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ASSETT Innovation Incubator Welcomes Three New Interdisciplinary Teams of Faculty, Staff, and Students

Aug. 29, 2023

This fall, three newly funded teams composed of faculty, staff and students kick-off a three-year cycle (2023-26) of the innovation incubator to iterate their novel ideas for improving the undergraduate experience through teaching and learning with technology. The new cohort joins the second cycle of the innovation incubator which was...

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Funding to attend the Reacting Consortium Annual Institute

Jan. 27, 2023

We are excited to announce travel funding to attend the Reacting Consortium Annual Institute June 7-11, 2023, at Barnard College in New York City . This is THE annual conference for faculty interested in Reacting to the Past pedagogy (RTTP). Last year, CU Boulder hosted a smaller version of the...

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Do you see a need to address recent technological developments in higher ed? Here's your chance!

Jan. 27, 2023

Have you heard about the ASSETT Innovation Incubator? Maybe you know an A&S faculty member or undergraduate student who participated in the pilot which spanned 2019-22? Or, perhaps you’ve encountered one of the projects generated by a participating interdisciplinary team? Now, you have a chance to participate in the next three-year Innovation Incubator which provides awarded projects with funding and human support spanning a three-year period. Learn more about how to submit an idea to the current cycle of the incubator on our new web pages. Or, join us at a community mixer and informational luncheon on February 15, 2023.

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Want to incorporate metacognition in your teaching? Here are some resources to help!

Dec. 6, 2022

As sunlight wanes and we approach the Winter Solstice, colder temperatures and early snowfall signal that we are entering a season of reflection. Allowing our minds to wander without constraint or agenda can provide a restorative break with the busyness of the fall semester. Much like we need rest after...

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Reacting to Reacting to the Past

July 21, 2022

Student reflection piece of the RTTP conference.

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Interdisciplinary Cross-College Team Receives National Endowment for the Humanities Award

April 13, 2022

The ASSETT (Arts & Sciences Support of Education Through Technology) Innovation Incubator is thrilled to announce that a team of Arts and Sciences faculty has won a $150,000 Humanities Connections Implementation grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. This project, titled “Humanities Core Competencies as Data Acumen: Integrating Humanities...

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Invigorate Your Teaching and Get Students Actively Learning Through Reacting to the Past!

March 9, 2022

Photo by Unseen Histories on Unsplash Imagine walking into a classroom where students are advocating for women's rights, staging a protest against the war in Vietnam, or negotiating a treaty to lower carbon emissions. Chances are, these students are engaging in one of many Reacting to the Past games. These...

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Sign up for your Reacting Consortium Library Membership!

March 9, 2022

In spring 2021, ASSETT’s Student Success Innovation Incubator team purchased an Institutional membership to the Reacting Consortium . In spring 2022, the team negotiated a system-wide membership to include all four CU campuses! With this membership, ALL CU faculty and staff have full access to the Reacting Consortium Library, expanded...

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Meet the Creators of the Incarceration Transparency Database

March 3, 2022

On Wednesday, March 9, 2022 from 12-1pm MDT , Join the ASSETT Innovation Incubator Inclusive Data Science team and the Center for Research Data & Digital Scholarship (CRDDS) for a virtual panel discussion with Professor Andrea Armstrong, Professor Judson Mitchell and student collaborators from Loyola University New Orleans on their...

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We are thrilled to announce the first in-person Reacting Conference in more than two years this summer! The conference will take place from June 13-16 at the University of Colorado Boulder, and include seven game options. Get more information about this event and register through the Reacting Consortium’s events page...