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About Amber Hoye

Amber Hoye received her Masters of Educational Technology (MET) and a graduate certificate in Online Teaching for Adult Learners from Boise State University. She also holds two Bachelors degrees in Mass Communication and Spanish. Her current responsibilities as Director of the World Languages Resource Center include supporting faculty implementing mobile learning and other innovative practice, maintaining the department’s website, offering consultations and workshops for faculty, as well as scheduling and supervising the department’s many conversation labs. Amber also instructs WORLD 300: Career Exploration and Portfolio Development, a preparatory class for language majors that helps them to prepare for entering graduate school or the job market.
Before coming to the World Languages Department, she worked as an instructional design consultant in Boise State’s Academic Technologies Department (now known as the IDEA Shop.) There she worked with faculty in the development, implementation, and evaluation of courses, using best practices and emerging technologies to improve the quality and effectiveness of a learner-centered environment.  Prior to her role as an instructional design consultant, she also served as the University’s first mobile learning specialist, assisting with the promotion of digital literacy and creation of programs for the Mobile Learning Initiative at Boise State.


Present Director, World Languages Resource Center, Boise State University World Languages Resource Center


2021 - 2023 Idaho teacher training in using and creating OER that integrates a wide array of digital humanities content
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
Colleague(s): Kelly Arispe and Carl Siebert
2022 Redesign of French 102 course curriculum building on existing open education research text materials created for the French 101 course and creating ancillary materials including videos, task-based activities and assessments
Boise State Center for Teaching and Learning, Boise State University
Investments Needed For Undergraduate Success and Equity
Colleague(s): Mariah Devereux Herbeck
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  • World 300


B.A., Spanish, Boise State University ‐ Department of World Languages
B.A., Mass Communication & Journalism, Boise State University ‐ Department of Communication
M.E.T., Educational Technology, Boise State University ‐ Department of Educational Technology
Graduate Certificate, Online Teaching (Emphasis on Adult Learners), Boise State University ‐ Department of Educational Technology

Open Educational Resources (OER) (1)

Presentations (11)