global faculty

Mar 7, 2019

Professor John Nietfeld Receives Internationalization Seed Grant

Dr. John Nietfeld, a professor of educational psychology at the NC State College of Education, has received a 2019-20 Internationalization Seed Grant from the NC State Office of Global Engagement to travel to Spain to begin working with the University of Oviedo on a Spanish version of his game-based learning environment Missions with Monty.

Aug 2, 2018

Improving Education in Kenya through the New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute

Three NC State College of Education faculty members traveled to Kitale in June to equip Kenyan educators with resources, digital literacy strategies and inquiry-based practices to use in their classrooms.

Sep 19, 2017

Hiller Spires on “Digital Transformation and Innovation in Chinese Education”

Nearly a dozen contributors with ties to the NC State College of Education highlight examples of educational innovation in China in a new book.

Aug 30, 2017  |  Research and Impact

Spires Named Honorary Principal of China’s Suzhou North America High School

Now in it second year, Suzhou North America High School has about 600 students and 73 teachers from around the world. Professor Hiller Spires helped start the school.

Apr 7, 2017

Making Student Success a Global Effort

Jere Confrey works alongside two nonprofits — Teachers2Teachers (T2T) and Starfish Impact — to give young Guatemalan women crucial educational support.

Sep 19, 2016  |  Research and Impact

Promoting Inquiry-Based Learning on a Global Scale

Hiller Spires, professor in the Teacher Education and Learning Sciences Department, discusses inquiry-based learning and the 2016 New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute.

Jul 21, 2016

Five Questions with Siu-Man Raymond Ting about Supporting International Students On Campus

Educators have a unique opportunity to promote global education and international understanding to their students. According to Siu-Man Raymond Ting, professor of counseling and director of the College of Education’s graduate program, cultural sensitivity can also be achieved by hosting […]

Feb 15, 2016

College of Education Professor Currently Teaching In Ecuador as Fulbright Scholar

Dr. Patricia L. Marshall is a professor in the College of Education, Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences, who is teaching in Ecuador for the 2015-2016 school year as part of the Fulbright Scholars program.

Jan 26, 2016

Center for International Understanding Opens New Doors to a Global Community

Dr. Hiller Spires, a professor of literacy and technology here at the College of Education, is actively involved with the center and believes that its global connectivity is essential to the future of North Carolina.

Nov 14, 2015

Study Abroad Prepares Students to be Interculturally Competent Teachers

To coincide with NC State’s International Education Month, it’s important to highlight the impactful study abroad programs that are available to College of Education students through the International + Distance Education Alliance. For future educators specifically, study abroad opportunities broaden […]