KAPPA DELTA PI International Honor Society in Education Returns to Chapman University

September 12, 2014 by Roxanne Miller, Ph.D. | Student News

This fall, Chapman University’s College of Educational Studies reestablished the Chi Beta Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education. This honor society is designed for students in all majors and minors who are pursuing careers in education. Kappa Delta Pi gives students opportunities to collaborate and establish relationships that better prepare themselves

College of Educational Studies’ faculty member has asteroid named in her honor! 

September 9, 2014 by | College News

Eugenie C. Scott, Ph.D. has been honored by International Astronomical Union’s Minor Planet Center by having Asteroid 249530 named after her. Asteroid Eugeniescott orbits the Sun in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter every 5.3 years. It is about 2.9 kilometers across, and its surface is covered with a dark material suggesting that it was formed in the cooler, outer parts of our solar system. Dr. Eugenie Scott, a former university professor, served as the executive director of National Center for Science Education( NCSE) from 1987 to 2014.

Aims of Education Address by Don Cardinal

August 27, 2014 by Donald Cardinal, Ph.D. | College News

The topic this evening is more than just another talk for me. The purpose of education, the aims of education, is something I have thought about deeply over these years. So when I say to you that this topic has never been more important to us as a society than it is today, I do so thoughtfully, critically and with the passion and confidence that by understanding the aims of education we can create a better society, a better world.

A visit to UNED, Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia, in Madrid, Spain

August 11, 2014 by Anaida Colon-Muniz, Ed.D. | Student News

On June 24th, Dr. Anaida Colon -Muniz, Dr. and Dr. Suzanne SooHoo, of the College of Educational Studies Faculty, visited the National University for Distance Education in Madrid, Spain (Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia- no affiliation with National Univ. in U.S. ) on a wonderful field trip arranged by Lidia Losada. Lidia is a faculty member at that university who had a courtesy international appointment at Chapman last fall and wanted to welcome us to her campus, introduce us to her deans and colleagues and give Chapman faculty and students on our travel course a tour to several of their facilities.

Chair of Amnesty International, Ann Burroughs, shares her life experience with IES students

July 11, 2014 by Yurido C. Wellington, Ph.D. | Student News

Ann Burroughs, Chair of the Board of Directors of Amnesty International and Executive Director of the Taproot Foundation of Los Angeles, spoke to the IES 315 (Non-Governmental Organizations: Policy and Practice) class on Tuesday, July 1. Ann shared her story of involvement with Amnesty International, which goes back over 30 years to when she was 17 and began protesting against apartheid in South Africa. She was imprisoned several times, and at the age of 22 and was arrested and charged with treason. She was freed through the efforts of Amnesty International,

Noteworthy Accomplishments by the Athletic Training Faculty and Students at the 65th Clinical Symposia and AT Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana

July 2, 2014 by Ky Kugler, CES Senior Associate Dean | Student News

The faculty and students from the College of Educational Studies, BS in Athletic Training Program had numerous accomplishments at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association 65th Clinical Symposia and AT Expo this past week in Indianapolis, Indiana. Assistant Professor, Sara Nottingham, EdD, ATC, CSCS presenting 3 different lectures (tied for most presentations by any AT educator at this year’s symposia) titled, How did I do? A preceptor’s guide to providing effective feedback to AT students; Best practices in clinical education; and The reliability of faculty and preceptors’ evaluation of AT students’ clinical skills. Not to be outshined by their faculty counterparts, four recent BS in Athletic Training graduates and first time passers of the Board of Certification, Inc., national AT certification exam participated in the NATA Foundation Free Communications Poster Presentation section of the symposia. lso attending were Dr. Jason Bennett, director of the AT education program who assisted as a lab assistant for a variety of learning lab sessions and Senior Associate Dean, Ky Kugler, EdD, ATC. Dr. Kugler was recently appointed to the Post-Professional Education Committee of the NATA Executive Council for Education (ECE), which interfaces the NATA with the Board of Certification, NATA Research and Education Foundation and the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).

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7 Reasons to Love Librería Martinez

June 16, 2014 by James P. Taylor | College News

The May edition of COAST Magazine has ranked Ruebén Martinez at number 7 in “50 Landmarks, Legends and Locales that make Orange County Amazing.” It was nice to see that Rueben Martinez was ranked in the top 10 at number 7.  It was also a proud moment for Chapman University and the College of Educational Studies

Carl Wilkens to Receive the 2014 College of Educational Studies Changing the World Award.

May 21, 2014 by | College News

Mr. Carl Wilkens is awarded the 2014 College of Educational Studies “Changing the World Award” for being an educational change agent and promoting democracy and social justice around the world. Mr. Wilkens is the former director of ADRA Rwanda and in 1994 was the only American who chose to remain in the country after the Rwanda genocide began against the advice of his family, his close friends, his church, the United States government, and even when the United Nations pulled out.