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April 18, 2018

We're hiring two graduate assistants for the 2018-19 academic year.Read more »
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Tips & Tricks: Universal Design for Learning

March 20, 2018

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework for curriculum design that fosters an inclusive learning environment by ensuring that all students have an equal opportunity to learn (National Center on Universal Design for Learning). At its core, UDL is about building flexibility and options into course design. Proactively minimizing... Read more »
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Tech of the Month: Perusall

March 20, 2018

In 2015, ASSETT conducted a campus-wide Teaching with Technology survey of faculty from across campus. A theme that emerged was they wanted strategies and tools for motivating students to prepare in advance. Our Tech of the Month, Perusall, was designed to do just that — it helps students master readings... Read more »
Letters from Advisor

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... Read more »
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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... Read more »
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Tips & Tricks: Using Video Tutorials in the Classroom

Feb. 27, 2018

Using Video Tutorials in the Classroom ASSETT recently conducted a meta-analysis of surveys, interviews, observations, and focus group findings from past projects and found interesting data points about the use of video tutorials in the classroom. In 2015, 57% of undergraduate students who answered ASSETT’s Undergraduate Learning with Technology survey... Read more »
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Tech of the Month: Lynda.com

Feb. 27, 2018

Lynda.com is an online library of thousands of high-quality video tutorials, created by industry professionals teaching a wide variety of software tools and skills. The courses are on-demand, so you can start and stop the tutorials and complete courses at your own pace. Best of all, the full range of... Read more »
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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... Read more »
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January 2018 Tech Tip: Screencasting

Jan. 24, 2018

The process of selecting a screencasting tool can be overwhelming, especially considering the sheer volume of available options. If screencasting is something you’re interested in, we’ve provided you with a short list of our favorites. All of these option are available on Mac or PC. And, have the ability to... Read more »
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Teaching tip: Screencasting

Jan. 24, 2018

Over the years, we’ve consulted with quite a few faculty about Screencasting. We’ve linked a few ways that faculty have incorporated this technology into their courses. Screencasting is when your computer screen is being recorded while narration is providing context. Because of its versatile nature, screencasting can be used to... Read more »

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