Chris Penny

West Chester University - Professor of Education


Quick Bio

Dr. Chris Penny is a proud parent of three amazing little boys, Conner (12), Liam (10) and Keagan (8). He is an Professor of Education at West Chester University of Pennsylvania and a graduate of Penn State University. In a previous life he was a professional football (soccer) player.

In 2011 he won the Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award for his excellence in the classroom. In 2007 he became an Apple Distinguished Educator, and Google Certified Teacher in 2009. His efforts in teaching and research have the focus of technology integration in education. He has published an edited book titled Technology Leadership in Teacher Education: Integrated Solutions and Experiences. Has published articles on reading on electronic devices, eMentoring, 24/7 laptop access for teacher candidates, and digital portfolios. His most recent research revolves around the topic of mobile pedagogy, which is the focus of his latest book which was published in 2013.

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