2017-2018 Faculty Grants

Carrier, Sarah
2016-2018
“Building Climate Literacy and Coastal Hazard Resilience through Intergenerational Transfer”
Sponsored by NCSU Sea Grant PGM
$ 99,933

Carrier, Sarah
2017
“Elementary Science Leader Teachers”
Sponsored by STEM Education Initiative Grant
$20,000

Davis, Dennis
2017-2018
“Intensified Reading Instruction Embedded within Disciplinary Inquiry”
Sponsored by NCSU Faculty Research and Professional Development
$5,947

Davis, Dennis; McElhone, Dot; & Tenore, F. Blake
2017-2018
“A Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Examination of Teachers’ Specialized Knowledge for Supporting Reader-Text Interactions”
Sponsored by Spencer Foundation
$6493 (NC State amount)

Peng, Xiaobo; Eseryel, Deniz; Cui, Suxuia; Li, Lin; Zhang, Yongpeng; Yalvac, Bugrahan
2014-2017
“Widening Implementation of Evidence-Based Pedagogies in STEM Education (WEIP-STEM)”
Sponsored by Prairie View A&M University
$ 660,000

Peng, Xiaobo; Eseryel, Deniz; Zhang, Dongdong; Yalvac, Bugrahan
2014-2018
“Targeted Infusion Project: Building a Learner-Centered Cyberlearning Environment in Computer-aided Design Education”
Sponsored by Prairie View A&M University
$450,000

Money, Eric; Evans, Michael A.; Bunds, Kyle; McFarland, Betsy; Chrest, David
2017-2020
“GAPS (Geospatial Analytics for Problem Solving) for Hi-Tech Teens”
Sponsored by Burroughs Wellcome Fund
$175,006

Faulkner, Valerie; Duca, Alina; Walkowiak, Temple; Wilson, Jonee
2017-2018
“Building Professional Acumen of Elementary Teachers and Principals to Systematically Support the Implementation of the Common Core State Standards Mathematics (BullPack)”
Sponsored by UNC-General Administration
$ 303,901

Gray, DeLeon; Bryant, Lauren; Williams, Braska
2016-2019
“Developmentally Appropriate Strategies for Targeting Early Adolescents’ Motivation in STEM”
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
$ 1,149,906

Painter, Jason, Gray, DeLeon L., Blanchard, Margaret R.
2014-2018
“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

Hunt, Jessica
2017-2019
“CAREER: Fraction Activities and Assessments for Conceptual Teaching (FAACT) for Students with Learning Disabilities”
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
$ 412,642

Lee, (Chen), Crystal
2016-2017
“Critical Literacy as Common Ground: The Possibilities of African Immigrant Girls in New York City Schools and Community-Based Organizations”
Sponsored by American Association of University Women American Fellowship
$20,000
and by Teachers College Provost Doctoral Dissertation Grant 2017
$6,250

Manfra, Meghan
2017-2018
“The NC History Curriculum Design Project Overview”
Sponsored by NC Department of Public Instruction
$50,000

Manfra, Meghan
2016-2017
“Connecting Carolina: Integrating Primary Sources from the Library of Congress Collection in North Carolina’s History Classrooms”
Sponsored by Waynesburg University
$ 19,989

Manfra, Meghan
2012-2017
“Center for Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST)”
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
$71,330

Minogue, James; Borland, David; Russo, Marc
2013-2017
“ASPECT: Advancing Science Performance with Emerging Computer Technologies”
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
$ 449,643 

McConnell, David; Nietfeld, John
2017-2020
“Recalibrating Student Learning in Introductory Geoscience Courses Through the Use of a Web-Based Assessment Tool”
Sponsored by NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education
$299,995

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
2013-2017
“Flipping the Script: Using Short Videos to Promote Learning in Introductory Geoscience Courses”
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
$355,508

Oliver, Kevin
2015-2018
“iNnovative Exploration of Science and Technology (iNEST)”
Sponsored by Burroughs Wellcome Fund
$180,256

Oliver, Kevin M.; Pritchard, Ruie J.; Wiseman, Angela M.
2016-2018
“Finnish Connections, Collections, and Reflections”
Sponsored by Triangle Community Foundation’s Borchardt Fund
$211,406

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

Mark Warschauer (PI); Rutherford, Teomara (Co-PI)
2015-2020
“Investigating Virtual Learning Environments”
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
$2,500,000

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

Sabornie, Edward
2016-2017
“NCSIP IHE Partnership”
Sponsored by NC Department of Public Instruction
$9,935

Sabornie, Edward; Crossland, Cathy
2017
“A Longitudinal Examination of Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) in North Carolina Public Schools”
Sponsored by NC Department of Public Instruction
$130,962

Spires, Hiller A.
2016–2019
“Teaching and Leading Literacy: Graduate Scholarships for Teachers”
Sponsored by the W. Trent Ragland Foundation
$75,000

Spires, Hiller
2014-2019
“Suzhou North America High School: Connecting to the Future”
Sponsored by Wuzhong Group
$ 1,467,980

Spires, Hiller A.
2017-2017
“New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute in Kenya”
Sponsored by Office of International Affairs (Travel Grant)
$5,000

Spires, Hiller A.
2014-2017
“Suzhou North America High School: Connecting to the Future”
Sponsored by Wuzhong Group
$1,467,980

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

Sztajn, Paola
2015-2019
“Collaborative Research: An Impact Study to Examine the Efficacy of a Mathematics Professional Development Program for Elementary Teachers”
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
$ 1,532,932

Sztajn, Paola
2014-2018
“Collaborative Research: Teaching Inquiry-Oriented Mathematics: Establishing Supports”
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
$ 549,836

Sztajn, Paola; Holt, W.
2010-2017
“Contextual Research-Empirical–Building a Conceptual Model of Learning-Trajectory Based Instruction”
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
$ 1,707,200

Sztajn, Paola; Heck, D.
2010-2017
“Project AIM: All Included in Mathematics”
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
$ 2,913,433

Thomson, Margareta M.
2018-2022
“Environmental Health Research Experiences for Teachers in High-Poverty
Schools: A Professional Development Program”
Sponsored by the National Institute of Health (NIH)
$ 497,530. 00

Walkowiak, Temple
2016-2019
“Assessing the Structure of Knowledge in Teaching Mathematics”
Sponsored by Indiana University
$ 401,287

Walkowiak, Temple A.; Fleener, Mattie J.; Carrier, Sarah J.; Thomson, Margareta M.; Porter, Stephen R.; McIntyre, Ellen; Minogue, James; McEachin, Andrew; Maher, Michael J.
2011-2018
“PROJECT ATOMS: Accomplished Elementary Teachers of Mathematics and Science”
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
$ 3,166,758