In Auguest 2009, Dr. Mei-Yan Lu joined the Educational Leadership Department as
Professor at San Jose State University. Prior to joining to Educational Leadership
Department, Dr. Lu served as full Professor and Acting Chair of the Instructional
Technology Department at San Jose State University (SJSU). She served as Associate Dean
at SJSU College of Education in the early 2000. In addition to teaching in the College of
Education, she also taught for the Nurse Educator/Administrator graduate program for SJSU
School of Nursing. In the late 90’s, Dr. Lu was a Senior Fellow in the School of
Communication Studies at Nangyang Technological University in Singapore. Dr. Lu has
taught in public schools as well as universities and has consulted for government
agencies, educational institutions, and businesses in the United States and overseas. Dr.
Lu is an internationally recognized author and keynote speaker. Her area of research and
specializations include hybrid/blended learning, faculty/staff development, teacher
training/support, program evaluation, service learning, design and develop multimedia for
diverse audience, and English Language Learners. She has more than a hundred publications
and presentations in journals, books, and conferences. She has been invited to give
keynote speeches, seminars, and workshops at major conferences, universities, and
companies in the United States, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Thailand, and
Germany. Dr. Lu has received numerous honors and recognitions such as the Millennium
Leadership Initiative (MLI) Fellow by the Association of State Colleges and Universities
and the ACE/Sloan Post-Tenure Professional Renewal Faculty Fellow. She was nominated for
the SJSU University Outstanding Professor Recognition Award and the Asian Community Star
Award (by Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI)). She was invited by Yuan T.
Lee, then President of Academia Sinica (Taiwan) and Nobel Laureate to give multimedia
workshops to the Taiwan Education Reform Committee. She was a Visiting Scholar at
Stanford University, Silpakorn University and Chulalongkorn University (both in
Thailand). She is the Past President for the International Division of the Association
for Educational Communication and Technology (AECT). She has served as chairs and members
in many University committees at SJSU. Dr. Lu is tri-lingual, fluent in Mandarin Chinese,
Taiwanese, and English. 

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Creating a Supportive Culture for Online Teaching: A Case Study of a Faculty Learning Community (with Ann Marie Todd and Michael T. Miller), Faculty Publications (2011)

This case study describes the creation of a supportive culture for online teaching at a...

 

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Why Are There so Few of Us? Counterstories from Women of Color in Faculty Governance Roles (with Noni Mendoza Reis), Faculty Publications (2010)

Women scholars are underrepresented in faculty governance positions in the university settings. This initial descriptive...

 

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The study of teachers’ task values and self-efficacy on their commitment and effectiveness for technology-instruction integration (with Chia-jung Maigo Lin), US-China Education Review (2010)

The city of Taipei has been considered as a leading role of information technology education...

 

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The Residual Impact of Information Technology Exportation on Thai Higher Education (with Michael Miller and Thapanee Thammetar), Educational Technology Research and Development (2003)
 

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Barriers and Challenges to Serving to Serving Non-Traditional Students in E-Learning Environments (with Michael T. Miller), Faculty Publications (2002)

Online teaching in higher education has become increasingly common, particularly as colleges and universities attempt...