School of Education

Faculty/Staff Profiles





Pennie Vargas



Office: 412 Tillman Hall
Phone: 864-656-5106
Email: pvargas@clemson.edu
Vita: Click Here

Educational Background

Ph.D. Instructional Psychology and Technology
University of Oklahoma 2012

M.Ed. Instructional Psychology and Technology
University of Oklahoma 2010

B.A. Philosophy
Heythrop College, University of London 2004

Courses Taught

Educational Psychology
Educational Tests and Measurements
Advanced Educational Psychology
Mixed Methods Research

Research Interests

Epistemic cognition and processes of belief justification, including motivation, development, and cognitive resources.
The role of evidence in belief formation.
Mixed-Methods research.

Links

King, L. J., Gardner-McCune, C., Vargas, P., & Jimenez, Y. (In Press). Re-discovering and recreating African American historical accounts through mobile apps: The role of mobile technology in history education. Journal of Social Studies Research.