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Dr. Carolyn Wilson

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Carolyn Wilson is an instructor at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto, and a consultant to UNESCO in Paris. She completed a Master of Education at OISE, University of Toronto in Critical Pedagogy and Cultural Studies, and a Bachelor of Education from the Faculty of Education, at The University of Western Ontario.

Carolyn is also an author, consultant and President of the Association for Media Literacy in Ontario, Canada. Co-author of the best selling textbook, Mass Media and Popular Culture, Version 2, Carolyn has been invited to speak at conferences and develop media education programs around the world for such organizations as UNESCO, UNICEF and the Ministry of Education in Ontario.

In 2005, Carolyn received the Prime Minister's Award for Teaching Excellence for her pioneering work in media literacy and global education. The Award Committee recognized Carolyn as a "tireless pioneer and advocate for media literacy and global education on the national and international levels".

Updated February 25 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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