Beth Osnes

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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STEM Active Learning Academy Launches

May 2, 2019

We are happy to announce the creation of the Active Learning Academy! NSF-funded, faculty-driven, and ASSETT-supported, the Active Learning Academy offers STEM faculty professional development (PD) opportunities to learn and apply research-based instructional strategies and course design principles to an undergraduate STEM course of their choosing. These strategies and principles...

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2019 LURA Winners Announced

May 2, 2019

The 2019 Linguistics Undergraduate Research Award (LURA) blogs have been posted on the Department of Linguistics website. Professor Kira Hall developed the LURA program while participating in the 2017-18 ASSETT Faculty Fellows cohort . The 17 students honored were nominated for innovative research conducted in an undergraduate linguistics class during...

Tyler Denton

ASSETT Supports Graduate Students Who Teach

April 18, 2019

Many graduate students don’t realize that they can take advantage of ASSETT’s suite of services, but they can! Take for example Tyler Denton, a PhD candidate in classics. In fall 2018, Tyler took advantage of two of ASSETT’s services: the Technology Integration Program and the Visualizing Instructional Practices (VIP) Service...

Janet Casagrand

Congratulations to Janet Casagrand!

Dec. 4, 2018

Each year, ASSETT awards the Excellence in Teaching with Technology Award to a faculty member who has been nominated by their peers and students for their commitment to teaching with technology. The 2018 recipient, Dr. Janet Casagrand (IPHY), was recognized for her ongoing pursuit of incorporating technology into the classroom...

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...


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...


ASSETT asks Atreyee Bhattacharya about her course design

April 24, 2017

In spring 2016, Atreyee Bhattacharya (Instructor, Environmental Sciences) approached ASSETT for help in designing her Drought, Climate, and Conflict course. For this capstone course, she “wanted students to have a very interactive experience [and] be engaged with the content far more than passively listening.” Over the next few months, she...

Giorgio Corda

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...

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UROP Sponsors New Opportunity for Academic Departments

Jan. 10, 2017

By Joan Gabriele and Tim O’Neil What is research like in the arts and humanities? That’s a question students in several CU programs and departments will soon be able to answer thanks to new initiatives in Jewish Studies, Theatre and Dance, and English, which are supported by the Undergraduate Research...