University of California, Irvine School of Education

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School of Education
UC Irvine Law and Education complex.jpg
Former names
  • Office of Teacher Education
  • Department of Education
TypeSchool of education
Established1967 (1967)
Parent institution
University of California, Irvine
DeanRichard Arum
Academic staff
45
Students801[1]
Undergraduates527[1]
Postgraduates274[1]
72[1]
Location,
California
,
United States
Address3200 Education, Irvine, CA 92697-5500[2]
WebsiteOfficial website

The School of Education[3] is one of the academic units at the University of California, Irvine.

History[edit]

The University of California, Irvine School of Education was established by the Regents of the University of California in 2012.[4][5][6] The School began as the Office of Teacher Education in 1967[5][7] and became the Department of Education in 1991.[8] In February 2016, UCI announced that Richard Arum would be dean of the School of Education as of June 30, 2016.[9][10] Prior to Arum's appointment, Mark Warschauer was interim dean.[11]

Faculty[edit]

The School's interdisciplinary faculty includes psychologists, sociologists, economists, and linguists.[12] Four professors are members of the National Academy of Education.[13] One professor is a member of the National Academy of Science,[14] and one professor is a fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.[15] In total, the School has 28 senate faculty, 48 clinical faculty and lecturers, 28 professional and support staff, and 17 other affiliated faculty.[16]

Academic programs[edit]

The School offers graduate, credential, and undergraduate programs.[8] The school offers a Ph.D. in Education for students looking for careers in educational research.[17] The school also offers a Master of Arts in Teaching with teaching credentials.[18] The school has an undergraduate program in Education Sciences.[19]

Rankings[edit]

In 2015, the School of Education was ranked 31st by the U.S. News & World Report ranking of graduate schools of education.[20] The National Council on Teacher Quality/U.S. News & World Report ranked the School of Education's Cal Teach Math & Science Teacher Education Program as number one in California, number one in the Western Region, and number eight in the nation for quality of teacher preparation.[21] Relative to other Schools of Education, the School ranks in the top 1% in the number of faculty members with grants, the top 1% in number of faculty articles published in peer reviewed journals and the top 1% in number of faculty articles cited.[22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d http://www.oir.uci.edu/files/enr/IIA29F-total-enr-by-school.pdf
  2. ^ http://www.education.uci.edu/contact_us.php
  3. ^ "Editorial Style Guide - Strategic Communications - UCI". communications.uci.edu.
  4. ^ "UC Irvine's Education Department Becomes a School". Orange County Register. Retrieved August 12, 2013.
  5. ^ a b "UCI School of Education Approved by UC Board of Regents". UC Irvine Today. Retrieved August 12, 2013.
  6. ^ "Regents Approve UCI School of Education". New University. Retrieved August 14, 2013.
  7. ^ "UC Irvine to establish a new school of education". OC Metro. Retrieved August 12, 2013.
  8. ^ a b "UC Irvine School of Education Fact Sheet". Retrieved July 7, 2014.
  9. ^ "Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (3/4/2016)". 28 February 2016 – via The Chronicle of Higher Education.
  10. ^ "UCI News - Sociologist Richard Arum named dean of UCI's School of Education".
  11. ^ http://www.education.uci.edu/person/warschauer_m/warschauer_m_bio.php
  12. ^ "Department of Education, UC Irvine 2012-2013 Catalogue". UC Irvine. Retrieved August 12, 2013.
  13. ^ "Members of the National Academy of Education: Greg Duncan, Jacquelynne Eccles, Ruben Rumbaut, and Deborah Vandell (website=National Academy of Education". Archived from the original on October 29, 2013. Retrieved July 7, 2014.
  14. ^ "Members of the National Academy of Science: Greg Duncan". National Academy of Science. Retrieved August 12, 2013.
  15. ^ "Fellows of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences: Greg Duncan". The American Academy of Political and Social Science. Archived from the original on December 5, 2014. Retrieved March 10, 2015.
  16. ^ "Introduction to the school". UC Irvine School of Education. Retrieved April 29, 2014.
  17. ^ "UC Irvine School of Education". UC Irvine School of Education. Retrieved November 3, 2016.
  18. ^ "Masters of Arts in Teaching + Teacher Credential". UC Irvine School of Education. Retrieved November 3, 2016.
  19. ^ "Education Sciences B.A." UC Irvine School of Education. Retrieved November 3, 2016.
  20. ^ "University of California--Irvine". Retrieved September 25, 2015.
  21. ^ "NCTQ Teacher Prep". National Council on Teacher Quality. Retrieved July 7, 2014.
  22. ^ "UC Irvine School of Education Data". Academic Analytics. Retrieved August 12, 2014.

Coordinates: 33°38′50″N 117°50′09″W / 33.647106°N 117.835821°W / 33.647106; -117.835821