Melissa A. Venable, PhD

Writer, Instructor, and Career Coach in South Carolina

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Working at the intersection of Instructional Design & Technology, Social Media, and Career Development

An instructional designer with experience in industry and higher education (public, private, and for profit), my background also includes work as an online instructor, career coach, and academic advisor.

I earned my doctorate in curriculum and instruction - instructional technology, focusing on the online delivery of career services.

You can find my work and writing about online teaching and learning trends at, instructional design and technology at, and technology and career services at

I also teach instructional design and project management topics at the University of South Florida and Saint Leo University.

  • Education
    • PhD Curriculum and Instruction - Instructional Technology
    • MEd Instructional Psych and Educational Tech
    • MSA Administration
    • BA Psychology