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Continuing the get to know you series, this week we learn more about Melissa.  She has been working at Gottesman since February 2010, and lives in Queens, and if you've read any of her wonderful and fascinating Pressible posts, you may already know that she was a teacher and that she...
Title: Designing and conducting mixed methods research Author: John W. Creswell, Vicki L. Plano Clark Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, c2011 Call Number: H62 .C6962 2011
Title: Methods in psychological research Author: Annabel Ness Evans, Bryan J. Rooney Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, c2011 Call Number: BF76.5 .E88 2011
With job and internship fairs in full swing, many of you may be preparing to join the sea of opportunity seekers out there vying for the very positions for which you hope to be considered.  So what can you do to set yourself apart from the rest?  How do you communicate to employers during the interview that YOU are the one they want?  These are questions that I've been asking myself lately, as I too am among the thousands of students seeking those golden opportunities that seem to be few and far between.  In my interview preparation, I stumbled upon a handy resource in the TC Ebrary, called
Yes, it's that old chestnut again: amidst the economic uncertainty of the times, is it prudent for universities to continue to waste money offering humanities degrees - and if so, which ones? Of course, even with the opening sentence, we've already blundered across some pretty major, and by and large, unacknowledged, assumptions which tend to underlie much of the media discussion of this matter. These assumptions are not unusual. Indeed, the very fact of their being so natural is, as we shall see, interesting to consider when we examine the matter of how human rationality--traditionally the...
Title: Literacy 2.0: Reading and Writing in 21st Century Classrooms Authors: Nancy Frey, Douglas Fisher, Alex Gonzalez Publisher: Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press, © 2010 Check it out:
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="444" caption="First Lady Michelle Obama, with students from Bancroft and Tubman Elementary Schools, participates in a White House Kitchen garden harvest on the South Lawn of the White House, October 21, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Samantha Appleton)"][/caption] Even though I have ye...
Title: Advanced social psychology : the state of the science Editors: Roy F. Baumeister, Eli J. Finkel Publisher: Oxford University Press Check it out: HM1033 .A38 2010 From the Publisher: Social psychology is a flourishing discipline. It explores the most essential questions of the human psyche (e.g., Why do people help or harm ...
Title: Bounce : Mozart, Federer, Picasso, Beckham, and the Science of Success Author: Matthew Syed Publisher: Ne...