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Kelly Keane, Ed.D.

Program Director, Learning Design & Technology, Assistant Teaching Professor
Kelly Keane


Ed.D., Northeastern University, Educational Leadership, focusing on educational technologies
M.S. Towson University, Instructional Technology
B.A. Gettysburg College, English and Elementary Education


Kelly Keane joins the Education Specialties Department as an assistant professor of Learning Design & Technology.  She recently received her doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from Northeastern University, where her dissertation focused on technology integration in teacher education programs.  Dr. Keane's research identified the most useful and effective technology-related components of teacher education programs and was successfully presented to various educational communities.  Prior to joining the faculty at Loyola, Dr. Keane was a lecturer at Towson University for the Department of Educational Technology and Literacy.  While at Towson University, she also worked as the assistant manager for the Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology (PT3) Grant.  She began her career as a classroom teacher and has taught in award winning elementary schools in Pennsylvania and Maryland.

Awards and Grants

Frank H. Kramer Award for outstanding performance in education

Research Interests

Technology integration, the use of advanced technologies to promote learning, balancing technology, content, and pedagogy in the classroom, Universal Design for Learning, digital citizenship and young learners

Recent Publications

Keane, K. J. (2015). Reflecting on technology integration in teacher education programs (Doctoral dissertation). Available from Dissertations & Theses @ Northeastern University. (1689440052).

Keane, K.  (May, 2014).  Using Nearpod in the College Classroom.  Presented at Towson University's iPad Summit. 

Professional Activities/Society Memberships

Reviewer for Journal of Teacher Education
Member, International Society for Technology in Education