The book cover for RANGE by David Epstein. Subtitled "Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World."

Join Student Book Club in Reading RANGE by David Epstein

Feb. 17, 2021

No matter what kinds of progress you’ve made, you probably feel behind in some capacity. When there are people your age already starting businesses or writing best-selling books, it’s easy to lament your lack of specialization. ASSETT’s Student Technology Consultants are running an interactive book club on Range, by David...


Book Club Supports Undergraduates, Helps Them to ‘Design Their Lives’

June 4, 2020

In a book club led by ASSETT Student Technology Consultants , undergraduate students looked toward their futures while at CU and beyond. The program, which was piloted in the spring semester of 2020, was based on Designing Your Life by Stanford professors Bill Burnett and Dave Evans. The authors guide...

Cover of Teach Students How to Learn

Summer Book Club 2018

Aug. 20, 2018

In summer 2018, over 20 CU faculty and staff collaboratively read and discussed Teach Students How to Learn: Strategies You Can Incorporate Into Any Course to Improve Student Metacognition, Study Skills, and Motivation by Saundra Yancy McGuire. As a Director Emerita of the Center for Academic Success, Retired Assistant Vice...

Tech Camp participants discuss Universal Design for Learning in small groups

Tech Camp 2018

June 21, 2018

With the close of the spring semester, ASSETT kicked off its summer programming with a week-long Tech Camp. This year's event, centered on the theme of "Students as Producers," spotlighted technologies that support the creative activities of students, including Canvas-based tools, interactive collaboration apps such as FlipGrid and Padlet, data...

Student Fellows staffing an information booth at the 2018 ATDT Showcase

Academic Technology Design Team Spring Showcase

April 19, 2018

Do you ever wonder what kinds of projects the ASSETT team and their colleagues in the Academic Technology and Design Team (ATDT) undertake? On March 13, the ATDT hosted its first showcase to share its work with faculty, staff, and students from across campus. Guests mingled with our staff and...

Symposium participants discuss Universal Design for Learning

2018 Teaching with Technology Symposium

April 19, 2018

Faculty and staff representing a wide range of academic programs and campus offices examined the intersections of technology, design thinking, and pedagogy design at ASSETT’s 2018 Teaching with Technology Symposium on April 9. The event featured an “Ask Me Anything” session and presentation by Punya Mishra, Associate Dean of Scholarship...

Melanie Cooper presents to the Faculty Fellows

Workshops on 3-D assessment with Melanie Cooper

April 19, 2018

Instructors frequently grapple with questions about the impact of their teaching: What are students learning? And how well can they apply their new knowledge and skills outside the classroom? These perennial concerns are the focus of the Three-Dimensional Learning Assessment Protocol (3D-LAP) presented to the Faculty Fellows during a recent...