Human Development and Community Engagement
Many students want to make a difference in children’s lives in other ways besides being a teacher. Our new B.S. in Human Development and Community Engagement provides the training needed to understand the factors that impede or facilitate the cognitive, social, and physical development of children, particularly in urban communities.
The College of Education at Temple University's Alpha Alpha Nu Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an international education honor society was selected as a recipient of a Bronze Literacy Alive! Award for its Library Revitalization program. Temple's chapter was one of 26 colleges and universities selected to receive a Literacy Alive! Award among 165 entrants.
Dr. Maia Bloomfield Cucchiara was selected as the 2014 recipient of the American Sociological Association Pierre Bourdieu Award which recognizes the best book in the Sociology of Education published in 2012 or 2013.
Meixia Ding, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education in the College of Education at Temple University was selected as a recipient of a National Science Foundation Career Award. Ding will serve as Principal Investigator for the five-year, $588,865 award titled "CAREER: Algebraic Knowledge for Teaching: A Cross-cultural Perspective." Ding was selected as recipient of this award by the National Science Foundation Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL).