Curriculum Vitae

EMPLOYMENT

2018 - Present
Education Consultant
Kathryn Kennedy Consulting

2014 - 2018
Director (2016 - 2018)
Assistant Director (2015-2016)
Senior Researcher (2014-2015)
Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute
Michigan Virtual


2017 - 2018
Ed.D. Advisor
Adjunct Professor
School of Education
Johns Hopkins University

2012 – 2013            
Director of Research
International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL)

2010 – 2013
Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology
College of Education
Georgia Southern University

2007 – 2010
Doctoral student & Alumni Fellow
College of Education
University of Florida


EDUCATION

Degrees

2010
Ph.D.
Curriculum and Instruction with concentration in Educational Technology
"The Essence of the Virtual School Practicum:  A Phenomenological Study of Preservice Teachers’ Experience in a Virtual School"
University of Florida

2005
M.L.I.S. in Library and Information Science with concentration in Children’s and Young Adult Literature
Florida State University 

2000
B.A. in English with concentration in Children’s and Young Adult Literature   
University of Florida


Certificates

2016
Grant Writing Certificate Program
University of Southern Maine

2009
Online Teaching Certificate
Online Teaching Associates


ARTICLES

Archambault, L., Kennedy, K., & Freidhoff, J. (2016). Accountability for students in K-12 online learning: Perspectives from Michigan stakeholders and beyond. Online Learning Journal, 20(3), 126-139. (Invited & Refereed)

Archambault, L., Kennedy, K., Shelton, C., Dalal, M., McAllister, L. & Huyett, S. (2016). Incremental progress: Re-examining field experiences in K-12 online learning contexts in the United States. Journal of Online Learning Research, 2(3), 303-326. (Refereed)

Archambault, L. & Kennedy, K. (2016). Moving forward and moving on: Continuing the mission of K-12 online education research. Journal of Online Learning Research, 2(3), 201-203. (Refereed)

Kennedy, K. & Archambault, L. (2016). Forging new frontiers: Exploring uncharted territory in the field of K-12 online and blended learning. Journal of Online Learning Research, 2(1), 1-2. (Refereed)

Oliver, K., Kennedy, K., Hibbard, L., Swan, B., Clark, T., LaFrance, J., & Oglesby, J. (2015). Personalization of learning: Lessons from RTT-D winners. eLearn Magazine. Retrieved from http://elearnmag.acm.org/archive.cfm?aid=2816976  (Refereed)

Kennedy, K. & Archambault, L. (2015). Bridging the gap between research and practice in online learning. Journal of Online Learning Research, 1(1), 5-7. (Refereed)

Green, L., Chassereau, K., Kennedy, K., & Schriver, M. (2013). Where technology and science collide: A coteaching experience between middle grades science methods and instructional technology faculty. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 21(4), 385-408. http://editlib.org/p/42116/  (Refereed)

Tysinger, P. D., Tysinger, J. A., & Diamanduros, T. D., & Kennedy, K. (2013). K-12 online learning and the training needs for school psychology practitioners. School Psychology Forum, 7(3), 76-88. http://www.nasponline.org/publications/spf/abstract.aspx?ID=3780 (Refereed)

Archambault, L., Kennedy, K., & Bender, S. (2013). Cyber-Truancy: Addressing issues of attendance in the digital age. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 46(1), 1-28. http://www.iste.org/learn/publications/journals/jrte/jrte-fall-2013/cyber-truancy-addressing-issues-of-attendance-in-the-digital-age (Refereed)

Kennedy, K., Cavanaugh, C., & Dawson, K. (2013). Pre-service teachers’ experience in a virtual school. American Journal of Distance Education, 27(1), 56-67. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/08923647.2013.756757?journalCode=hajd20# (Refereed)

Kennedy, K., & Archambault, L. (2012). Design and development of field experiences in K-12 online learning environments. Journal of Applied Instructional Design, 2(1), 35-49. https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/c9b0ce_b4639acd1e744252beef9737a26613a1.pdf (Refereed)

Kennedy, K., & Archambault, L. (2012). Offering pre-service teachers field experiences in K-12 online learning: A national survey of teacher education programs. Journal of Teacher Education, 63(3), 185-200. http://jte.sagepub.com/content/63/3/185 (Refereed)

Kennedy, K., & Cavanaugh, C. (2010). Development and support of online teachers: The roles of mentors in virtual schools. Journal of Technology Integration in the Classroom, 2(3), 37-42. http://connection.ebscohost.com/c/articles/55301570/development-support-online-teachers-roles-mentors-virtual-schools (Refereed)

DiPietro, J., Drexler, W., Kennedy, K., Buraphadeja, V., & Liu, F. (2010). Collaborative preparation for qualifying exams. TechTrends, 54(1), 25-32. http://1.usa.gov/zCqVi1 (Refereed)

Kennedy, K. (2010). Cross-reference of online teaching standards and the development of quality teachers for 21st century learning environments. Distance Learning: A Magazine for Leaders, 7(2), 21-28. http://www.infoagepub.com/index.php?id=89&i=52 (Refereed)

Kennedy, K., Liu, F., Dawson, K., & Cavanaugh, C. (2009). Women in educational technology: Content analysis of AACE journals 2004-2007. AACE Journal, 17(3), 155-179. http://editlib.org/?fuseaction=Reader.PrintAbstract&paper_id=28303 (Refereed)

Kennedy, K., Cataldo, T., Davis, V., Gonzalez, S., & Newsom, C. (2008). Evaluating Continuing Resources: Perspectives and Methods from Science Librarians. Serials Librarian, 55(3), 428-443. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/03615260802059064#preview (Refereed)

Kennedy, K., Gonzalez, S., & Cenzer, P. (2008). Student perspectives on library school degrees and the hiring process. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 48(4), 284-293. http://www.jstor.org/pss/40323794 (Refereed)

Kennedy, K., & Payne, Y.D. (2008). Dissemination outlets for teachers: journals and conferences, teacher leadership. Florida League of Middle Schools Journal.

Newsom, C., & Kennedy, K. (2007). Google and collaboration. Journal of Library Administration, 46(3/4), 87-97. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1300/J111v46n03_08#preview (Refereed)

Kennedy, K. (2006). 10 Steps to a Successful Job Match. Information Outlook, 10(5), 17-20. http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-146831684.html  

Kennedy, K. (2006). Distance Learning & the UF Libraries: Communicating services to our off-campus users. Library News for the University of Florida Faculty, 16(4), 1. http://www.uflib.ufl.edu/giving/LibraryNews/LibNews0406.pdf
 

EDITED JOURNALS

Journal of Online Learning Research. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education. Editors: Kathryn Kennedy and Leanna Archambault. http://www.aace.org/pubs/jolr/default.htm. 2014 - 2016.

Special Issue of Journal of Technology and Teacher Education: Current Trends and Issues in K-12 Online and Blended Teaching and Learning. Guest Editors: Kathryn Kennedy, Joe Freidhoff, and Kevin Oliver. http://www.editlib.org/j/JTATE/v/22/n/1. 2014.

eLearn Magazine. Association for Computing Machinery Publications. K-12 Section. Editors: Kathryn Kennedy, Cathy Cavanaugh, and Keryn Pratt. http://elearnmag.acm.org/about-us.cfm. 2013-2014.

Special Issue of Florida League of Middle Schools. Guest Editors: Kara Dawson, Cathy Cavanaugh, and Kathryn Kennedy. 2008.


BOOK CHAPTERS

Archambault, L. & Kennedy, K. (in press). Making the choice to go online: Exploring virtual schooling as an option for K-12 students. In N. Buchanan & R. Fox (Eds.), School Choice: A Handbook for Researchers, Policy Makers, Practitioners and Journalists. Wiley-Blackwell Publishers. (Invited)

Borup, J. & Kennedy, K. (in press). The case for online learning. In N. Buchanan & R. Fox (Eds.), School Choice: A Handbook for Researchers, Policy Makers, Practitioners and Journalists. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell Publishers. 

Kennedy, K., & Freidhoff, J. (2016). Any time, any place, any pace. In A. Carr-Chellman & G. Rowland's Issues in Technology, Learning, and Instructional Design: Classic and Contemporary Dialogues. New York, NY: Routledge.

Kennedy, K., & Archambault. (2015). Identifying, evaluating, and fostering quality online teaching. In T. Clark & M. Barbour's Online, Blended, and Distance Education in Schools: Building Successful Programs. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.
                           
Archambault, L., & Kennedy, K. (2014). Research on teacher preparation for K-12 blended and online learning. In Ferdig & Kennedy (Eds.) Handbook of Research on K-12 Online and Blended Learning. Pittsburgh, PA: ETC Press. http://press.etc.cmu.edu/files/Handbook-Blended-Learning_Ferdig-Kennedy-etal_web.pdf

Ferdig, R., & Kennedy, K. (2014). Setting the stage for research in the field of K-12 blended and online learning. In Ferdig & Kennedy (Eds.) Handbook of Research on K-12 Online and Blended Learning. Pittsburgh, PA: ETC Press. http://press.etc.cmu.edu/files/Handbook-Blended-Learning_Ferdig-Kennedy-etal_web.pdf                 

Barbour, M., & Kennedy, K. (2014). K-12 online learning: A worldwide perspective. In A. Hirumi, Designing alternative environments to facilitate e-Learning: A systematic approach. Washington, DC. International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).

Archambault, L., & Kennedy, K. (2012). Situated online: Theoretical underpinnings of field experiences in virtual school settings. Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) Annual Conference, Austin, Texas, March 5-9, 2012. Paper also be published as a book chapter in Research Highlights in Technology and Teacher Education 2012, Cleborne Maddux (Ed.)(pp. 53-60). http://editlib.org/p/40199/

Kennedy, K., Tysinger, D., LaFrance, J., & Bailey, C. (2012). Preparing education professionals for K-12 online learning. In M. Orey, S. A. Jones, & R. M. Branch, Educational Media and Technology Handbook (pp. 119-126). New York, NY: Springer. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-1-4614-4430-5_10  

Kennedy, K., & Hawkins, A. (2012). Are today’s virtual schools effective student learning environments? In C. J. Russo, Debating Issues in American Education: Technology in Schools. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. http://knowledge.sagepub.com/view/debate_technologyinschools/n5.xml

Jones, S., Green, L., Hodges, C., Kennedy, K., Repman, J., Downs, E., & Clark, K. (2012). Supplementing the learning management system: Using Web 2.0 for collaboration, communication, and productivity in the preparation of school technology leaders. In D. Polly, C. Mims, & K. Persichitte, Developing Technology-Rich Teacher Education Programs: Key Issues (pp. 118-134). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. http://www.igi-global.com/chapter/developing-technology-rich-teacher-education/61921

Kennedy, K., Boyer, J., Cavanaugh, C., & Dawson, K. (2010). Student-centered teaching with constructionist technology tools: Preparing 21st century teachers. In H. Yang and S. Yuen (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Practices and Outcomes in E-Learning: Issues and Trends (pp. 367-384). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. http://www.igi-global.com/chapter/handbook-research-practices-outcomes-learning/38364

Kennedy, K., & Cavanaugh, C. (2009). “Modeling gone virtual: What teachers ‘see’ is what students get.” Paper presented at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) Annual Conference, Charleston, South Carolina, March 2-6, 2009. Paper also published as a book chapter in Research Highlights in Technology and Teacher Education 2009, Cleborne Maddux (Ed.)(pp. 133-142). http://editlib.org/p/30627

Kennedy, K. (2007). Providing online information literacy instruction to non-traditional distance learning engineering students. In M. Russo and A. Daugherty (Eds.), Information Literacy Programs in the Digital Age: Educating College and University Students Online (pp. 115-128). Chicago, IL: American Library Association. http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=2354


EDITED BOOKS

Kennedy, K., & Ferdig, R. (Eds.). (2018). Handbook of Research on K-12 Online and Blended Learning. Pittsburgh, PA: ETC Press. https://figshare.com/articles/Handbook_of_Research_on_K-12_Online_and_Blended_Learning_Second_Edition_/6686813

Ferdig, R., & Kennedy, K. (Eds.). (2014). Handbook of Research on K-12 Online and Blended Learning. Pittsburgh, PA: ETC Press. https://figshare.com/articles/Handbook_of_Research_on_K-12_Online_and_Blended_Learning/6686810
              
Kennedy, K., & Archambault, L. (Eds.) (2013). Partnering for success: A 21st century model for teacher preparation. Vienna, VA: iNACOL. http://www.inacol.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/iNACOL-Partnering-for-Success-October-2013.pdf

Kennedy, K., & Green, L. (Eds.). (2013). Collaborative models for librarian and teacher partnerships (Advances in Library Information Sciences series). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. http://www.igi-global.com/book/collaborative-models-librarian-teacher-partnerships/75482

Kennedy, K., & Archambault, L. (Eds.). (2012). Lessons learned in teacher mentoring: Supporting educators in K-12 online learning environments. Vienna, VA: International Association for K-12 Online Learning. http://www.inacol.org/resources/publications/inacol-books/


REPORTS

Archambault, L., Kennedy, K., DeBruler, K., Shelton, C., Dalal, M., McAllister, L., & Huyett, S. (2016). Examining teacher education programs and field experiences in k-12 online learning environments. Lansing, MI: Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute at MVU. Retrieved from http://media.mivu.org/institute/pdf/examinete2016.pdf

Bruno, J., & Kennedy, K. (2016). The changing role of educators: The blended learning coach. Lansing, MI: Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute at MVU. Retrieved from http://media.mivu.org/institute/pdf/blended.pdf

Kennedy, K. (2016). Fuse RI: Statewide blended learning implementation: Voices from Fuse RI stakeholders. Lansing, MI: Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute at MVU.

Archambault, L., Kennedy, K., Freidhoff, J. R., Bruno, J., DeBruler, K., & Stimson, R. (2015). Accountability in K-12 online learning course access programs: Stakeholder recommendations for policy and practice. Lansing, MI: Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute at MVU. Retrieved from http://media.mivu.org/institute/pdf/Accountability_2015.pdf

Kennedy, K., Stimson, R., Rubin, S., Sanford, C., & Borrelli-Murray, D. (2015). Fuse RI: An open access model of K-12 blended learning implementation. Lansing, MI: Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute at MVU. http://media.mivu.org/institute/pdf/RPT-Fuse-RI-Pub1.pdf

Kennedy, K. (2015). Recruiting, training, supporting, and evaluating online teachers: A cross-case analysis of teaching infrastructure across virtual schools. Lansing, MI: Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute at MVU.  http://www.mvlri.org/Publications/Teacher-Study

Kellerer, P., Kellerer, E., Werth, E., Werth, L., Montgomery, D., Clyde, R., Cozart, J., Creach, L., Hibbard, L., LaFrance, J., Rupp, N., Walker, N., Carter, T., & Kennedy, K. (2014). Transforming K-12 rural education through blended learning: Teacher perspectives. Vienna, VA: iNACOL.

Kennedy, K., Freidhoff, J., & DeBruler, K. (2014). Personalized learning for global citizens. In A. McCarthy & C. Cavanaugh (Eds.), Microsoft in Education Critical Conversations for Education Transformation. Redmond, WA: Microsoft Corporation.

Freidhoff, J. R., DeBruler, K., & Kennedy, K. (2014). Michigan’s K-12 virtual learning effectiveness report. Lansing, MI: Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute at MVU. http://media.mivu.org/institute/pdf/effectiveness_report_2013.pdf

Powell, A., Rabbit, B., & Kennedy, K. (2014). iNACOL Blended Learning Teacher Competency Framework. Vienna, VA: iNACOL. https://www.inacol.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/iNACOL-Blended-Learning-Teacher-Competency-Framework.pdf

Kennedy, K. (2013). iNACOL Annual Research Agenda. Vienna, VA: iNACOL. http://www.inacol.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/iNACOL-Research-Agenda-October-2013.pdf

Patrick, S., Kennedy, K., & Powell, A. (2013). Mean what you say: Defining and integrating personalized, blended and competency education. Vienna, VA: iNACOL. http://www.inacol.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/iNACOL-Mean-What-You-Say-October-2013.pdf

Barbour, M., Brown, R., Hasler-Waters, L., Hoey, R., Hunt, J. L., Kennedy, K., Ounsworth, C., Powell, A., & Trimm, T. (2012). Online and blended learning: A survey of policy and practice of K-12 schools around the world. Vienna, VA: iNACOL. http://www.inacol.org/research/bookstore/detail.php?id=31

Wortmann, K., Cavanaugh, C., Kennedy, K., Beldarrain, Y., Letourneau, T., & Zygouris-Coe, V. (October 2008). Online teacher support programs: Mentoring and coaching models. Vienna, VA: iNACOL. http://www.inacol.org/research/reports.php


PRESENTATIONS

Archambault, L., Borup, J., Parks, R., & Mohammed, S. (2017, Mar). Special issues of AACE's Journal of Online Learning Research. Panel at the annual Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, Austin, TX. (Refereed)

Ferdig, R., Archambault, L., Rice, K., Niess, M., Litz, T., Whiteside, A, Garrett Dikkers, A., Barbour, M., Davis, A., Marcovitz, D., Petty, T., Cengiz, H., Borup, J., Kennedy, K. (2017, Mar). SITE Joint SIG Symposia - A collaboration between the K-12 Online Learning SIG and Distance Learning SIG: How higher education and K-12 online learning research can impact each other. Symposia at the annual Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, Austin, TX. (Refereed)

Jackson, B., Barbour, M., Parks, R., & Kennedy, K. (2017, Mar). K-12 online and blended learning: Current research and challenges into implementation and teacher education. Panel at the annual Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, Austin, TX. (Refereed)

Kennedy, K., Huyett, S., Archambault, L., Shelton, C., Dalal, M., & McAllister, L. (2016, Nov). A replication study exploring teacher preparation for K-12 online learning. Presentation at the Online Learning Consortium Conference. Orlando, FL. (Refereed)

Kennedy, K., Bae, J., Gibson, T., Treacy, B., Dewitt, J., Acree, L., & Colligan, M. (2016, Nov). Understanding leadership competencies and supports needed for district-wide blended learning implementation. Presentation at the Online Learning Consortium Conference. Orlando, FL. (Refereed)

DeBruler, K., Bae, J., Freidhoff, J., & Kennedy, K. (2016, Oct). Educating across locales. Presentation at the annual iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium, San Antonio, TX. (Refereed)

Bruno, J., Stimson, R., Freidhoff, J., Kennedy, K., & Mohammed, S. (2016, Oct). K-12 online and blended learning research preconference. Presentation at the annual iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium, San Antonio, TX. (Refereed)

Gibson, T., Treacy, B., Dewitt, J., Kennedy, K., & Bae, J. (2016, Oct). Leadership in Blended & Digital Learning: Shifting culture, leading professional learning, transforming teaching and documenting change. Presentation at the annual iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium, San Antonio, TX. (Refereed)

Mohammed, S., Kennedy, K., Stanhope, D., & Schneider, C. (2016, Oct). iNACOL Measurement Agenda for Blended Learning: Advancing collective understanding of blended learning effectiveness. Presentation at the annual iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium, San Antonio, TX. (Refereed)

Clark, T., Revenaugh, M., Flynn, K., & Kennedy, K. (2016, Oct). Ensuring instructor presence: Effective practices from the field. Presentation at the annual iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium, San Antonio, TX. (Refereed)

DeBruler, K., Archambault, L., Kennedy, K., Zweig, J., Stafford, E., Linton, J., Pratt, K., Tomaselli, K., Flynn, K., & Dewitt, J. (2016, Mar). Symposia on teacher preparation and professional development in K-12 online and blended teaching. Panel at the annual Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, Savannah, GA. (Refereed)

Archambault, L., & Kennedy, K., others. (2016, Mar). Meet the editors. Panel at the annual Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, Savannah, GA. (Refereed)

Freidhoff, J., Bruno, J., Stimson, R., & Kennedy, K. (2015, Nov). K-12 online and blended learning research preconference. Presentation at the annual iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium, Orlando, FL. (Refereed)

Kennedy, K. (2015, Nov). ISTE Student Standards refresh - We need your help! Presentation at the annual iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium, Orlando, FL.

Kennedy, K., Reberry, S., Walker, N., Rubin, S., & Dewitt, J. (2015, Nov). Lessons learned from blended learning programs. Presentation at the annual iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium, Orlando, FL. (Refereed)

Kennedy, K. (2015, Nov). Chat with researchers. Presentation at the annual iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium, Orlando, FL. (Refereed)

Clark, T., Bashore-Berg, T., Revenaugh, M., Bruno, J., Stimson, R., & Kennedy, K. (2015, Nov). Quality safeguards in online learning: Are you on the ball? Presentation at the annual iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium, Orlando, FL. (Refereed)

Kennedy, K., Currie, B., Hamblin, C., Nordine, D., Neiffer, J., & Nickels, M. (2015, Nov). Recruiting, training, supporting, and evaluating online teachers: A cross-case analysis of teaching infrastructure across virtual schools. Panel at the annual iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium, Orlando, FL. (Refereed)

Beck, D., Green, L., Kennedy, K., O'Byrne, I., & Pytash, K. (2015, Nov). Information literacy in online schooling: Promises, pitfalls, and provision. Panel at the annual Association for Educational Communications & Technology Conference. Indianapolis, IN. (Refereed)

Freidhoff, J., Kennedy, K., Borup, J., & Barbour, M.  (2015, Oct). K-12 online and blended learning research preconference. Presentation at the Online Learning Consortium Conference. Orlando, FL. (Refereed)

Freidhoff, J., & Kennedy, K. (2015, Oct). The work of the Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute. Presentation at the Online Learning Consortium Conference. Orlando, FL. (Refereed)

Kennedy, K. (2015, Oct). A cross-case analysis of teaching infrastructure across virtual schools. Presentation at the Online Learning Consortium Conference. Orlando, FL. (Refereed)

Freidhoff, J., Kennedy, K., & Archambault, L. (2015, Oct). An exploration of accountability in K-12 online learning. Presentation at the Online Learning Consortium Conference. Orlando, FL. (Refereed)

Kennedy, K. (2015, Oct). ISTE Student Standards Refresh - We need your help! Presentation at the Online Learning Consortium Conference. Orlando, FL. [Unconference]

Kennedy, K. (2015, July 21- 23). K-12 online and blended learning workshop. Summer Institute at Bowdoin College. Maine State Department of Education.

Kennedy, K., & Dennen, V. (2015, July). The future of blended learning research. Panel at the Blended Learning Conference, Denver, CO. [Panel] (Refereed)

Kennedy, K., Dewitt, J., DeBruler, K., & Saroki, F. (2015, July). Designing comprehensive program evaluations for a state-wide blended learning solution. Presentation at the Blended Learning Conference, Denver, CO. (Refereed)

Kennedy, K., & Rubin, S. (2015, July). Fuse RI: A state-wide blended learning implementation initiative. Presentation at the Blended Learning Conference, Denver, CO. (Refereed)

Kennedy, K., Dewitt, J., Rubin, S., Reberry, S., & Walker, N. (2015, July). A panel of K-12 blended learning initiatives. Panel at the Blended Learning Conference, Denver, CO. [Panel] (Refereed)

Lowes, S., Lin, P., Cozart, J., & Freidhoff, J. (2015, Mar). Data visualization research in K-12 online schools. Panel at the annual Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference, Las Vegas, NV. Organized by K. Kennedy. [Panel] (Refereed)

Ferdig, R., Kennedy, K., Cavanaugh, C., Archambault, L., Barbour, M. K., Borup, J., & Menchaca, M. (2015, Mar). Explorations and evolution within the Handbook of Research on K-12 Online and Blended Learning. Panel at the annual Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference, Las Vegas, NV. [Panel] (Refereed)

Kennedy, K., Freidhoff, J., Michalowski, A., & Cozart, J. (2015, Mar). Recruiting, hiring, training, supporting and evaluating teachers in virtual schools. A panel at the annual Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference, Las Vegas, NV. [Panel] (Refereed)

Werth, L., Huett, K., Borup, J., Worrell, J., & Wahlbrink, L. (2015, Mar). Panel on research on supporting K-12 online and blended students. Panel at the annual Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference, Las Vegas, NV. Organized by K. Kennedy. [Panel] (Refereed)

Voelker, C., Rice, K., Freidhoff, J. R., & Friend, B. (2015, Mar). Panel on research using data to ensure quality in K-12 online education. Panel at the annual Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference, Las Vegas, NV. Organized by K. Kennedy. [Panel] (Refereed)

Freidhoff, J., DeBruler, K., & Kennedy, K. (2014, Nov). Conducting statewide analysis for K-12 online learning: Key takeaways from Michigan that highlights the effectiveness report. Presentation at the annual iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium, Palm Springs, CA. (Refereed)

Debruler, K., Kennedy, K., & Stimson, R. (2014, Nov). Local support models for K-12 blended and online learning. Presentation at the annual iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium, Palm Springs, CA. (Refereed)

Kennedy, K., Saroki, F., Dewitt, J. & DeBruler, K. (2014, Nov). Designing comprehensive program evaluation for a state-wide blended learning solution. Presentation at the annual iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium, Palm Springs, CA. (Refereed)

Bridges, B., Watson, J., Freidhoff, J., & Kennedy, K. (2014, Nov). Online and blended learning growth and trends. Panel at the annual iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium, Palm Springs, CA. (Refereed)

Kennedy, K., Lowes, S., DeBruler, K., Freidhoff, J. & Lin, P. (2014, Mar). Panel on Research in the K-12 Online Learning Environments. In M. Searson & M. Ochoa (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (pp. 1545-1546). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. (Refereed)

Rose, R., Plants, B., & Kennedy, K. (2014, Mar). Addressing equity and access in online learning. Panel at the annual Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, Jacksonville, FL. (Refereed)

DeBruler, K., Kennedy, K., Archambault, L., Brunvand, S., Wolf, L., Breen, L. & Lowes, S. (2014, Mar). Designing and developing an online teaching endorsement: Perspectives from teacher preparation institutions, departments of education, and online providers. In M. Searson & M. Ochoa (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (pp. 720-722). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. (Refereed)

Kennedy, K. (2013). Virtually hired: Pre-service teachers’ transitions directly into online teaching positions at a virtual school. Presentation at the annual American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Francisco, CA, Apr 27-May 1. (Refereed)

Archambault, L., Bender, S. & Kennedy, K. (2013). Cyber-Truancy: Exploring Issues of Attendance in the Online Classroom. In R. McBride & M. Searson (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (pp. 4092-4096). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. http://www.editlib.org/p/48761 (Refereed)

Pettyjohn, T., Kennedy, K. & LaFrance, J. (2013). Supporting Students in Supplemental Online Learning for Credit Recovery. In R. McBride & M. Searson (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (pp. 4141-4146). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. http://www.editlib.org/p/48771

Kennedy, K. (2013). Research Needs and Trends in K-12 Online Learning. In R. McBride & M. Searson (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (pp. 4130-4132). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. http://www.editlib.org/p/48768 (Refereed)

Archambault, L., Kennedy, K., & Zugelder, B. (2013, Nov). Making connections: Training preservice teachers to teach online. Midwest Regional Educational Laboratory at American Institutes for Research. (Webinar). http://www.relmidwest.org/events/teaching-preservice-teachers-teach-online-webinar-0

Kennedy, K. (2013, Oct). Research in K-12 online teaching. Michigan Virtual MOOC on K-12 Online Teaching. (Webinar)  

Kennedy, K., & Freidhoff, J. R. (2013, Oct). iNACOL Research Agenda. Presentation at the annualiNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium, Orlando, FL. (Refereed)

Chat with a Researcher. (2013, Oct). Organizer: Kennedy, K. Presentation at the annual iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium, Orlando, FL. (Refereed)

Freidhoff, J. R., DeBruler, K., Stimson, R. J., Kennedy, K., Barbour, M., Clark, T., & Winter, P., (2013, Oct). Highlights from Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute projects. Panel at the annual iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium, Orlando, FL. (Refereed)

Kennedy, K. (2013, Apr). Virtually hired: Preservice teachers’ transitions directly into online teaching positions at a virtual school. Presentation at the annual American Educational Research Association 2013 Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA. (Refereed)

Powell, A., & Kennedy, K. (2013, Jan). Research and trends in K-12 online learning. Presentation at the annual International School Choice and Reform Academic Conference, Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FL. (Refereed)

Archambault, L., & Kennedy, K. (2012). Situated online: Theoretical underpinnings of field experiences in virtual school settings. In Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (pp. 3816-3823). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. http://editlib.org/p/40199/ (Refereed)

Green, L., Kennedy, K., Chassereau, K. & Evans, A. (2012). Integrating Technology in Content Methods Courses: A Co-Teaching Experience. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (pp. 3457-3461). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. http://editlib.org/p/40126/ (Refereed)

Kennedy, K. (2012, Apr). Teacher professional development for online learning. Professional Development DuPage County, Illinois. (Webinar).

Kennedy, K. (2012, Oct). Preservice teachers' transitions directly from their teacher education program into online teaching positions at a virtual school. Presentation at the annual iNACOL Virtual School Symposium (VSS), New Orleans, LA. (Refereed)

Lessons learned in teacher mentoring: Supporting educators in K-12 online learning environments. (2012, Oct). Organizers: Archambault, L., & Kennedy, K. Panel at the annual iNACOL Virtual School Symposium (VSS), New Orleans, LA. (Refereed)

Virtual schools and teacher education program collaborations: Preparing preservice teachers for K-12 online teaching (2012, Oct). Organizers: Kennedy, K., & Archambault, L. Panel at the annual iNACOL Virtual School Symposium (VSS), New Orleans, LA. (Refereed)

Chat with a Researcher. (2012, Oct). Organizer: Kennedy, K. Presentation at the annual iNACOL Virtual School Symposium (VSS), New Orleans, LA. (Refereed)

Kennedy, K., & Archambault, L. (2012, Aug). Models for preparing preservice teachers for K-12 online learning. Presentation at the annual Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) Summer Conference, Boston, Massachusetts. (Refereed)

Green, L., & Chassereau, K.  (2012, Aug). The Digital Wave Project – Where technology integration and content methods meet. Presentation at the annual Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) Summer Conference, Boston, Massachusetts. Contributor: Kennedy, K. (Refereed)

Garii, B., Wilson, J., Petersen, N. J., Byers-Kirsch, J., Edmundsen, E., Kennedy, K., & Archambault, L. (2012, Apr). Behind closed doors: Student teaching, supervision, and curricular goals. Panel at the annual American Educational Research Association 2012 Annual Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, April 13-17, 2012. (Refereed)

Hodges, C., Clark, K., Downs, E., Repman, J., Carlson, R., Kennedy, K., Jones, S., & Green, L. (2012, Mar). One tool, one college: Georgia Southern University’s College of Education iPad Project. Presentation at the annual Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) Annual Conference, Austin, Texas, March 5-9, 2012. (Refereed)

Tysinger, P. D., Tysinger, J. A., & Diamanduros, T. D. (2012, Feb). Preparing school psychologists to work in K-12 online learning environments. Presentation at the annual National Association of School Psychologists 2012 Annual Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 21-24, 2012. Contributors: Kennedy K. & Archambault, L. (Refereed)

Kennedy, K. (2012, Apr). Developing a dynamic online portfolio: Enhancing your web presence as an education professional. Digital Wave Project. Georgia Southern University, College of Education. Statesboro, GA. (Workshop)

Kennedy, K. (Facilitator). (2012, Mar). Voices from the field: iPads in the schools. Georgia Southern University, College of Education. Statesboro, GA. (Workshop)

Kennedy, K., & Green, L. (Facilitators). (2012, Feb). Sounding board: Share your iPad experiences and ask questions. Georgia Southern University, College of Education. Statesboro, GA. (Workshop)

Kennedy, K. (Facilitator). (2012, Jan). Voices from the field: iPads in the schools. Georgia Southern University, College of Education. Statesboro, GA. (Workshop)

Jones, S., & Kennedy, K. (2011, Oct). iPads for the social studies classroom. Georgia Southern University, College of Education. Statesboro, GA. (Workshop)

Kennedy, K., & Green, L. (2011, Sept). iPads and research. Georgia Southern University, College of Education. Statesboro, GA. (Workshop)

Green, L., & Kennedy, K. (2011, Aug & Dec). iPads and field experiences. Georgia Southern University, College of Education. Statesboro, GA. (Workshop)

Archambault, L., & Kennedy, K.  (2011 ,Nov). Making connections: Preparing teachers for online environments through partnerships between virtual schools and teacher education programs. A panel of Current Research on Developing Effective Teachers for Online and Blended Learning organized by Susan Lowes. Panel at the annual iNACOL Virtual School Symposium (VSS), Indianapolis, IN. (Refereed)

Green, L., Kennedy, K., Borck,  D., Maniaci, M. & Bakanas, L. (2011, Nov). Collaboration - How to make it happen.   Panel at the annual Association of Educational Communications & Technology (AECT) Conference, Jacksonville, FL. (Refereed)

Kennedy, K., & Archambault, L. (2011, Oct). Teacher education programs and virtual school field experiences. Presentation at the annual Georgia Educational Research Association (GERA), Savannah, GA. (Refereed)

Repman, J., Kennedy, K., Jones, S., & Green, L. (2011, Sept). Helping students find their way with pathfinders. Presentation at the annual Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy (GaILC), Savannah, GA. (Refereed)

Archambault, L., & Kennedy, K. (2011, May). Fostering practical experiences for pre-service teachers in K-12 online learning. iNACOL Midwestern Committee Meeting, Elluminate. (Webinar)

Kennedy, K., & Archambault, L. (2011, Apr). Field experiences in K-12 online learning programs. Presentation at the annual National Student Teaching and Supervision Conference (NSTSC), Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA. (Refereed)

Archambault, L., & Kennedy, K. (2011, Apr). The growth of K-12 virtual school field experiences in the United States in SIG-TACTL Invited Session on Research in K-12 Online learning. Presentation at the annual American Educational Research Association (AERA), New Orleans, LA. (Refereed)

Kennedy, K., & Archambault, L. (2011, Mar). "The current state of field experiences in K-12 online learning programs in the U.S." In Proceeding of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (pp. 3454-3461). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. http://editlib.org/p/36855 (Refereed)

Hodges, C., Jones, S., Green, L., Kennedy, K., Repman, J., Downs, B., & Clark, K. (2011, Feb). Web 2.0 tools: Empowering faculty to move beyond the LMS. Presentation at the annual Educause Learning Initiative (ELI), Washington, D.C. (Refereed)

Kennedy, K., & Archambault, L. (2011, Feb). Teacher preparation for virtual education: Developing a new generation. New England & New York Comprehensive Center Regional Virtual Education Initiative Webinar Series.

Kennedy, K., & Archambault, L. (2011, Jan). Field experiences in K-12 online learning programs. Georgia Southern University College of Education Research Brown Bag. Statesboro, GA.

Repman, J., Downs, B., Clark, K., Carlson, R., Jones, S., Hodges, C., Green, L., & Kennedy, K. (2010, Oct). Tools for learning in 2010: Check out the Horizon Report? Presentation at the annual Georgia Council of Media Organizations, Athens, GA. (Refereed)

Kennedy, K. (2009, Nov). Qualities virtual school teachers perceive as desirable in prospective virtual school teacher applicants. A panel of Recent Research on Online Teaching and Learning: Implications for Practice organized by Susan Lowes. Presentation at the annual iNACOL Virtual School Symposium (VSS), Austin, TX. (Refereed)

Kennedy, K. (2009, Nov). The qualitative approach to research. A presentation prepared for Tom Clark and Cathy Cavanaugh’s Pre-Conference Workshop titled: Research and Evaluation for K-12 Online Learning. iNACOL Virtual School Symposium (VSS), Austin, TX. (Workshop)

Kennedy, K. (2009, Mar). iMovie training. Provided for the School Board of Alachua County Techfest. Gainesville, FL. (Workshop)

Kennedy, K. (2009, Mar). Podcast training. Provided for the School Board of Alachua County Techfest. Gainesville, FL. School Board of Alachua County - Tech Fest 2009 - Enhanced Podcasts (Workshop)

Kennedy, K. (2008, Fall). Gaming in the social studies classroom. Provided to content methods course at University of Florida. Gainesville, FL. (Workshop)

Kennedy, K. (2008, Fall). Web 2.0 tools in the social studies classroom. Provided to content methods course at University of Florida. Gainesville, FL. (Workshop)

Liu, F., Kennedy, K., Dawson, K., & Cavanaugh, C. (2008, Nov). Women in educational technology: Content analysis of AACE journals 2004-2007. Presentation at the annual Florida Educational Research Association (FERA) Conference, Orlando, FL.

Cavanaugh, C., & Kennedy, K. (2008, Oct). Measuring transactional distance in online courses: Implications for virtual schools. A panel of Recent Research on Online Teaching and Learning: Implications for Practice organized by Susan Lowes. Presentation at the annual iNACOL Virtual School Symposium (VSS), Phoenix, Arizona. (Refereed)

Kennedy, K. (2008, Fall). Promethean Board. UF chapter of the Florida Education Association. Gainesville, FL.

Kennedy, K. (2007, June). Use of multiple technologies to promote lifelong learning to engineering students & faculty. Presentation at the annual American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference and Expo, Honolulu, HI. Presented to the Engineering Libraries Division of ASEE. (Refereed)

Kennedy, K. (2007, June). Opportunities and challenges: New librarians in the workplace. Presentation at the annual American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference and Expo, Honolulu, HI. Hosted by the Engineering Libraries Division of ASEE. [Panel] (Refereed)

Bonhomme, M., & Kennedy, K. (2006, June). Distance education for the Professional Engineer: Changing demographics and accessibility. Presentation at the annual American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Chicago, IL. Presented to the Continuing Professional Development Division of ASEE. (Refereed)

Cavanaugh, C., & Kennedy, K. “Student perceptions of transactional distance in online teacher education courses.” Paper presented at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, March 3-7, 2008. http://editlib.org/p/27213 (Refereed)

Gonzalez, S., Kennedy, K., & Cenzer, P. "E-Education: Does an online degree make a difference to academic library employers?" Paper presented at the Association of College and Research Libraries 13th National Conference Proceedings, Baltimore, MD, March 29-April 1, 2007. http://www.ala.org/acrl/sites/ala.org.acrl/files/content/conferences/confsandpreconfs/national/baltimore/papers/11.pdf (Refereed)

Kennedy, K. (2006-2007). The ‘G’ word. UF Libraries. Gainesville, FL. Multiple sessions.

DiTrolio, T., Cenzer, P., Keith, B., & Kennedy, K. (2006, Dec). Interviewing skills. UF Libraries. Gainesville, FL.

Kennedy, K., & Bennett, D.  (2006, Sept). Integrating RSS on your website. HSCL Reference, Gainesville, FL.

Kennedy, K. (2006, Jan). ’Market’ing library services. UF Libraries’ Journal Club. Gainesville, FL.


ADVISORY, BOARDS, COUNCILS, & STANDARDS

Editorial Advisory Board Member. Journal of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning. (2017-Present).

Advisory Council Member. Foundation for Blended and Online Learning. (2017-Present).

Advisory. Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities, final grant meeting at NASDE Washington, DC. (December 2016).

Working Committee. International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Student Standards revision project (2015-16).
 
Co-Coordinator of Working Committee with Allison Powell, Beth Rabbitt, & Rick Schreiber. iNACOL Leadership Standards (2015-16).

Powell, A., Rabbitt, B., & Kennedy, K. (2014). iNACOL Blended Learning Teacher Competency Framework. Vienna, VA: iNACOL. https://www.inacol.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/iNACOL-Blended-Learning-Teacher-Competency-Framework.pdf 
 

GRANTS

Saroki, F., Codde, J., Ferdig, R., Freidhoff, J., Kennedy, K., et al. (2016-17). Religious tolerance course. Stevens Initiative. Not funded - $375,000.

Zweig, J., Best, S., Hanita, M., Stafford, J., Arashiro, P., Tomaselli, K., Freidhoff, J., Flynn, K., Geiseking, T., Rogers, M., Kennedy, K., et al. (2016-17). Online orientation course effectiveness. Researcher-Practitioner Partnership. Institute of Education Sciences. Funded - $400,000.

Kennedy, K., & Freidhoff, J. (2017-18). State-wide Integrated Learning Systems Documentation Team. Nellie Mae Education Foundation. Funded - $120,000.

NCSU Friday Institute and Michigan Virtual University. Researcher-Practitioner Partnership Spencer Grant. Blended Learning Leadership. Not funded - $400,000.

Freidhoff, J., Kennedy, K., et al. (2015). Institute of Education Sciences. K-12 Virtual School Research Development Center. Not funded - $10,000,000.

Marks, G., Kennedy, K., others. (2014). “Collaborative Research: CS10K The Michigan Computer Science Partnership for K-12 Education.” National Science Foundation. Not funded.

Green, L., Kennedy, K., Chassereau, K., Schriver, M., & Reidel, M. (2012). “Co-Teaching and Technology Integration in Content Methods Courses.” Georgia Southern University College of Education Seed Grant. Funded - $5,000.

Boyer, J., Dawson, K., & Kennedy, K. (2007). "Digital Gators Technology Camp." Florida Department of Education. Governor's Summer Program. Not funded - $35,261.
 
INTERVIEWS


Four Questions for Kathryn Kennedy about Hybrid and Blended Learning in Education. http://wiobyrne.com/kathryn-kennedy/

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS, COMMITTEES, & LEADERSHIP

International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL), 2008

  • Leadership Standards Committee, Facilitator, 2015-2016

  • Blended Teaching Competencies Committee, Facilitator, 2013-2014

  • Research Committee, Member, 2008-2016

    • Staff Liaison, 2012-2013

    • Co-Chair, 2010-2012

  • Northeastern Regional Committee

    • Member, 2014-2016

    • Research Committee Liaison, 2014-2016

  • Georgia Committee, Member, 2010-2012

Assn for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), 2007-

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE), 2007-

  • K-12 Online Learning SIG, Member, 2009-

  • Co-Chair, 2012-2017

American Educational Research Association (AERA), 2007-

  • Division K - Teaching and Teacher Education, Member, 2007

    • Outstanding Dissertation Award Committee, Member, 2011-2012

  • SIG - Technology as an Agent of Change in Teaching and Learning, 2010-

  • SIG - Research, Education, Information and School Libraries, 2010-2011

COURSES TAUGHT        

Johns Hopkins University (2017)

  • Graduate Courses: Contemporary Approaches to Educational Problems (ED.855.716); Technologies and Creativity Learning (ED.893.708); Dissertation Research (ED.883.849)

Georgia Southern University (2010 – 2013)

  • Graduate Courses: Transforming Learning with Technology (ITEC8231) (5 sections); Advanced Seminar in Instructional Technologies (ITEC8630) (3 sections); Field Experience in Online Teaching and Learning (ITEC8136) (2 sections); Pedagogy of Online Learning (ITEC8135) (2 sections); School Library Programming for Teens/Young Adults (FRIT7090) (2 sections); Instructional Design (FRIT7430) (6 sections); Instructional Technology Foundations (ITEC7530) (2 sections); Reference and Information Sources (FRIT7136) (2 sections); Society, Culture, and Technology (ITEC7090); Practicum in School Library Media (FRIT7737)

  • Undergraduate Courses: Collaboration with Social Studies Methods faculty (MGED3432)

University of Florida (2007 – 2010)

  • Graduate Courses: Designing Technology-Rich Curricula (EME5207); Foundations of Educational Technology (EME5054)

  • Undergraduate Courses: Integrating Technology into the Elementary School Curriculum (EME4401) (5 sections); Integrating Technology into the Preschool Curriculum (ECE4401)



COURSE DESIGN

Georgia Southern University (2010-2013)

  • New Courses: Field Experience in Online Teaching and Learning (ITEC8136); Society, Culture, and Technology (ITEC7090); School              Library Programming for Teens/Young Adults (FRIT7090)

  • Course Redesigns: Transforming Learning with Technology (ITEC8231); Advanced Seminar in Instructional Technology (ITEC8630); Instructional Design (FRIT7430)

University of Florida (2007-2010) 

  • Course Redesign: Foundations of Educational Technology (EME5054) (F2F to online format)



AWARDS & HONORS

  • AECT Distance Education Journal Award Qualitative Based, First Place, Accountability for Students in K-12 Online Learning: Perspectives from Michigan Stakeholders and Beyond with Leanna Archambault and Joseph Freidhoff, 2018

  • Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute, Fellow, 2013

  • iNACOL Online Learning Innovator Award for Outstanding Research, 2012

  • AERA Division K Teaching & Teacher Education Outstanding Dissertation Award, 2011

  • iNACOL Online Learning Innovator Award for Outstanding Research, 2010

  • University of Florida Alumni Fellowship, 2007-2010

  • J.W. Martin and A.M. Martin Phillips Scholarship, 2009-2010

  • Sara Lavinia de Keni Scholarship, 2008-2009