Senior Instructional Designer
Amy Pinkerton joined the CTL instructional design team in July 2017. As a senior instructional designer, she provides course and program design, development, production management, and evaluation services, and works with groups around the School to promote excellence in teaching and learning. Amy also co-instructs the CTL Teaching Assistantship Training course and provides training for both TAs and faculty. In addition to her work at CTL, Amy also provides volunteer instructional design and technology services for international higher education programs for various non-profit organizations.
Before joining CTL, Amy was an instructional designer and systems support manager for the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities: JesuitNET Global, during which time she worked with U.S. and international Jesuit colleges, universities, and nonprofit organizations including Georgetown University, Pontifical Gregorian University, and Jesuit Worldwide Learning. Amy has an M.A. in Instructional Design and Technology from West Virginia University and a B.S. in Psychology from Wheeling Jesuit University. Her research interests include learning in crisis environments, online grading and assessment, cognitive multimedia learning, and educational applications of AR/VR/MR and 360 video technologies.