Temple University and the Office of Congressman Fattah will host Addressing Autism with special guest Ron Suskind, a Pulitzer Prize-winning and New York Times Best Selling author. Suskind will explain the development of Affinity Therapy and what you can do as a scientist, family member, or caregiver to improve the lives of those affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder. The event will feature a panel that includes Dr. Matt Tincani, Associate Professor, Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis Programs at Temple University.
“Lying is not easy to detect,” says Frank Farley, a professor of psychology in the College of Education at Temple University. “Catching a liar by the techniques in the video is not precise. Even though it’s tricky to sniff out liars, there is some research to support that how a person draws a letter on his or her forehead can predict self-perception.
Dr. Keith Witham, Assistant Professor of Higher Education co-authored the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU) America’s Unmet Promise: The Imperative for Equity in Higher Education, which makes the case for the urgent need to expand access to and success in high-quality educational programs for students traditionally underserved in higher education.
Dr. Yasko Kanno, Associate Professor of TESOL in the College of Education at Temple University was selected as the recipient of the TESOL International Association Award for Distinguished Research for her paper published in American Educational Research Journal titled, “''I'm Not Going to Be, Like, for the AP'': English Language Learners' Limited Access to Advanced College-Preparatory Courses in High School.”
Researchers including Dr. Matt Tincani, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis in the College of Education at Temple University analyzed autism identification rates at schools across the United States between 2000 and 2007. These rates reflect how many students have been identified by schools -- not necessarily a doctor -- as having autism.
Temple University President Neil D. Theobald visited Bloomberg’s offices in New York City to meet with higher-education reporter Janet Lorin, one of the leading voices in the national media covering student debt, admissions and financial aid. President Theobald has been a voice for alternative admissions, understanding that standardized test scores may not reflect a student's full potential.
Dr. Steven J. Gross, Professor of Educational Leadership in the College of Education at Temple University was named the 2014 University Council for Educational Administration Master Professor.
The UCEA Master Professor award is given to an individual faculty member whose distinguished record includes the following characteristics:
Dr. Matt Tincani, Associate Professor of Special Education and Applied Behavioral Analysis, co-authored in the study of under-identification of minority students with autism.
When Tamron Hall, Temple alumna and co-host of NBC’s Today, visited a haunted house in New Jersey, she screamed so much that she hurt herself—a deep muscle tear. Letting out a yelp is part of the normal response to fear, said educational psychologist Frank Farley of Temple’s College of Education. “Screams have multiple features. They can be a signal for help; they can be an expression of emotion,” he said. “Screaming is one form of expressing fear. … [It’s] what we do in social situations that have scary qualities.” So why do people seek out haunted houses and horror movies? “It is scary, but it’s a safe thrill,” Farley said.
Dr. Gross was selected as the recipient of the CSLEE Willower Award for Excellence in recognition of his work in Turbulence Theory and for co-editing The Handbook for Ethical Educational Leadership.The Willower Award for Excellence is the highest CSLEE honor awarded in recognition of exemplary scholarship in the field of Ethical Leadership.