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Student Fellow’s experience with Teaching Technology Assistance Program

Dec. 7, 2017

Being an ASSETT Student Fellow By Cassidy Younggreen , B.A. Japanese,‘18 While I am not new to ASSETT, I am new to the Student Fellows (SF) program. The SF program was created while I was studying abroad and this was my first Teaching Technology Assistance Program (TTAP) assignment since joining...

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Letters from the Advisor - December 2017

Dec. 7, 2017

Dear Arts & Sciences Faculty, It’s amazing that 2017 is coming to an end. It has been a wild and tumultuous ride. At ASSETT, we have made strides in promoting and facilitating teaching with technology. Our faculty fellows developed programs within units to increase the capacity for effective and transformative...

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Letters from the Advisor - November 2017

Nov. 3, 2017

Dear Arts & Sciences Faculty, We hope your fall has been fun and energizing. At ASSETT we aim to support faculty working together; sharing ideas and strategies for effective teaching; and developing cross-disciplinary interactions and a greater sense of community around the educational mission across Arts and Sciences. Last year...

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Letters from the Advisor - April 2017

April 19, 2017

Dear Arts & Sciences Faculty, A lot has happened over the last month or so at ASSETT. I want to touch on a couple of things: digital learning and thinking, an emergent social network stemming from the Faculty Fellows program, and upcoming events for the summer. Dr. John Sloop from...

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Tech of the Month - February 2017 - The Kubi

Feb. 21, 2017

By Austin Chau How might students who can’t be in class still have an in-class experience? Though they are earnest to learn, some students have situations that cause them to miss class. OIT, in partnership with Athletics and Advising, is conducting a pilot that takes the typical video conferencing experience...

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Tips & Tricks - February 2017 - Just in Time Teaching

Feb. 21, 2017

Looking for ways to make your instruction more relevant to students and to address students’ questions more specifically? Just in Time Teaching (JiTT) is an approach that provides a structure to make it easier to do just that. By designing short online assignments, due shortly before class time, instructors can...

Network web diagram representing the change influence/connectivity after the faculty fellows program started.

Letters from the Advisor - February 2017

Feb. 20, 2017

The Faculty Fellows program began with an emphasis on describing and documenting the value of colleagues and community towards the development of excellence in teaching. Our first activity involved each Fellow listing people that contributed, in some manner, to their development as an educator. Furthermore, fellows were also asked to...

2017 ASSETT Faculty Fellows. List of people pictured is in the image caption.

Welcome New Faculty Fellows

Feb. 17, 2017

[back row] Giorgio Corda , Samuel Flaxman, Eve-Lyn Hinckley, David Budd, Brian Zaharatos, Kristopher Karnauskas, Andy Martin, Lonni Pearce, David Paradis, [front row] Jen Walentas Lewon, Jia Shi, Nicole Jobin, Amanda McAndrew, Pamela Harvey, Kira Hall, McKell Carter Carston Congratulations and welcome to our first cohort of Faculty Fellows. We...

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Vilja Hulden Integrates Team-Based Learning

Feb. 14, 2017

The problem I grapple with is in the broad realm of critical thinking. More specifically, I want students to experience studying history as a process of reasoning - asking a question, speculating on an answer, looking up information, modifying the answer (and/or the question), asking new questions. Part of my...

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Tech of the Month - January 2017 - YouTube Captioning

Jan. 13, 2017

By Laura Hamrick January’s Tech of the Month is YouTube’s captioning tool . Using this tool increases the quality and usability of your videos, while also helping CU Boulder become more accessible online to all individuals. After you upload a video to YouTube, you can use YouTube’s built-in caption editor...