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Interdisciplinary Research Hubs

Dec 5, 2023

NC State College of Education to Launch 3 Interdisciplinary Research Hubs as Part of New Strategic Plan

NC State’s College of Education will form three Interdisciplinary Research Hubs that cut across disciplines to generate creative and innovative solutions to address some of the most pressing challenges in education as part of the implementation of its Strategic Plan: 2023-2030. 

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Nov 29, 2023

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I’ve Personally Always Viewed Myself as a Teacher Educator’ Says Jerianne Taylor ’04EDD

Enrolling in drafting classes as a high school student paved the way for Jerianne Taylor '04EDD to become an educator. Now, she prepares future technology education teachers as a professor and director of the Career and Technical Education program at Appalachian State University. 

Nov 28, 2023

William A. Sandoval Named Head of NC State’s Department of STEM Education

William A. Sandoval—an expert on educational design research who is widely recognized for developing the technique of conjecture mapping—will be the next head of the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education with NC State’s College of Education, effective Jan. 1, 2024. 

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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. 

Oct 30, 2023

Associate Professor Erin Krupa Appointed Senior Faculty Fellow at Friday Institute

Associate Professor Erin Krupa has been appointed as a senior faculty fellow at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, beginning Oct. 11, 2023. Friday Institute senior faculty fellows are chosen by the Friday Institute executive director, serve a five-year term, provide leadership and direction for the Friday Institute by serving on the Friday Institute leadership team and contribute to the overall intellectual life of the Friday Institute. 

Oct 30, 2023

Catalyst Grants Support Educators to Improve Instruction, Access and Advocacy

Since 2018, the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and NC State’s College of Education have provided funding for more than 20 research projects through Catalyst Grants to support collaborative research projects between faculty and staff of the two groups and aid research that could lead to further inquiry and support. 

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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. 

Oct 20, 2023

Distinguished Professor Hollylynne Lee Receives 2023 William D. Warde Statistics Education Award

Hollylynne Lee, a Distinguished Professor of mathematics and statistics education in NC State’s College of Education, has been named the recipient of the 2023 William D. Warde Statistics Education Award. 

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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.