Dr. Amy Cheney


  • Ed.D. (Educational Leadership, Appalachian State University)
  • M.A.Ed. (Secondary English, Wake Forest University)
  • B.A. (English, Wake Forest University)

Amy Cheney been a faculty member and taught in 3D virtual environments since 2006. Prior to joining the faculty, Dr. Cheney had more than thirteen years experience in K-12 education, including serving as a high school teacher and a Chief Technology Officer for two school districts. As with other faculty in the ITC program, she teaches all courses offered. She is an Executive Committee member of the Applied Research in Virtual Worlds (ARVEL) SIG of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), as well as Past-President and current Board member of the North Carolina Technology in Education Society (NCTIES). Dr. Cheney also serves on the Technology Committee of the Virtual World Consortium, and as a steering committee member for the International Journal of Web-Based Communities. Her current research is focused on constructivist teaching and learning in virtual environments, particularly issues of community, presence, and the building of relationships. When not working, she is a novice triathlete and chases her two young boys. For more information, visit http://www.awcheney.net.

Title: Interim Department Chair, Professor of Instructional Technology, Educational Media - Instructional Technology Specialist
Department: Department of Leadership and Educational Studies

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6091

Office address
204D College of Education
Boone, NC 28608-2037