Amy Pate

Instructional Designer, Sr.
University Staff
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4701

Biography

Amy is the Instructional Designer, Sr. for the School of Life Sciences (SoLS). Her responsibilities include consulting with faculty to develop creative and innovative uses of technology for face-to-face, hybrid, and fully online classes. Amy develops training and workshops on the classroom technologies, and helps faculty develop “best practices” for implementing active learning in their courses. She is currently teaching EDT180 for Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.

Amy’s past work experiences includes being an Instructional Liaison at Thunderbird School of Global Management in their distance learning programs, teaching at the Art Center College of Design in Tucson Arizona, and developing advertising campaigns for various companies including Pentax Cameras and Sport Optics, and Ruger Firearms.

Amy’s graduate work included studies in elearning, adult learning and faculty development in higher education. Her thesis focused on specialized training to prepare adjunct college professors to be effective in their classrooms.

Personally, Amy loves to travel, meet people from different cultures, read great books, and visit art museums, libraries and historical places. She also has a passion for Peruvian food.

Research Interests

adult learning, distance education, innovative technologies

Courses

Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
EDT 180 TechLtrcy Prblm Slvng DigTech
BIO 591 Seminar
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
EDT 180 TechLtrcy Prblm Slvng DigTech
BIO 591 Seminar
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
EDT 180 TechLtrcy Prblm Slvng DigTech
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
EDT 180 TechLtrcy Prblm Slvng DigTech
BIO 494 Special Topics
BIO 598 Special Topics
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
EDT 180 TechLtrcy Prblm Slvng DigTech
BIO 494 Special Topics
BIO 598 Special Topics
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
BIO 494 Special Topics
BIO 598 Special Topics
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
BIO 494 Special Topics
BIO 598 Special Topics
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
BIO 594 Conference and Workshop