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Education Students Present Research during NC Graduate Week  

July 12, 2012 – Two Shaw University Department of Education graduate students participated in the North Carolina Conference of Graduate Schools and presented their research at the State Capitol this spring.

April Wilson Johnson and Tara Stanfield, candidates for the M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus in Early Childhood Education, presented their poster presentations at the legislative building during the North Carolina Graduate Education Week. Their research topics were "Enhancing Social-Emotional Skills of Young Children who have Autism" and "Improving Online Learning Outcomes for Adult Students."

The purpose of the North Carolina Graduate Education Week is bring awareness to the economic, scientific and cultural benefits of graduate education to local and state communities. The North Carolina Conference of Graduate Schools, which includes Shaw University, includes 22 campuses and offers more than 800 master's, doctoral and first professional degree programs in a wide variety of fields, including degrees in high-need areas such as education, social work, engineering, nursing, biomedical and pharmaceutical fields, among others.