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Tag: Teacher Education and Learning Sciences

Valerie Faulkner

Nov 20, 2020

Teaching the Pack: Valerie Faulkner

Valerie Faulkner, Ph.D., teaching associate professor in the Teacher Education and Learning Sciences department, and other teachers in the College of Education are adapting to online instruction themselves while supporting future teachers in doing so. 

Cigdem Meral

Sep 18, 2020

Doctoral Student Cigdem Meral ‘21PHD is Inspired to Improve Learning and Classroom Instruction For Special Education Students in Turkey Through the Use of Technology

When Cigdem Meral ‘21PHD was a child in Istanbul, Turkey, one of her teachers played educational content on the only computer in the classroom. And the idea of learning new things through technology fascinated her and sparked her interest in educational technology. 

The Literacy Space

Sep 16, 2020

Excellence Fund Helps The Literacy Space Provide Reading Support Services for Elementary School Students, Creates Professional Development Opportunities

As a result of donations to the NC State College of Education Excellence Fund, the Wolfpack Readers Program was able to establish The Literacy Space, an off-campus location that provides direct services to elementary school children who need extra support in reading. 

Meet Our Incoming Students

Aug 18, 2020

Meet Our Incoming Students: Three of Our Newest Graduate Students

The NC State College of Education welcomed over 450 graduate students this fall. Meet three of the college’s newest graduate students -- each of them coming from various backgrounds and professions. 

Beth Shaver

Aug 4, 2020

Gilder Lehrman North Carolina History Teacher of the Year Beth Shaver ‘24PHD: ‘Every Day I Get to Share My Passion for American History. I Get the Opportunity to be a Full-time Storyteller and Bring History to Life’

Beth Shaver ‘24PHD, an AP United States History and African American Studies teacher at Holly Springs High School and a 14-year educator, was named the 2020 North Carolina History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute. 

Jessica DeCuir-Gunby Quote

Jul 23, 2020

Professor Jessica T. DeCuir-Gunby Named Head of Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences (TELS)

Jessica T. DeCuir-Gunby, Ph.D., will be the next head of the NC State College of Education’s Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences (TELS), effective Aug. 1. She will succeed John K. Lee, Ph.D., who became the college’s associate dean for faculty and academic affairs July 1, 2020. 

Nada Wafa

Nov 5, 2019

NC State College of Education Doctoral Student Awarded Fully-Funded Opportunity to Present Research at International Conference on Education and Global Studies in Japan

Doctoral student Nada Wafa ’11, ’19MS, ’22PHD, has been awarded a fully-funded opportunity to present her thesis research at the International Conference on Education and Global Studies in Osaka, Japan. 

Shiyan Jiang

Aug 14, 2019

Meet Shiyan Jiang: ‘Learning is a Curiosity-Driven Process’

Assistant Professor Shiyan Jiang, Ph.D., is one of several new faculty joining the NC State College of Education for the 2019-20 academic year. 

Wolf statue and the Park Alumni Center.

Jun 11, 2018

NC State Education Researchers Receive $1.5 Million NSF Grant to Implement Science Learning Environments

NC State Education Professor and Principal Investigator John Nietfeld will receive a $1.5 million National Science Foundation grant for a three-year project entitled A Learning Environment to Support Comprehension Monitoring with Informational Science Text. Education Associate Professor James Minogue serves as a Research Associate and Design Associate Professor Marc Russo serves as a co-PI on this project. 

Wolf statue and the Park Alumni Center.

Apr 10, 2018

DeCuir-Gunby to Receive NC State Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award

Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, professor of educational psychology in the NC State College of Education, will receive the 2018-19 Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award later this month. The honor recognizes faculty who excel in the classroom, laboratory and in the field.