Katie WalkerM.Ed.

Instructional Designer
College of Health
HSB 329


  • Master of Education – Social Foundations of Education, University of Virginia
  • Bachelor of Science in Business – Marketing Management, Virginia Tech


Innovative instructional designer with a wealth of experience designing and delivering high-quality instruction. Vital collaborator for faculty teaching online or hybrid courses. An accomplished educator with over twenty years of online and face-to-face teaching experience.

Career History/Work Experience

  • Instructional Designer 3, UAA College of Health (2020 to present)
  • Instructional Designer 3, UAA Academic Innovations & eLearning, Robust Online Learning Grant (2019 to 2020)
  • Instructional Designer 3 and Adjunct Professor, UAA School of Education (2011 to 2019)
  • Assistant Professor, UAA Computer Information and Office Systems, Anchorage (2008 to 2010) and Kodiak College (2004 to 2008)
  • Public School Teacher (1995-2003)

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with faculty to create meaningful learning experiences and realistic assessments of learning based on student learning outcomes.
  • Offer professional development opportunities to faculty and staff (course design, technology integration, accessibility, etc.).
  • Develop and share teaching and technology resources.
  • Work with faculty on continuous improvement of courses using Quality Matters, Online Learning Consortium Scorecards, and other quality assurance measures.
  • Provide one-on-one and just-in-time instructional design and educational technology support.