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Full House for Dawn Hunter’s APA Workshop

September 16, 2014 by Pamela Ezell, Ph.D. candidate, Leadership Studies, and APA newbie | Student News

  What did you do last Saturday morning? Go to the beach? Run errands? Sleep in? For more than 60 students in the College of Educational Studies, the day began with a workshop presented by Dr. Dawn Hunter titled, “Everything you ever wanted to know about APA style, but were afraid to ask.” APA stands for

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

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.

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,

Chapman University Kicks Off Autism Awareness Month

April 8, 2014 by | Student News

On April 2nd, 2014, students, faculty, and staff of the Communications Science and Disorders program and the College of Educational Studies handed out blue wrist bands in front of the Attallah Piazza at Chapman University. The goal of the volunteers was to create awareness about autism, its effect on families, and its growing prevalence in the United States, as part of Autism Awareness Month.

Chapman Lights It Up Blue for World Autism Awareness Day

March 31, 2014 by | College News

In support of autism awareness Chapman’s Attallah Piazza Fountain and Beckman Hall will be lit with blue lights for the month of April. On Wednesday April 2nd, wear blue to support World Autism Awareness Day, stop by the College of Educational Studies’ Communication and Sciences Disorders (CSD) and Counseling and School Psychology (CSP) hosted informational booth in the piazza, and at 12:00 p.m. join us in the Attallah Piazza for a group photograph so we can show the world how Chapman Lights It Up Blue!

EL Sol Receives Award for Charter School of the Year, and is named to the Education Excellence Honor Roll

March 5, 2014 by | Student News

Each year the Hart Vision Award for the California Charter Schools of the Year is announced at the annual California Charter Schools Association Conference. The 2014 California Charter School of the year is El Sol Science and Arts Academy located in Santa Ana, CA. The College of Educational Studies relies on El Sol for bilingual student teaching assignments as well as teacher candidate fieldwork activities. El Sol, in turn, has used the College of Educational Studies faculty for teacher and staff training.

Ahmed S. Younis, JD to Present on Gender Justice and Education on Feb. 27, 2014

February 19, 2014 by Marisol Rexach, Ph.D. in Education Student | Student News

Ahmed S. Younis, JD will present: “Gender Justice: Girls’ Education and Women’s Work after the Arab Spring,” February 27, 2014 at the Religious Genderings Conference. Younis is author of Gender Justice: The Situation of Women and Girls After the Arab Spring and the author of American Muslims: Voir Dire[Speak the Truth] (MVI -2002), a post-Sept. 11 look at the reality of the debate surrounding American Muslims and their country. With his brother Mohamed, Younis is also a co-author of The Role of Entrepreneurship & Job Creation in US-Muslim Relations (Brookings, US Islamic World Forum 2011).

NCSE: Scientific Education in Evolution and Climate Change Is Worth Fighting For

February 19, 2014 by | Student News

On Friday, February 7, 2014, leading activist from the National Center for Science Education (NCSE) hosted a brief panel discussion on evolution and climate change at Chapman University. The discussion of topics included the reasons why educators should continue to teach and design curriculum based on the scientific findings, and why there is so much resistance toward the teaching of these two topics.