Vilja Hulden

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...

Faculty Thinking During Critical Thinking SIG

SIG - Faculty Collaborate to Develop Critical Thinking Opportunities

Nov. 21, 2016

This semester, 10 faculty from across the college of Arts and Sciences participated in a Special Interest Group (SIG) on Encouraging and Developing Students’ Critical Thinking Skills. From readings and discussions, to student personas, to development of specific student activities; participants have been highly engaged in creating significant critical thinking...

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Martin's Online Communities Promote Better In-Class Discussions in International Affairs Courses

May 24, 2016

Contributed by albyantoniazzi at Flickr Creative Commons. Dr. Jessica Martin wants to hear what her students think. Martin, CU Boulder Instructor of International Affairs, creates class Tumblr and Facebook pages for her students to build community and discuss current events relating to their courses--whether post-Cold War politics, the September 11...

Dilling's Use of NB and Padlet to Increase Engagement in Environmental Studies Class

Jan. 20, 2016

Lisa Dilling is an Associate Professor in the Environmental Studies Program. She plans to use NB along with Padlet in order to improve engagement and active learning opportunities in a medium sized enrollment class. Dilling completed the Fall 2015 ASSETT Teaching with Technology Seminar. Teaching and Learning Challenge The problem...

Using Timeline JS for Self-Directed Learning in Adil's Course

Jan. 20, 2016

Sabahat Adil, an Assistant Professor of Arabic in Asian Languages and Civilizations, plans to implement Timeline JS into her Islamic Culture and the Iberian Peninsula Course. Adil hopes for students to use Timeline JS to be in charge of their own learning and to create their own foundation of knowledge...

Sparking Conversation with Padlet in Brown's Political Science Class

Jan. 12, 2016

David Brown, PhD, is the Department Chair in the Department for Political Science and a research associate at the Institute for Behavioral Science at CU Boulder. Gale completed the Fall 2015 ASSETT Teaching with Technology Seminar. He implemented the use of Padlet in his Political Science class in order to...

Gale's RAP Students Shared Visual Literacy Images Via Social Media

June 24, 2015

Kendra Gale, PhD, is an instructor in the Communication and Society Residential Academic Program at CU Boulder. Gale completed the Fall 2014 ASSETT Teaching with Technology Seminar. She introduced a social media page into her class as a mechanism for sharing and discussing interesting images in the media. Teaching and...

Students Nominate Emerson's Use of Media Archaeology Lab for Teaching with Tech Award

June 24, 2015

Does new media correlate with technological progress? That's what students investigate in Assistant Professor of English Lori Emerson's Introduction to Media Studies course. To understand the extent to which technological media has progressed over the past century, Emerson asks her students to handle old computers, typewriters, record players, etc. at...

ASSETT's 3D Printer Could Come to Your Class

June 10, 2015

ASSETT student staff investigated the uses of the ASSETT 3D printer that is available to CU Boulder College of Arts and Sciences courses for demonstration purposes. What could you with the 3D printer? First, get ideas. Consider how you could use the ASSETT 3D printer to support students' learning. Some...

GoAnimate4school: Corda's Students Practice Speaking Italian After Class

June 5, 2015

Italian Instructor Giorgio Corda Presents at the ASSETT 2015 Teaching Symposium Giorgio Corda, CU Boulder Italian Language Instructor, enrolled in the CU ASSETT Teaching with Technology Seminar in Fall 2014. With the support of the ASSETT Seminar, Corda made a plan to incorporate GoAnimate4school virtual conversation activities into several Italian...

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