As part of grant from the National Science Foundation, Dr. Carol Brandt, Associate Professor of Science Education and a team of researchers will explore a novel model for graduate education that centers on the body as a link between the social and life sciences, including geography and genomics. Part of the grant involves graduate students collaborating on an interactive exhibit with the Franklin Institute.
Sarah Cordes, a professor of educational leadership policy at Temple University in Philadelphia, asserts that the most pressing problem in education finance is not funding sources. It is the fact that Pennsylvania is one of the few states that do not have an education funding formula that allocates state funds based on the current characteristics of a district—for example, a district’s wealth, student characteristics, and changes in different categories of enrollment.
Dr. Gregory M. Anderson coauthored chapter of Critical Approaches to the Study of Higher Education, published in 2015 by John Hopkins University Press. This edited book was selected for the American Education Research Association (AERA) Division J 2016 Outstanding Publication Award. The award recognizes scholars for specific publications judged as making substantial contributions to the literature and/or practice of higher education.
The research and work of College of Education faculty and graduate students are the focus of more than 40 sessions at the American Education Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting to be held in Washington, DC on April 8-12.
Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab will join the faculty of the College of Education at Temple University as Professor of Higher Education Policy and Sociology on July 1. She is known for her research on college access and affordability.
Drs. Steven Jay Gross and Joan Poliner Shapiro author Democratic Ethical Educational Leadership: Reclaiming School Reform published by Routledge. This book presents a cohesive framework for aspiring and practicing leaders to explore the complex nature of leadership that can support democratic citizenry and social responsibility. Organized around the 5 "New DEEL" visions for leadership, chapters illustrate real people who embody these principles. This compelling vision for educational leadership, combined with diverse and vibrant examples of leadership in action, will serve as a critical guide for the rising generation of democratic ethical educational leaders in the US and abroad.
To understand that world, we turned to the best person on campus for an insider’s perspective: Jodi Levine Laufgraben, EDU ’95, a doctor of education and 26-year member of the Office of the Provost— the nerve center of Temple’s academic enterprise.
Dr. Lori Shorr, Mayor Michael Nutter's chief education officer, will join Temple University as an associate professor of urban education.
Dr. Joan Poliner Shapiro coauthor of Ethical Leadership and Decision Making in Education, named Routledge Education November 2015 Author of the Month. Shapiro is a Professor of Higher Education at Temple University’s College of Education.
Associate Professors Wanda Brooks and Yasuko Kanno have been named editors of leading national education journals. Brooks was named co-editor of Language Arts, a professional, peer-reviewed journal for elementary and middle school teachers and teacher educators. Kanno has assumed editorship of Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, an international forum for interdisciplinary research grounded in theory and of interest to scholars and policymakers.