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Tech Spotlight: Showcase Your Portfolio with Digication

Jan. 17, 2020

Screencapture of the banner image from Digication's website . With Digication, you can easily create an ePortfolio that showcases your scholarly, research or professional work. An ePortfolio can contain written works, photos, videos, collaborative assignments, projects, or reflective pieces and is a great way to gather artifacts of work in...

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Beth Osnes on Working with Student Technology Consultants

June 24, 2019

Dr. Beth Osnes, Associate Professor of Theatre and ASSETT's Faculty Advisor, sat down with us to discuss the value of working with a Student Technology Consultant. With support from the STCs, Beth has implemented Google Maps and the Adobe Creative Suite in her classes. In particular, she notes the value...

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Tech Spotlight: PlayPosit

Sept. 20, 2018

The PlayPosit interactive video quizzing is now a supported CU Boulder campus service for users of Canvas and D2L. This interactive video tool allows you to customize the student experience. Using video from YouTube, Kaltura, or other sources, you can add images, text, or a variety of quiz questions; share...

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Using Video Tutorials in the Classroom (February 2018 tip)

Feb. 27, 2018

Using Video Tutorials in the Classroom ASSETT recently conducted a meta-analysis of surveys, interviews, observations, and focus group findings from past projects and found interesting data points about the use of video tutorials in the classroom. In 2015, 57% of undergraduate students who answered ASSETT’s Undergraduate Learning with Technology survey...

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Screencasting (January 2018 tech)

Jan. 24, 2018

The process of selecting a screencasting tool can be overwhelming, especially considering the sheer volume of available options. If screencasting is something you’re interested in, we’ve provided you with a short list of our favorites. All of these option are available on Mac or PC. And, have the ability to...

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Screencasting (January 2018 tip)

Jan. 24, 2018

Over the years, we’ve consulted with quite a few faculty about Screencasting. We’ve linked a few ways that faculty have incorporated this technology into their courses. Screencasting is when your computer screen is being recorded while narration is providing context. Because of its versatile nature, screencasting can be used to...


Student Fellow Partners with Dr. Myron Gutmann to Introduce Wordpress into the Classroom

July 7, 2017

Dr. Myron Gutmann is a professor in the History Department and director of CU’s Institute of Behavioral Science. He describes himself as an interdisciplinary historian, with interests in the history of Europe and the United States, ranging in areas of the environment, economics, and demography. Dr. Gutmann requested assistance from...

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Video Captioning (January 2017 tip)

Jan. 13, 2017

By Laura Hamrick Need a pedagogical New Year’s resolution? Consider captioning your video content! Captions allow students with hearing disabilities to access the content of your course, and also improve learning comprehension for students whose first language is not English. Captions can benefit students who learn best by reading, and...

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TTAP Program Fall Highlights

Nov. 22, 2016

Student Fellows (SFs) working for the Teaching Technology Assistance Program (TTAP) were busy this fall semester helping Arts and Sciences faculty across campus. The TTAP program is a new initiative that was launched this fall, with the goal of enhancing the classroom experience for both faculty and students. The following...

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Dr. Anne Lester Integrates Wordpress & Google Maps in HIST 1800

Nov. 21, 2016

This month’s faculty spotlight celebrates Dr. Anne Lester’s work to innovate HIST 1800 - Introduction to Global History. Lester developed an opportunity for students to share what they are learning while also developing their technology skills with WordPress and Google Maps. WordPress is a web-based tool for creating websites and...