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Teaching Assistant

Katherine Pritchard

Katie Pritchard is an education technologist in the Department of Geography at Virginia Tech, where she also received her B.A. and M.S. She specializes in research, incorporation, and implementation of new educational technologies and social media/networking into large and ultra-large classroom formats, with a specific focus on creating teacher-student and student-student interaction opportunities. She has been invited locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally to speak on education technologies and their use in creating a classroom community.

This will be Katie’s second time on semester at sea, after having the opportunity to sail on the Fall 2013 voyage. Katie is looking forward to meeting new people and discovering new places and cultures this Fall.