Hollylynne has been at NC State since 2000. Her research interests include teaching and learning of probability, statistics, and data science, especially incorporating technology use and designing technology environments that facilitate students’ learning. She situates her work in educational design in order to provide the best learning opportunities for students in K-12, her university students, and educators around the world that engage with her in online professional development. She currently has over 4.5 million in funding from IES and NSF to fund her research, and is the director of the Hub for Innovation and Research in Statistics Education at the Friday Institute [https://hirise.fi.ncsu.edu/]. She collaborates with a strong team of researchers and graduate students at the Friday Institute, as well as faculty, researchers, and technological designers at organizations such as RTI International, Research Matters Inc, University of Georgia, Eastern Michigan University, University of Southern Indiana, Middle Tennessee State University, UNC Charlotte, and Concord Consortium.
PTMT Spring 2022 News, Articles, and Awards
Friday Institute’s HI-RiSE Team Awarded First Place at National Lesson Plan Competition
The Friday Institute's HI-RiSE team, led by Hollylynne Lee, took first place at the Data Science for Everyone (DS4E) Coalition’s inaugural Bite-Sized Data Science Lesson Plan Competition with their lesson plan titled, “The Thrills of Roller Coasters: Using Data to Make Recommendations.”
NC State College of Education Distinguished Professor Hollylynne S. Lee Receives Cherry Award for Great Teaching
Hollylynne S. Lee, Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Education at NC State's College of Education and senior faculty fellow at the Friday Institute, has been named the 2022 recipient of Baylor University’s Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching. The biennial award, which comes with a $250,000 prize, honors professors with exceptional teaching skills who have a record of having a positive, inspiring and long-lasting impact on students.