Mcvey, Mary D

Associate Dean, College of Education




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  • Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1992


Mary McVey received her PhD in educational psychology from Stanford University in 1992. Since that time, she has been a faculty member at San José State where she holds the rank of Professor in the Department of Child and Adolescent Development. She has been a leader at San José State in the area of technology-infused instruction and one of the first at the University to teach both fully online and blended courses. Her recent work has explored the use of podcasting, digital portfolios, and Tablet PC's for improving student learning. A 2007 recipient of an Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Technology at the 18th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, she was also selected as a 2007-08 Teacher-Scholar at San José State. In 2009, Dr. McVey received the Provost's Award for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and in 2009-10 she was selected to serve as a Faculty-In-Residence for Desire2Learn. Currently, Dr. McVey is the Interim Associate Dean for the Lurie College of Education.