of open source applications. Whether you’re on Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, LinkedIn (or all of them!),...

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Register for Fall 2019 Special Interest Groups

Sept. 3, 2019

ASSETT invites Arts & Sciences faculty (including graduate students with instructional duties) to join one of our Fall 2019 Special Interest Groups (SIGs). A SIG is a community of learners exploring themes in teaching, learning, and technology. Current offerings include: Maximizing Student Engagement with Course Readings: This SIG will explore...

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APS Instructors Illuminate Labs Using UDL

Aug. 26, 2019

Rachel Bowyer, a second-year PhD student in Astrophysical & Planetary Sciences (APS), has taken on a task that may seem insurmountable. She’s not only updating the entire 200-page Introduction to Astronomy lab manual; she’s making the assignments accessible to students with visual impairments. As the current Graduate Teacher Program Lead...

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Welcome Beth Osnes as ASSETT's Faculty Advisor

Aug. 21, 2019

We are excited to welcome Beth Osnes as ASSETT’s new faculty advisor. An Associate Professor of Theatre, Beth brings to the position a long history of innovative and unique projects involving students, technology, and faculty from other disciplines, particularly faculty involved in environmental studies. See, for example, several projects she...

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ASSETT Seeks Graduate Assistant

Aug. 20, 2019

Description Arts & Sciences Support of Education Through Technology (ASSETT) is hiring a Teaching, Learning, and Technology Initiatives Graduate Assistant to support and enhance our faculty learning communities, campus partnerships and grow technology uses around initiatives such as the Faculty Fellows learning community, a Domain of One’s Own (DoOO) pilot,...

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Innovation Incubator Update - August 2019

Aug. 20, 2019

Our Innovation Incubator project is entering a new phase. Last year we began with 47 proposals from 44 individuals across Arts and Sciences, and we ended the year with four groups focused on metacognition and mindfulness, collective multimodal publishing, integrating data science across the curriculum, and providing meaningful experiences for...

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Letter from the Advisor - August 2019

Aug. 13, 2019

Supporting excellence in teaching inspired me to accept this position as the faculty advisor for ASSETT. I believe in the transformative power of the classroom when activated through dynamic teaching methods, many of which can be supported through technology. I have learned a lot through the years from the many...

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ASSETT Is Hiring Undergraduate Students

July 31, 2019

Student Technology Consultants (Undergraduate Student Hourly Position) Are you someone who enjoys learning about new technologies and teaching them to others? ASSETT (Arts and Sciences Support of Education Through Technology) is looking to hire two Student Technology Consultants (STCs). An STC is an undergraduate student who enjoys learning about and...