Jacob gives a presentation about Wordpress to class

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...

Dr. Lester and Jake presenting WordPress to the class

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...

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Knapczyk Implements Flipped Classroom in Hindi Course

April 4, 2016

Peter Knapczyk, a visiting Assistant Professor in the Asian Languages and Civilizations Department, completed the Fall 2015 ASSETT Teaching with Technology Seminar. He implemented the use of a flipped classroom by using Urdu video tutorials and online web assignments in order to teach the Urdu script without interrupting in-class time...

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...

Using New Visualizations in Teaching at the Fiske Planetarium

Nov. 3, 2015

Photo credit: http://www.colorado.edu/insidecu/editions/2005/9-13/ Professor John Bally, a professor of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences, was awarded a Fall 2014 ASSETT Development Award, which he used towards making new visualizations in the Fiske Planetarium to use with undergraduate introductory astrophysics classes. The visualizations were created from data from multiple expeditions and even...

HelloTalk: A New Way of Language Exchange

Oct. 27, 2015

HelloTalk is a language app that I’ve personally found really helpful in the language learning process. As someone who’s studying Japanese (and majoring in it) it can be a little hard to find people nearby to converse with. While CU offers many opportunities for language exchange with other students (including...

Hybrid French Language Course Development

Aug. 10, 2015

CU Boulder French language Graduate Part Time Instructors (GPTIs) taught hybrid French language courses this past spring thanks to ASSETT -funded training. The combination of online and in-classroom teaching methods can benefit undergraduate students who are enrolled in foreign language courses. The Associate Dean of the Arts and Humanities and...

ASSETT Award Funds Stange's Drawing Videos that Explain Math Concepts

July 15, 2015

CU Boulder Math Professor Kate Stange Solves Math Equations on the Wacom Tablet that She Purchased with her 2014 ASSETT Development Award CU Boulder Mathematics Department Assistant Professor Kate Stange won a 2014 ASSETT Development Award to make math videos for Linear Algebra and other classes for flipping the linear...

Watkins's Neuroscience Students Learn More Through Video Lecture Capture

July 2, 2015

Asking the instructor a question in class from home is possible with Be Boulder Anywhere 's technology. When CU Boulder Department of Psychology's Linda Watkins taught with Be Boulder Anywhere technology for this first time this past spring semester, she could call on distance learning students during class to ask...

Creating Virtual History Exhibits with Young's ASSETT Development Award

June 15, 2015

CU Boulder Professor of History Phoebe Young won a Spring 2014 ASSETT Development Award to obtain student training support for digital exhibition software. Young integrated Omeka digital exhibition software into her course, History 4546: Popular Culture in Modern America. Young's students created online exhibits of pop culture themes. They uploaded...