Three Colleagues Tackle Master’s Degree and Professional World
Michael Von Bargen, Jason Cook and Richard Singer will soon graduate from the NC State College of Education's training and development program. Learn how this group of friends took what they learned in the program and applied it to their careers at Duke Energy — saving the company $1.5 million in training costs.
Angie Smith Earns University Quality Matters Certification for Online Course
Angie Smith, associate teaching professor in the NC State College of Education's Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development, is one of the latest faculty members to become Quality Matters (QM) certified. This university initiative ensures online and hybrid courses are designed to promote learning with innovation and steady improvement.
Cesar Delgado, Hollylynne Lee Recognized at University Teaching Awards Ceremony
NC State honored more than 30 faculty for their commitment to educational excellence at the 2018-19 University Teaching Awards Ceremony on April 11. NC State College of Education Associate Professor Cesar Delgado and Professor Hollylynne Lee were among the faculty recognized.
Lynley Wentzel, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education's Adult and Community College program, is using her knowledge of education theory and human behavior to craft a training program for faculty and staff eager to learn NC State's new Research Enterprise Data system.
Confirming Commitment to Online Course Quality through Quality Matters
Assistant Teaching Professor Peter Hessling is finding new ways to reach his students through DELTA’s Online Course Improvement Program (OCIP). He says partnering with the OCIP for his ELP 344: School and Society course allows him to model good online teaching practices to his students and help them have the same quality experience taking the course online as they would in the classroom.
NC State a Fulbright Leader — Again
Dr. Margareta Thomson, an associate professor of educational psychology, is one of NC State University's seven U.S. Fulbright Scholars studying, teaching and conducting research around the world in 2018-19. Dr. Thomson is working alongside Babes-Bolyai University in Romania on her project "Fostering Academic Motivation and a STEM Growth Mindset in High Poverty Schools Through Authentic Research Experiences."
Empowering a Global Perspective
Mary Ann Danowitz, dean of NC State’s College of Education, has established a study abroad award fund to benefit future education professionals – and their students. The scholarship’s first awardee, Chantal Warfield, fulfilled her study abroad goals by traveling to the United Kingdom for a five-week STEM and liberal studies program.
The Graveyard, the Trolley Ride and the Teacher Who Ties It All Together
Meet Candy Beal, who specializes in adolescent development theory and learning methods — and who brings them to life through collaborative learning and experiential education.
NC State Education Adds Ph.D. Program Area of Study in Educational Equity
The NC State College of Education has added the educational equity area of study as an option within its Doctor of Philosophy in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences Ph.D. program.
Analysis Detects No State-Level Impacts for ‘Read to Achieve’ Initiative
North Carolina’s Read to Achieve initiative, the state program supporting reading mastery for all third-grade students, appears to have had no effect on reading scores for the first two cohorts of students exposed to the program, according to research and analysis conducted by North Carolina State University.