Holly Owens

Adjunct Professor

Graduate School of Technology

Holly Owens

Holly Owens is an Adjunct Professor at the Touro College Graduate School of Technology, where she teaches in the Instructional Technology program, and works fulltime as an Instructional Designer with PillPack by Amazon Pharmacy . She has over 15 years of experience in education in various roles, including high school educator, instructional technologist, and podcast host. Holly has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in education and instructional design at various institutions, including the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Coppin State University, and Northern Virginia Community College. She also hosts a podcast, EdUp EdTech, a go-to resource to stay updated with the latest and greatest Ed Tech tools that are changing education. 

Areas of Expertise

Education technology, instructional design, and online learning


  • Bachelor of Arts in American Studies, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Master of Education in Instructional Technology, University of Maryland, Global Campus
  • Master of Education in Distance Learning, University of Maryland, Global Campus

In The News

Top three questions to ask before choosing EdTech tools for the college classroom, EdTech Digest

3 questions to ask when choosing technology for the college classroom, EdTech Magazine

Flexible due dates: How it works in college & K12, Tech and Learning

The role of instructional design and tech in online learning, The Morning News, Sri Lanka