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Nov 18, 2015

Teaching Math Aloud – and Visually

Education faculty are leading the way in National Science Foundation-funded research on innovative ways to teach math.  

Oct 14, 2015

Big Brother Meets Crowdsourcing

An NC State researcher speaks at the National Institutes of Health this week, showing how communities can use public webcams and crowdsourcing to track transportation and physical activity.  

Oct 5, 2015

5 Questions on School Choice With Anna Egalite

Education faculty member Anna Egalite previews her school voucher presentation in Washington, D.C. 

Sep 29, 2015

Literacy Expert Pushes ‘Play’ on Educational Games

What do playing a computer game and reading a book have in common? Both can immerse students and help them build reading skills, according to NC State research. 

Aug 31, 2015

Dialect Influences Appalachian Students’ Experiences in College

Students who speak a stigmatized dialect may be at a disadvantage in the classroom.  

Aug 28, 2015

Study: Better Signs Could Help Reduce Friction Between Motorists, Bicyclists

Researchers find "Bicycles May Use Full Lane" sign more effective than "Share the Road." 

Jul 7, 2015

Finding an Off Switch in Wood Formation

NC State findings about a pathway in plant development could lead to improvements in biofuel, pulp and paper production. 

Jun 30, 2015

Where the Wild Things Aren’t: Cats Avoid Places Coyotes Roam

An NC State animal tracking expert says the first large-scale study of 74 million U.S. domestic cats shows they hunt close to home. 

Jun 29, 2015

Long-term Survey to Follow College Students’ Experiences With Faith, Diversity

An NC State education professor is helping lead a national, four-year study of college students' interfaith experiences at 130 campuses. 

May 6, 2015

Study: Part-Time College Faculty Crave Respect, Office Space

A new study of part-time faculty members' job satisfaction shows ways colleges and universities can offer support, from providing office space to a place at the table when decisions are made.