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Katarzyna Maria Sims, PhD, MS

Instructional Design and eLearning Manager

Education & Training

  • MS
    Quinnipiac University, Instructional Design, summa cum laude (2020)
  • PhD
    UIC, Germanic Studies, summa cum laude (2014)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Nomination for 2019 Excellence in Teaching Award, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Service to StudentsQuinnipiac University2019
Teaching English in Poland Program (TEIP)The Kosciuszko Foundation2018
Faculty Fellow in the Center for Teaching and LearningQuinnipiac University2017
Sommerakademie für amerikanische Lehrkräfte in Fremdsprache DeutschUniversität in Leipzig, interDaF am Herder Institute2017
Robert Kauf Memorial Scholarship. Award for Excellence in Graduate ResearchUniversity of Illinois at Chicago,2013
Robert Kauf Memorial Scholarship. Excellence in Teaching Award. Materials Development AwardUniversity of Illinois at Chicago2013
Max and Hilde Kochmann Summer School for PhD Students in European Jewish History and CultureGoethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main2011
Award for Excellence in Graduate ResearchAustrian Consulate of Chicago2010
Max Kade Graduate FellowshipUniversity of Illinois at Chicago2008

Professional Service

AECT InteractionsEditorial Board Member2022 - Present
AECT, Culture, Learning and Technology (CLT)Board Member2021 - Present
AECT NATO ACT Design & Development CompetitionMentor2021 - Present