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.”
– Karen Hollebrands, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research and Innovation,
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 Help My Students With Reading Comprehension? ‘The More We Can Integrate What We Call Reading Instruction with What We Call Content Area Instruction, the Better,’ Says Associate Professor Dennis Davis
How Can Developing Strong Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK) Help Teachers Better Engage Their Students in Science Learning? ‘PCK Enables Teachers to Translate Their Content Knowledge into Forms That are More Accessible and Comprehensible to Students,’ Says Professor Soonhye Park
How Can Educators Support Students Through Transformative Learning Experiences? ‘The Difference Between Learning That Really Changes Us for the Better and Learning That Has Little Impact is Often Tied to the Extent to Which We Exercise That Learning,’ Says Associate Professor Chad Hoggan
Research Centers and Institutes
Research NewsMore Stories
Video from Friday Institute, College of Education Researchers Wins Facilitators Choice Award at 2022 STEM for All Video Showcase
Assistant Professor Lam Pham Receives Emerging Scholar Award from AERA School Turnaround and Reform Special Interest Group
New NCDPI Grant Will Facilitate Training of 1,100 Educators to Teach Computer Science in Every Middle and High School in North Carolina
Karen Hollebrands, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research and Innovation
Research Development Office
We offer a wide range of pre-award and post-award services.