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Students: Share Tips on BuffsCreate and You Could Win $25!

Nov. 13, 2020

Did you know that you can host your own website, portfolio, or course project on BuffsCreate.net FOR FREE??!! There’s no catch. No “as seen on TV” shenanigans. No 30-day trial period, no in-app purchases, no subscriptions. So, what are you waiting for? We’ve created a simple activity for you to...

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Congrats, Spring 2020 BuffsCreate Contest Winners!

Aug. 21, 2020

We want to send a big thank you to everyone who participated in our Spring 2020 Buffscreate contest and helped make it a success. Buffscreate.net is a hosting platform provided by ASSETT and University Libraries to support students and faculty in teaching and learning about digital identity as well as...

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Letter from the Advisor - August 2020

Aug. 17, 2020

Over the summer, Nii Armah Sowah and I created a lesson plan for a brave space activity that supports productive dialogue and helps to cultivate brave spaces in our classrooms. This resource is open source and can be used in any educational or organizational setting—online conferencing or in-person—to put anti-racism...

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Letter from the Advisor - Summer 2020

May 1, 2020

Communicating Serious Content in Fun Online Forms One of my great pleasures that is part of my research and creative work is working with a group of Boulder middle and high school girls known as Young Women’s Voices for Climate. We meet weekly and use arts-based methods for climate action...

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BuffsCreate Is Looking For a Few Great Websites!

April 28, 2020

Submit your website hosted on Buffscreate.net to be entered to win one of several Amazon gift cards up to $100 in value. Already have a site on Buffscreate? Send it in! Don’t have a site yet? It’s pretty easy to get started and host your WordPress site with BuffsCreate. While...

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SPLOT-light on BuffsCreate

Nov. 13, 2019

What is BuffsCreate.net ? And SPLOTs*? Sounds like a made up word... (Well, it kind of is. Read on.) Let’s start with BuffsCreate. It’s simply a web hosting pilot project offered for the College of Arts & Sciences, which gives students a domain of their own . We’re very excited...

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BuffsCreate Seeks Student Employee

Oct. 7, 2019

Position Description ASSETT seeks an undergraduate student to support the BuffsCreate pilot project for Domain of One’s Own (DoOO) through technical support and user-population building. BuffsCreate gives all learners in Arts & Sciences the opportunity to own a domain and provides server space to freely design a web page to...

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Experiment with Your Digital Presence: An Introduction to BuffsCreate

Sept. 17, 2019

BuffsCreate.net provides all Arts & Sciences learners with the opportunity to take control of their digital identities by designing and hosting their own web presence for academic, research, professional, and/or creative works via a panel of open source applications. Whether you’re on Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, LinkedIn (or all of them!),...

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Register for Fall 2019 Special Interest Groups

Sept. 3, 2019

ASSETT invites Arts & Sciences faculty (including graduate students with instructional duties) to join one of our Fall 2019 Special Interest Groups (SIGs). A SIG is a community of learners exploring themes in teaching, learning, and technology. Current offerings include: Maximizing Student Engagement with Course Readings: This SIG will explore...

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Summer Book Club Kicks Off May 23!

May 2, 2019

With spring classes behind us and fall a few months away, now’s a perfect time to reflect on the past semester and begin brainstorming for the semester ahead! Join ASSETT’s summer book club to mingle with colleagues while discussing Empower: What Happens When Students Own Their Learning by John Spencer...