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Carla Johnson

Nov 10, 2022

New York Magazine: The 11 Best STEM Toys for Kids, According to Experts

NC State College of Education Professor Carla C. Johnson offers her picks of the best STEM toys for children. 

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Oct 12, 2022

Publication and Presentation Roundup: A Look at Scholarly Work from College of Education Researchers from July-September, 2022

Faculty, staff and research associates at the NC State College of Education, including its Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, are publishing their research related to pressing educational topics in journals and sharing their work through national and international presentations. 

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Oct 6, 2022

The New York Times: With Online Learning, ‘Let’s Take a Breath and See What Worked and Didn’t Work.’

Based on research, Professor Carla Johnson and her colleagues suggested better teacher training, more equitable access to technology and more support for students to help them work independently during online learning. 

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Aug 10, 2022

Strategies Revealed for Effective Delivery of K-12 Online Education

An analysis by NC State researchers found challenges and best practices for teaching K-12 classes online. 

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Aug 5, 2021

AI Academy Partners with Booz Allen Hamilton To Help Veterans, Transitioning Service Members Grow Skills in Artificial Intelligence

Booz Allen Hamilton, a global technology consulting firm with expertise in analytics, digital, engineering and cyber technology, has partnered with the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Academy to train their employees to meet a growing demand for talent in the area of artificial intelligence. 

Wolf statue and the Park Alumni Center.

Apr 21, 2021

NC State College of Education Awarded $3.9 Million in Research Funding January-March, 2021

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, were awarded $3,927,703 to support 13 projects from Jan. 1 to March 31, 2021. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Mar 25, 2020

NC State College of Education Awarded $13.2M in Research Funding January-March 2020

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $13,260,745 to support 10 projects from Jan. 24 through March 24, 2020. 

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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. 

N.C. Lt Gov. Dan Forest, Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia, and NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson.

Feb 20, 2020

EdNC: More Skilled Workers Needed for the Jobs of Tomorrow: Announcing 5,000 New Apprenticeships

On Feb. 18, it was announced that the NC State College of Education would receive a $6 million grant for the “Artificial Intelligence Academy (AIA): North Carolina Apprenticeships for Innovation" project. Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, on hand for the announcement, said, “This is a great opportunity for our state, for NC State, the Friday Institute, and the College of Education.” 

N.C. Lt Gov. Dan Forest, Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia, and NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson.

Feb 19, 2020

Triangle Business Journal: NC State Joins Federal Initiative Aimed at Building AI’s Workforce

The NC State College of Education will receive $6 million in funding as part of a national program to support the future labor force in the field of artificial intelligence.