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 co-teaching BIO591 and BIO594.
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.