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Jean Kiekel

University of St.Thomas

United States of America - Houston

I am an assistant professor at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TX. In my current position, I am chair of the MAT and secondary education programs. My research interests are innovative ways to use technology in the classroom and best practices in technology use for distance education.

Areas of interest

  • Instructional design and readability
  • Distance education
  • Induction support
  • Instructional technology in teacher education


I received my Ph.D. In curriculum and instruction at Kansas State University in 2007. I have been involved with SITE since 2009 and have held co-chair positions with the distance education SIG and new possibilities with technology SIG.