Amanda Ballard, Future of Learning Thought Leader, Beyond Academics
As former faculty at UNT Dallas and Eastfield College, and a learning-tech pioneer in the corporate sector, Amanda Ballard is passionate about the Future of Learning. In the past, she played a critical role in the “writing-across-the-curriculum” initiatives in Dallas, developing accelerated, multi-campus literacy programs and cultural expansion. She also launched the award-winning learning ecosystem - SureSmileU - for a distributed global end-user community in technical and clinical education. She has transformed learning pathways, instructional modalities, content diversity, delivery capabilities, content curation, and UX through a mobile-adaptive web-based application both in academic and corporate arenas.