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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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Library Resources and Services for BBSQ 5331, Therapy Practicum, Speech-Language Pathology 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Dr. Kathleen Youse's course BBSQ 5331, Therapy Practicum, Speech-Language Pathology.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the goals of the course, i.e., to provide students the opportunity to …

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Strage Prize 2014 with Hansun Waring 

Congratulations to 2014 Strage Prize recipient Hansun Waring, Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics and TESOL at Teachers College Columbia University. This video focuses on a discussion of the research behind her recent paper: "Doing Being Playful in the Second Language Classroom" as well the LANSI Conference she began at TC. Dr. Waring's teaching and research …

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Nesting in the Collaboration Space 

“What's that big discoball on the second floor?", a student asked. "It's actually a nest!", I exclaimed. You, too, may have noticed our newest piece of art funded by The Myers Trust as part of the Library's Exhibitions Program. Intrigued by the "Reading Nest" at the Cleveland Public Library, the library design team …

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Creativity, Courage, & Arts Education 

In the introduction to A Whole New Mind, author Daniel Pink outlines the incredible paradigm shift occurring in society. He writes, "the last few decades have belonged to a certain kind of person with a certain kind of mind - computer programmers who could crank code, lawyers who could craft contracts, MBAs who could crunch …

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Making Sense of the Election Process: Resources for Teachers 

You know it’s almost November 4th by the volume of political advertisements on TV that school-aged kids like to make fun of (for some very good reasons). The upcoming elections, however, also pose a real opportunity for teaching about voting and encouraging young people to be more active in the political process. For teachers interested …

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Maker Culture & Makerspaces in Libraries 

In recent years, maker culture has emerged as an all-ages movement, marked by a DIY ethic and communal sharing of resources & knowledge. Makerspaces have popped up all over as centers where people come together to share resources, knowledge, and ‘stuff’* in their creative pursuits. This is an intriguing concept to a lot of librarians …

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Ask a Librarian: How did you get through midterms? 

Computer stations are occupied, the scanners are buzzing, tensions are running a little high... Oh yes, midterms have definitely begun! Over at the reference desk, we've compiled a list of trusted crunch-time strategies from our days as undergraduate and graduate students, long long ago. Hope you'll give one or two (and especially number three) a …

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Library Resources for ITSF 4090, Issues and Institutions in International Educational Development 

This virtual handout is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Dr. Mary Mendenhall's Fall 2014 course Issues and Institutions in International EducationalDevelopment.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting …

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Library Resources for A&HL 4087, Introduction to Second Language Acquisition 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for Dr. Hoa Nguyen's Fall 2014 course A&HL 4087, Introduction to Second Language Acquisition.  The resources, primarily electronic but some print, have been selected to support the objectives of the course, i.e., to provide<img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-21294" src="" alt="" …

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