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Amanda Cutaia Barnett


Proactive and motivated with experiences in educational technology, faculty development, accessibility, and teaching and learning. Established ability to collaborate with colleagues, faculty, and students, conceptualize and manage long term projects, and create engaging materials.

Faculty Development Experience

May 2018-present

Educational Technologist, SUNY EMPIRE STATE COLLEGE

  • Provided direct support and consultation to faculty, staff, and students using technology for teaching and learning
  • Collaborated with faculty to create technology-mediated learning experiences and to integrate audio, video, web 2.0/3.0 tools, and re-useable learning objects within learning environments
  • Developed and delivered technical and pedagogy training, workshops, written materials, and programing within the realm of educational technology
  • Developed and maintained professional relationships across the college
  • Maintained current knowledge of new and emerging technologies and their application
  • Ensured ET service requests were handled within agreed upon timelines
  • Conducted emergency accessibility reviews for courses and tools in conjunction with the Office of Disability Services
  • Employed Sagence to create Competency-Based Education (CBE) training modules for administrative systems and D2L
  • Researched CBE methods and practices as CO-PI on a STEM CBE grant project

Head of Faculty Development Project Team:

  • Created and implemented needs assessment survey to gather faculty educational technology needs
  • Developed, created, and released podcast series featuring faculty discussing their use of technology in instruction
  • Developed written materials and training workshops for new administrative systems
  • Lead the team in decisions about goals and assigned tasks as necessary to accomplish those goals


Graduate assistant, Texas Christian University, Koehler Center for Instruction, Innovation, and Engagement

  • Assisted faculty and graduate student teachers in using best practices to enhance their syllabus, gradebook, and use of LMS;
  • Created and ran workshops for new graduate student teachers
  • Completed all steps of Quality Assurance process of school-wide migration from eLearning to D2L
  • Developed classroom audit spreadsheet and audited classroom spaces across campus
  • Developed promotional materials for Koehler Center

Professional Development Courses

Accessibility: Designing for All Learners- Introductory and Advanced, Top 10 Accessibility issues in Online Course Materials, Accessibility Solutions in the Microsoft Office Suite

Open Educational Resources: Customizing and Integrating OER, Creating, Licensing and Publishing OER, Identifying, Finding and Adopting OER

Teaching Experience

2014 – 2018

Graduate Instructor and doctoral lecturer, Texas Christian University

Introduction to Composition (Writing as Inquiry); Introduction to Composition (Writing as Argument); Introduction to Literature: Nature, Nurture, and the Supernatural; Major American Writers: Autobiography; Introduction to Fiction: Narratives of Health; Introduction to Women’s Writing

2012 – 2013

Graduate Teaching Fellow, Seton Hall University

Introduction to Composition 1; Introduction to Composition 2

Selected presentations


“Blackboard Collaborate vs Skype for Business,” SUNY Empire State College Fall Academic Conference, Poster Session, October 18, 2018.

“Podcasting: An ESC approach to Podcasting,” SUNY Empire State College Fall Academic Conference, Poster Session, October 18, 2018.


“Banner Training” September 5, 12, 13 2018

“Computer Games: Mastering Moodle and Office 365 for Students” January 23, 2019

“Embedding Digital Literacy in Blended Courses” January 30, 2019

“Understanding Universal Design for Blended Learning” February 28, 2019

Institutional Service


Representative from Long Island, Empire State College

Instructional Technology Committee

2013– 2018

Texas Christian University

University Instructional Development Committee (2016, 2017)

Women and Gender Studies Planning and Programming Committees

TCU Graduate Student Senate: Vice-President


PH.D in English Studies, Texas Christian University May 2019

M.A. in English (Literature Track), Seton Hall University May 2013

B.A. in Biology, Southwestern University May 2010