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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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Library Resources and Services for ORLN 5040, Methods in Nursing Research 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Professor Allan Weidenbaum's course ORLN 5040, Methods in Nursing Research.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones that<img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-31019" src="" alt="Nurse Executive 1" width="300" …

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Library Resources and Services for ITSF 5001, Advanced Ethnographic Methods 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Professor Nicholas Limerick's Fall 2018 course ITSF 5001, Advanced Ethnographic Methods.    The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones that support  the aims of the course:  to "a) build on students’ …

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Today in History: Oprah Launches Book Club 

How did obscure titles become popular bestsellers? Does it take a big media personality to encourage readers to pick up books? Apart from intellectual, are book clubs meant to be therapeutic and self-improving? What makes for good reading and what should we get out of it? On September 17th 1996 American talk show host Oprah …

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Resources and Services for MSTM 6037, Professional Seminar in Mathematics Education 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in the Mathematics Education program and specifically for those in Professor Alexander Karp's Fall 2018 course MSTM 6037, Professional Seminar in Mathematics Education.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting …

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Today in History: Roald Dahl Is Born 

“So please, oh please, we beg, we pray, Go throw your TV set away, And in its place you can install A lovely bookshelf on the wall. Then fill the shelves with lots of books.” ― Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Beloved British children's author, screenwriter, and fighter pilot for the Royal Air …

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Library Resources and Services for ITSF 4195, Academic Literacies 

This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Dr. Nancy Green Saraisky's Fall 2018 course ITSF 4195, Academic Literacies (a.k.a. Research and Writing for the Academy).  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the objectives of the course, i.e., …

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Welcome! 

Welcome, new and returning students! We are thrilled to meet you and help you settle into Teachers College, our proud institution where "education is writ at large -- the study of how people learn, and how they should be taught, in all fields." A place of continual learning across many disciplines, mediums, and modalities, the Library is …

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Today in History: Google Is Incorporated 

Did you know that it is twenty years since Google was incorporated? On August 31st, 1998 Stanford University alumni / computer whizzes Larry Page and Sergey Brin filed Google for incorporation in the state of California. The young entrepreneurs worked from a small office in a garage in Menlo Park and went on to open their …

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To Summer 2018, Sincerely 

  Dear Summer, it's hard to know where you went, but you did, rather slowly, like the steam rising and dissipating from the bike path after an August rain. There were cyclists in Central Park that day -- many of them tourists, who, despite the heat, pedaled hard the big loop, only to stop half way up and catch a breath or …

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Today in History: Edison Patents the Kinetograph 

Did you know that the kinetograph (motion recorder), patented by Thomas Alva Edison on August 31st, 1897, was a very early form of the movie camera? Edison used flexible, perforated celluloid film on a sprocket or gear that allowed it to be advanced in intervals. With an intermittent mechanism in the camera, frames in film …

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Everett Cafe News: Bear and Eagle: Something More Than Intelligence 

A recent EdLab seminar entitled "Bursting Media Bubbles"  informed on initiatives to present both liberal and conservative sides of current events through daily digests to better inform readers. Understanding news through a critical lens has never felt more important in a time of overflowing information, misinformation, or lack of information -- but getting to the heart of what's real …

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Exhibit: The 2018 Library Performance Revue 

You might connect to old school days, remembering science fairs, art and music expos, or other special events commemorating the best of student work.... perhaps it was the second grade watercolor with prized black and white Heffer munching on dandelions; fourth grade robot constructed of painted cardboard and Christmas lights; eighth grade tri-fold on the safety of drinking water; or eleventh …

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Today in History: Redcoats Land on Long Island 

August 22nd, 1776 marks the day when the Roadcoats, led by British General William Howe, landed on Long Island between Gravesend and New Utretcht. Intent on capturing New York City, they overcame the United States army at Gowanus Pass and marched through Brooklyn Heights, eventually capturing New York City on September 15th. The Battle of …

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Today in History: Woodstock Concludes 

In response to the Vietnam War, the Woodstock Music Festival, or "Three Days of Peace and Love", took place on a 600 acre farm in Bethel, New York from August 14th through 17th, 1969, drawing nearly 500,000 concert attendees. Among the musicians were Janis Joplin, Arlo Guthrie, Joe Cocker, Joan Baez, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The …

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