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J. Kennedy

Pronouns: she, her, hers

Lecturer, Learning Technologies
PhD Curriculum & Instruction, University of Minnesota

Tel: 612-625-7931

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Area of Interest: phenomenological perspectives in technology-mediated learning, including online learning, instructional design, and personal learning environments in open education

CI 5330 Special Topics: Foundations of Instructional Design
CI 5301 Foundations of Computer Applications for Business & Education
CI 5321 Foundations of Distance Education
CI 5323 Online Learning Communities
CI 5325 Designing and Developing Online Distance Learning

Selected Publications

  1. Kennedy, J. (2019). Seven traits of personal learning environments for designing quality online learning programs: A systems view of connectedness. In E. Smidt and R. Li (Eds.), Ensuring Quality and Integrity in Online Learning Programs. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

  2. Kennedy, J. (2018). Towards a model of connectedness in personal learning networks, Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 16(1), 21-40.

  3. Kennedy, J. (2015). Reflection: Using TPCK as a scaffold to self-assess the novice online teaching experience. Distance Education, 36(1), 148-154.

  4. Kennedy, J. (2014). Characteristics of massive open online courses (MOOCs): A research review, 2009-2012. Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 13(1). Retrieved from