Excellence in Teaching with Technology Award

May 17, 2022

The ASSETT Excellence in Teaching with Technology Award is presented to an Arts & Sciences faculty member (of any rank) who has been nominated by their peers and/or students. Nominees should have a record of excellence in teaching with technology, as well as demonstrated commitment and leadership in furthering ASSETT's mission of advancing teaching and learning within CU's College of Arts & Sciences.

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AMAT: Ask Me About Technology!

May 3, 2022

If you’re a reddit fan, you’ve heard of AMA, or Ask Me Anything. Today’s article highlights a service that can support both you AND your students when integrating technology into your classroom! The transition out of spring semester is an ideal time to reflect on your teaching practices. In her...

Course Design Matters

April 22, 2022

During a recent faculty consultation, I was reminded of the importance of our work. I was listening to an instructor describe how excited they were to make changes to their course; things like adding new technology, incorporating active learning and formative feedback opportunities. Yet at the same time, the investment...

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...

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...

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...

Weapons of Math Destruction author Cathy O’Neil to speak on February 23, 2022!

Feb. 11, 2022

As part of their CODE:SWITCH speaker series, the ASSETT (Arts & Sciences Support of Education Through Technology) Innovation Incubator Inclusive Data Science team is thrilled to host a keynote talk by Cathy O’Neil author of Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy . O’Neil will...

Navigating Compassion Fatigue in the Classroom — Here’s What You Can Do

Jan. 13, 2022

As we embark on a new semester in the wake of the devastating Marshall Fires, a new wave of Covid variant, and myriad other challenges facing our students, our loved ones, and other members of our community, many of us are experiencing some level of compassion fatigue. And, yet, we...