As an educator, parent, aspiring teacher, or community member, are you concerned about standardized testing in American schools? The documentary film, Defies Measurement, asks, “What if the most important lessons learned in school are the ones that cannot be measured?” Filmmaker Shannon Puckett explores this question in a film featuring several experts on education, including
On the eve of Wondercon at the nearby Anaheim Convention Center, the Paulo Freire Democratic Project, in conjunction with the College of Educational Studies, Graduate Studies and Leatherby Libraries, hosted “The Salon,” an evening of conversation on the topic, “Comics as Social Change.” Doctoral student Chandra Jenkins opened the evening asking: What is a comic
On the first day of class, our bright eyed professor, Dr. Dudeck, asked us to move all the tables towards the back and side walls in order to make space to form a big human circle. She enthusiastically instructed us to either, “zip”, palms touching together as you point towards the person on your side
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
What is the Hidden Curriculum? 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 required course in the Integrated
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
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,
I had the honor of attending the retirement celebration for Dr. Mike Madrid yesterday, and it was a wonderful example of this. Mike has provided Chapman’s College of Educational Studies with many years of leadership and friendship and has made personal connections with students as well as faculty; he sees our hearts and recognizes potential. Many generations of teachers experienced his personal approach to the work he does
My name is Dany Espinoza. I was born and raised in Santa Ana and graduated from Century High School. I decided to become a counselor in high school as a result of the guidance and support I received from my high school counselor, Tomas Hernandez. I attended CSUF and graduated with a BA in Psychology and minor in Human Services. In 2012, I received my MA in Counseling and PPS credential from Chapman University.
Tim Villegas of Think Inclusive approached us to be apart of his site by having us do the next podcast discussing the Disability Studies in Education website we developed for Chapman University. In this podcast we will be discussing the development of the website, the tenants of Disability Studies in Education (DSE), how we came to DSE as special educators, the application of DSE theory to practice in the special education field, and inclusion.