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Shaun Kellogg

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Aug 23, 2023

LASER Institute Builds Community of Scholars for Lifelong Connections, Future Collaboration

The LASER Institute held their third and final summer workshop, an intensive five-day program of learning labs, research planning sessions and guest speakers. 

Apr 27, 2023

AERA Workshop on Learning Analytics Graduate Programs Highlights Need for Curriculum Sharing

During the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting on April 13, faculty from learning analytics graduate programs across the country convened in a working group roundtable to discuss student competencies, curriculum and instructional approaches in order to improve existing programs and guide the increasing number of programs in development. 

Mar 29, 2023

Collaborative Team at Friday Institute, College of Education to Assess ATR Program Impact on Teaching and Learning in North Carolina with New NCDPI Grant

A recently funded one-year, $249,909 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) grant will allow a collaborative team from the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and the NC State College of Education to assess the impact of the teacher compensation models and advanced teaching roles (ATR) program on teaching and learning in North Carolina. 

Aug 2, 2022

Friday Institute and Duke University SSRI Partner to Better Understand the Impact of NC Summer Learning Programs

The Friday Institute’s Program Evaluation and Education Research Group, in partnership with the Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) at Duke University, has begun a qualitative research study of summer programs designed to mitigate the impacts of COVID on at-risk students. 

Jul 28, 2022

LASER Institute Scholars Gather for First In-Person Workshop for Learning, Community and Collaboration

The LASER Institute, a professional development program for early and mid-career researchers, held its first in-person weeklong summer workshop July 11-15 at the Friday Institute to support its scholars in their professional development throughout the year.  

Jun 15, 2022

LASER Institute Selects New Cohort of Scholars

The Learning Analytics in STEM Education Research (LASER) Institute, founded by the Friday Institute, has selected its cohort of LASER Institute scholars for the 2022-2023 academic year. 

May 10, 2022

Through a Mutually-Beneficial Model, the Friday Institute PEER Group is Making Space for Historically Marginalized Students in Education Research and Evaluation

In 2020, the PEER Group launched an internship program for undergraduate students that allowed student interns to receive training in leadership, educational research and evaluation techniques while contributing to PEER Group projects. 

Oct 5, 2021

Team of Researchers, Evaluators to Aid Science Teachers in Incorporating Environmental Health Issues into Teaching

The National Institute of Health Sciences has given a Science Education Partnership Award to a cross-sector team of researchers and evaluators that aims to improve teachers’ content knowledge and teaching strategies to integrate emerging environmental health issues into STEM instruction.  

Aug 2, 2021

LASER Institute Hosts Workshops in Laser Analytics, STEM Education for Current and Future LASER Scholars

The Learning Analytics in STEM Education Research (LASER) Institute hosted its first summer workshop for the initial cohort of LASER Institute scholars and will be hosting a free workshop for those interested in learning more about the program and its resources. 

Aug 25, 2020

Learning Analytics in STEM Education Research (LASER) Institute to Build Learning Analytics Capacity in STEM Education Research

To support early and mid-career STEM education researchers in building their learning analytics capacity, staff and faculty at the Friday Institute and the NC State College of Education are establishing the Learning Analytics in STEM Education Research (LASER) Institute.