Thomas Carrington ’19MAT: I Chose Elementary Education Because I Wanted to Educate Children, Help Them Overcome Obstacles and Help Them Discover the Joys in the World
Studying abroad in China, Thomas Carrington ’19MAT developed a passion for Chinese culture and learned about education in other countries, inspiring him to look for educational opportunities in other countries and with international schools.
Kevin Oliver, Angela Wiseman Provide Professional Development for In-service Teachers Through Cultural Immersion, Digital Tools in Germany
Fifteen educators will have the opportunity to learn new digital tools and explore cultural topics during a professional development trip to Germany, hosted by Professor Kevin Oliver, Ph.D. and Associate Professor Angela Wiseman, Ph.D., this summer.
Global Engagement Inducts New Academy Members Including Three College of Education Faculty Members
The Office of Global Engagement inducted 47 members, including three College of Education faculty, into the Academy of Excellence in Global Engagement, a recognition that honors the achievements of faculty and staff who have made outstanding contributions to international research, education, and service at NC State.
Teaching Assistant Professor Micha Jeffries Selected to Join 2019-20 Global Engagement Institute Cohort
Teaching Assistant Professor Micha Jeffries hopes her work with NC State’s 2019-20 Global Engagement Institute cohort will allow her to expand her international engagement and develop a new course for graduate students in the NC State College of Education.
NC State College of Education, NC State European Center Collaborate to Provide More Opportunities for Education Students to Study Abroad
NC State College of Education Dean Mary Ann Danowitz, the College of Education Global Programs Office and the NC State European Center in Prague have partnered in an effort to provide more academic opportunities for education students to study abroad in Prague. Danowitz recently visited Prague to discuss further collaboration efforts.
College of Education Launches New Global Initiatives to Support Study Abroad Opportunities and International Conference Participation for Students
The NC State College of Education Office of Global Programs has launched several new initiatives to support study abroad opportunities and international conference attendance for undergraduate and graduate students within the college. A Global Educators Program for undergraduate and graduate […]
Professor Hiller Spires Helps Students Cultivate Relationships on 1st Study Abroad Trip to China
Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Hiller Spires, Ph.D., has been to China more than a dozen times, but a study abroad course this spring gave her a new perspective as students learned about education and cultivated relationships during the 3-city tour.
On Second Trip to Kenya, Assistant Professor Michelle Falter Sees Teachers’ Skills Grow
For the past two summers, NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Michelle Falter, Ph.D., has traveled to Kenya to help provide professional development for teachers. She discusses how their skills have developed and her plans to bring students along for the trip next year.
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.
International Inquiry: Providing Local In-Service Teachers with International Professional Development
Three NC State College of Education faculty members and a group of 20 in-service teachers from Chatham, Durham, Orange and Wake counties traveled to the Czech Republic for two weeks as part of a teacher professional development program July 8-22, 2018. The program prepares teachers to adopt technology-enabled strategies to connect and understand cultures to inform their classroom instruction.