Alexandria Katis is an Instructional Designer for the University Center for Assessment, Teaching, and Technology where she collaborates with faculty, across a broad range of disciplines, to evaluate and enhance online course design within a model of continuous improvement. Alex provides 1-on-1 consultations, offering pedagogical and technical support to promote inclusive, high-impact instructional strategies and assessment methodologies while expanding digital accessibility and leveraging appropriate instructional technologies to achieve student learning outcomes and increase engagement.
Alex holds an M.F.A. in Film & Digital Media, a Graduate Certificate in Critical and Creative Thinking, and a B.A. in Communication Studies. She is currently pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design and Technology.
Before joining the University of Arizona, Alex worked as a producer/editor in the non-fiction television industry and as adjunct faculty teaching media arts courses both in the classroom and online. She has also worked internationally as a writer, as a program manager in the non-profit sector, and in various roles to support international students and study programs. Alex is a published author and was awarded a Fulbright Grant in Film Studies to carry out a year-long independent research project in the Czech Republic.
When she’s not in front of her computer, Alex is either taking photographs, beating back buffelgrass in Saguaro National Park, or planning her next bike-packing adventure.