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Changes to Places and Syllabus Archive

Sept. 3, 2020

Thank you for your support of the Places website and the Syllabus Archive . ASSETT developed these resources for the College of Arts & Sciences community, and while they are valuable teaching and learning websites, outdated technology, duplication of information, and limited resources has made them difficult to maintain. Over...

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Lecture Capture Offers Far More Benefits than You Might Think

Aug. 21, 2020

Students Are More Engaged, Confident At first, Professor Janet Casagrand , Senior Instructor in the Department of Integrative Physiology, thought her recorded lectures would be helpful for students who needed to miss class. She had been meeting with them after the fact to share what they had missed and had...

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Tech Copilots Support New Remote-Capable Classrooms

Aug. 21, 2020

With the start of the fall 2020 semester, OIT will assist instructors who teach in remote-capable classrooms equipped with the Crestron Mercury X video conference system . The Technology Copilots will provide assistance to instructors in remote-capable classrooms as they use the Crestron Mercury X systems, Zoom, and iClicker; and...

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Phoebe Young Receives ASSETT Teaching with Technology Award

Aug. 21, 2020

A journey from translation through engagement to scholarship of teaching with technologies Phoebe Young , winner of this year’s ASSETT Excellence in Teaching with Technology Award, began teaching as many of us do by replicating how her best professors taught. She followed their methods, and used the same technologies. As...

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Congrats, Spring 2020 BuffsCreate Contest Winners!

Aug. 21, 2020

We want to send a big thank you to everyone who participated in our Spring 2020 Buffscreate contest and helped make it a success. is a hosting platform provided by ASSETT and University Libraries to support students and faculty in teaching and learning about digital identity as well as...

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Innovation Incubator Update - August 2020

Aug. 21, 2020

When the pandemic hit, those of us at the innovation incubator asked: How can we make a unique contribution to support our campus right now? Resulting from that question, two opportunities for critical community conversation arose. The Innovation & Resilience Conversation Series , co-hosted with the Center for Teaching &...

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Strategic Course Design Workshops for Fall 2020

Aug. 19, 2020

ASSETT’s Course Design Workshops provide a comprehensive and accessible introduction to developing a range of technology-enhanced learning experiences. In response to high demand driven by COVID-19 mitigation, we are offering three fully asynchronous workshops during the fall 2020 semester. We will emphasize transitioning from face-to-face teaching to remote delivery, providing...

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Sko Together Challenge: Launched and Executed!

Aug. 17, 2020

The Sko Together Challenge has officially wrapped up! This student-led design challenge invited CU Boulder undergraduate students to imagine ways that they can have a connected campus community experience no matter how we are living, learning, and working through the pandemic. Over the past 10 weeks, our team of three...

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Tech Spotlight: iClickers for Remote Courses

Aug. 17, 2020

OIT is moving to a new system for in-class polling and low-stakes, formative assessment. iClicker Cloud, the cloud-based instructor polling software, is more versatile than iClicker Classic, offering the instructor flexibility in polling, attendance, and sharing teaching and grading responsibilities. iClicker Reef, the new student portal for iClicker, is a...

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Now Hiring: Technology Assistants for Fall Classes

July 23, 2020

The Office of Information Technology is hiring students to work as in-class technology assistants for the fall 2020 semester. The student assistants will be assigned to help faculty members use classroom technology and to help facilitate remote students’ participation via Zoom. This is an undergraduate hourly position for up to...