Meet the Faculty

Kim Cochrane, EdD

Visiting Associate Professor

BA, Middlebury College; MLS, Simmons College; CAGS, Salem State University; EdD, Northeastern University


As a Visiting Senior Instructor at Framingham State University, Kim currently teaches Adult Development and Learning (EDUC 940) and the Children's Literature Workshop (ENGL 930).

Kim has been a school library media specialist in PK-12 for over 15 years, has worked as a school district administrator, and has served as the Curriculum Librarian at Framingham State University. She holds a B.A. from Middlebury College, a M.L.S. from Simmons College, a C.A.G.S. from Salem State University, and an Education Doctorate in Curriculum from Northeastern University.

Laraine Keating, M.Ed.

Visiting Instructor

BA, Emmanuel College; BS, Franklin Pierce College; MEd, Boston State College


Laurie Keating is a Visiting Instructor in the Curriculum and Instructional Technology Department. Professor Keating has been teaching online for Framingham State for many years in the Curriculum and Instructional Technology program and also teaches for the International Education program.

Professionally, Professor Keating is an independent educational technology consultant. She does a lot of work for the Center for Educational Leadership and Technology (CELT), including technology planning and organizational restructuring, procurement, and project management. She is a former technical writer and technology director in a K-12 district and past president of the Massachusetts Computer Using Educators (MassCUE). Her training is in Instructional Technology and Distance Education.

Don Langenhorst, Ed.D.

Visiting Instructor

BA, Washington State University; MST, Portland State University; MS, Northeastern University; EdD, Northeastern University


Don Langenhorst, Ed.D. has taught for the Master of Education Curriculum and Instructional Technology & Educational Technology programs since 1997. He has taught various courses and currently teaches INST 941 – Internet for 21st Century Teaching and Learning. This course was the first at FSU to receive Quality Matters approval for course design and has received the Course of Distinction Award from Massachusetts Colleges Online.

His over 30 years of teaching and administrative experiences include working for private and public K-12 schools in Alaska, Oregon, The Netherlands and for the past 20 years in Massachusetts. He is the Technology Director for the Dedham Public Schools. He has successfully planned, implemented and sustained a number of educational technology improvement initiatives. His doctoral thesis studied the effectiveness of online instruction at the high school level.