Our Research: Solving Problems, Changing Lives
Our faculty and research associates engage in research across disciplines and fields to advance knowledge and solve some of the most important educational problems in North Carolina and beyond. As globally-recognized experts, they are transforming the practice of teaching, learning and leading.
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Why Our Research Matters
We transform teaching and learning environments
across the lifespan.
“We have world-class researchers and scholars who are shaping policy, advancing the field, improving the practice of education and changing lives.”
– Mary Ann Danowitz, D.Ed.
Dean, NC State College of Education
Our faculty and researchers are addressing pressing educational problems. Their areas of strength include:
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Why is it Important for K-12 Students to Understand Data and Statistics? ‘Understanding How Data is Used, How It’s Collected and Why It’s Collected Helps You Understand That You Can Be Empowered By It or You Can Be Manipulated By It,’ Says Professor Hollylynne Lee
Why is it Important to Have a Diverse Educator Workforce? ‘Positions of Influence, Power and Authority in Our Educational System Should Reflect the Multicultural Society in Which We Live,’ Says Associate Professor Anna Egalite
Ask the Expert: How Can Teachers Address Climate Change in the Classroom? ‘I Believe That Explicit Discussion About Why There are Differences in How We View Climate Change Would Do Well in a Classroom,’ Says Assistant Professor K.C. Busch
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‘I Want The Folks in Our Society to Be Data Literate So That We Are Making Good Decisions Together for the Good of the World,’ Says Professor Hollylynne Lee During Cherry Award Lecture
Karen Hollebrands Named College of Education’s Associate Dean for Research and Innovation
Free Resources Developed by Assistant Teaching Professor Kevin Sutton Help K-12 Students Learn About STEM, Aviation
Karen Hollebrands, Ph.D.
Interim Associate Dean for Research and Innovation
Research Development Office
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