Pandemic lessons about faculty development should be understood and factored into future offerings.
Amy Kuntz is the Learning Innovation Strategic Initiatives Coordinator in Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT) and adjunct instructor at Northampton Community College. She is responsible for leading the TLT Faculty Fellows program that has 4-6 project teams conducting intensive course redesigns on a biennial process along with facilitating a community of 60+ former fellows from 2009 to present. Amy also oversees the annual Faculty Engagement Awards where 10-14 faculty explore and incorporate innovative technology in classes in a pedagogical manner and share relevant findings. Other responsibilities include guiding collaborative teams to design, facilitate, and present the Teaching with Technology Series, represent Penn State on the Big Ten Academic Alliance’s (BTAA) Learning Technology Liaisons (LTL) peer group, and serve as the team expert on immersive experiences, collaborations with the 19 commonwealth campuses, and diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging with educational technology. She has expertise in faculty engagement, blended/online course design/quality, and emerging technologies. Amy received a Master of Science in Instructional Technology from Bloomsburg University. She has been an active Quality Matters Peer Reviewer and adjunct professor teaching for-credit academic courses in both the face-to-face and online environments.