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NC State College of Education Associate Professor Chad Hoggan alongside his book

Jan 3, 2022

Book Edited by Associate Professor Chad Hoggan Explores the Role of Adult Education in Migration Societies

During an academic meeting to discuss research around migration, Associate Professor Chad Hoggan and more than a dozen other researchers noted that some of the most difficult learning challenges related to migration existed within the receiving society, rather than with migrants themselves. As a result of those conversations came Adult Learning in a Migration Society, a book co-edited by Hoggan in which scholars reflect on lessons learned from research on migration. 

University gateway at sunset.

Dec 7, 2021

More Than Half of Museum, Zoo Educators Weighing Career Change, Survey Finds

A survey led by NC State researchers revealed challenges for science educators in museums and non-school settings during the pandemic. 

stack of books

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. 

School textbooks

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. 

School buses

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. 

Student presents in classroom.

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. 

A photo of a space shuttle used to explain engineering graphics

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.