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Meet The Staff – John C. Hume

Are you a Teachers College student, and, if so, what are you studying? No, I’m not but I’m a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and I like to consider myself a student of life. Where’s your hometown? I’m a native New Yorker. Born in Queens and raised on Long Island. But I’ve also lived in …

Posted a month ago by John C. Hume

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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 3 months ago by Allen Foresta

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What We’re Reading: “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success”

I just finished reading (well, listening to) "Mindset: The New Psychology of Success" by Dr. Carol Dweck. I originally found this book in the book drop some time last year. I recently picked it up and really enjoyed it. Being that the hardcover copy is rather heavy, I decided to download the audiobook. I listened to …

Posted 5 months ago by Dina

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Animal-Assisted Literacy Programs Provide a Boost to Children’s Reading

Schools and libraries are increasingly seeing the value of programs that allow students to read to pets in order to boost reading skills. To date, such animal-assisted literacy programs are currently operating in 43 states throughout the U.S., as well as in Canada, the UK, Italy and India.1 In fact, as research into the growing …

Posted 6 months ago by Laurel Angrist

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Seeing Stars in NYC

Walking around NYC in the winter months -- boots on, bundled up -- one wouldn't expect to ever look up what with all the black ice, snow piles, contents of tipped over trash cans, and dog poop to avoid. Every once in a while, while waiting for the white hand to tell me it’s alright …

Posted 6 months ago by Dina

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See the ABC of It!

Through March 23, the NYPL's Schwarzman Building is host to an illuminating exhibition on children's books: The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter. Although it's safe to say that most people in the TC community are already convinced that children's books matter, a peek at this show reveals the hidden historical context of many …

Posted 7 months ago by Alex P.

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Meet Antonia.

Hello! I’m Antonia, and I'm a new Services Associate at the Teachers College. Are you a Teachers College student, and, if so, what are you studying? No, I got my MSIS at the University of Texas at Austin, with emphases in research, outreach services, and archival work. Where’s your hometown? Baltimore, Maryland. John Waters is my …

Posted 7 months ago by Antonia

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Meet Alex P.

Hi! I'm Alex, a recent transplant to New York and one of the new Services Associates. I'm looking forward to helping you with your library and research questions this semester. If you need help finding images to use in your work, I'm especially interested in image resources, so come find me if you need help …

Posted 7 months ago by Alex P.

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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 10 months ago by Allen Foresta

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Meet Jordyn

Are you a Teachers College student, and, if so, what are you studying? No, I graduated from Berklee College of Music, where I was a student supervisor at the library and media center for two years. Where’s your hometown? Rockville, Maryland, which is right next to the border of Washington, D.C. What did you …

Posted 12 months ago by Elizabeth Blakely

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Libraries that play “hard to find.”

The Gottesman Library at TC is pretty easy to find, with its prominent location at the end of campus and its five floors of open study space and book shelves. But some libraries are more elusive, almost intentionally hard to find. Today, the New York Times noted that the City Hall Library, located inside New …

Posted 13 months ago by Anne Hays

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ResearchBroker: Get hands on experience conducting research with professionals in education

Education is a field of study in which people have opinions - usually strong ones. To improve our understanding of the field of education and its practices, research is often needed. Research, of course, serves many purposes. According to Educational Research: A Guide To the Process by Norman E. Wallen, Jack R. Fraenkel (2011), a …

Posted 17 months ago by John

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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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Columbia Acquires Author Dawn Powell Archives

The Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Columbia University now retains the archives of author Dawn Powell. The collection includes works that capture her life experiences in New York City from the 1930’s through the 1950’s. Powell, a New York novelist whose posthumous literary collection includes Gore Vidal, Edmund Wilson and Matthew Josephson, hundreds of …

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 19 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 19 months ago by Allen Foresta

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EdLab launches New Learning Times

This past Thursday, January 31st, the lobby of TC's Zankel Hall was busier than usual, as Teachers College commenced its year-long celebration of its 125th year. EdLab had a table at the kick off event to promote its newest app, New Learning Times (NLT) which is part of a series of new learning technologies available …

Posted 19 months ago by John

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

This virtual handout is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Professor Regina Cortina's course ITSF 5008, 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 post also …

Posted 19 months ago by Allen Foresta

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Library Resources for ITSF 4091, Comparative Education

This virtual handout is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Professor Oren Pizmony-Levy's Fall 2013 course ITSF 4091, Comparative Education.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the goal of the seminar, i.e., "to understand how the …

Posted 22 months ago by Allen Foresta

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Library Resources for ORLN 4005, Theories of Nursing

This virtual handout is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in  Keville Frederickson's course ORLN 4005, Theories of Nursing.  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 in depth of "the …

Posted 23 months ago by Allen Foresta

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