IN THIS ISSUE OF THE FACULTY HERALD
Athletics: To Infinity and Beyond...?
By Michael L. Sachs, Professor of Kinesiology
“Even the NSA must be impressed by how stealthily the Administration pursued this course of action. One particularly sad part of this process was that apparently there was no (or almost no) faculty involvement—I believe faculty could have contributed significantly to the decision making process.”
Accessibility and Technology at Temple
An Interview with Timothy O’Rourke, Chief Information Officer and Vice President, Computer and Financial Services, and Paul E. Paire, Executive Director, Systems, Computer Services
“I would be very concerned if a faculty member made a statement to a student, “You can’t take this course because you’re blind.” Then we have a problem. I don’t think that should ever be said to a student.” CIO Timothy O'Rourke
Universal Design for Learning: Ensuring Access for All Students
By Ann Keefer, Ph.D., Instructor, English
"Giving students choices from among a variety of expressions of course material and concept mastery allows them to not only express their knowledge in a method they prefer, it may also challenge them to think critically about their strengths as a student and how they can present their ideas in a polished, professional and engaging way."
Response to Faculty Herald's "Dialogue on Good and Bad Teaching"
By Pamela Barnett, Associate Vice Provost & Director, Teaching and Learning Center
“Everything we do at The Teaching & Learning Center aims to promote this basic conceptual orientation toward learning-centered beliefs and approaches. A brilliant, well-organized and well performed lecture that represents the cutting edge in the field is good teaching if students learn from it, but ineffective if it goes over their heads.”