Beth Osnes

Letter from the Advisor - January 2020

Welcome to 2020! As we begin a new semester, I am excited to be working with the ASSETT team on several fronts. I will be piloting the use of Wikipedia in the classroom with the assistance of Amanda McAndrew and Joy Adams from ASSETT and Caroline Sinkinson , associate professor...

Beth Osnes

Letter from the Advisor - November 2019

Nov. 13, 2019

As the faculty advisor for ASSETT, I invite you to consider applying to be a part of the ASSETT’s Faculty Fellows Program's 2020/2021 cohort . As part of this supportive community, you will be with a group working together to explore innovative ways you can reach your course learning objectives...

Beth Osnes speaking about her experience with the Student Technology Consultants

Welcome Beth Osnes as ASSETT's Faculty Advisor

Aug. 21, 2019

We are excited to welcome Beth Osnes as ASSETT’s new faculty advisor. An Associate Professor of Theatre, Beth brings to the position a long history of innovative and unique projects involving students, technology, and faculty from other disciplines, particularly faculty involved in environmental studies. See, for example, several projects she...

Beth Osnes

Letter from the Advisor - August 2019

Aug. 13, 2019

Supporting excellence in teaching inspired me to accept this position as the faculty advisor for ASSETT. I believe in the transformative power of the classroom when activated through dynamic teaching methods, many of which can be supported through technology. I have learned a lot through the years from the many...

Andy Martin

Letter from the Advisor - April 2019

April 14, 2019

The ASSETT advisor position is designed to rotate among faculty members across the College of Arts and Sciences. The purpose is clear: ASSETT should be advised by different people as a means towards being more inclusive, more connected, and more responsive to the diversity of interests and pedagogical approaches encompassed...

Andy Martin

Letter from the Advisor - January 2019

Jan. 22, 2019

Happy New Year and welcome to a new semester. We hope you will make an opportunity to take advantage of the resources available for supporting education through ASSETT. I want to highlight a couple. If you are planning on engaging in some type of course development or transformation, think about...

Andy Martin

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...