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“Our Treasury and Too”: Highlights of the 2015 Spring Education Program 

"It never is too late For nights of stars and feet that move to an Iambic measure; all who clapped were linked, The theatre is our treasury and too, Our study, school-room, house where mercy is Dispensed with justice. Shakespeare has the mood And draws the music from the dullest heart.” --from A Performance of …

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The Politics of True Play 

On Wednesday March 11, the library hosted a guest lecture by Cheng Xueqin, regional director of early childhood education in Anji, a county in China’s Zhejiang province. Ms. Cheng presented on her work and experience in developing Anji Play, a play-driven curriculum for preschool- and kindergarten-aged children that she and a group of Anji school …

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Curriculum and Teaching Research Guide 

This virtual handout is intended as an overview of of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching  at Teachers College.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting research in the topical areas the courses in the department's …

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Organization and Leadership Research Guide 

This virtual handout is intended as an overview of of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in the Department of Organization and Leadership.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting research in the topical areas the …

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Library Resources and Services for HBSE 6010, Advanced Study of Problems and Issues in Special Education 

This virtual guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Professor Angel Wang's course HBSE 6010, Advanced Study of Problems and Issues in Special Education. The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected …

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Resources for Research in Diabetes Education and Management 

This virtual guide is intended to provide information about and links to key resources for research in the field of diabetes education and management.  These e-resources have been selected to support the mission of the program, i.e., to help clinically trained healthcare professionals acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to meet the increased demand for …

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Teachers College Community School and Gottesman: Relationships Between Schools and Academic Libraries 

On March 6, 2014, 2nd graders from Teachers College Community School made their way to the Gottesman Libraries to visit the exhibit Transformations of Text and participate in the Finding the Song workshop. Transformations of Text is the work of Susan Ruth Cohen, currently a student in the Art and Art Education Ed.M. program as well as a Teaching Artist and …

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Copyright Basics for Everyone part 2: How to Use Intellectual Property without Breaking the Law and Offending People 

Photo credit: Timothy Vollmer I have a confession to make: I have probably infringed on a few copyrights in my time. You probably have too unwittingly. You need an image to add to a PowerPoint presentation, report, or website, so you do a Google image search, grab one of the images, and use it. This, …

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Copyright Basics for Everyone – an Overview 

Copyright graffiti - photo credit: Horia Varlan Do you have anything that is copyrighted? Have you ever written a research paper, poem, piece of music, or short story? Taken a photograph or a sound or video recording? If you've done any of these things in your life, you hold copyright on your creations. In fact, …

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Library Presentation for A&HL 4500, Advanced Language Study: Academic Writing 

This virtual handout is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for Domenica DelPrete's Spring 2015 course A&HL 4500, Advanced Language Study:  Academic Writing.  These e-resources have been selected to support the aim of the course, i.e., to help nonnative speakers of English as well as all graduate students who wish …

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Library Resources for ORL 5521, Introduction to Research Methods in Education 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Dr. Corbin Campbell's Fall 2014 course ORL 5521, Introduction to Research Methods in Education.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the objectives of the course, i.e., "to …

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Library Resources and Services for HUD 4120, Methods of Empirical Research 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Professor Carey Cooper's Spring 2015 course HUD 4120, Methods of Empirical Research.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the objective …

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The Future Library Project 

Future Library Tree Rings by Katie Paterson In the Library and Information Science field, so much focus is put on improving and changing libraries now and in the immediate future. But what about imagining what a library might look like in the far future? That's exactly what Scottish artist Katie Paterson is doing by establishing the Future Library, …

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Library Resources for CCPX 5546, Research Perspectives on Critical Social Problems 

This virtual handout is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for Ruth Morin's Spring 2015 course CCPX 5546, Research Perspectives on Critical Social Problems. The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the aim of the course, i.e., "the exploration of research based …

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Human Development Research Guide 

This virtual handout is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in the programs encompassed in the Department of Human Development at Teachers College.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting research in the topical areas the courses in …

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Library Resources and Services for BBSR 5595, Research Seminar in Applied Physiology 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Professor Matthew Stults-Kolehmainen's course BBSR 5595, Research Seminar in Applied Physiology.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the goal …

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Library Resources for MSTU 4000, Core Seminar: Communications, Computing, & Technology in Education 

This online research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Yoo Kyung Chang's Spring 2015 course MSTU 4000, Core Seminar:  Communications, Computing, & Technology in Education. The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have …

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Library Services, Fall 2014: The College in Historical Context 

In past posts on the semester's library services activities, I've made an effort to use images, many from our digitized Historical Photographs collection (all of which can be found in our online archive PocketKnowledge), to put current developments in the library and the College in context from a historical standpoint. House On Mrs. McKert's Farm, …

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Talk and Act: Fall 2014 Education Program 

… from books and guest speakers, to films and Socratic conversations, we engage in spirited discussion of topics and trends, tactics and targets. We open Fall Book Talks with Summer Melt (the transition of low-income minority students to college) -- and close with The Kidnapping of Sr. Angeles (for some lighter holiday reading). We explore wordless narratives and …

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