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Producer of Doctorates in STEM Education in U.S.
in Education Research Activity in N.C.
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Made up of a diverse group of thinkers and doers, NC State’s STEM Ed faculty and staff are rich in the experience and knowledge that brings learning to life.
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Our research tackles a variety of faculty and student interests and looks to solve some of the biggest issues facing educators and their students today.
“The opportunities within the NC State College of Education’s Department of STEM Education are wonderful and far beyond what I imagined when I applied to the program.”
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Jul 22, 2021
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
Addressing the topic of climate change in the classroom involves more than just teaching about science and data, says Assistant Professor K.C. Busch, Ph.D. There is the scientific side --...
Jul 16, 2021
Scholarship Support Helped Sarah Brown ’21 Find Her Passion for Education, Helped Prepare Her High School Science Classroom for Future Students
In high school, Sarah Brown ’21 spent most of her time working as a camp counselor and discovered how much she loved teaching and working with kids, but it wasn’t...
Jul 13, 2021
Book Co-authored by Professor Aaron Clark Aims to Help Students Succeed in Engineering Graphics Courses
A new book co-authored by Aaron Clark, Ed.D., professor of technology, engineering, and design education and head of the Department of STEM Education in the NC State College of Education,...