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Teaching Tip: 12 Ways to Engage Students Online

Feb. 6, 2020

Doris Cheung , Learning Experience Designer and our colleague within the Academic Technology Design Team (ATDT) , recently completed a four-month consultation to help develop hybrid courses for the Leeds School of Business. The collaboration with instructors Tracy Jennings , Jay Waddell , and Steve Lawrence provided insights into the...

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Spring Housekeeping: Add ASSETT Activities to Your FRPA!

Jan. 21, 2020

With the new year upon us, it is time to submit your FRPA! When updating your information, don’t forget to include your participation in ASSETT programs, services, and initiatives. The Faculty Report of Professional Activities (FRPA) , due February 1 of each year, documents a faculty member’s activities in the...

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Student Book Club: Design Your Life in Two Months

Unsure about life after college? You're not alone. Join ASSETT's Student Technology Consultants for an interactive book club. As we read the book Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans, ASSETT will lead a series of activities and discussions meant to...

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Tech Spotlight: Showcase Your Portfolio with Digication

Jan. 17, 2020

Screencapture of the banner image from Digication's website . With Digication, you can easily create an ePortfolio that showcases your scholarly, research or professional work. An ePortfolio can contain written works, photos, videos, collaborative assignments, projects, or reflective pieces and is a great way to gather artifacts of work in...

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Save the Date: Innovation Incubator Conference on May 14

Jan. 17, 2020

UPDATE: The 2020 Innovation Incubator conference has been canceled due to COVID-19 mitigation. Stay tuned for information about other upcoming events! SAVE THE DATE! This spring, the ASSETT Innovation Incubator is hosting a daylong event focused on innovations in active learning and education technology. This free event is open to...

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Meet ASSETT's 2019–20 Student Board Members

Jan. 15, 2020

ASSETT is funded through a fee assessed to all students who take courses in the College of Arts & Sciences. We are especially grateful to have four student advisory board members: three undergraduates, one from each A&S division; and one graduate student. Student board members help guide us and ensure...

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Teaching Tip: Make Your Classroom More Welcoming with NameCoach

Jan. 10, 2020

To further the goal of building a more welcoming and inclusive community, our campus recently introduced NameCoach . Available in Canvas courses, NameCoach allows classmates and instructors to record and share their preferred name pronunciation. To get started, look for the NameCoach area in your course navigation menu in Canvas...