Kyle Mackie is an experienced, respected, and award-winning designer, educational technologist, manager, and consultant with extensive experience in curriculum development, instructional design, program development and review of online learning initiatives. Kyle has over 15 years of experience in progressive positions in educational institutions, with TVOntario and the University of Guelph, and currently is Director of an independent educational consulting firm. Kyle’s professional career has focused on the effective use of technology in support of teaching and learning. He has had great accomplishments in the creation, promotion and evaluation of innovative online learning environments and the development of engaging online courses. Among other on-going projects, Kyle is currently leading the instructional and multimedia design for a multi-institutional, eCampus-funded initiative to develop open content modules that support student preparedness for work integrated learning (WIL).