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Melanie Latham, M.Ed.

Melanie Latham
Discipline/Program
Centre for Teaching and Learning
Title
Learning Designer
Biography

As a Learning Designer, Melanie supports the development of curriculum for online, blended, and face-to-face courses and programs. She is guided by evidence-based theories and practices including learner-centered and backward design. Her research interests include online learning design, the application of neuro, cognitive, and learning sciences to education, and culturally responsive pedagogy.

Education
  • Master of Education (Instructional Design), University of New Brunswick (2020)
  • Bachelor of Education with Great Distinction (specialization in Technology in Education), University of Lethbridge (2015)
  • Bachelor of Arts with Distinction, University of Lethbridge (2015)
Main Areas of Teaching
  • Online course design, development, and delivery
  • Curriculum development and redevelopment
Scholarly Activity

Conference Presentations:

  • With Kasey Fulton, “Colouring Outside the Lines- The Decision to Do Online Course Development Differently.” Pecha Kucha Presentation. Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STHLE) 2017, Halifax, June 21, 2017.

  • With Kasey Fulton, “Building the New, Not Fighting the Old- An Innovative Approach to Online Course Development.” Poster Presentation. Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STHLE) 2017, Halifax, June 21, 2017.

  • With Kasey Fulton, “Building the New, Not Fighting the Old- An Innovative Approach to Online Course Development.” IDEAS Conference, Calgary, May 4, 2017.
     

Professional Memberships:

  • Online Learning Consortium (OLC)
  • Educational Developers Network of Alberta (EDNA)

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