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Amy Hollingsworth Biographical Sketch for Ramlo 4/25/2012
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Amy B. Hollingsworth

The University of Akron

302 Buchtel Commons

Akron, OH 44325-3908

Professional Preparation:

Mount Union College – Alliance, Ohio - 1995 to 1999

B.S. - Major: Biology/Environmental Biology, Minor: Psychology

Sul Ross State University – Rio Grande College – 2001 to 2002

Texas Teacher Certification – Secondary Biology

Sul Ross State University – Rio Grande College – 2004 to 2007

M.Ed. – Major: Educational Administration

The University of Akron - Spring 2009 to present

PhD Candidate – Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in STEM education


August 2008 to present, Natural Science Biology Lab Coordinator, The University of Akron


Cerrone-Arnold, K., Hollingsworth, A., & Milks, A. 2012. Are they up for the challenge? Community College Students’ Preference for Challenging Classes. OATYC. (in press)

Hollingsworth, A. 2012. Big Picture Biology. The University of Akron. Van-Griner Publishing.

Hollingsworth, A. & Hopkins, J. 2010. Natural Science Biology Laboratory Manual Second Edition. The University of Akron. The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Hollingsworth, A. & Hopkins, J. 2009. Natural Science Biology Laboratory Manual. The University of Akron. The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Synergistic Activities:

Developed a professional development presentation for education graduate students “Technology Tools for Graduate Students”which I delivered at E-docs, Sept 26th, 2011

Developed professional development materials for biology teaching assistants based on PCK, “Exploring the Intersection of Content and Pedagogical Knowledge in Biology Teaching Assistants Presentation” for presentation at the Mid-Western Educational Research Association, Oct 13th, 2010

Development of educational material, “Public Perceptions of Science” for the Regional STEM Conference, March 10th, 2010

Statistical Analysis of “Community College Students’ Preference for Challenging Classes” for Presentation – Educational Research Exchange (ERE) Conference, March 5th, 2010