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Amy Collier (Stanford University)

Amy Collier
Director of Digital Learning Initiatives

Stanford, California

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Amy Collier is the director of digital learning initiatives in the Office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning (VPOL) at Stanford University. She oversees online and blended course design and teaching initiatives and conducts research to inform effective practices across the University. Amy is a strong advocate and resource within the VPOL for evidence-based instructional improvement, strategy, and planning. Before coming to Stanford, Amy was the director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Texas Wesleyan University where her team implemented nationally-recognized faculty development programs for online learning and learning space redesign. Through her graduate studies in social sciences and nearly 10 years working in faculty development, Amy has been an advocate for learners and teachers across a variety of educational institutions, from community-based service organizations to large public broad-access universities.

Amy is a member of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), The Sloan Consortium, Educause Learning Initiative, and the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network. Amy frequently presents at universities and conferences, sharing her passion for topics like open learning, online learning, and faculty development.

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