About Melanie

Dr. Melanie Wilson is a learning strategist, instructional designer and online and global course and curriculum developer. Previous positions include Learning Strategist at the Canadian Marketing Association (CMA) and Performance and Learning Consultant at KPMG International.

In these roles, she has spearheaded the implementation of a number of innovative learning technologies, including procuring and configuring new learning management systems, developed and implemented new video production processes, and has worked with a wide range of different e-learning vendors, such as Adobe and D2L, as well as a wide range of subject matter expects. She additionally developed and delivered a global digital marketing curriculum which reached over half the KPMG network of 155 member firms in countries spanning the globe.

Melanie has also worked as a Researcher and Course Lecturer at McGill University in Montreal, where she taught courses on Media, Technology and Communication in Education. At McGill for over ten years, prior to teaching, but still while studying, she worked full-time developing and delivering a number of workshops and online courses for faculty and administrative staff. While a PhD Candidate, Melanie worked as a Research Associate with the State University of New York (SUNY), and inquired into the policies that impact disruptive educational practices, such as how the Bologna Process impacted the creation and sustainability of globally networked learning environments in universities in Ireland and Belarus.

Melanie has written a number of peer reviewed book chapters and journal articles, including within the seminal text Designing Globally Networked Learning Environments, in which she co-edited with Prof. Doreen Starke-Meyerring, and also has delivered numerous conference presentations in Canada, the US and Europe

She can be reached by email at: melanie.h.wilson@gmail.com, and/or via her LinkedIn account.