|Amy Collier works with faculty, instructional designers and doctoral students to explore and design online learning experiences at Stanford.
Amy Collier is the director for technology and teaching for the Office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning. She is an advocate for learners and teachers across a variety of educational institutions, from community-based service organizations to large public universities. Before coming to Stanford, Collier 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. Through her graduate studies in social sciences and nearly 10 years in faculty development, she is a member of the American Educational Research Association, The Sloan Consortium, Educause Learning Initiative and the Professional and Organizational Development Network, where she chairs the Electronic Communication and Resources Committee. Collier frequently presents at universities and conferences, sharing her passion for topics like open learning, online learning and faculty development.