Research and Impact

Dec 9, 2019

IDEALS Project Cited in Government Accountability Report Addressing Religious-Based Hate Crimes on College Campuses

The IDEALS project was cited in a recent U.S. Government Accountability Office report addressing the increase of religious-based hate crimes on college campuses. Co-principal investigator Alyssa Rockenbach addresses her work on the report and the latest findings from the IDEALS project in this Q&A.

Dec 5, 2019  |  Honors and Awards

Associate Professor Meghan Manfra, Doctoral Student Casey Holmes Win 2019 National Technology Leadership Initiative Fellowship Award

Professor Meghan Manfra, Ph.D., and doctoral student Casey Holmes were awarded the 2019 National Technology Leadership Initiative Fellowship Award at the College and University Faculty Assembly of the National Council for the Social Studies annual conference on Nov. 20.

Dec 3, 2019

Ask The Expert: Can I Discuss the Impeachment Inquiry in My Classroom? Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy Shares Why Discussion is an Important Learning Tool

Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., shares reasons why teachers should address sensitive political issues, like the recent impeachment inquiry, in the classroom and offers advice on facilitating these discussions.

Nov 25, 2019

Associate Professor James Bartlett Examines Role of Community Colleges in Reducing the Skills Gap in New Report

An American Council on Education report co-authored by Associate Professor James Bartlett, Ph.D., is examining how community colleges can address the skills gap and providing practical solutions for community college leaders.

Nov 21, 2019

Associate Professor Angela Wiseman Discusses Global Perspectives on Language Practices at South African Conference

Associate Professor Angela Wiseman, Ph.D., had the opportunity to collaborate with about a dozen international colleagues at an October conference in South Africa that focused on taking a global perspective on language practices in education.

Nov 19, 2019

Associate Professor Meghan Manfra Aims to Improve Teaching with Primary Resources, Student Outcomes Through Library of Congress Grant

Teaching with primary sources can often be challenging for social studies teachers, which is why Associate Professor Meghan Manfra, Ph.D., plans to use a new grant from the Library of Congress to engage educators in action research as they teach and also study student outcomes.

Nov 4, 2019

Dallas Herring Lecture, Belk Center Report to Address Community College Transfer Students in North Carolina

The need to improve success rates for community college students who transfer to four-year institutions has been a national topic of conversation, which is why a nationally recognized expert on the subject has been chosen to deliver this year’s Dallas Herring Lecture hosted by the NC State College of Education’s Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research.

Nov 4, 2019

Wolfpack WORKS: A Look at the Literacy Initiative’s First Year

Take a look at Wolfpack WORKS' first year and the impact the literacy initiative is having on teachers and students in North Carolina.

Nov 4, 2019

Grant-Funded Project Gives Students Access to STEM Concepts Through Robotics

Professor Kevin Oliver, Ph.D., and Teaching Assistant Professor Parks Newby will promote new school makerspaces by introducing programmed robotics platforms in several schools in the Piedmont Unifour region through a new grant-funded project.

Nov 4, 2019

With Grant from Mebane Charitable Foundation, Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership Will Collaborate with Yadkin County Schools to Train Literacy Experts, Improve Reading Proficiency

A new partnership between the NC State College of Education and Yadkin County Schools called the Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership will work to improve reading proficiency in the district by helping teachers become literacy leaders. The project is funded by the Mebane Charitable Foundation and led by Associate Professor Dennis Davis.