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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...


Tech of the Month - November 2017- Plickers

Nov. 3, 2017

Formative assessment is a crucial component of teaching and learning. Faculty often ask how to conduct ‘clicker like’ activities to gauge how well students are understanding, or not understanding concepts. While there are many ways of accomplishing this, one technology to consider is Plickers. Plickers are cards with a unique...


Encouraging students to develop effective studying skills

Oct. 2, 2017

How can we encourage students to develop effective studying skills that persist beyond cramming right before an exam or when homework is due? Lolita Paff suggests, that in addition to reading and homework, providing students with activities that they use to engage with course materials. Through her recent article, Questioning...


Tech of the Month- October 2017- Anki

Oct. 2, 2017

Try Anki . Anki is an application that presents flashcards based on how many times you get a card right or wrong. It’s design reinforces spaced learning and retrieval practice as mentioned in this month’s teaching tips section. Anki will show cards you get wrong more frequently until you get...

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ASSETT Open House

Sept. 13, 2017

Thank you for attending ASSETT's Open House. We enjoyed reconnecting with familiar folk, and meeting new faces! Please don't hesitate to reach out to us if you have questions or requests. We look forward to working with you this semester.

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Letters from the Advisor - August 2017

Aug. 21, 2017

Welcome back! We hope you’ve had a fantastic summer. As you’re getting back into the swing of things and preparing for the upcoming semester, we wanted to share some of ASSETT’s events and resources that are coming up this fall. As you’re implementing a new technology into the classroom, request...

Supporting Google Maps to Chronicle Creative Communications about Climate

July 7, 2017

Does green suit your city? Beth Osnes and Tara Riedl hopes it does! In Spring 2017, Student Fellow Tara Riedl worked with Dr. Beth Osnes (Assistant Professor & Director of Graduate Studies, Theatre and Dance) to support a participatory project for her course, called “Green Suits Your City.” Students dress...

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Congratulations, Giorgio Corda!

April 24, 2017

Each year ASSETT recognizes a faculty member with exceptional teaching qualities with an Excellence in Teaching with Technology Award. This year’s award winner, Giorgio Corda, was nominated by his peers for excelling in classroom instruction with technology. ASSETT recognized Giorgio, an Instructor in French and Italian, as this year’s winner...