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Jessica Vandenberg

Jul 29, 2021

Educational Psychology Alumna Jessica Vandenberg ’21PHD Named 2021 Computing Innovation Fellow

Jessica Vandenberg ’21PHD, a May graduate of the NC State College of Education’s Teacher Education and Learning Sciences educational psychology program area of study, has been selected to participate in the 2021 Computing Innovation Fellowship program. 

woman working on a laptop

Jul 29, 2021

Professor John Nietfeld To Help Improve Student Success Using Self-regulated Learning Through Work on Grant-funded Project

John Nietfeld, Ph.D., a professor of educational psychology in the NC State College of Education, is helping to improve student learning and success in introductory geoscience courses through his work on… 

Student presents in classroom.

Jul 27, 2021

Political Discussions Focused on Consensus More Comfortable, Less Divisive for Students

A study led by Associate Professor Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., found more U.S. high school students felt respected in a political discussion designed as a deliberation. 

A photo of a space shuttle used to explain engineering graphics

Jul 13, 2021

Book Co-authored by Professor Aaron Clark Aims to Help Students Succeed in Engineering Graphics Courses

A new book co-authored by Aaron Clark, Ed.D., professor of technology, engineering, and design education and head of the Department of STEM Education in the NC State College of Education, is aiming to help students most at-risk of dropping out of STEM studies be successful in engineering graphics courses. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson, Ph.D.

Jul 6, 2021

Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson Will Use IES Early Career Grant To Help Connect Black Children, Families To Autism Services and Supports

Black children often face disparities when it comes to being diagnosed with autism and, although the delay in autism identification has decreased in recent years, NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson, Ph.D., is aiming to help Black families be better equipped to access services through a new grant-funded project. 

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Jun 29, 2021

Belk Center Study Finds Inequitable Outcomes Among Community College Transfer Students

North Carolina’s revised Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA), designed to help ease transfer pathways between community colleges and University of North Carolina System institutions, appears to be producing different outcomes for students of different racial and ethnic backgrounds, according to a study published by NC State College of Education’s Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research. 

Angela Wiseman

Jun 25, 2021

Associate Professor Angela Wiseman: ‘I Want My Students To Be Teachers Who Will Encourage, Support and Understand All Children’

Associate Professor Angela Wiseman, Ph.D., comes from four generations of teachers, but she initially didn’t plan to follow in those footsteps. However, when she was excused from one day of her high school classes to volunteer in an elementary school, she fell in love with being surrounded by young children and the idea of teaching. 

Science Class

Jun 24, 2021

Museum Volunteer Programs Could Play Important Role in Developing Pipeline of Much-needed Science Teachers, Says Study from College of Education Doctoral Students, Faculty

Museum volunteer programs could be a potential avenue for recruiting high school students into science teaching and communication careers, according to a recent study co-authored by Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Gail Jones, Ph.D., Associate Professor Sarah Carrier, Ph.D., and students and alum of the NC State College of Education’s Learning and Teaching in STEM doctoral program. 

Jun 22, 2021

Belk Center Receives Additional $4.3 Million in Funding to Further Support North Carolina Community Colleges and Foster Student Success

The Belk Center for Community College Research and Leadership, which is part of North Carolina State University’s College of Education, recently received two grants, totaling $4.3 million, aimed at serving North Carolina’s community colleges – particularly in rural parts of the state – in an effort to foster student success. 

Science Elementary Education

Jun 17, 2021

Professor Soonhye Park and Assistant Teaching Professor Matt Reynolds To Provide Support for Rural STEM Teachers Through Work on $2.6M Grant-funded Project

Research shows that rural schools tend to face a variety of barriers compared to their urban and suburban counterparts when it comes to teaching STEM. Many of these schools, said…