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Library Resources for the Eisenhower Leader Development Program

This research guide is intended to provide an overview of key library resources and services of use to participants in the Eisenhower Leader Development Program (ELDP), the M.A. Program in Social-Organizational Psychology that offers a slightly modified version for U.S. Army officers, predominantly with the rank of Captain, at the United States Military Academy (USMA), …

Posted 2 months ago by Allen Foresta

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De-Mystifying the Literature Review

A review of the literature is an important first step in the process of writing a thesis or dissertation, or any paper for publication.  It asks that you read and critique articles, books, and other sources that have already been written on your topic or related topics.  In the process, you are required to find …

Posted 7 months ago by Allen Foresta

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Library Resources for Teaching English in the Classroom

Over the past two decades, the number of non-native English speakers in the United States school system has more than doubled.i These demographic changes have put greater emphasis on the challenges involved in teaching English language Learners (ELLs), which range from issues in communication among teachers, students and parents, and the pace of lessons in the …

Posted 7 months ago by Laurel Angrist

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Library Resources about School Violence and Safety

There has been a great deal of talk about school safety lately with the recent anniversary of the Newtown, Conn. school massacre at Sandy Hook elementary, while at least 24 school shootings since that day have claimed at least 17 lives, according to a recent Daily Beast article. Unfortunately, while politicians debate about the most …

Posted 8 months ago by Laurel Angrist

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Library Resources for Dr. Robert Carter’s Research Group

This is a listing of databases of particular relevance for ongoing work being done by Dr. Robert Carter's Research Group in the Counseling Psychology program at Teachers College. The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones of relevance to …

Posted 9 months ago by Allen Foresta

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Teaching Current Events: Resources for Teachers

News stories offer many possibilities when it comes to bringing new topics to life in the classroom. For one thing, teaching students about current events allows for a multitude of opportunities to help students understand contemporary culture and gather their thoughts on issues as they unfold. Current events can be used as jumping off points …

Posted 9 months ago by Laurel Angrist

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Library Resources and Services for Gender, Education and International Development

Browse the following post to find out more about: •Ask a Librarian Services •Online Catalogs •Federated Search Engines •Periodical Indexes •E-Collections •Reference Materials and Encylopedias •Digital archives (i.e. Pocket Knowledge) •Research Consultations Ask a Librarian! •Under library services on our homepage, click the ‘Ask a Librarian’ link to find out about how to make appointments …

Posted 10 months ago by Laurel Angrist

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

This virtual handout is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in  Iesha Jackson's course C&T 4502, Master's Project. The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the objectives of the course, i.e., to facilitate "the organization and completion of the independent …

Posted 10 months ago by Allen Foresta

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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. …

Posted 10 months ago by Anne Hays

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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 …

Posted 13 months ago by Anne Hays

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New Macbooks at the Library

In case you haven't noticed, some of our meeting rooms here at the library have been supplied with brand new Macbooks. For people who have Macs at home and are familiar with most Apple products, this may be exciting news.  But if you haven't used Macs before and have been a PC user for as long as you can …

Posted 16 months ago by Elizabeth Blakely

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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 …

Posted 16 months ago by Anne Hays

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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, …

Posted 16 months ago by Jennifer Govan

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Reading E-Books: A Contemplative Guide

Yesterday, I finished Nicole Krauss's beautiful novel Great House, a compactly written, deeply poignant book that follows the lives of a handful of characters influenced by a huge and majestic writing desk, which had been stolen from a Jewish family's vacant house during the holocaust. Whenever I read Krauss's writing, I am struck with the …

Posted 17 months ago by Anne Hays

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Library Resources for ORLN 5043, Nursing Research Development

This virtual handout is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in  Dr. Keville Frederickson's Spring 2013 course ORLN 5043, Nursing Research Development.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the objectives of the course, i.e., the examination of …

Posted 17 months ago by Allen Foresta

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Access Policy at the Gottesman Libraries

Although questions at the circulation desk vary, a common question is in regards to borrowing privileges at the Gottesman Libraries. The primary role of the Gottesman Libraries is to serve the teaching, research and scholarly activities of students, faculty, and staff of Teachers College. To best fulfill this mission, access policies are in effect, requiring …

Posted 18 months ago by John

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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 Fall 2013 course MSTU 4000, Core Seminar:  Communications, Computing, & Technology in Education. The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, …

Posted 18 months ago by Allen Foresta

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Library Resources for A&HM 6501/7501, Doctoral/Dissertation Seminars: Music Education

This virtual handout is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Professor Randall Allsup's courses A&HM 6501, Doctoral Seminar:  Music Education and A&HM 7501, Dissertation Seminar:  Music Education. The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the objectives of …

Posted 18 months ago by Allen Foresta

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Library Resources for Gender, Education, and International Development ITSF 5008

This virtual handout is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students Gender, Education, and International Development.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the objectives of the seminar.   This blog …

Posted 19 months ago by Allen Foresta

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Using Vialogues in Your Classroom

If you are searching for an interactive video social media space to help your classroom actively (and digitally) debate theoretical concepts that emerge when watching video, look no further than EdLab's own Vialogues software. A combination of the words "video" and "dialogue," Vialogues is an interactive social media tool developed specifically for educators looking to …

Posted 21 months ago by Anne Hays

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