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Join Student Book Club in Reading RANGE by David Epstein

Feb. 17, 2021

No matter what kinds of progress you’ve made, you probably feel behind in some capacity. When there are people your age already starting businesses or writing best-selling books, it’s easy to lament your lack of specialization. ASSETT’s Student Technology Consultants are running an interactive book club on Range, by David...

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Join ASSETT's Gamification Community of Practice

Dec. 17, 2020

Photo by Chris Montgomery, via Unsplash Are you interested in learning how others are using games in their classroom? Have you read about how someone has ‘gamified’ their activities and want to learn more? Or are you just generally curious about gamification pedagogy? In Fall 2021, the ASSETT Innovation Incubator...


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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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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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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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...

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ASSETT Offers New Trainings on Remote Instruction

March 17, 2020

In collaboration with OIT's Learning Technology Consultants, ASSETT is offering online workshops to support faculty in transitioning to remote teaching. These workshops are open to any CU Boulder faculty members, including graduate students with instructional responsibilities. Pre-registration is highly recommended. The first training, Planning for Remote Instruction: 8 Easy Steps...

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Save the Date: Innovation Incubator Conference on May 14

Jan. 17, 2020

UPDATE: The 2020 Innovation Incubator conference has been canceled due to COVID-19 mitigation. Stay tuned for information about other upcoming events! SAVE THE DATE! This spring, the ASSETT Innovation Incubator is hosting a daylong event focused on innovations in active learning and education technology. This free event is open to...