Brad Hinson


A CU Studio of Our Own


I have long entertained ideas of a Domain of One’s Own (DoOO) initiative at CU Denver, imagining the pros, cons, and realities of such an effort. What would it look like if we created a platform for our people and their projects on the open web? Not courses, per se, and not a highly structured content system such as Canvas; but a creative space for professional portfolios, digital projects, and...

Workshop: Beyond Grading w Amy Hasinoff, Jesse Stommel, John Tinnell & Dale Stahl (March 9th @ Inworks)


Do you want to spend more time on feedback and less on assigning and justifying grades? Are you concerned that your students seem more focused on grades than learning? In this hands-on workshop we’ll explore ways to provide students with feedback that is useful and motivating—without relying on grades. While we have to arrive at letter grades at the end of the semester, we still have a lot of...

Summer 2017 Progress Report


Prepared by Brad Hinson (PI), Remi Kalir (Co-PI), Pamela Laird (Co-PI), Michael Zinser (Co-PI) The following summarizes ThinqStudio activities from April through August, 2017: The first cohort of 5 ThinqStudio Faculty Fellows was selected through an application process representing CLAS, InWorks, and SEHD. This coming year’s Faculty Fellow projects may focus on assessment, augmented reality...

Thinq Lunch

RSVP Sept. 8th 12:00 – 2:00


Enjoy a casual lunch while we discuss directions and intentions for the ThinqStudio. ThinqStudio Lunch Friday September 8th | 12:30 – 2:00 Student Commons 4021 We will discuss our experiences at recent Digital Pedagogy Institutes in Vancouver and Virginia; as well as goals and activities for the 2017-18 academic year. The event will be in the Student Commons Building, room 4021 with lunch served...

Thank You Chancellor Horrell


Dear Chancellor Horrell, It is with our deepest appreciation that we thank you, on behalf of our CLAS and SEHD colleagues, for supporting our vision in the advancement of critical digital pedagogy at the University of Colorado Denver. With your support, we have established ThinqStudio, an initiative to celebrate and incubate the praxis of critical digital pedagogy through innovative educational...