Kathleen Kelm is a highly experienced instructor, dissertation advisor and honorary lecturer on for information technology online programmes at the University of Liverpool.
She is also a doctoral tutor, thesis supervisor and senior honorary lecturer on education doctoral programmes at the University.
With an EdS in computer technology and education from Nova Southeastern University in the United States, and an MEd in adult learning theory from the University of Toronto, her research interests include how adults learn using technology, engagement in the online learning environment and reflective learning practice, including the use of Web 2.0 technologies to support online doctoral student engagement.
Kathleen has worked in the IS/IT profession for over 30 years, having started her career as a business consultant. As well as her successful academic career, including a wide range of published articles and conference papers, she has been the head of IT for a multi-location multi-million national organisation, worked with global companies designing network infrastructure, and developed software solutions to meet the increasingly mobile world.