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NC State College of Education Associate Professor James Minogue, Ph.D.

Jun 7, 2021

Associate Professor James Minogue: ‘The Best Teachers Provide Their Youngsters With Opportunities to Learn That Help Their Ideas Progress in Sophistication’

During nearly 15 years of teaching science methods courses, Associate Professor James Minogue, Ph.D., has noticed that many aspiring elementary school teachers tend to shy away from teaching science because they seem to believe that they need to be an expert in all areas of science in order to teach it well. He tries to dispel this idea for them on the first day of class. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

May 4, 2021

College of Education Students Share Words of Appreciation, Thanks for Faculty and Staff During Global Advising Week

NC State College of Education students are showing their gratitude for faculty and staff this week in celebration of Global Advising Week, which runs from May 2-8. In recognition of the week set aside to celebrate the work of advisors, tutors, counselors and coaches around the world, NC State established the “Thank an Advisor” program to recognize outstanding advisors who go the extra mile to shape students through their mentorship and dedication. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Aug 19, 2019

NC State Education Awarded $7.9M in Research Funding May-August 2019

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including its Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $7,864,749 to support seven research projects from May 15, 2019, to August 1, 2019. 

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

New wolf statue on central campus.

Nov 9, 2018

NC State Education Receives $7M+ in Research Grants Between July and November 2018

NC State College of Education faculty were awarded $7,029,012 to support 15 research projects from July 2018 to November 2018. Read about the research projects the new grants will fund and how they will enhance education in North Carolina and across the nation. 

Sep 25, 2018

Minogue Receives NSF Grant to Reimagine Physics Teaching in Preservice Educators

Associate Professor James Minogue will receive $733,000 over three years as part of a National Science Foundation (NSF) EHR Core Research grant entitled “Preservice Educators Reimagining Core Experiences in Physics Teaching (PERCEPT).” The grant targets two focal areas of the EHR Core Research program: STEM learning and learning environment and STEM workforce development. 

Photo of math in the sand

Jul 30, 2018

7 Strategies For Preventing Summer Learning Loss

NC State College of Education faculty recommend seven ways to keep children’s minds and bodies active during school breaks. The easy-to-implement strategies help students continue to develop and retain science, math and reading knowledge gained in the classroom. 

Wolf statue and the Park Alumni Center.

Jun 11, 2018

NC State Education Researchers Receive $1.5 Million NSF Grant to Implement Science Learning Environments

NC State Education Professor and Principal Investigator John Nietfeld will receive a $1.5 million National Science Foundation grant for a three-year project entitled A Learning Environment to Support Comprehension Monitoring with Informational Science Text. Education Associate Professor James Minogue serves as a Research Associate and Design Associate Professor Marc Russo serves as a co-PI on this project.