2015-2016 Faculty Grants

Carrier, Sarah J., Stevenson, Kathryn T., Peterson, Markus N., Moore, Susan E., Strnad, Renee
2016 – 2018
“Fostering climate literacy and coastal hazard resilience in coastal communities through
K-12 education”
Sponsored by NC Sea Grant
$100,000.00

Carrier, Sarah J.
2015 – 2017
“Muddy Sneakers program evaluation”
Sponsored by Muddy Sneakers, Inc.
$65,731.00

Carrier, Sarah J.
2014 – 2016
“Building Ocean and Climate Literacy in North Carolina through a Project WET
Climate Literacy Module”
Sponsored by NC Sea Grant
$99,933.00

Crossland, Cathy L., Nietfeld, John L.
2015 – 2016
“WRITE LOCAL: A Community-Driven Platform for K-12 Writing and STEM Engagement”
Sponsored by SAS Institute, Inc., Private
$137,265.00

Peng, Xiaobo, Eseryel, Deniz, Zhang, Dongdong, Yalvac, Bugrahan
2014 – 2017
“Targeted Infusion Project: Building a Learner-Centered Cyberlearning Environment in
Computer-Aided Design Education”
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
$450,000.00

Peng, Xiaobo, Eseryel, Deniz, Cui, Suxuia, Li, Lin, Zhang, Yongpeng, Yalvac, Bugrahan
2014 – 2017
“Widening Implementation of Evidence-Based Pedagogies in STEM Education”
Sponsored by U.S. Department of Education, Minority Science and Engineering
Improvement
$660,000.00

Evans, Michael A.
2015 – 2016
“NC State Libraries Alt-Textbook Project”
Sponsored by NC State Libraries, North Carolina State University
$1,500.00

Painter, Jason, Gray, DeLeon L., Blanchard, Margaret R.
2014 – 2017
“STEM Career Clubs: Enhancing the Potential of Underrepresented Students in STEM Careers through a Strategic Teaming Model”
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
$1,199,286.00

Grifenhagen, Jill F.
2015 – 2016
“Picture Referencing to Support Vocabulary Learning Through Book Reading”
Sponsored by Faculty Research and Professional Development Program-NC State University,
North Carolina State University
$12,000.00

Lee, John K.
2013 – 2015
“Joint TPS Grant for North Carolina State University”
Sponsored by Library of Congress – Illinois State University
$54,963.00

Manfra, Meghan M.
2012 – 2017
“Center for Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST)”
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
$71,330.00

Manfra, Meghan M.
2016 – 2017
“Connecting Carolina: Integrating Primary Sources from the Library of Congress Collection in North Carolina’s History Classrooms”
Sponsored by Library of Congress
$19,989.00

Minogue, James, Borland, David, Russo, Marc
2013-2016
“ASPECT: Advancing Science Performance with Emerging Computer Technologies”
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
$449, 643.00

Nietfeld, John L.
2015 – 2017
“Advancing Environmental Literacy Measurements through and evaluation of the Muddy Sneakers program”
Sponsored by Muddy Sneakers, Inc.
$58,779.00

Nietfeld, John L.
2013 – 2016
“Flipping the Script: Using Short Videos to Promote Learning in Introductory Geoscience Courses”
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
$355,508.00

Oliver, Kevin M.
2016
“iNnovative Exploration of Science and Technology (iNEST)”
Sponsored by Burroughs Wellcome Fund
$177,000.00

Oliver, Kevin M.
2016
“Preparing Teachers for Cultural Connections, Collections, and Reflections through Technology”
Sponsored by Triangle Community Foundation, Borchardt Fund
$209,904.00

Osborne, Susan S., Sabornie, Edward J.
2016
“North Carolina School Improvement Project”
Sponsored by NC Department of Public Instruction
$10,000.00

Osborne, Susan S.
2015 – 2016
“Methods and Materials for Learning Disabilities: On Line”
Sponsored by DELTA – NC State, North Carolina State University
$8,000.00

Osborne, Susan S., Sabornie, Edward J.
2015
“North Carolina School Improvement Project”
Sponsored by NC Department of Public Instruction
$20,000.00

Pritchard, Ruie J., Oliver, Kevin M.
2016 – 2018
“Preparing Teachers for Cultural Connections, Collections, and Reflections through Technology”
Sponsored by Borchardt Grant, Triangle Community Foundation
$211,406.00

Pritchard, Ruie J., Oliver, Kevin M., Wiseman, Angela M.
2016 – July 2018
“Finnish Connections, Collections, and Reflections”
Sponsored by Triangle Community Foundation’s Borchardt Fund

Pritchard, Ruie J.
2015
Sponsored by National Fulbright Association
$4,200.00

Rutherford, Teomara A.
2015 – 2016
“Understanding the Ecology of Educational Change through the Creation of a Multi-Faceted Dataset”
Sponsored by North Carolina State University Faculty Research and Professional Development Grant, North Carolina State University
$4,000.00

Rutherford, Teomara A.
2015 – 2020
“Investigating Virtual Learning Environments”
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
$2,500,000.00

Rutherford, Teomara A., Barnes, Tiffany M., Lynch, Collin F.
2016 – 2018
“Evaluation for Actionable Change: A Data-Driven Approach”
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
$799,837.00

Sabornie, Edward J.
2016 – 2021
“North Carolina School Improvement Project”
Sponsored by NC Department of Public Instruction
$50,000

Spires, Hiller A.
2016 – 2019
“Teaching and Leading Literacy: Graduate Scholarships for Teachers”
Sponsored by the W. Trent Ragland Foundation
$75,000.00

Spires, Hiller A.
2015 – 2017
“Graduate Assistant Support for Beijing Royal School Teacher Cohorts.”
Sponsored by Beijing Royal School, Beijing, China
$51,000.00

Spires, Hiller A.
2014 – 2017
“Suzhou North America High School: Connecting to the Future”
Sponsored by Wuzhong Group
$1,467,980.00

Spires, Hiller A.
2015 – 2016
“Teaching and Leading Literacy: Graduate Scholarships for Teachers”
Sponsored by CED Excellence Fund, North Carolina State University
$40,000.00

Sztajn, Paola, Heck, D., Malzhan, K.
2015-2019
“Collaborative Research: All Included in Mathematics: Extension and Dissemination”
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
$1,999,932.00

Paola Sztajn, Heck, D.
2010-2017
“Project AIM: All Included in Mathematics”
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
$2,788,628

Paola Sztajn, Holt, W.
2010-2017
“Contextual Research Empirical—Building a Conceptual Model of Learning Trajectory-Based Instruction”
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
$1, 519,931

Walkowiak, Temple A., Fleener, Mattie J., Carrier, Sarah J., Thomson,
Margareta M., Porter, Stephen R., McIntyre, Ellen, Minogue, James, McEachin,
Andrew, Maher, Michael J.
2011 – 2016
“PROJECT ATOMS:  Accomplished Elementary Teachers of Mathematics and Science”
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
$3,166,758.00

Wiseman, Angela M.
2015 – 2016
“Communities United for Success in Family Literacy”
Sponsored by Extension, Engagement, & Economic Development Seed Grant, North
Carolina State University
$10,000.00