research

Jan 22, 2019

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).

Jan 7, 2019

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.

Dec 13, 2018

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.

Dec 13, 2018

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.

Dec 6, 2018  |  Academics and Programs

$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.

Dec 4, 2018  |  Honors and Awards

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.

Nov 27, 2018  |  Honors and Awards

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.

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.

Oct 31, 2018  |  Research and Impact

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.

Oct 24, 2018

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.