programs: Topic Areas Leadership & Professional Development

ASSIST Center Pre-College Education Outreach Program

The ASSIST Center has developed partnerships with 11 middle and high schools to enhance teachers’ engineering content knowledge and teaching methods, bring nanosystems engineering concepts into the classroom, involve high school students in ASSIST research, and thereby increase the diversity and enrollment of domestic students in university engineering degree programs.

Digital Learning Collaborative

The Digital Learning Collaborative (DLC) promotes pedagogical shifts in digital learning environments in order to inspire, innovate and educate. We engage educators at all levels to provide innovative approaches to support digital learning and teaching. Our work addresses three core areas: State and District-wide Digital Transition Planning, Leadership Team Coaching, and Professional Development.

Massive Open Online Courses for Educators (MOOC-Ed)

Massive Online Open Courses for Educators, or MOOC-Eds, are professional development experiences that will engage you in new technology-enabled learning opportunities that are becoming widely used for both adults and students. Each of the MOOC-Ed courses will include core resources and supplemental materials around a specific topic, while also allowing for a great deal of… Read More

Coming Soon: CINC 2015 Tour

2015 Mini Connecting in North Carolina (CINC) Faculty/Staff Development Tour May 13 – 14, 2015 (Tentative)   So, what are the tour plans for May, 2015?  Will the bus travel to the east, to the south, to the north, or to the west?  Who knows at this point?  No one, not really!  Typically, we begin… Read More

CINC 2014 Week 4: Carver Machine Works

This is part four of a four-part series on the 2014 Mini Connecting in North Carolina Faculty and Staff Development tour. To view the other entries in the series, click here. Week 4 of the Series: Carver Machine Works After eating a delicious lunch in historic Bath, NC, and listening to a presentation by Mr.Barry Nash with the NC State… Read More

CINC 2014 Week 3: Flanders Corporation

This is part three of a four-part series on the 2014 Mini Connecting in North Carolina Faculty and Staff Development tour. To view the other entries in the series, click here. Week 3 of the series: Flanders Corporation  The visit with Davenport was a great shared experience for Mini-CINC tour participants to discuss as we rode to our next manufacturer, a… Read More

CINC 2014 Week 2: JP Davenport & Sons

This is part two of a four-part series on the 2014 Mini Connecting in North Carolina Faculty and Staff Development tour. To view the other entries in the series, click here. Week 2 of the series: JP Davenport & Sons The first stop along the Mini CINC Tour took us off the major highway and past the seemingly endless flat… Read More

CINC 2014 Week 1: Tour Overview

This is part one of a four-part series on the 2014 Mini Connecting in North Carolina Faculty and Staff Development tour. To view the other entries in the series, click here. Week 1 of the series: Highlights and overview of the Mini-CINC tour Sponsored by the Provost, the Vice Provost for Outreach and Engagement and the Vice Provost for… Read More

Doing Business in China Class

This interactive course is designed to give a general overview of business in China, focusing on understanding Chinese culture aspects that affect business in China. Topics covered include simple business Chinese phrases, Chinese business culture, etiquette, communication techniques, how to build and maintain business relationships, etc. We will also have special guest speakers to share… Read More

Chinese Language Classes

Confucius Institute at NC State University offers five proficiency levels of Chinese Language Classes from basic introductory Chinese to advanced topics. Whether you learned or not learned Chinese before, there always has a class suits your needs. Our language class program has been offered more than seven years and opens every academic semester. For more… Read More

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