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Adult and Workforce Development

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Mar 11, 2020

How the NC State College of Education is Addressing Workforce Development Goals

More than half of all North Carolina employers say they are unable to hire the workers they need because of a lack of employability and technical skills. The NC State College of Education is helping to address this problem through programs and research centered on helping adult learners gain the skills they need. 

Several copies of Transformational Learning in Community Colleges: Charting a Course for Academic and Personal Success, a new book co-authored by Chad Hoggan, Ed.D.

Oct 18, 2019

New Book Co-Authored By Associate Professor Chad Hoggan Offers Advice for Supporting Students Through Transformational Learning in Community Colleges

Many nontraditional or historically underserved students face challenges beyond academics in community colleges. A new book co-authored by Associate Professor Chad Hoggan, Ed.D., focuses on their transformative learning experiences and ways faculty and advisors can support students. 

Dec 13, 2018

Putting Transformative Learning Theory into Perspective

Associate Professor Chad Hoggan offers up a typology of transformative learning outcomes in Adult Education Quarterly’s most cited and fourth most read article on its website in the past three years. 

CTE Fellows

Oct 2, 2018

$2 Million Grant from ECMC Foundation Will Enhance Research on Career and Technical Education

The ECMC Foundation has awarded the NC State College of Education a $2 million, three-year grant to enhance and strengthen postsecondary Career and Technical Education (CTE) research at universities nationwide through the establishment of the CTE Research Program at NC State-Sponsored by ECMC Foundation.