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Congratulations to the Learning by Design Fall 2020 Cohort

Oct. 12, 2020

ASSETT would like to recognize eight faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences who have been accepted to the Learning by Design program. During this unprecedented time of shifting classes to remote learning, life is quite hectic. Yet these faculty remain committed to improving their teaching practice and finding...

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New & Improved Faculty Fellows Program -- Coming Soon to a Zoom Screen Near You!

Oct. 12, 2020

A call for participation in ASSETT’s Faculty Fellows program will be announced in our November newsletter. We have been busy updating the program and working in collaboration with others in the College of Arts & Sciences to find new ways to meet the needs of the college. The ASSETT Faculty...

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Innovation Incubator Update - October 2020

Oct. 12, 2020

Check Out Our New Web Pages! So much has happened at the ASSETT Innovation Incubator in the past year — making now a great time to unveil our new web pages ! Learn about the nuts and bolts of the incubator and more about the latest activity of each of...

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Teaching Tip: Liven Up Online Discussions with Tech Tools

Oct. 12, 2020

Online discussion forums can begin to feel stale as the semester progresses. Shake up your discussions and encourage creativity with engaging, easy-to-use technology tools that are FREE for students and instructors. Padlet allows students to contribute to a collaborative virtual “corkboard,” and Flipgrid lets students record short videos in place...

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Letter from the Advisor - October 2020

Oct. 12, 2020

My offering as the faculty advisor for ASSETT is simply acknowledgement and gratitude for all that you are doing to survive and thrive through the challenges wrought by COVID. If you are a student, thanks for your patience with your instructors as they get all the features of Canvas in...

Matara Hitchcock

Welcome, Matara Hitchcock!

Oct. 12, 2020

Please welcome Matara Hitchcock to ASSETT. She’s the manager for the Student Technology Consultants, previously held by Sam Kindick. Sam is still around, but has taken a step back to focus on teaching and scholarship. Matara is currently pursuing an MA/MBA in CU's Department of Theatre & Dance and the...

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Arts Faculty Explore Creative Approaches to Remote Teaching

Oct. 5, 2020

“Creative, connecting, illuminating, inspiring.” This is how one instructor described the seminar on remote learning in the fine and performing arts, held in summer 2020 by the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) and the Office of Information Technology’s Learning Experience Designers (LXDs). The seminar addressed specific challenges faced by...

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What's Going On with the Syllabus Archive?

Oct. 4, 2020

The Syllabus Archive is a tool that was designed by ASSETT to store digital copies of syllabi files from departments within A&S. The service stored approximately 12,000 files. However, due to outdated technology we could no longer maintain this service securely. So in July 2020, we took down the self-service...

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What To Do When Life Doesn’t Go As Planned

Oct. 1, 2020

How to move forward when the world throws a wrench in your plans This is the last of a series of three articles written by ASSETT’s Student Technology Consultants to support CU students, especially in uncertain times. Check out our past articles that help you understand where you are now...

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Student Book Club to Explore the "Defining Decade"

Sept. 23, 2020

Your twenties are often as exciting as they are paralyzing. With your whole life ahead of you, it can be difficult to decide what you want and how to get there. Join ASSETT’s Student Technology Consultants for an interactive book club to help you navigate and make the most of...