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Library Resources and Services for C&T 5308, Advanced Practicum – Infancy and Early Childhood 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Sunny McDevitt's Spring 2017 course C&T 5308, Advanced Practicum - Infancy and Early Childhood.  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 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 Spring 2017 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 …

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Library Resources and Services for ITSF 5199, Theories of the Policy Process in a Global Context 

This research guide is intended as a representative sampling of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Dr. Nancy Green Saraisky's Spring 2017 course ITSF 5199, Theories of the Policy Process in a Global Context.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the aims of the<a …

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Today in History: St Valentine 

The rose is red, the violet's blue, The honey's sweet, and so are you. Thou art my love, and I am thine; I drew thee to my Valentine. The lot was cut and then I drew, And fortune said it should be you. -- traditional English nursery rhyme, A Valentine for You   Valentine of …

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#Colorourcollections, Mo Willems, & Book Chains 

#Colorourcollections February 6th - 10th is #colorourcollections week! Libraries and Special Collections around the world have digitized parts of their collections for you to color and enjoy. There are 95 different organizations participating this year, including Digital Public Library of America and Biodiversity Heritage Library. A full list of participating organizations can be found here<span style="font-weight: …

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Today in History: Daylight Savings Time 

Although the clocks may not switch over until Sunday, March 12th, Daylight Savings Time has an anniversary on February 9th. In 1942, it was instituted by President Roosevelt as a measure to save on fuel during war time -- specifically by the whole nation for one full year -- and to be repealed almost three …

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Career Development for A&H Students 

On Monday, February 6  I attended a career development workshop hosted by the Arts & Humanities Department at Teachers College. This week’s topic covered on-campus interviewing preparation for doctoral students. By extension, Skype and phone interviews were also covered since multiple participants had recently in conversation to potential employers. Participants began the workshop by sharing …

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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 Professor Corbin Campbell's Spring 2017 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 help …

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Library Resources and Services for HUDM 5130, Meta-Analysis 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Professor Elizabeth Tipton's Spring 2017 course HUDM 5130, Meta-Analysis.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the objectives of the course, and specifically to promote<img class="alignright …

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News Display: First Groundhog Day 

It was the second morning of February. The woods and the fields were covered with snow. The wind blew from a cold gray sky. "This is the day!" said a voice from under the ground. "This is the day I make my prediction!..." -- Crockett Johnson, Will Spring Be Early or Will Spring Be Late? (New …

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Library Resources 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 Spring 2017 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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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 Laura DeRose's Spring 2017 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 of …

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Career Development for A&H Students 

This week I attended a career development workshop hosted by the Arts & Humanities Department at Teachers College. This week's topic covered on-campus interviewing preparation for doctoral students. Dr. Christine Baron, Assistant Professor of Social Studies, and Dr. Ansley Erickson, Assistant Professor of History and Education, shared their experiences with on-campus interviewing for academic university …

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10 Weeks of Neurodynamic Lunch Hour with Dr. Ted Dimon 

Yesterday was the first in a ten-week series of lunch hour workshops with Dr. Ted Dimon, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Education and Psychology at Teachers College. His "Neurodynamic Lunch Hours," from 12:30 - 1:30PM in our library in Russell Hall, are making a comeback this year. At yesterday's lunch hour (snacks and beverages welcome), we watched …

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News Display: Robert Burns’ Birthday 

MY father was a farmer upon the Carrick border, O, And carefully he bred me in decency and order, O; He bade me act a manly part, though I had ne'er a farthing, O; For without an honest manly heart, no man was worth regarding, O. Then out into the world my course I did …

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Library Resources and Services for EDPE 4051, Education and Economic Development 

This research guide is intended to provide an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Professor Alex Eble's course EDPE 4051, Education and Economic Development.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the purpose of the course, i.e., "to teach students …

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Library Resources for Education Policy and Social Analysis 

This virtual research guide is intended to provide an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for research in subject areas encompassed in the Department of Education Policy and Social Analysis (EPSA) at Teachers College, Columbia University.  The resources, which are primarily electronic but also include some printed works, have been selected to …

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News Display: Iran Hostage Crisis Ends 

We occasionally see Barry Rosen around the neighborhood and remember back to his early days at Teachers College, when he worked out of a small office way in back of the fifth floor -- past the library's K-12 curriculum collections and microcomputer lab. Barry came to Teachers College to head up the Department of External Affairs, following …

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Library Services, Fall 2016: The Memory Theater Revisited 

During the Fall 2016 semester, library staff completed a significant number of service transactions in the following categories: Research librarians and Services Associates answered a total of 1,717 in-person and phone reference Critchley, S. (2015). Memory Theater. Other Press, LLC. queries. Services staff members responded to  896 research- and information-related email support requests. Library staff worked collaboratively with students in 95 one-on-one research consultations. …

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