PhD Students Find Writing POWER

January 30, 2015 by | Student News

Dr. Geraldine McNenny and Dr. Dawn Hunter host writing workshops, offered under the Graduate Project on Writing and Educational Research (Grad POWER), to encourage all doctoral students and graduate students throughout the College of Educational Studies to take advantage of the writing support. In addition to writing workshops, the CES also supports the Graduate Writing Fellows Program, a peer mentoring program that allows students to work one-on-one with graduate peers in specific courses

IES Students Present a Video Presentation on the Hidden Curriculum

January 26, 2015 by Dr. Quaylan Allen | Student News

  What is the Hidden Curriculum? Watch the video presentation here! Integrated Educational Studies students Lauren Delgado, Marti McIntosh and Mattie MacKes conducted a presentation and policy brief on the topic of the hidden curriculum in education, a sociological concept as part of the course work for IES 206. IES 206:  Schools in Society is a

Athletic Training host renowned researcher, Dr. Cailee Welch, for Electronic Medical Record Workshop

January 26, 2015 by | Student News

On January 10, 2015 the Chapman University Consortium on Patient-Related Outcomes in Athletic Training (PRO-AT) hosted a renowned researcher and electronic medical record (EMR) developer Dr. Cailee Welch from Arizona School of Health Sciences. The purpose of the professional development workshop was to facilitate the use of the EMR in the clinical settings

Dr. Peter McLaren Assumes Co-Director Role with the Paulo Freire Democratic Project

December 17, 2014 by | Faculty News

In 2014 Professor Peter McLaren joined Chapman’s faculty at the College of Educational Studies where he serves as Distinguished Professor in Critical Studies and as Co-Director and International Ambassador of Global Ethics and Social Justice of the Paulo Freire Democratic Project.

The College of Educational Studies formalized the Paulo Freire Democratic Project in 1996 under the directorship of Dr. Suzanne Soohoo and Dr. Tom Wilson. Establishing abiding professional and grass roots relationships with school administrators, teachers, students and community and parent organizations in the cities of Orange, Santa Ana and Anaheim, the Paulo Freire Democratic Project undertook a series of progressive initiatives influenced by the philosophy of praxis developed by legendary Brazilian educator Paulo Freire. These included organizing workshops, conferences, collaborative action research projects, and establishing democratic cultures in both formal and informal educational contexts.

Libreria Martinez de Chapman University to host special book signing with Giselle Blondet

December 2, 2014 by Anaida Colon-Muniz, Ed.D. | College News

On December 11th from 6-8 pm, at Libreria Martinez de Chapman University we will be hosting a special book signing with Puerto Rican celebrity author, Giselle Blondet, who wrote her new book entitled, “Tengo 50, y qué?” (I’m 50, So What?). As a popular on-air personality, Giselle Blondet co-hosted “DESPIERTA AMERICA” (Wake up, America) a Spanish language morning news and entertainment program for the Univision Network for many years. Giselle Blondet has played the lead, co-starred or guest-starred in more than 22 well-known Spanish-language dramas series such as “Morelia,” “Pasión de Vivir” (Passion to Live) and “Pacto de Amor” (Pact of Love), among others.

Ahmed Younis: The Importance of Critical Pedagogy

November 17, 2014 by | Student News

Recently, there was a full house in the Henley Reading Room of the Leatherby Libraries to hear Chapman University adjunct professor in the College of Educational Studies and PhD student, Ahmed Younis. His topic: “Egypt: the Revolution Continues.” It was the keynote address to mark the opening of a new exhibit in the library, featuring

Cristina Saralegui, International Celebrity, at Librería Martinez de Chapman University

November 11, 2014 by | Events

This Friday, November 14th from 6:00-8:00 p.m., The College of Educational Studies, through Librería Martinez de Chapman University, is hosting one of Spanish televisions most popular talk show hosts and journalist, Cristina Saralegui. Cristina was on Univision, broadcasted throughout all of the United States and Latin America, on a show that captured the interests of

A Message from Dean Don Cardinal: A Thank You for the Freire Events

November 3, 2014 by Dean Donald N. Cardinal, Ph.D. | Student News

Every once in a while, dreams come true. And sometimes they pass without full acknowledgement–we are off to the next big thing. Recently, one of our dreams was realized and thus it is worth pausing, just for a minute, to celebrate this special moment in time. Many years ago, led by Tom Wilson, a small

A Day of Hope: Honoring the Life and Teachings of Paulo Freire

October 30, 2014 by | College News

by Pamela Ezell and Chandra Jenkins, Ph.D. students Can this world be saved? That’s the question Dean Don Cardinal pondered aloud when he welcomed a full house to the symposium, “Teaching Critically and Democratically in Times of Crisis,” in the Bush Conference Center on Saturday morning. His answer, as he surveyed the nearly 300 students,