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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 …

Posted 9 days ago by Allen Foresta

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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="" …

Posted 17 days ago by Allen Foresta

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Library Resources for A&HW 5031, Teacher Education in Social Studies 

This virtual handout is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for Dr. Scott Wylie's Fall 2014 course A&HW 5031, Teacher Education in Social Studies.  The resources,primarily electronic but also some print, have been selected to support the objectives of the …

Posted 19 days ago by Allen Foresta

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Library Resources for A&HA 5005, Visual Arts Research 

This virtual handout is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for Professor Mary Hafeli's Fall 2014 course A&HA 5005, Visual Arts Research Methods.  The resources, primarily electronic but also some print, have been selected to support the objectives of the course, i.e., to explore "qualitative research methods and methodologies …

Posted 24 days ago by Allen Foresta

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Library Resources for MSTU 4001, Technology and School Change 

This virtual guide presents descriptions of and links to databases available to students in Ellen Meier's Fall 2014 course MSTU 4001, Technology and School Change, that can be searched for periodical literature on topics related to the content of the course.  Links to the databases, accessible …

Posted a month ago by Allen Foresta

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Library Resources for HBSE 6001, Research in Special Education 

This virtual guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Professor Laudan Jahromi's course HBSE 6001, Research in Special Education: Experimental/Quantitative Designs I. The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as …

Posted a month ago by Allen Foresta

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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 4 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 8 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 9 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 10 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 11 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 11 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 12 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  Suzanne Pratt's Fall 2014 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 …

Posted 12 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 12 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 15 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 18 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 18 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 18 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 19 months ago by Anne Hays

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