Texas Woman's University
United States of America - Denton
Amanda Hurlbut is an Assistant Professor at Texas Woman's University. She teaches the main technology integration course for K-12 pre-service teachers and serves as coordinator for the MAT/PBITC program. She loves integrating new technology to make teaching more effective, efficient, and engaging!
Amanda Hurlbut, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction in the Teacher Education Department at Texas Woman’s University and also serves as coordinator for the MAT/Post-Bacc certification program. She holds a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of North Texas, an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Dallas Baptist University, and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from UNT. She has served in public education for 17 years as an elementary teacher, instructional specialist, campus administrator, and now teacher educator. Her primary research interests include high leverage teaching and assessment practices for pre-service teachers, technology integration in K-12 classrooms, and online teaching pedagogy for higher education and K-12 students. Dr. Hurlbut is a Google Level 1 certified educator and holds an ACUE certificate in effective teaching practices. Her teaching and research interests include technologies to create asynchronous learning content and screencasts for high quality teaching videos, using a flipped classroom format as a conduit for effective blended and 100% virtual teaching, and engaging learners through synchronous learning activities. Some of her favorite technology tools include Nearpod, EDPuzzle, Loom, all things Google, Breakout EDU, GooseChase, and SeeSaw. Dr. Hurlbut regularly presents at SITE, ISTE, and other local technology and teacher education related conferences. She is currently working on a project to facilitate clinical student teaching placements in 100% virtual K-12 settings.