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Hollylynne Lee

Apr 11, 2024

Distinguished University Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Education Hollylynne Lee Leads Team Named Finalist in 2023-24 Tools Competition

A team of developers at NC State and RTI International, led by Distinguished University Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Education Hollylynne Lee, are finalists in the Preparing for the 21st Century World track of the 2023-24 Tools Competition. 

Feb 29, 2024

Doctoral Student Brayan Diaz Explores Benefits of Screen-based vs. Paper-based Literacy Learning in Recently Published Article

Doctoral student Brayan Diaz is the lead author on a recently published article that explores the use and impact of digital tools on literacy education. 

Feb 20, 2024

Associate Professor K.C. Busch Receives NARST 2024 Early Career Research Award

Associate Professor K.C. Busch has been honored by the National Association for Research in Science Education with the 2024 Early Career Research Award. 

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Nov 2, 2023

Pre-service Teachers Will Be Better Prepared to Use Technology in Secondary Mathematics Classrooms Through Grant-funded Project Led By Associate Dean Karen Hollebrands

NC State College of Education Associate Dean Karen Hollebrands, along with Assistant Professor Ruby Ellis and Friday Institute for Educational Innovation Senior Research Scholar Gemma Mojica, are ensuring future teachers are prepared with the skills to effectively use technology and lead discussions in mathematics classrooms through a new, grant-funded project. 

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Oct 23, 2023

Associate Teaching Professor Cyndi Edgington, Assistant Professors Robin Anderson and Ruby Ellis Will Prepare Pre-service Educators to Teach Mathematics in Diverse Settings Through Grant-funded Project

A group of faculty members in NC State’s College of Education are hoping to challenge the perception that mathematics teaching and learning is a one-size-fits-all approach through work on a new, grant-funded project. 

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Oct 17, 2023

Professor Carla Johnson Partners with College of Engineering, International Companies to Prepare New Professionals for Careers in Artificial Intelligence, Data Science

NC State College of Education Professor Carla Johnson is partnering with several national and international companies to help diversify the STEM workforce by preparing more than 30 people for careers in data science and artificial intelligence (AI). 

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Oct 16, 2023

Publication and Presentation Roundup: A Look at Scholarly Work from College of Education Researchers from April-September, 2023

Faculty, staff and research associates at the NC State College of Education, including its Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, are publishing their research related to pressing educational topics in journals and sharing their work through national and international presentations. 

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Oct 12, 2023

College of Education Awarded $5.6 Million in Grant Funding From July Through September, 2023

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $5,609,113 to support 12 projects from July 1 through Sept. 30, 2023. 

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Sep 25, 2023

Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Meg Blanchard Working on Collaborative Project to Develop New Short-Wave Infrared Light Camera

Engineers, scientists and educators at NC State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are collaborating to develop a new SWIR (short-wave infrared) light camera and recruit the next generation of engineers. 

Aug 18, 2023

How Can Game-based Learning Improve Student Achievement in STEM? ‘We See the Immediate Benefits of Having Students More Interested in Learning,’ Says Professor Emeritus Eric Wiebe

When students engage in game-based learning in STEM classrooms, they not only learn content, but learn the practices they will need to be successful in STEM subjects, according to NC State College of Education Professor Emeritus Eric Wiebe.