Chapman University’s Thompson Policy Institute (TPI) recently held its fourth annual DisAbility Summit, where it shared its latest research findings and reinforced the importance of its community partnerships. The overarching theme of the summit was the principle that, at TPI, research informs practice and practice informs research. TPI’s Director Don Cardinal, Ph.D., described the relationship
The first time he walked into a room of school kids last February, Chapman sophomore biology major and IES (Integrated Educational Studies) minor Noah Mayne didn’t know what to expect. The aspiring high school biology teacher had little experience with elementary school kids before enrolling in the Attallah College of Educational Studies IES 206: Schools
The Attallah College if Educational Studies cohort of 13 Ph.D. in Education students from Shanghai Normal University (SNU) recently traveled to the San Francisco area to attend and present at the annual meeting for the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), a global organization that brings together educational researchers and practitioners from around the world.
Miles Wilson (MFA ’19) and Peter McLaren, Ph.D., will be the first tell you that unexpected things can happen in unexpected places at a big/little place like Chapman. The Dodge College graduate student studying film production met the internationally renowned scholar and activist at a friend of friend’s going-away party one evening in Orange near
Attallah College Dean Margaret Grogan and Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education Michelle Samura share some end-of-the-year reflections from the 2018–2019 academic year, as well as their future hopes for Attallah College. Reflections from Dr. Margaret Grogan, Dean of Attallah College As another academic year comes to a close, I’m happy to look back on 2018–2019
Margaret Grogan, Ph.D., dean of the Attallah College of Educational Studies, has once again been recognized as one of the top 200 scholars and influencers in the field of education. Dean Grogan’s inclusion on the RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings has not wavered for eight years. Those eligible for recognition are US university-based academics who mainly focus on
At Chapman University, one of the unique aspects of the IES (Integrated Educational Studies) program is its philosophy that education happens both inside and outside of the classroom. Chapman’s educational program emphasizes the fact that the term “educator” is broad and applies to many different professions—not just teachers and professors. In addition to teaching, many of
Why do American K-12 schools run from 8 am to 2 pm? Why do we so often teach 50 minutes of math and then 50 minutes of reading? In a special guest lecture, internationally recognized expert on educational policy, school reform, and equity and social justice Kevin Kumashiro, Ph.D., spoke to Chapman students in a
Thomas Wilson, an Associate Professor of Education at Chapman University, left his mark on many before his passing in late December 2018. Colleagues, friends, students, and mentees remain moved by his strong fellowship. At Chapman, Wilson also served as the Director of the Masters of Arts in Education Program (1992–1998) and was the Cofounder and
The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) has jointly awarded Teacher Residency Capacity Grants to the Attallah College of Educational Studies and two of its local district partners. The $50,000 grants will allow Attallah to further develop collaborative partnerships with Fountain Valley School District (FVSD) and Magnolia School District (MSD), both in Orange County, California.