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Oct 7, 2021

Publication and Presentation Roundup: A Look at Scholarly Work from College of Education Researchers from June-September 2021

Faculty and research associates at the NC State College of Education, including the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, are publishing their research related to pressing topics and sharing their work through national and international presentations. Take a look at presentations and publications from our faculty and research associates from June through September 2021. 

Sep 21, 2021

Paper Co-authored by Professor Paola Sztajn Discusses Broadening Promotion and Tenure Process to Value Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Universities that want to be more inclusive and value innovation and entrepreneurship among other diverse forms of scholarly impact need to broaden their promotion and tenure criteria, according to a paper co-authored by Professor Paola Sztajn, Ph.D. 

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Sep 9, 2021

Uncertainty on Climate Change in Textbooks Linked to Uncertainty in Students

A study by Assistant Professor K.C. Busch, Ph.D., found textbooks that portray climate change as uncertain can influence students. 

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Sep 3, 2021

What is the Future of Desegregation in N.C. Public Schools?

Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue, Ph.D., discusses factors that could impact whether North Carolina public schools can deliver on the promise of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision. 

NC State College of Education Assoiate Professor Anna Egalite on the Wallace Foundation report she co-authored

Aug 16, 2021

Study Co-authored by Associate Professor Anna Egalite Recognized with Education Policy Collaborative’s Policy Product Award for ‘Immediate Evidence of Impact’

A study co-authored by Associate Professor Anna Egalite, Ph.D., that highlights the impact of principals on student achievement was recently recognized with the 2021 Education Policy Collaborative’s Policy Product Award. 


Aug 10, 2021

New Study from Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue Looks at Effects of Neighborhood Racial Change on Racial Diversity in Schools

Increasing racial diversity in neighborhoods without widespread displacement could provide an opportunity to increase socioeconomic and racial integration in some city schools, according to a new working paper co-authored by NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue, Ph.D. 

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Jul 27, 2021

Political Discussions Focused on Consensus More Comfortable, Less Divisive for Students

A study led by Associate Professor Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., found more U.S. high school students felt respected in a political discussion designed as a deliberation. 

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Jul 13, 2021

Book Co-authored by Professor Aaron Clark Aims to Help Students Succeed in Engineering Graphics Courses

A new book co-authored by Aaron Clark, Ed.D., professor of technology, engineering, and design education and head of the Department of STEM Education in the NC State College of Education, is aiming to help students most at-risk of dropping out of STEM studies be successful in engineering graphics courses. 

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Jul 12, 2021

Training Helps Teachers Anticipate How Students With Learning Disabilities Might Solve Problems

North Carolina State University researchers, including Jessica Hunt, Ph.D., found that a four-week training course made a substantial difference in helping special education teachers anticipate different ways students with learning disabilities might solve math problems. 

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Jun 24, 2021

Museum Volunteer Programs Could Play Important Role in Developing Pipeline of Much-needed Science Teachers, Says Study from College of Education Doctoral Students, Faculty

Museum volunteer programs could be a potential avenue for recruiting high school students into science teaching and communication careers, according to a recent study co-authored by Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Gail Jones, Ph.D., Associate Professor Sarah Carrier, Ph.D., and students and alum of the NC State College of Education’s Learning and Teaching in STEM doctoral program.