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Experiment with Your Digital Presence: An Introduction to BuffsCreate

Sept. 17, 2019

BuffsCreate.net provides all Arts & Sciences learners with the opportunity to take control of their digital identities by designing and hosting their own web presence for academic, research, professional, and/or creative works via a panel of open source applications. Whether you’re on Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, LinkedIn (or all of them!),...

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Registration Is Open for 2019 Summer Course Design Workshops

May 3, 2019

ASSETT will hold course design workshops from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm on Friday, May 17, and Tuesday, May 21 . In the morning, participants will be introduced to basic principles of course design that can be applied to any course. Following a catered lunch, each participant will join a...

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Summer Book Club Kicks Off May 23!

May 2, 2019

With spring classes behind us and fall a few months away, now’s a perfect time to reflect on the past semester and begin brainstorming for the semester ahead! Join ASSETT’s summer book club to mingle with colleagues while discussing Empower: What Happens When Students Own Their Learning by John Spencer...

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ASSETT Launches New Course Design Opportunities

Sept. 18, 2018

Got a course that needs revamping? Or teaching a new course soon? This fall, we're launching two new professional development opportunities for faculty interested in a deeper dive into course design principles and best practices: The Course Design Service Package is a "choose your own adventure"-style intensive experience for a...

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Summer Book Club 2018

Aug. 20, 2018

In summer 2018, over 20 CU faculty and staff collaboratively read and discussed Teach Students How to Learn: Strategies You Can Incorporate Into Any Course to Improve Student Metacognition, Study Skills, and Motivation by Saundra Yancy McGuire. As a Director Emerita of the Center for Academic Success, Retired Assistant Vice...

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Tech Camp 2018

June 21, 2018

With the close of the spring semester, ASSETT kicked off its summer programming with a week-long Tech Camp. This year's event, centered on the theme of "Students as Producers," spotlighted technologies that support the creative activities of students, including Canvas-based tools, interactive collaboration apps such as FlipGrid and Padlet, data...

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Academic Technology Design Team Spring Showcase

April 19, 2018

Do you ever wonder what kinds of projects the ASSETT team and their colleagues in the Academic Technology and Design Team (ATDT) undertake? On March 13, the ATDT hosted its first showcase to share its work with faculty, staff, and students from across campus. Guests mingled with our staff and...

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2018 Teaching with Technology Symposium

April 19, 2018

Faculty and staff representing a wide range of academic programs and campus offices examined the intersections of technology, design thinking, and pedagogy design at ASSETT’s 2018 Teaching with Technology Symposium on April 9. The event featured an “Ask Me Anything” session and presentation by Punya Mishra, Associate Dean of Scholarship...

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Workshops on 3-D assessment with Melanie Cooper

April 19, 2018

Instructors frequently grapple with questions about the impact of their teaching: What are students learning? And how well can they apply their new knowledge and skills outside the classroom? These perennial concerns are the focus of the Three-Dimensional Learning Assessment Protocol (3D-LAP) presented to the Faculty Fellows during a recent...

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ASSETT Open House

Sept. 13, 2017

Thank you for attending ASSETT's Open House. We enjoyed reconnecting with familiar folk, and meeting new faces! Please don't hesitate to reach out to us if you have questions or requests. We look forward to working with you this semester.