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Kelly Keegan

Assistant Professor

Ella Cline Shear School of Education

South Hall 228B
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Dr. Keegan has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2007.

Her interests include science fiction, digital literacies and multiliteracies, young adult literature, graphic novels, and internet memes.



Faculty Information


  • Ph.D.-- University at Buffalo

Research Interests

The adolescent daydream project: Creative writing and multimodality in the high school ELA classroom Evaluating undergraduate pre-service teacher candidate use of multimodal texts in the execution of the INTD 301 daydream project

Publications and Professional Activities

  • Keegan, K. M. (2010). Visual literacy and online community interactions: PhotoShop ™ contests at International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, 6(4) 165-178.
  • Keegan, K. M., Abdallah-Fischer, F. F., & McVee, M. B (2011). Names and nationalities: Positioning and hybrid identity in the narrated experiences of a Palestinian-American teacher. In McVee, M. B., Brock, C., Glazier, J. A. (Eds.) Sociocultural positionings in literacy research: Exploring discourse, culture, narrative, and power. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.
  • Keegan, K. M. (2011). “Not sure if serious”: Multiliteracies and communities of practice on Ubiquitous Learning: An International Journal, 3(4), 1-18.
  • Keegan, K. M. (2012). “I threw a party and 5 million people showed up”: A website owner and operator as model for new literacies teaching. The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, 7(5) 73-89.


  • National Council of Teachers of English
Spring 2016 Classes

EDUC 215:
Foundtn of Literacy-Sec School

    The course will provide a focused study on the principles and methods of using literacy (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) to improve learning and provide differentiated instruction for all l
    earners. Methodology will be based on adolescent (grades 7-12) curriculum and will provide extensive opportunity for students to apply their learning to teaching in their specific disciplines.
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EDUC 625:
Studies in English Education

    This course focuses on pedagogical knowledge that will enable candidates to assist learners in understanding and responding to the content knowledge of literature, reading, and writing. In addition t
    o texts, candidates will explore the role of media and technology in assisting learners to acquire understanding and skill in the English language arts. Candidates also will evaluate approaches to assessment that enable teachers and students to assess learning outcomes. As candidates integrate knowledge gained from content courses in English, they will consider strategies for creating active learning environments that promote respect for ethnic, racial, language, cultural, gender, and learning differences.
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INTD 301:
Topics in Secondary Educ:Engl

    This course is designed to assist in the development and preparation of preservice teachers. This is a subtitled course. Please see the Undergraduate Bulletin for course description for individual su
    btitle areas.
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