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.
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.
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.
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.
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.