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.
Dr. Peshe Kurlioff, Professor of Teaching and Learning discusses teacher preparation and teacher quality on WHYY Radio Times.
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.