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Hello! I'm Katie

 

My name is Katherine (Katie) Anthony and I am a fifth-year doctoral candidate in Gerontology at Iowa State University. This website was created primarily for my preliminary examinations for my Ph.D. and encompasses work completed during my time as a student. I am anticipating graduating with my degree in December 2022.

 

I have a minor in Educational Technology and a certificate in Instructional Design. I hold an M.S. in Journalism and Mass Communication. Here you will find examples of my work, my CV, and my future plans. This website was created as part of the requirements for my preliminary exams. I invite you all to contact me with any questions or collaboration requests. 

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Katie Anthony

Doctoral Candidate

 

Email:

katiea01@iastate.edu

EXPERIENCE
 
2021-Present

Communications Specialist

IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY, Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching(CELT)

Responsibilities: Website design and management with instructor support focus; social media promotion; copyediting and copywriting for all internal CELT teams (primary emphasis with the Instructional Design team); programming and scheduling for Instructional Design team; marketing and designing of a bi-weekly Teaching Tip focused on pedagogy for instructors at Iowa State University

2016-2021

Communications Graduate Assistant

IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY, School of Education

Responsibilities: Web development and management; social media management (planning, scheduling, executing for 22 programs); produce marketing materials (print and digital) for all programs and divisions; liaise with faculty and staff stakeholders (school and college-wide); composed alumni, faculty, and student profiles for use online; assisted with revisions of SOE Graduate Program Handbook

2015-2017

Newsletter Editor

NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS (NAMI), CENTRAL IOWA

Responsibilities: Gather, manage, and format stories received from NAMI Central Iowa Executive Director; build weekly newsletter to be disseminated both print and electronically; stay relevant in mental health news to report and pitch story ideas to NAMI Central Iowa Executive Director; interact with NAMI Central Iowa Board members regarding content, design, and budgeting; coordinate with NAMI Iowa for large event promotion and consultation

EDUCATION
 
2017-Present

Doctoral Degree

IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY

I am in my fifth year as a doctoral candidate in Gerontology, with a home department in the School of Education. I have completed a certificate in Instructional Design and have a minor in Educational Technology. My research focuses on motivation in older adults. Specifically, how to motivate older adults to use technology to mitigate loneliness. 

2015-2017

Master's Degree

IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY

I have an M.S. in Journalism and Mass Communication from the Greenlee School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Iowa State University.

2008-2012

Bachelor's Degree

SIMPSON COLLEGE

My bachelor's degree is from Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa. My major was multimedia journalism with a minor in English. I graduated cum laude and as the student of distinction in the journalism department.

SKILLS
 

Microsoft Office- Advanced

Communication (oral and written), editing, copywriting, writing for the web  - Advanced

Andragogy - Advanced

Data Analysis - Proficient

Website coding (HTML, CSS, JS), design, and accessibility (WCAG A/AA/AAA) - Proficient

Instructional Design - Proficient