Associate Director, Teaching Innovation
Amy plans, implements and assesses faculty development programs for the improvement of teaching and learning, provides programs and resources designed to increase understanding of the teaching and learning process and manages personnel in the Teaching Innovation group and other resources for Learning Innovation. Her interests are in student-centered course and program design, curriculum mapping, assessment and engaging teaching strategies for student learning.
Recent Blog Posts
- Digital Citizenship Workshop Series
- “Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom” MOOC
- Pilot Teachly for More Inclusive Classroom Discussions
- Join The Teaching Collaborative This Fall
- Learn Tech and Creativity Skills at Innovation Co-Lab Fall Classes
Before coming to what was then the Center for Instructional Technology as the Senior Academic Technology Consultant and Blackboard LMS project manager in 2001, Amy was 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 Institute Learning Technology Leadership Program.