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Letter from the Advisor - December 2018

Dec. 5, 2018

The year is nearly over and we look forward to opportunities unfolding in spring 2019 and beyond. And there are some good ones. ASSETT will launch our third cohort of Faculty Fellows. One of the best aspects of the Faculty Fellows program is bringing together committed, experienced, and engaging faculty...

Andy Martin

Letter from the Advisor - October 2018

Oct. 1, 2018

Well, it’s happened. We are already more than one-third through a semester. Time flies. Keep in mind the excellent opportunities for professional development in October through ASSETT, including the Digital Distraction and Engagement Discussion Series , which kicks off on October 2. Please consider applying to become a Faculty Fellow...

Andy Martin

Letters from the Advisor - August 2018

Aug. 24, 2018

Welcome to a new semester full of opportunities for collaboration: among students, between professors and students, and among professors 1 . I want to start by highlighting ASSETT services that can improve your teaching and provide evidence for achieving excellence in education, suitable for dossiers developed prior to personnel evaluations...

Andy Martin

Letters from the Advisor - April 2018

April 26, 2018

I have increasingly realized the quality of my assessments of student learning determines the quality of my teaching. If I write a good three-dimensional question, the question directs my teaching. The key is that the question has to be multi-dimensional. What does this mean? Melanie Cooper’s recent ASSETT-sponsored workshop brought...

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Letters from the Advisor - March 2018

March 20, 2018

I hope you’re having a great semester filled with engagement, inquiry, and aha moments! It’s also that time of year when everyone’s (physically and mentally) preparing to take off for a well-deserved Spring Break. So, before heading out, I wanted to update and remind you about a couple of events...

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Letters from the Advisor - February 2018

Feb. 27, 2018

Dear Colleagues— The 2018 ASSETT Faculty Fellows' program is in full swing. The self-reported network of interactions centered around teaching with others on campus suggests the new cohort significantly increased the breadth and depth of connectivity among faculty within the Arts and Sciences. During the last session I worked with...

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Letters from the Advisor - January 2018

Jan. 26, 2018

We officially launched the 2018-2019 Faculty Fellows program. We have 15 fellows from 13 disciplines across Arts and Sciences. The departments include APS, EBIO, ENVS, GSLL, IPHY (2), PSCI (2), PWR (3), Honors RAP, SLHS, SOCY, THRD, WGST, and ETHN. At our first meeting, Eve-Lyn Hinckley, a 2017-2018 Faculty Fellow...

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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...

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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...