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Summer Interns Tackle Critical Campus Connection Challenge

June 29, 2020

This summer, in partnership with the Research and Innovation Office’s (RIO) Innovation and Entrepreneurship team and the College of Arts & Sciences Community Engagement initiative, the ASSETT Innovation Incubator has assembled a team of three undergraduate student interns to design and launch a campus-wide student challenge to tackle the question:...


Book Club Supports Undergraduates, Helps Them to ‘Design Their Lives’

June 4, 2020

In a book club led by ASSETT Student Technology Consultants , undergraduate students looked toward their futures while at CU and beyond. The program, which was piloted in the spring semester of 2020, was based on Designing Your Life by Stanford professors Bill Burnett and Dave Evans. The authors guide...

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Summer 2020 Innovation & Resiliency Conversations: Anxiety, Ambiguity, Adaptability

May 22, 2020

When we are called to innovate or pivot, it is often in response to a complex challenge that requires a resilient solution. Characteristics of resiliency are inherent to innovative practice. This series of general conversations will get participants thinking about, talking about, sharing about and — importantly — recognizing their...

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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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Innovation Incubator Update - May 2020

April 30, 2020

Incubator Presents at DBER This April the ASSETT Innovation Incubator made its debut to the CU STEM community while presenting at a Discipline Based Education Research (DBER) seminar. At this online event, a representative from each of the four incubator teams presented on the focus and the work of their...

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BuffsCreate Is Looking For a Few Great Websites!

April 28, 2020

Submit your website hosted on 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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Register for ASSETT Summer Course Design Workshops

April 13, 2020

Strategic Course Design for Flexible Teaching Modes ASSETT’s Summer Course Design Workshops provide a comprehensive and accessible introduction to developing a range of technology-enhanced learning experiences. In response to COVID-19 mitigation, this summer’s training (2020) will be offered in a hybrid format that combines virtual meetings with hands-on application. We...

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Freshmen: Report Your Experiences with COVID-19

April 10, 2020

Freshmen are invited to report on their experiences as first-year students at CU during the COVID-19 pandemic, for a research study conducted by the Positive Emotion and Psychopathology Laboratory at CU Boulder. The lab's director, June Gruber, is a member of the ASSETT Innovation Incubator's Metacognition and Well-Being project team...

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EMERGE 2020 Canceled Due to COVID

April 1, 2020

Unprecedented circumstances call for unexpected pivots Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the live EMERGE 2020: IDEATE event scheduled for Thursday, May 14, 2020 is canceled . We are currently brainstorming how we might still creatively pursue the intent of the event: To gather like-minded colleagues and community members to showcase...

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Quick Guide to OIT Resources for Remote Teaching

March 23, 2020

CU Boulder faculty, including graduate students with instructional duties, are encouraged to take advantage of the support offered by the Office of Information Technology, which includes ASSETT . OIT’s Academic Technology Resources for Teaching Continuity web page describes methods and tools that can allow you to continue your class activities...