Graduate Student Kevin Singer Receives NASPA Research Award
Kevin Singer, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education, has received the 2019 Spirituality and Religion in Higher Education Research Award from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA).
New NSF Project to Increase Student STEM Identity through e-Mentoring
A three-year, $1.2 million grant “Enhancing STEM Identity through e-Mentoring Experiences” will pair underrepresented high school students in rural school districts in North Carolina with near-peer mentors studying engineering at NC State University to increase identity, self-efficacy and value for STEM subject areas.
Associate Professor Jessica Hunt Receives Linking Research and Practice Outstanding Publication Award
Jessica Hunt, associate professor of mathematics education and special education at the NC State College of Education, has received the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Linking Research and Practice Outstanding Publication Award.
Putting Transformative Learning Theory into Perspective
Associate Professor Chad Hoggan offers up a typology of transformative learning outcomes in Adult Education Quarterly’s most cited and fourth most read article on its website in the past three years.
$1 Million Grant Will Support Broadening Participation in Computer Science and Computational Thinking
A team of faculty and researchers at NC State University were recently awarded a three-year $1 million National Science Foundation grant in collaboration with the Wake County Public School System, UNC-Charlotte and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools to broaden participation in computer science and computational thinking in North Carolina. Dr. Eric Wiebe, Dr. Dave Frye and Dr. Sherry Freeman from the NC State College of Education's Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and Dr. Tiffany Barnes from the Department of Computer Science at NC State will lead this project, starting this month, titled EcoCS: Developing a Systemic, Scalable Model to Broaden Participation in Middle School Computer Science Using an RPP Approach.
Associate Professor James Bartlett Receives ACTER’s Meritorious Service Award
The Meritorious Service Award from the Association for Career and Technical Education Research recognizes individuals who have made unique contributions to research in career and technical education during the previous three years.
Penny A. Pasque Named ACPA Senior Scholar
The head of the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development has been named an ACPA Senior Scholar in recognition of her exemplary contributions to ACPA’s mission of advancing research related to student affairs work in higher education.
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.
Analysis Detects No State-Level Impacts for ‘Read to Achieve’ Initiative
North Carolina’s Read to Achieve initiative, the state program supporting reading mastery for all third-grade students, appears to have had no effect on reading scores for the first two cohorts of students exposed to the program, according to research and analysis conducted by North Carolina State University.
EducationWeek: Study Evaluates North Carolina 3rd Grade Literacy Effort
NC State College of Education and Friday Institute for Educational Innovation researchers release findings from a five-year study on North Carolina's Read to Achieve program and suggest a broader subject group as well as consistent summer camp offerings across the state.