NSF awards $1.8 million grant to VCL-based project

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded a $1.8 million Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) grant to a team of NC State researchers. Led by Dr. Sarah Stein, associate professor of communication, the team includes Dr. Eric Wiebe and Dr. Karen Hollebrands, associate professors of mathematics, science and technology education, and Dr. Henry Schaffer, coordinator of special IT projects in the OIT. The project will bring advanced mathematics software to rural, underserved high schools in North Carolina through the use of NC State’s Virtual Computing Lab (VCL).


For more information, see the recent NC State news release.


Note: This grant is not related to NC State’s Student-Centered Active Learning Environment for Undergraduate Programs (SCALE-UP) Project, which focuses on improving post-secondary eduction.