China

Jul 18, 2019

Professor Hiller Spires Helps Students Cultivate Relationships on 1st Study Abroad Trip to China

Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Hiller Spires, Ph.D., has been to China more than a dozen times, but a study abroad course this spring gave her a new perspective as students learned about education and cultivated relationships during the 3-city tour.

Sep 19, 2017

Hiller Spires on “Digital Transformation and Innovation in Chinese Education”

Nearly a dozen contributors with ties to the NC State College of Education highlight examples of educational innovation in China in a new book.

May 11, 2017

Enhancing Student Teaching through International Travel

After student teaching in local classrooms for 10 weeks, 11 seniors spent five weeks in classrooms in China. There, the students say, they developed a deeper sense of cultural awareness and competence that will help them better reach their future students.

Sep 19, 2016  |  Research and Impact

Promoting Inquiry-Based Learning on a Global Scale

Hiller Spires, professor in the Teacher Education and Learning Sciences Department, discusses inquiry-based learning and the 2016 New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute.

Sep 12, 2016  |  Research and Impact

Counseling and Cultural Exchange in China

“Traveling thousands of miles is better than reading thousands of books.” This Chinese proverb guides Siu-Man “Raymond” Ting’s philosophy on study abroad opportunities for College of Education students. Ting, a professor in the Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development Department, leads the college’s China study abroad program.