Two faculty members in the College of Education at Temple University have been elected to national leadership positions of the American Psychological Association.
Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab was selected as a recipient of a 5-year $2,175,114 Institute of Education Sciences grant to study retention of financial aid and college persistence. In this project, researchers investigate whether an intervention that provides financial aid information, reminders, and advising to college students increases completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and compliance with the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements of the Pell grant program.
https://sites.temple.edu/templeteacherresidency/files/2016/06/WDAS-FM-Radio-Interview.m4aAashita Batra, recently-hired Temple Teacher Resident and soon-to-be middle grades science/mathematics teacher was interviewed alongside Superintendent Dr. William Hite about Ms. Batra’s decision to teach Philadelphia’s public school students. Follow the news coverage here.
The research of Drs. Annemarie Hindman and Barbara Wasik shows that poor children's vocabulary gap is evident at 18 months and widens to make learning more difficult and create lifelong disadvantages. Read the article here.
An article published by the journal Educational Psychology Review has ranked Temple University 6th in Educational Psychology faculty productivity. The piece gauged the top five journals in the field.
The pass rate on the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) exam climbed 17% to 87% for 2015. The Board Certified Behavior Analyst® (BCBA®) is a graduate-level certification in behavior analysis. Professionals who are certified at the BCBA level are independent practitioners who provide behavior-analytic services. In addition, BCBAs supervise the work of Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts, Registered Behavior Technicians, and others who implement behavior-analytic interventions.