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Andrea Munro, Ed.D

Andrea Munro, Ed.D

Assistant Vice Chancellor of Instructional Design & Digital Learning


Instructional Design



Dr. Munro has over fifteen years of experience as an educator, curriculum developer, and trainer at both the K-12 and higher education levels. Currently, in her role as Assistant Vice Chancellor of Instructional Design and Digital Learning at University of Massachusetts Global, she oversees the development of online, blended, and competency-based education courses and the seamless integration of digital learning technologies.  Additionally, she oversees the university-wide technology training efforts to support instructors and students.  Her passion and expertise in instructional design and digital learning are featured in her dissertation research on The Value of Interactive Multimodal Online Higher Education Classrooms: Examining the Impact of Interactive Multimedia-Based Instructional Design (IMBID) (2020).  Additional publications and conference presentations include the Technology Badge Compass and Ten FREE Innovative Tools to Enhance Online Student Engagement presented at the Interactive Learning Technologies Conference (2014). Dr. Munro has also co-published and presented Developing the Developer at Blackboard World (Munro & Murphy, 2017) as well as Preparing Technology Leaders of the Future at the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (Capellino & Munro, 2016) where she also lead the 21st Century Leadership Round Table Discussion on What is Digital Badging.  In addition to her work in higher education, Dr. Munro also proudly serves as a School Committee Member for the Exeter West Greenwich School District in Exeter, RI.  


  • Instructional Design
  • Virtual Reality
  • Gamification and Game Based Learning
  • Virtual Teaming and Training


MA in Secondary Education from Loyola Marymount University

BS in Marketing and Finance from the University of Rhode Island

Ed.D. Educational Leadership University of Massachusetts Global


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