Mollborn Incorporates New Research Methods in Sociology Course

Dec. 15, 2014

Stephanie Mollborn, Associate Professor of the CU Boulder Sociology Department, participated in ASSETT's Fall 2014 Teaching with Technology Seminar. She redesigned her course to cover general research methods. Watch her discuss her course here: Teaching and Learning Challenge The Problem This semester, I need to create a new, high-quality required... Read more »

CU Boulder Grad Students Teach with Technology

Dec. 10, 2014

Three CU Boulder Grad Students Talk to ASSETT about Teaching with Technology Graduate students at CU Boulder have gone above and beyond to incorporate technology into their teaching. Josh LePree of the Sociology Department uses Twitter and Voicethread to encourage students to share their thoughts about class topics outside of... Read more »

Academics Online Week

Sept. 26, 2014

Instructors just finished five days of discussion and learning about sharing their research online. ASSETT and University Libraries hosted five Academics Online Week panel and discussion sessions each afternoon during the week of September 15 through 19. They discussed how and whether to publish research online, including in open access... Read more »

New Tech Maps the Past

Sept. 24, 2014

High tech devices fly high when it comes to archaeological mapping. Professor Gerardo Gutierrez of the CU Boulder Anthropology Department has found that the right technology can free up hours of work for the archaeologist. Gutierrez has received two ASSETT Development Awards to purchase state of the art mapping technology... Read more »

Tweeting in Tyler's Crime and Society Courses

Aug. 28, 2014

Tweet for homework? This spring, CU Boulder students nominated Sociology graduate student Amanda Tyler for an ASSETT Outstanding Teaching with Technology Award for her teaching of Sociology 2044, Crime and Society. One student wrote, "We used both Clickers and Twitter to enhance learning and incorporate current events into the curriculum."... Read more »

ASSETT Development Award Funds GIS Archaeology Workshops

Aug. 28, 2014

Dr. Elspeth Dusinberre of the Classics Department hosted a series of four ArcGIS Archaeology workshops with the help of ASSETT Development Award funding and funding from the Arts and Sciences Fund for Excellence . The participants learned how to measure Earth’s topography and make maps using ArcGIS, total stations, and... Read more »

History Professor Yonemoto Nominated for ASSETT Teaching Award

Aug. 27, 2014

"Visuals are important," says CU Boulder History Professor Marcia Yonemoto. Yonemoto includes maps and photographs of woodblock art and historic Japanese architecture in her PowerPoint lectures about Japanese history. This spring, students nominated her for an ASSETT Teaching with Technology Award for her well organized presentations in the History seminar... Read more »

Anthropology Intructor Inga Calvin Engages Students with Zotero

Aug. 15, 2014

CU Boulder Anthropology instructor Inga Calvin engages first year students with the research tool Zotero in Anthropology 1190, Origins of Civilization. She participated in the ASSETT Teaching with Technology Seminar. Teaching and Learning Challenge ANTH 1190 Origins of Civilization Upgrade I decided to focus on improving my course, ANTH 1190... Read more »

Williams's Students Create Tumblr Pages

Aug. 15, 2014

CU Boulder Ethnic Studies Assistant Professor Bianca Williams encouraged her students to use Tumblr to archive the cultural multimedia that they found in their research. Teaching and Learning Challenge One of the gifts and strengths of teaching Africana Studies and Anthropology courses is the opportunity to have students connect the... Read more »

Albert Nominated for ASSETT Outstanding Teaching with Tech Award

Aug. 14, 2014

CU Boulder Program for Writing and Rhetoric (PWR) instructor Michelle Albert believes in preparing students to write, "... in the 21st Century! ... This is what I like best about teaching." Last year, students nominated Albert for an ASSETT Outstanding Teaching with Technology Award for her teaching of Writing 1100... Read more »