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Several copies of Transformational Learning in Community Colleges: Charting a Course for Academic and Personal Success, a new book co-authored by Chad Hoggan, Ed.D.

Nov 4, 2020

Associate Professor Chad Hoggan Receives Cyril O. Houle Award for Book on Transformational Learning in Community Colleges

A book co-authored by NC State College of Education Associate Professor Chad Hoggan, Ed.D., has been awarded the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education’s 2020 Cyril O. Houle Award. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Lam Pham

Oct 14, 2020

Paper Co-authored by Assistant Professor Lam Pham Provides In-depth Analysis of Teacher Turnover

Assistant Professor Lam Pham, Ph.D., has found through his research that disruptions from high levels of teacher turnover are one of the most salient factors that lead to schools falling into a cycle of low performance. With the goal of making sure that good teachers remain in the classroom, Pham has devoted his research to issues surrounding teacher turnover, including co-authoring a recently published paper that provides a comprehensive study of factors contributing to teacher attrition and retention. 

NC State College of Education Professor Paola Sztajn and her book, Activating Math Talk

Oct 6, 2020

Professor Paola Sztajn Helps Teachers Encourage Young Students to Engage in Mathematical Discourse Through New Book

Participation in mathematics discourse can promote mathematical understanding among elementary school students, but the ability to engage in such conversations does not come naturally to most young children. In order to help educators understand how to support and incorporate productive mathematical conversations in the classroom, NC State College of Education Professor Paola Sztajn, Ph.D. has authored a new book entitled Activating Math Talk: 11 Purposeful Techniques for Your Elementary Students. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Michael Little

Sep 24, 2020

New Study from Assistant Professor Michael Little Finds Principals Play Key Role in Promoting P-3 Alignment for School-based Pre-K Programs

Research shows that childrens’ school readiness improves if they attend a preschool program, but the initial benefits of Pre-K don’t always reliably persist as kids progress through elementary school. To combat this “Pre-K fadeout,” many scholars have called for preschool through third grade (P-3) alignment, but a study by NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Michael Little, Ph.D., recently demonstrated that attending a Pre-K program located within an elementary school does not guarantee alignment. 

Belk Center Executive Director and NC State College of Education Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Audrey Jaeger

Aug 17, 2020

Paper Co-authored by Belk Center Executive Director Audrey Jaeger Outlines Success of Faculty Work Activity Dashboards in Addressing Faculty Inequities

Belk Center Executive Director Audrey Jaeger, Ph.D., is helping to address inequities in faculty workloads at universities through her work in developing faculty work activity dashboards, the success of which are outlined in a recently published article. 

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.