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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How Can I Get Comfortable With Integrating Technology in My Classroom? ‘Practice the Tool Before You Have the Students Use It. Go Through the Tasks and Assess the Purpose for Why You’re Using the Tool,’ Says Assistant Professor Ruby Ellis
How Can School Principals Provide Effective Leadership During Difficult Times? By Practicing the ‘Three C’s,’ Says Professor Lance Fusarelli
Why is it Important for Students to Feel a Sense of Belonging at School? ‘Students Choose to be in Environments That Make Them Feel a Sense of Fit,’ Says Associate Professor DeLeon Gray
Research Centers and Institutes
Research NewsMore Stories
Assistant Professors Michael Little and Timothy Drake Aim to Enhance Pre-K Through 3rd Grade Principal Practice with Grant-funded Project
Associate Professor Anna Egalite Ranked Among Education Week’s Top 200 Scholars Who had the Biggest Influence on Educational Practice and Policy for 3rd Consecutive Year
Associate Professor Christy Byrd Will Help Develop Tool To Measure STEM Identities of African American Students Through Work on Grant-funded Project
Karen Hollebrands, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research and Innovation
Research Development Office
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