Academics and Programs

May 28, 2019  |  Academics and Programs

Higher Education Program Recognizes 3 Alumni with Awards

Alumni David English ‘12PHD, Gregory King ‘19PHD and Shauna Morin ‘17PHD recently received awards from the Higher Education Program to recognize their contributions to the field of higher education.

May 22, 2019

Ragland Foundation to Provide Scholarships to Teachers Seeking Advanced Degrees in K-12 Reading

A $25,000 gift from the W. Trent Ragland, Jr. Foundation will allow the NC State College of Education to continue to provide scholarships to support a fifth cohort of teachers seeking a master’s degree in New Literacies and Global Learning with a specialization in K-12 reading.

May 7, 2019

Elementary Students and Teachers Benefit Thanks to Specialized Cohort Programs in Science and Mathematics

The NC State College of Education is preparing teacher leaders through an advanced degree in elementary education that offers elementary teachers add-on designations as science or mathematics specialists. The program, which graduates its inaugural science cohort May 10, focuses on developing teachers into leaders who possess a deep understanding of how elementary-aged children learn science or mathematics.

Mar 4, 2019

Dr. James L. Moore III To Deliver Keynote at 2nd Annual Don C. Locke Symposium

The NC State College of Education will hold the second annual Don C. Locke Multiculturalism and Social Justice Symposium Thursday, March 21, at 4 p.m. with Dr. James L. Moore III delivering the keynote address.

Feb 27, 2019

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.

Feb 21, 2019  |  Academics and Programs

Report: NC State Largest Producer of Mathematics Education Doctorates in N.C., 5th Largest in U.S.

The NC State College of Education is the largest producer of doctoral graduates in mathematics education in North Carolina and the fifth largest producer in the nation, according to a new independent report published in the Notices of the American Mathematical Society. The same report also found that the program No. 12 in the nation among peer recommendations.

Feb 7, 2019

Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy on Facilitating Classroom Discussions

In this Q&A, Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy discusses some of the ethical dilemmas teachers face when they introduce controversial issues into the classroom. She will present her talk “The Ethics of Steering Classroom Discussions” as part of the Ethics Across the Disciplines Lecture Series hosted by the Parr Center for Ethics on Feb. 25.

Jan 9, 2019

Knocking It Out of the Park: A Playground Capstone Project

Assistant Professor Tamecia Jones created a playground capstone project for her TDE 481 students to blend their technical skills with the research methods they learned in her class last semester. See the innovative designs they brought to life using Poe Hall’s workshop and Makerspace.

Dec 19, 2018  |  News

#NCStateCED18 Recap: The Class of 2018’s Work Has Just Begun

The NC State College of Education recognized over 150 graduating students during its December 2018 Graduation Ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 19, in the McKimmon Center. Our recap includes photos, quotes and notes from the ceremony.

Dec 6, 2018  |  Academics and Programs

$1 Million Grant Will Support Broadening Participation in Computer Science and Computational Thinking

A team of faculty and researchers at NC State University were recently awarded a three-year $1 million National Science Foundation grant in collaboration with the Wake County Public School System, UNC-Charlotte and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools to broaden participation in computer science and computational thinking in North Carolina. Dr. Eric Wiebe, Dr. Dave Frye and Dr. Sherry Freeman from the NC State College of Education's Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and Dr. Tiffany Barnes from the Department of Computer Science at NC State will lead this project, starting this month, titled EcoCS: Developing a Systemic, Scalable Model to Broaden Participation in Middle School Computer Science Using an RPP Approach.