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Assistant Professor K.C. Busch discusses climate change education

Jul 22, 2021

Ask the Expert: How Can Teachers Address Climate Change in the Classroom? ‘I Believe That Explicit Discussion About Why There are Differences in How We View Climate Change Would Do Well in a Classroom,’ Says Assistant Professor K.C. Busch

Addressing the topic of climate change in the classroom involves more than just teaching about science and data, says Assistant Professor K.C. Busch, Ph.D. There is the scientific side -- where knowledge about how climate is created, how it has changed over time and the impact of those changes are shared -- but there is also a social side. 

Wolf statue and the Park Alumni Center.

Apr 21, 2021

NC State College of Education Awarded $3.9 Million in Research Funding January-March, 2021

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, were awarded $3,927,703 to support 13 projects from Jan. 1 to March 31, 2021. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor K.C. Busch, Ph.D.

Apr 15, 2021

Assistant Professor K.C. Busch to Use $1.1 Million NSF CAREER Grant to Develop Model and Metrics for Community Level Scientific Literacy

For the past five years, K.C. Busch, Ph.D., has been thinking about ways to learn more about how community members learn from those within their social networks. Now, she will be able to develop a theory and test metrics for measuring community level science learning through social networks thanks to a recently awarded $1.1 million NSF CAREER grant. 

Greenland ocean at sunset.

Aug 26, 2020

Lessons for Educators on Teaching Climate Change

Assistant Professor K.C. Busch discusses her work on a study that found a strategy to teach students climate change, but also saw outside beliefs influence learning. 

K.C. Busch

May 5, 2020

Assistant Professor K.C. Busch Aims to Help North Carolina Museums Improve Evaluation Practices Through New Grant-funded Project

Museums and science centers are an important setting for informal learning for residents of North Carolina. Assistant Professor K.C. Busch will help museums across the state be better able to demonstrate their value through her latest grant-funded project. 

K.C. Busch

Apr 16, 2020

Assistant Professor K.C. Busch Receives 2019-20 Outstanding Teacher Award

Assistant Professor K.C. Busch initially thought she would one day become a lawyer, but decided she could have a greater impact as an educator. She was able to see the impact she has had on College of Education students as the winner of the Outstanding Teacher Award. 

K.C. Busch

Mar 26, 2020

Assistant Professor K.C. Busch Working to Advance Climate Change Education Research Through $50K Spencer Foundation Grant

Assistant Professor K.C. Busch, Ph.D., is hoping to advance climate change education research through an interdisciplinary conference funded by a $50,000 grant from the Spencer Foundation. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Mar 25, 2020

NC State College of Education Awarded $13.2M in Research Funding January-March 2020

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $13,260,745 to support 10 projects from Jan. 24 through March 24, 2020. 

A statue of a howling wolf

Dec 10, 2018

3 NC State Education Faculty Projects Receive STEM Education Initiative Funding

Three faculty members from the NC State College of Education -- K.C. Busch, Karen Hollebrands and Temple Walkowiak -- were recently awarded research grants from the STEM Education Initiative. The funding will support projects focused on learning STEM in informal contexts, enhancing online courses for mathematics teaching specialists, and preparing elementary teachers to become leaders in mathematics teaching and learning.