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Library Resources for C&T 4502, Master’s Project 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Jamie Uva's Fall 2018 course C&T 4502, Master's Project.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the …

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Meet the Staff – Joseph Edwards 

Are you a Teachers College student, and, if so, what are you studying? No, I am currently studying economics at the New School. Where’s your hometown? Albany. But I’ve been all over the place. For most of my childhood I lived in Madison, Wisconsin. What did you want to be when you grew up? The …

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Today in History: Abraham Lincoln Is Elected President 

Although he received only 40% of the popular vote,  Abraham Lincoln was elected 16th President of the United States on November 6th, 1860. The Democratic Party was heavily divided at the time, and Lincoln became the first Republican to win the office. The presidential race of 1860 included candidates John Breckinridge, a Southern Democrat; John Bell, Constitutional Union; and …

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Library Resources and Services for ORLD 4050, Introduction to Adult and Continuing Education 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Jeanne Bitterman's Fall 2018 course ORLD 4050, Introduction to Adult and Continuing Education. These print and electronic resources have been selected to support research pertaining to "fields of practice (higher …

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Today in History: Lawrence Cremin Is Born 

"Lawrence Cremin was truly a giant among us. A man of boundless energy, consistently high competence, lively spirit, twinkling eye, and great personal warmth and generosity, Cremin was a gifted scholar, teacher, administrator, and educational statesman. He could be courtly and gracious, wise and empathetic, or witty and fun, depending on the occasion. He could …

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Library Resources and Services for C&T 6100, 6101, and 6102, Theory and Inquiry in Curriculum and Teaching 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for C&T 6100, C&T 6101, and C&T 6102, Theory and Inquiry in Curriculum and Teaching I, II, and III.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the aim of the courses, …

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Today in History: The First Parachutist 

While Leonardo da Vinnci is credited for having conceived the concept, and Louis-Sebastien Lenormand for testing it via descent from a tree with 2 umbrellas in 1783, the parachute was successfully designed and implemented by Andre-Jacqes Garnerin, French balloonist and actual inventor of the frameless parachute. On October 22nd, 1797, Garnerin jumped from a hydrogen balloon …

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Today in History: Brussels World’s Fair Closes 

Did you know that on October 19, 1958 the Brussels World Fair, or International Exposition, at Heysel Park closed after six months? The first major show after World War II, this expo whose theme was titled, "A World View: A New Humanism", featured the Atomium, a giant model of a unit cell of an iron crystal. …

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Everett Cafe Book Display: Dear Mr. Gerry 

"The Salamander devours his tail.." -- Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451. In Ray Bradbury's international acclaimed novel, Fahrenheit 451 (1953), we are thrust into a dystopian future where firemen start fires and are ordered to destroy books. Salamander, the name on the firetrucks, symbolizes both the fire and the firemen-- power, protection, immortality. But saving books instead …

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Today in History: Columbus Reaches the New World 

Did you know that on October 12th, 1492, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus reached the New World? He was sponsored by Catholic Monarchs, Queen Isbabella and King Ferdinand of Spain, who wanted him to find Asia in search of gold and spices. Columbus  sighted an island in the Bahamas, possibly Watling, where he went ashore with his men …

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Today In History: Remembering Mary Adelaide Nutting 

"THE death on October 3 of Mary Adelaide Nutting, professor emeritus and former director of Nursing Education in Teachers College, marks the passing of another of the great pioneers who helped to build the foundations of Teachers College and whose influence spread far beyond this institution and their own times. In The Founding of Teachers …

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Staff Picks: 2018 Award-Winning Children’s Books to Read Again and Again 

The highest accolade that a piece of children's literature can receive is a chorus of voices shouting "Again! Again!" when the story is finished. Measuring what makes a book stick out to children isn't always easy, but awards panels try their best to strike a balance between books that are most likely to be read front …

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

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for Professor Elizabeth Midlarsky's Fall 2018 course CCPX 5546Research 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 upon the interface …

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Library Resources and Services for ORLN 5005, Interdisciplinary Theory and Knowledge Development 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Dr. Keville Frederickson's Fall 2018 course ORLN 5005, Interdisciplinary Theory and Knowledge Development.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as …

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Library Resources and Services for ITSF 4009, Introduction to Research Methods in International and Comparative Education 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Dr. Fenot Aklog's Fall 2018 course ITSF 4009, Introduction to Research Methods in International and Comparative 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 MSTU 4001, Technology and School Change 

This guide presents descriptions of and links to databases available to students in Ellen Meier's Fall 2018 course MSTU 4001, Technology and School Change, that can be searched to find periodical literature on topics related to the content of the course.  Links to the databases, which are accessible both on and off<img class="alignright …

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Library Resources and Services for C&T 5500, Master’s Project – Ed. M. 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Jacqueline Simmons's Fall 2018 course C&T 5500, Master's Project - Ed.M. The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the aims of<img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-31053" src="" …

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Today in History: Bill of Rights Passes Congress 

Did you know that September 25th, 1789 marks the day when the Bill of Rights, designed to protect the basic rights of United States citizens, was approved by the first United States Congress? The twelve amendments, including the right to freedom of speech, press, assembly, religion, fair legal procedures, and arms, were influenced by the …

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Library Resources and Services for A&HL 4500, Advanced Language Study: Academic Writing 

  This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for Professor Domenica DelPrete’s Fall 2018 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 non-<img class="alignright size-thumbnail wp-image-31042" src="" alt="Apply-today-ALTESOL" …

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