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Amy Pate

Assistant Director of Faculty Support
University Staff
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4701

Biography

Amy is the Assistant Director of Faculty Support, for the School of Life Sciences (SoLS). Her responsibilities include managing the Teaching Innovation Center (TIC), a "makerspace" for faculty and instructors to learn, share and collaborate with innovative technologies for their face-to-face, hybrid, and fully online classes. Amy's team develops training and workshops that help faculty integrate “best practices” for implementing active learning in their courses. She is currently teaching EDT180 for Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.

Most recently Amy has been involved with the use of virtual reality for online lab classes, and developing the new online biology degree. 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.

Amy has presented at various conferences, including Educause, The Teaching Professor, and the Online Learning Consortium. She is the Associate Director on the Executive Board for the Emerging Learning Design community and conference, and co-chair of the Committee for Campus Inclusion on the Tempe campus at ASU.

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 national outdoor companies including Pentax Cameras.

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Research Interests

adult learning, distance education, innovative technologies, inclusive practices, graduate student teaching training

Research Group

BioTAP Scholar program: To build capacity in the area of research on biology GTA teaching professional development (TPD)

Research Activity

Courses

Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
BIO 530 Scientific Teaching
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
EDT 180 TechLtrcy Prblm Slvng DigTech
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
EDT 180 TechLtrcy Prblm Slvng DigTech
BIO 530 Scientific Teaching
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
EDT 180 TechLtrcy Prblm Slvng DigTech
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
EDT 180 TechLtrcy Prblm Slvng DigTech
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