North Carolina State University

For The Development And Evaluation Of MOOCs For Teacher Professional Learning

  • Amount
    $500,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    11/16/2015
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at North Carolina State University focuses on creating a next-generation education system. The institute will develop MOOCs as effective professional development for educators and conduct research on the potential of these courses to provide cost-effective professional learning for large numbers of educators. This project addresses the critical need to prepare the nation’s educators to focus on students’ deeper learning skills and dispositions and to develop personalized, technology-enhanced approaches that enable students to become deep learners.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.ncsu.edu/ 
Address
1890 Main Campus Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695
Grants to this Grantee
for the development and evaluation of MOOCs for teacher professional learning  
The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at North Carolina State University focuses on creating a next-generation education system. The institute will develop MOOCs as effective professional development for educators and conduct research on the potential of these courses to provide cost-effective professional learning for large numbers of educators. This project addresses the critical need to prepare the nation’s educators to focus on students’ deeper learning skills and dispositions and to develop personalized, technology-enhanced approaches that enable students to become deep learners.

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