Director of Special Projects
Amy (she/her) plans, implements and assesses cross-organization projects such as signature events, educational offerings and administrative programs. Some of her professional interests include educational project and program management, learner-centered course and program design, curriculum alignment, and authentic assessment strategies to learning.
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Recent Blog Posts
- What is Ungrading?
- Symposium Spotlights: Seven (Feasible) Ways to Beat the Grading Grind
- Creating Inclusive Learning Environments: Webinar Summary
- Duke Professors Practice Assessment for Learning
- Flexible Assessment Practices in Duke STEM Courses
Most recently, Amy was the Associate Director for Teaching Innovation in Duke Learning Innovation, managing personnel and faculty support programs offered by the Teaching Innovation group and other resources and programs in Learning Innovation. Earlier in her career at Duke, she served as a Senior Academic Technology Consultant and Blackboard LMS project manager in what was then the Duke Center for Instructional Technology (CIT). Amy came to Duke in 2001 from a role as the assistant director of the Office for Teaching and Learning at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI, where her work focused on effective uses of technology to support teaching.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Virginia, and a master’s degree in ecology and evolution from the University of Michigan. She taught for many years as a graduate teaching assistant in Biology, and has been an adjunct faculty member in Biology at the community college level. She also completed a certificate in distance education from the University of Wisconsin, and participated in the Educause Learning Technology Leadership Institute.