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May 29, 2019

NC State Education Awarded $7.6M in Research Funding March-May 2019

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education and its Friday Institute for Educational Innovation were awarded $7,643,909 to support 11 research projects from March 13 to May 15, 2019. 

Apr 10, 2019

Education Week: More Education Studies Look at Cost-Effectiveness

Introducing new interventions and learning supports alone may not be enough to activate and sustain student motivation, which is why foundations, policymakers and research agencies want to make understanding the cost of education programs straightforward. Of this shift to include estimated program costs with intervention research, Dr. A. Brooks Bowden tells Education Week, "I'm not doing this work because I'm . . . interested in finance. I want to understand how we can better serve our students, what's working for them, how we make sure they're getting the resources that are effective. And this is a critical piece of that." 

Apr 2, 2019

NC State Education Professor and Alumna Win AERA Award for The Postdoc Landscape: The Invisible Scholars

The American Educational Research Association presented NC State College of Education Professor Audrey Jaeger and Alessandra Dinin ’17PHD with the Outstanding Publication Award for their book The Postdoc Landscape: The Invisible Scholars, in which they offer examples, solutions and strategies for helping postdoctoral scholars succeed in the workplace. 

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Mar 19, 2019

Assistant Professor Anna Egalite Explores the Impact of State-Level Truancy Policies in New Book

Dr. Anna Egalite, an assistant professor of education policy at the NC State College of Education, and her co-authors write about truant students and state-level policy for a chapter in a new book Absent from School co-edited by Michael Gottfried and Ethan Hunt. 

Mar 12, 2019

Diverse Education: New Volume Adds Nuance to Research on Undergraduate Women in STEM

Professor Joy Gaston Gayles and co-editor Dr. Lara Perez-Felkner help scholarly, policy, practitioner and institutional research communities address gender disparities in STEM with a new multi-authored volume, “Advancing Higher Education Research on Undergraduate Women in STEM”, for New Directions for Institutional Research

Feb 27, 2019

New Volume on Undergraduate Women in STEM

Professor Joy Gaston Gayles serves as co-editor on New Directions in Institutional Research, a new volume that synthesizes and advances the field’s knowledge on undergraduate gender gaps in STEM. The volume responds to a need for rigorous research in equal gender representation in STEM fields with accessible implications for institutional, scholarly and policy stakeholders. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Jan 22, 2019

Graduate Student Kevin Singer Receives NASPA Research Award

Kevin Singer, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education, has received the 2019 Spirituality and Religion in Higher Education Research Award from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA). 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Jan 7, 2019

New NSF Project to Increase Student STEM Identity through e-Mentoring

A three-year, $1.2 million grant “Enhancing STEM Identity through e-Mentoring Experiences” will pair underrepresented high school students in rural school districts in North Carolina with near-peer mentors studying engineering at NC State University to increase identity, self-efficacy and value for STEM subject areas. 

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. 

Nov 15, 2018

Education Week: Teacher Evaluations Have Dramatically Changed the Principal’s Job

How have multiple-measure teacher evaluation systems impacted the role of the school principal? Education Week cites a new paper -- co-authored by NC State Education Assistant Professor Tim Drake -- that investigates if time-management challenges for principals lead to increased stress, turnover and burnout.