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This is a listing of databases of particular relevance for research and study in the Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology; the databases correlate with the programs and disciplines within the department. Many of these databases cover the periodical literature in their respective fields, but some also provide citatio...
This is a listing of databases of particular relevance for research and study in the Department of International and Transcultural Studies; the databases correlate with the programs and disciplines within the department. Many of these databases cover the periodical literature in their respective fields, but some also provide citations and abstracts for books, book c...
Title: Forbidden language: English learners and restrictive language policies Editors: Patricia Gándara and Megan Hopkins Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, c2010 Check it Out:  LC2672.4 .F67 2010 From the Publisher: Pulling together the most up-to-date research on the effects of restrictive language policies, this timely volume focuses on what we know about the actual outcomes for students and teac...
Some vintage postcards depicting Teachers College many moons ago were unearthed from some crevice of the 5th Floor and landed on my desk Monday morning. I wanted to share them here, as well as on Pocket Knowledge, TC's digital archive. I love th...
Last year we were lucky to have four talented artists join the EdLab for its Digital Art Residency 2009.Jeff Goldenson, Dan Torop, Dan Paluska, and Christina Kral explored intersections of art, education, and libraries with us last summer, to magnificent effect. Check out the result of their explorationsh...
To kick off the 2009-2010 academic year, the EdLab Design/Publishing Team put together an exhibit featuring the lesser-told stories of Teachers College, Columbia University. Overheard: An Insider's History of Teachers College ran throughout the academic year in the Offit Gallery on the third floor of the Gottesman Libraries. From the exhibit press release: In celebration of 2009 new student orientation, Gottesman Libraries introduces a new exhibit and campus-wide audio tour sharing some of the more unexpected stories from the history of Teachers College. Overheard: An Ins...
As a supplement to the Overheard exhibit, the Design/Publishing Team produced an audio tour for new students. The tour gave students a chance to see and hear some of the sites of the secret histories uncovered in the physical exhibition.
An interesting article in Sunday's New York Times addressed a popularly-held misconception of today's undergrad students that anything on the Internet is free for the taking, without citation. This is caused by a coupling of the ease in which students can copy-and-paste online content and the culture in which publishers create tools making it easier to share their content (the NYT article, for example, has ready links to share on Twitter, Facebook, and a variety of other social networking sites). There's also a tend...
Title: The fabulous imagination: on Montaigne's Essays Author: Lawrence D. Kritzman Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, c2009 Check It Out: PQ1643 .K75 2009 Recommendations: “This is one of the few books on Montaigne that fuses analytical skill with humane awareness of why Montaigne matters.”—Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of Humanities, Yale University
In the spring of 2009, the EdLab design team collaborated with faculty from the Nutrition Program at Teachers College to create an exhibit for the program's centennial celebration. 100 Years: A Centennial Celebration of the Program in Nutrition at Teachers College explored the history of the Nutrition program, and was on view on the third floor of the Gottesman Libraries for the run of the program's conference and through the following summer. To see more about the program, go to its archives on