research

Jan 24, 2020

Associate Professor Jessica Hunt to Develop Game to Help Students with Learning Disabilities Understand Fractions, Explore STEM Careers

Building upon a series of tasks she developed through a National Science Foundation CAREER grant, Associate Professor Jessica Hunt, Ph.D., will use a new, $1.4 million NSF grant to develop a game to help students with learning disabilities understand fractions through real-world applications.

Jan 23, 2020

Marbles Kids Museum, Families and Museums Exploring (FAME) Partnership to Receive Award from N.C. Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Center

A partnership between the Families and Museums Exploring (FAME) Project and Marbles Kids Museum that gave North Carolina families a chance to participate in STEM-related activities with the goal of increasing childrens’ interest in science, math and technology will be recognized with an award from the North Carolina Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Center this spring.

Jan 22, 2020

Paper Authored by Assistant Professor Jonee Wilson Recognized with Early Career Publication Award

A paper authored by Assistant Professor Jonee Wilson will be honored this spring with an Early Career Publication Award, as the findings from her work help to inform her latest NSF grant-funded project.

Jan 13, 2020

Ask the Expert: What is STEM Education? A Way to Foster Innovation, Invention and Creativity, Says Associate Professor Cameron Denson

What is STEM education? In a new series called Ask the Expert, NC State College of Education Associate Professor Cameron Denson explains STEM education, why it is important to K-12 students and how his research is helping to improve access to STEM for underrepresented students.

Jan 8, 2020

Melissa Franch ’12: ‘Skills I Developed During Teaching Have Transferred Naturally to the Research Environment and Continue to Help Me Become a Successful Scientist’

After earning a double major in science education and biological sciences from NC State and teaching high school biology for three years, Melissa Franch ’12 is pursuing a Ph.D. in neuroscience and conducting research on the neural correlates of social behavior such as cooperation. Her older brother, who has nonverbal autism, and her father, an environmental scientist, inspired her interest in science.

Jan 8, 2020

Assistant Professor Anna Egalite Ranks Among Education Week’s Top 200 Education Scholars Who Influenced Educational Practice and Policy in 2019

Education Week’s 2020 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Rankings ranked Assistant Professor Anna Egalite among the Top 200 education scholars who had the biggest influence on educational practice and policy in 2019.

Jan 7, 2020

Article Co-Authored by Associate Dean Paola Sztjain Among NSF’s Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education (CADRE)’s Most Viewed Resources of 2019

An article co-authored by Associate Dean for Research and Innovation Paola Sztjain, Ph.D., was one of the National Science Foundation’s Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education’s most viewed resources of 2019.

Jan 6, 2020

InHerSight: A Thousand Paper Cuts: Microaggressions in the Workplace

NC State College of Education Professor Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, Ph.D., discusses different types of microaggressions and how their impact on the workplace should be considered "a public health issue." 

Jan 6, 2020

Understanding Neurodiversity with Belk Center Postdoctoral Scholar Monique N. Colclough

Monique Colclough, Ph.D., a postdoctoral scholar working with the NC State College of Education's Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, is researching neurodiversity in higher education. She specifically focuses on how students who have autism can be best supported academically and holistically as institutions rethink how student success is defined and measured.

Dec 16, 2019

NC State College of Education Faculty, Alumni Address Need for Teacher Diversity at DRIVE Summit

NC State College of Education faculty and alumni discussed the importance of diversity in the classroom and ways to bring more educators of color into the field during the DRIVE Summit held Dec. 10, 2019.