Amanda Hornby works for a large urban university as the Teaching & Learning Program Librarian and Geography Librarian. She coordinates an education program for the undergraduate library and chairs the library’s teaching and learning group. Amanda provides research workshops for students, faculty and librarians, and provides faculty support for the new “active learning classrooms”. She works closely with university-wide teaching and learning programs. Amanda supervises and mentors graduate students studying library and information science.
Amanda's research interests include student learning assessment, technology in higher education, and active learning classrooms. She has presented and published on new media and pedagogy for academic librarians. She also specializes in instructional design and information literacy.
She loves going to the Seattle Aquarium with her toddler son and husband, checking out the sea creatures and all the colorful fish. They love to go to Pike Place Market, people watch, and pick up a baguette for dinner. In an ideal world, the day would end with dinner and wine with friends.