The CES faculty and staff are neither interested in simple compliance to standards nor the mere graduation of countless students. The faculty and staff demand a meaningful and purposeful environment that supports our graduates to obtain the finest positions in order to have an immediate impact in realizing our mission of “Changing Education, Changing the
On September 28, 2013 the College of Educational Studies presented a special Paulo Freire Democratic Project event titled What Difference has Critical Pedagogy Made? in collaboration with the Leatherby Libraries on the campus of Chapman University. Professor Peter McLaren, who is Professor in the Division of Urban Schooling, at UCLA and Distinguished Fellow in Critical
Dr. Rodolfo D. Torres joins the College of Educational Studies as a CES Visiting Scholar for the fall 13 semester. He is author and editor of 15 books, including Latino Metropolis and Savage State: Welfare Capitalism and Inequality.
With the passing of Nelson Mandela, I am struck with the reality that his actions mattered. His life mattered. My head flooded with thought, I recognize that some people touch our lives in ways we rarely identify. His self sacrifice always left me awestruck and I contemplate whether or not I have what it takes to combat injustice.
Dr. Samura’s current research focuses on space and race, and she is engaged in two research projects.
The first project, draws on archival research and visual methodology to offer an updated framework for thinking about and understanding what it means to be Asian American in the 21st Century, and to provide greater insight into the role of higher education in individual and collective racial transformations. Her second project draws on spatial approaches to examine university-community partnerships in Southern California.
Annie Doan, a second year graduate student in the Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) Program participated in an exciting event recently. Fellow students from cohorts 4 and 5 volunteered at the Down Syndrome Association of Orange County’s annual Buddy Walk this past Sunday, November 3, 2013, at the Angels Stadium. As one of Down Syndrome’s Association of Orange County’s (DSAOC) lead volunteers, Annie Doan is thrilled to initiate a partnership with Chapman CSD and DSAOC. She wishes to share the day with those who were unable to attend, so she created a fun video of the event.
It is with great pleasure that we announce the expansion and relocation of The Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders from Orange, CA to 2500 Red Hill Avenue in Santa Ana, CA. as of October 24th, 2013 in a newly designed and renovated 21,000 square feet building.
The truth about Chapman’s College of Educational Studies PhD program is that it draws from a diverse group of professionals who dedicate their lives to helping others. Over the course of my studies, I have learned from my fellow PhD students, and Elizabeth Zarkos is one of them. Hanaeleh is a non-profit horse rescue in
By Marisol Rexach. This past week I had the amazing opportunity to meet other educators who embody a strong commitment to education. Monday afforded me the privilege of sharing my experiences as a bilingual teacher in the United States. The educators from the Netherlands were curious about our system of education. They appreciated the practical strategies offered and were excited about putting the new information to use in their pre-school classrooms and teacher professional development offerings.
Because of the Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) program, I have worked with children and adults from various socioeconomic backgrounds–from the wealthy Orange Hills to the less-fortunate Downtown Santa Ana. These experiences have taught me the importance of being flexible, persistent, and confident. Currently, I work with preschoolers and their parents, who are eager to ensure the best for their children who have speech and language delays or disorders.