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Quick Guide to OIT Resources for Remote Teaching

March 23, 2020

CU Boulder faculty, including graduate students with instructional duties, are encouraged to take advantage of the support offered by the Office of Information Technology, which includes ASSETT . OIT’s Academic Technology Resources for Teaching Continuity web page describes methods and tools that can allow you to continue your class activities...

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Staying on Track in Virtual Classes: Tips for Remote Learning

March 23, 2020

With the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, schools and universities across the country have unexpectedly embarked on the largest online learning experiment ever. This is probably not how any of us envisioned our semester going, and the transition has maybe been easy for some, but we’re guessing it’s been rocky for most...

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ASSETT Offers New Trainings on Remote Instruction

March 17, 2020

In collaboration with OIT's Learning Technology Consultants, ASSETT is offering online workshops to support faculty in transitioning to remote teaching. These workshops are open to any CU Boulder faculty members, including graduate students with instructional responsibilities. Pre-registration is highly recommended. The first training, Planning for Remote Instruction: 8 Easy Steps...

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Preparing for Remote Instruction in Eight Simple Steps

March 13, 2020

View as a Google Doc STEP 1: Communicate expectations for course communication. During times of uncertainty, clear and timely communication is essential. Reach out to students as soon as possible with information about how your course will proceed in a remote format. Quality Matters recommends addressing the following, at a...

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Letter from the Advisor - March 2020

March 9, 2020

Highlights of Student Multimodal Participatory Publishing Through my participation in ASSETT’s Innovation Incubator as a member of the Collective to Advance Multimodal Participatory Publishing (CAMPP) group, I have been exploring multimodal publishing collaborations with undergraduate students. A recent collaboration was with a visiting geology student from Middlebury College, Emmet Norris...

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Info About Teaching Spaces Moving to Campus Map

March 5, 2020

ASSETT and the Office of Strategic Relations are working together to transition content from the Places website to the CU Campus Map , which is managed by Strategic Relations and Communications. Places was developed by ASSETT to provide information about teaching spaces on campus. However, outdated technology, evolving spaces, duplication...

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Innovation Incubator Update - March 2020

March 3, 2020

House of Genius was a hit! In a university setting like ours the word “genius” conjures the persona of an award-winning, world-changing outlier who is leagues smarter than the rest of us. Certainly, many who fit this profile research and teach here. But House of Genius (HoG) is premised on...

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ASSETT Welcomes 2020-2021 Faculty Fellows!

Feb. 27, 2020

Front row: Amanda McAndrew (ASSETT, facilitator), Elizabeth Grulke (Math), Karen Jacobs (ENGL), Leilani Arthurs (GEOL), Jennifer Stempien (GEOL) Back row: Sara Myers (ASSETT, facilitator), Elizabeth Anderman (Farrand RAP), Olga Vasile (FRIT), Dawn Colley (PWR), Anthony Abiragi (PWR), Berit Jany (GSLL), Beth Osnes (ASSETT/THRD, facilitator) Not pictured: Adrian Shin (PSCI). Congratulations...

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Nominate A&S Faculty for Excellence in Teaching with Technology

Feb. 27, 2020

ASSETT is currently accepting nominations for the 2020 Excellence in Teaching with Technology Award . The award is presented to an Arts & Sciences faculty member (of any rank) who has been nominated by their peers and/or students. Nominees should have a record of excellence in teaching with technology, as...

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ASSETT Insight: Newsletter Readership

Feb. 24, 2020

In this edition of ASSETT Insight, we turn the lens on our newsletter. The ASSETT newsletter is published two to three times per semester. It is a digital publication distributed via email to all Arts & Sciences faculty, including GPTIs (graduate part-time instructors). Staff, community partners, and other stakeholders may...