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This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Luis Guzman Valerio's Spring 2017 course A&HB 4024, Linguistic Foundations of Bilingual/Bicultural Education.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the objectives of the
This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Sunny McDevitt's Spring 2017 course C&T 5308, Advanced Practicum - Infancy and Early Childhood.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the objectives of the course, i.e., "to provide students with the opportunity and resources to develop a research study based upon personal interest and...
This research guide is intended as a representative sampling of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Dr. Nancy Green Saraisky's Spring 2017 course ITSF 5199, Theories of the Policy Process in a Global Context.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the aims of the
This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Professor Corbin Campbell's Spring 2017 course ORL 5521, Introduction to Research Methods in Education.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the objectives of the course, i.e., "to help students develop the ability to critically analyze empirical research and synthesize this research in a literature review," and "to begin to develop an understanding of qualitative and quantitative research desig...
This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Professor Elizabeth Tipton's Spring 2017 course HUDM 5130, Meta-Analysis.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the objectives of the course, and specifically to promote
This research guide is intended to provide an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Professor Alex Eble's course EDPE 4051, Education and Economic Development.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the purpose of the course, i.e., "to teach students . . . key perspectives on development and economic growth"[;] "the theoretical and empirical arguments linking education to
This virtual research guide is intended to provide an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for research in subject areas encompassed in the Department of Education Policy and Social Analysis (EPSA) at Teachers College, Columbia University.  The resources, which are primarily electronic but also include some printed works, have...
During the Fall 2016 semester, library staff completed a significant number of service transactions in the following categories: Research librarians and Services Associates answered a total of 1,717 in-person and phone reference [caption id="attachment_26111" align="alignright" width="200"]
A number of databases provide the means of determining where a particular work or author has been cited by other authors in other works, frequently allowing you to trace the influence of an idea or theory among scholars and thinkers responding to it over time. Citation Indexes Web of Science - Comprising the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, the Social Sciences Citation Index, the Science Citation Index Expanded, and several other sub-databases, this resource sup...
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 requires 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 sources and evaluate the best way to focus your research so that you can contribute to a body of scholarly literature. Guides for Conducting a Review of the Literature There are a number of guides on university and academic libr...