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Title: Changing Teaching Practice: Integrating the C3 Framework through Action Research

Project Team: PI-Meghan Manfra  John Lee 

Sponsor: Spencer Foundation

Project Total: $49,884

Title: IRAPID: Informal Learning about Urban Ecology through Community-Engaged Research as a Pathway to Persistence for Disaster-Impacted Students

Project Team: PI- Madhusudan Katti (CNR-Forest and Environmental Resources)  Deniz Eseryel  Kelly Mulvey (CHASS)  Darby Orcutt (NCSU Libraries) 

Sponsor: National Science Foundation

Project Total: $199,721

Title: NC State Improvement Project IHE Partnership

Project Team: PI-Jamie Pearson 

Sponsor: NC Department of Public Instruction/US Dept. of Education

Project Total: $10,000

Title: CAREER: The Measurement and Influence of Mathematics Motivation in a Digital Context

Project Team:

Sponsor: National Science Foundation

Project Total: $978,024

Title: Preparing Teachers who are Content Leaders v.2—English as a Second Language Cohort Program

Project Team: PI-John Lee  Paola Sztajn 

Sponsor: Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools

Project Total: $153,118

Title: Preservice Educators Reimagining Core Experiences in Physics Teaching

Project Team: PI-James Minogue 

Sponsor: National Science Foundation

Project Total: $733,392

Title: A Learning Environment to Support Comprehension Monitoring with Informational Science Text

Project Team: PI-John Nietfeld  Marc Russo (COD)  Sr Personnel: James Minogue 

Sponsor: NSF

Project Total: $​1,469,395

Title: A Formative Evaluation Of The Ylearning Program

Project Team: PI-Dennis Davis 

Sponsor: ​YMCA of the Triangle

Project Total: $4,579

Title: Multimodal Visitor Analytics: Investigating Naturalistic Engagement with Interactive Tabletop Science Exhibits

Project Team: PI- ​James Lester (Eng)  James Minogue 

Sponsor: National Science Foundation

Project Total: $ ​1,951,956

Title: ​Environmental Health Research Experiences for Teachers in High-Poverty Schools: A Professional Development Program

Project Team: PI-Margareta M. Thomson  Reade Roberts (COS) 

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Project Total: $​497,530

Title: Recalibrating Student Learning in Introductory Geoscience Courses Through the Use of A Web-Based Assessment Tool

Project Team: PI- David McConnell (COS)  John Nietfeld 

Sponsor: National Science Foundation

Project Total: $​299,995

Title: ​CAREER: Fraction Activities and Assessments for Conceptual Teaching (FAACT) for Students with Learning Disabilities

Project Team: PI-Jessica Hunt 

Sponsor: National Science Foundation

Project Total: $411,877

Title: GAPS (Geospatial Analytics for Problem Solving) for Hi-Tech Teens

Project Team: PI- Eric Money (Center for Earth Observation-CNR.)  Soonhye Park   

Sponsor: Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Project Total: $175,006

Title: Developmentally Appropriate Strategies for Targeting EarlyAdolescents’ Motivation in STEM

Project Team: PI-DeLeon Gray  Lauren Bryant  Braska Williams  Mary Ann Wolf 

Sponsor: National Science Foundation

Project Total: $1,011,821

Title: Assessing the Structure of Knowledge in Teaching Mathematics

Project Team: PI-Temple Walkowiak 

Sponsor: Indiana University/NSF

Project Total: $401,287

Title: Preparing Teachers for Cultural Connections, Collections, and Reflections through Technology

Project Team: PI-Kevin Oliver  Ruie Pritchard 

Sponsor: Triangle Community Foundation

Project Total: $279,904

Title: Evaluation For Actionable Change: A Data-Driven Approach

Project Team: Tiffany Barnes (Computer Science-Eng) 

Sponsor: National Science Foundation

Project Total: $799,837

Title: Investigating Virtual Learning Environments

Project Team:

Sponsor: University of California-Irvine/National Science Foundation

Project Total: $105,687

Title: iNnovative Exploration of Science and Technology (iNEST)

Project Team: PI-Kevin Oliver  Eric Wiebe 

Sponsor: Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Project Total: $177,428

Title: Suzhou North America High School: Connecting to the Future

Project Team: PI-Hiller Spires 

Sponsor: Wuzhong Group

Project Total: $3,377,539

Title: PROJECT ATOMS: Accomplished Elementary Teachers of Mathematics and Science

Project Team: PI-Temple Walkowiak  Stephen Porter  Jayne Fleener  Sarah Carrier  Margareta M. Thomson  James Minogue   

Sponsor: National Science Foundation

Project Total: $3,116,758