Academic Technology Design Team - Spotlight

Last Updated: 04/27/2017

This space exists to celebrate and highlight our individual, team, and cross-team achievements and accomplishments!

Faculty Spotlight: Sam Flaxman

Assistant Professor Sam Flaxman, course instructor for EBIO 1210, was recognized at the Disability Services Spring 2017 Awards Ceremony for his dedication to improving accessibility and inclusiveness for all students. Sam has embraced the principles of Universal Design to create and cultivate accessible, inclusive learning experiences for students in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Read more about Sam Flaxman's Universal Design efforts.

Design Thinking 101

The Academic Technology Design Team uses design thinking as a problem-solving framework to design solutions to teaching and learning challenges. Read more about our Design Thinking process.

Universal Design Fellowship, 2016-2017 Pilot Program

Universal Design Fellows partner with OIT’s Universal Instructional Design Consultant to redesign a course to be fully accessible. Read more about the 2016-2017 cohort.

Problem Solving with Design Thinking 

ATDT team members led a design thinking workshop at the 2016 COLTT Conference. Design thinking is a creative and action-oriented approach that has been used to design innovative, effective, and sustainable solutions for entrepreneurs and social change leaders... Read more about the workshop

Faculty Spotlight: Edwige Simon

In September of 2015, Dr. Edwige Simon, Director of the Elevate Program at the Anderson Language & Technology Center at CU Boulder, became the first faculty member to proactively incorporate Universal Design (UD) into her class--not only in practice, but also as course content--through collaboration with OIT... Read more about Dr. Simon's UD experience.