Amanda McAndrew is the faculty services portfolio manager for ASSETT, Arts and Sciences Support of Education through Technology. Her approach to teaching and learning is firmly grounded in critical digital pedagogy, open education, and learner-centered theories and practices. She considers herself a teacher first and then a technologist. As an instructional designer and technologist at a large university, she has learned the importance of developing interdisciplinary faculty learning communities. Providing the right tools and building comfortable environments, both face-to-face and online, creates strong social learning opportunities and connections that allow true innovative thinking to happen.
Associate Professor Caroline Sinkinson is the head of the Learning & Engagement Team at the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries. She is responsible for leading the Learning & Engagement Team in the design and implementation of opportunities that invite student learning, literacies, and engagement. In collaboration with fellow teaching librarians and campus partners, the Learning & Engagement Team sparks exploration of pedagogy, information literacy, and learner agency to build a participatory and holistic community of learning.