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Strage Prize 2017 with Nathan Holbert 

The Strage Junior Faculty Prize committee honors Nathan Holbert as the 2017 Strage Prize recipient. Dr. Hobert is the Assistant Professor of Communication, Media and Learning Technologies Design in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University. In 2014, shortly after arriving at TC, Holbert founded The …

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Student Research on African Education 

Map of Africa by Eric Gaba (Sting - Sting) - In the Spring 2017 issue of African Education in Focus, the newsletter of TC’s George Clement Bond Center for African Education (CAE), Dr. Naomi Moland named an issue “at the heart of international comparative education,” that “'education' must be conceived of broadly-- for example, understanding …

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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 2017 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 …

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Resources for Research in Diabetes Education and Management 

This research 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<img class="alignright wp-image-8936 …

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Welcome! Match Making at the Gottesman Libraries 

Welcome, new students! Can you conceive of a connection between speed dating and libraries? We can and are ready to assist, as you begin your classes and settle into Teachers College! For the start of the Fall semester, library staff prep with a series of exercises that pose key questions to highlight select services available to …

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Strage Prize 2015 with Sonali Rajan 

The Strage Junior Faculty Prize committee honors Sonali Rajan as the 2015 Strage Prize recipient. Since 2012, Dr. Rajan has served as the Assistant Professor of Health Education in the Department of Health and Behavior Studies at Teachers College, Columbia University. At TC, her work has focused chiefly on identifying patterns of risk behavior among youth, …

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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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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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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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Strage Prize 2013 with Joey Lee 

This year, the Strage Prize features the work of TC Professor Joey Lee and his research on games and education. Lee’s recent work includes “Greenify: real-world missions for climate change education” and “Experience points for learning: Student perceptions of game mechanics for the classroom.” His work at Teachers College intersected with others through projects supported …

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Library Resources for A&HH 6041 : Historical Method 

This research guide is an overview of library resources specifically prepared for Professor Cally White's class: A&HH6041, Historical Methods. The guide describes resources available within TC, as well as an extended overview of digitally accessible archives in New York State and beyond. Library catalogs ONLINE CATALOGS EDUCAT is the online library catalog at Teachers College. …

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Hello, Education Program 

Opening Days. A flutter of fresh faces. A rousing rag and a fallen moustache. A wandering through floors, librarians leading. A panoply of news. A flurry of questions. Woodwinds rising. Leaves turning. Student, teacher, writer, artist, friend uniting. So begins the Education Program, to inform about the latest thinking in education and engage members of …

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Research Guide for INSTEP English A&H 5199 

Research Guide for INSTEP English Education Second Year Cohort Professor Janet Miller Wednesday, July 17th, 1pm Anne Hays, Presenter This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in the English Education INSTEP Program.  These resources, primarily electronic but also some printed works, have been selected …

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Find Digital Research Tools: Bamboo DiRT 

As a kind of follow-up to Anne's post on altmetrics and associated tools, I'd like to share a big list of links to all kinds of tools called Bamboo DiRT. Bamboo DiRT is a directory for an assortment of digital research tools for scholarly use with such categories as Analyze data, Communicate with colleagues, …

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Finding and using data in your research paper 

This month, Harper's Index included some grim education statistics that got me thinking: Minimum number of exams a student must take between third and twelfth grade under No Child Left Behind : 17 Percentage change since 1976 in the test-score gap between the children of America’s richest and poorest deciles : +40 Amount Florida spent per student …

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Child Abuse Prevention: A Select Bibliography 

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The April 10th Everett Cafe news display will feature advocacy efforts, and the Socratic conversation, Generational Patterns of Familial Child Abuse, with Natalie Millman, CU social work student, will focus on strategies for working with abused children and advocate for change on a multi-systems level. Also on April 11th, …

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How To Search for Items at the Library 

Finding what you need at the library can be overwhelming. Each library is unique with its own cataloging system, search engines, and other tools. Here is a quick and easy guide for how to search for books at the Gottesman Libraries using our website. First, begin at the Gottesman Libraries homepage. Be sure to choose …

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Primary research on reproductive health: Using the Guttmacher Institute 

If you are a student or faculty member in the health sciences, or incorporating research on women's reproductive health into your work, you may want to know about the Guttmacher Institute.  Guttmacher's mission is to "advance sexual and reproductive health and rights through an interrelated program of research, policy analysis and public education designed to …

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Research Video Guides 

The summer interns at the EdLab worked hard to make research guide videos. I thought the video entitled, 'How to Create an MLA Works Cited Page' may prove particularly helpful to our library and the TC community.

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How to start your research paper– finding “how to” books 

The other day a student came in and asked how to locate handbooks about writing journal articles (specifically, how to write articles about climate studies). I thought this particular question (not about the climate specifically, but about doing research) is likely useful to most students, and so here is a short list of tips for …

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