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Head of the Department of STEM Education Aaron Clark

Aug 13, 2020

Award-winning Paper Co-authored by Professor and STEM Education Department Head Aaron Clark Demonstrates Success of Modules Developed through NSF Grant

Aaron Clark, Ph.D., head of the Department of STEM Education and a professor of technology, engineering, and design education at the NC State College of Education, is working to improve the success of engineering students and educators through research that resulted in two award-winning articles published over the past two years. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Anna Egalite speaks with students

Jul 20, 2020

Associate Professor Anna Egalite Examines Charter School Landscape in Recently Released Paper

Associate Professor Anna Egalite, Ph.D., is providing an in-depth analysis of the current charter school landscape through a recently published paper entitled “The National Charter School Landscape.” 

Sylvia Nassar, Ph.D., professor of Counselor Education at the NC State College of Education

Jul 9, 2020

Professor Sylvia Nassar Provides Recommendations for Multicultural and Social Justice Counseling as Guest Co-editor of Journal of Counseling and Development

Professor Sylvia Nassar’s experiences with discrimination as a child of immigrant parents was a contributing factor to her ultimate career as a counselor with a focus on multiculturalism and social justice. She recently expanded on that work as the guest co-editor of a special edition of the Journal of Counseling and Development. 

Belk Center posdoctoral scholar Melissa Whatley

Jun 18, 2020

Belk Center Postdoctoral Scholar Melissa Whatley Co-authors White Paper to Provide Overview of International Higher Education Research and Propose Organizational Framework for Future Research in Field

Research on international higher education has expanded and diversified over the past few decades, but Belk Center Postdoctoral Scholar Melissa Whatley said an increase in structure and organization in the field could help provide further clarity for research that informs policies and practices. To begin to address this issue, she co-authored a recently released white paper entitled “International Higher Education Research: The State of the Field.” 

Headshot of Carla C. Johnson

May 28, 2020

Professor Carla Johnson Leads the Development of First Handbook of Research on STEM Education, Featuring Contributions from College of Education Faculty

Several College of Education faculty members have contributed chapters in the recently released Handbook of Research on STEM Education, on which Professor Carla Johnson, Ed.D., served as lead editor. In addition to that work, Johnson has also helped pilot a new STEAM curriculum that is being piloted throughout China. 

Paola Sztajn

Mar 27, 2020

Study of Project AIM Published by Associate Dean Paola Sztajn Examines Approach to Strengthen Professional Development Programs

Teachers who participated in the College of Education’s Project AIM professional development program demonstrated significant gains in the classroom. In a recent article Associate Dean Paola Sztajn, Ph.D., examines how the design of that program could be applied to strengthen other professional development opportunities. 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Meghan Manfra

Feb 5, 2020

New Book from Associate Professor Meghan Manfra Guides Teachers Through the Cycle of Action Research

Action Research for Classrooms, Schools, and Communities, a research methods text authored by Associate Professor Meghan Manfra, Ph.D., is asking teachers to consider the “educational ecosystem” as they engage in action research studies. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Jan 22, 2020

Paper Authored by Assistant Professor Jonee Wilson Recognized with Early Career Publication Award

A paper authored by Assistant Professor Jonee Wilson will be honored this spring with an Early Career Publication Award, as the findings from her work help to inform her latest NSF grant-funded project.