Kevin Kelly


Kevin Kelly is the former Manager of two Academic Technology (AT) units--Online Teaching & Learning and Media & Distribution Services--at San Francisco State University (SF State). He teaches hybrid and online classes for the Department of Equity, Leadership Studies & Instructional Technologies at SF State. He received his Ed.D. in Organization and Leadership from the University of San Francisco. His areas of interest and academic research include equity for online learners, instructional design theory, project management, needs assessment, instructional multimedia development, integrating technology into curriculum, grant writing, institutional technology decision-making and adoption, organizational change, strategic planning. Dr. Kelly also holds an M.A. in Education with a Concentration in Instructional Design and Technology from San Francisco State University, and a B.A. in American Studies from the University of California at Santa Cruz. Prior to his Academic Technology roles, Dr. Kelly was Assistant Director at the Center for the Enhancement of Teaching (CET) at SF State, and Co-Director of a federal grant program, Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology (PT3), which helped more than 1000 credential students integrate technology into curriculum.

Kevin has co-authored two books: 1) Going Alt-Ac: A Guide to Alternative Academic Careers (2020) with Katie Linder and Tom Tobin ; and 2) Advancing Online Teaching: Creating Equity-Based Digital Learning Environments (2021) with Todd Zakrajsek), from Stylus Publishing. He is currently under contract for a third Stylus book about creating flexible (multimodal) course experiences. He has also created several Learning courses, including Teaching with Technology and Learning With Your Mobile Device.

EDUCAUSE Publications

  • 7 Things You Should Know About the HyFlex Course Model
    • Briefs, Case Studies, Papers, Reports
    • Contributor

    HyFlex is a course design model that presents the components of hybrid learning in a flexible course structure that gives students the option of attending sessions in the classroom, participating online, or doing both.

EDUCAUSE Presentations