November 3, 2008

CPSY 8321: Seminar -- Current Issues in Teaching Developmental Psychology

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Here is a handout for the library presentation for CPSY 8321:

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This brief powerpoint shows the method for posting links to our U of M Libraries' e-journals:

Linking Methods

Here is the powerpoint for Karen Williams' discussion on Copyright & Author's Rights:

Copyright & Author's Rights

November 3, 2008

October 27, 2008

EPSY 5656 Social and Interpersonal Characteristics...

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Here is the updated version of the handout for EPSY 5656 Social and Interpersonal Characteristics of Students with Disabilities:

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And here is a powerpoint presentation that highlights the key points for this class session:

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Office 2003 version

October 28, 2008

October 21, 2008

Interdisciplinary Research for Religious Studies

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Here is a handout on PsycInfo: Searching the Psychology Research Literature for the workshop on Interdisciplinary Research for Religious Studies.

PsycInfo Handout

October 21, 2008

September 18, 2008

Enrollment Data & Projections

Here are two new reports projecting enrollment in higher education:

Projections of Education Statistics to 2017 from the National Center for Educational Statistics

School Enrollment in the United States: 2006 / Population Characteristics
from the US Census Bureau.

Today's Chronicle of Higher Education has an article summarizing these reports. ("Rising College Enrollments Are Seen in Government's 10-Year Forecast" -- select Miscellaneous Ejournals on the Find it screen)

September 10, 2008

CPSY 3308 Introduction to Research Methods in Child Psychology

Hi-- Here is the handout for the class presentation on Sept. 11.

CPSY 3308

Outline with images

September 4, 2008

Chronicle of Philanthropy

Hi --

One source for information about grants is the Chronicle of Philanthropy.

Here is a document illustrating ways to use this resource : handout

Key Features include links to --

Find out about new Grant Programs

Find out about Grant Deadlines

Search Guide to Grants & Set up Email Alerts (Create a Search Agent)

Set up RSS feeds for updates for some sections, for example: News Updates

June 6, 2008

E-book on mentoring

Hi -- We now have this popular book available as an e-book in addition to having a paper copy.

The Blackwell handbook of mentoring : a multiple perspectives approach / Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Publishing, 2007.

Here is the link to the e-book copy

And, here is information about the location for the paper copy: TC Wilson Library BF637.M45 B56 2007

June 5, 2008

Core E-Book: Teacher Education

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Here is a new e-book that is likely to be of interest to many in education:

Handbook of research on teacher education : enduring questions in changing contexts. 3rd ed. / edited by Marilyn Cochran-Smith, Sharon Feiman-Nemser, D. John McIntyre ; and Kelly E. Demers, associate editor. New York : Routledge ; [Manassas, VA] : Co-published by the Association of Teacher Educators, 2008.

Here is the e-book: TC Internet Resource

And here is the location of our paper copy: TC Wilson Library LB1715 .H274 2008

April 17, 2008

Educational Disparities -- New blog

The new blog for postings on educational disparities, and educational access & equality is now available at:

EdLibUpdates -- Educational Disparities

April 7, 2008

Educational Access & Equality Journal References

Here are some references to journal articles on various topics related to educational equity and access. (Journal List #2)

Chapman, T. (2008). Desegregation and Multicultural Education: Teachers Embracing and Manipulating Reforms. Urban Review, 40(1), 42-63.

Florence, M. D., Asbridge, M., & Veugelers, P. J. (2008). Diet Quality and Academic Performance. Journal of School Health, 78(4), 209-215.

Konstantopoulos, S. (2008). Do Small Classes Reduce the Achievement Gap between Low and High Achievers? Evidence from Project STAR. Elementary School Journal, 108(4), 275-291.

Manzo, K. K. (2008). Researchers Propose NAEP Look Beyond Academic Measures. Education Week, 27(25), 8-8.

McKown, C., & Weinstein, R. S. (2008). Teacher expectations, classroom context, and the achievement gap. Journal of School Psychology, 46(3), 235-261.

McKenzie, K. B., & Scheurich, J. J. (2008). Teacher resistance to improvement of schools with diverse students. International Journal of Leadership in Education, 11(2), 117-133.

Moonie, S., Sterling, D. A., Figgs, L. W., & Castro, M. (2008). The Relationship Between School Absence, Academic Performance, and Asthma Status. Journal of School Health, 78(3), 140-148.

Orfield, G., Frankenberg, E., & Garces, L. (2008). Statement of American Social Scientists of Research on School Desegregation to the U.S. Supreme Court in Parents v. Seattle School District and Meredith v. Jefferson County. Urban Review, 40(1), 96-136.

Sefa Dei, G. J. (2008). Schooling as Community: Race, Schooling, and the Education of African Youth. Journal of Black Studies, 38(3), 346-366.

Skiba, R. J., Simmons, A. B., Ritter, S., Gibb, A. C., Rausch, M. K., Cuadrado, J., et al. (2008). Achieving Equity in Special Education: History, Status, and Current Challenges. Exceptional Children, 74(3), 264-288.

Tomlinson, S. (2008). Gifted, talented and high ability: selection for education in a one-dimensional world. Oxford Review of Education, 34(1), 59-74.

Yeskel, F. (2008). Coming to Class: Looking at Education through the Lens of Class Introduction to the Class and Education Special Issue. Equity & Excellence in Education, 41(1), 1-11.

Yeung, W. J., & Conley, D. (2008). Black–White Achievement Gap and Family Wealth. Child Development, 79(2), 303-324.

April 2, 2008

Educational Access & Equality U Library Books

Here is a selection of recent U Library books on a variety of topics related to educational access & equity. These references were from MNCAT Primo searches: NCLB, educational attainment, educational equalization, discrimination in education, academic achievement. (Books List 2)

Cronin, J. M. (2008). Reforming Boston schools, 1930-2006 : Overcoming corruption and racial segregation /. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. TC Wilson Library LC5133.B6 C76 2008

Black-Hawkins, K., Florian, L., & Rouse, M. (2007). Achievement and inclusion in schools /. London ; New York: Routledge. TC Wilson Library LC1203.G7 B58 2007

Transitions in secondary education in sub-Saharan Africa : Equity and efficiency issues (2008). . Washington, D.C.: World Bank. TC Wilson Library Gov Pub (General Collection) LC146.8.A357 T73 2008

Suárez-Orozco, M. M., & Todorova, I. (2008). Learning a new land : Immigrant students in American society /. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. TC Wilson Library LC3746 .S83 2008

Ogbu, J. U. (2008). Minority status, oppositional culture, and schooling /. New York: Routledge. TC Wilson Library LC3731 .M56 2008

Roseberry-McKibbin, C. (2008). Increasing language skills of students from low-income backgrounds : Practical strategies for professionals /. San Diego: Plural Pub. TC Wilson Library LC4091 .R665 2008

Archer, L., & Francis, B. (2007). Understanding minority ethnic achievement : Race, gender, class and 'success' /. London ; New York: Routledge. TC Wilson Library LC3085.G7 A73 2007

Blankstein, A. M., Cole, R. W., & Houston, P. D. (2007). Engaging every learner /. Thousand Oaks, Calif. : [s.l]: Corwin Press ; Hope Foundation : American Association of School Administrators : Nation Association Of Elementary School Principals. TC Wilson Library LB1062.6 .E64 2007

Caro-Bruce, C., & National Staff Development Council (U.S.). (2007). In Caro-Bruce C., National Staff Development Council (U.S.) (Eds.), Creating equitable classrooms through action research /. Thousand Oaks, CA : [Oxford, OH]: Corwin Press. TC Wilson Library LC213.2 .C74 2007

Chenoweth, K. (2007). "It's being done" : Academic success in unexpected schools. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Education Press. TC Wilson Library LB1062.6 .C44 2007

Holcomb-McCoy, C. (2007). School counseling to close the achievement gap : A social justice framework for success /. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press. TC Wilson Library LB1027.5 .H635 2007

Kincheloe, J. L., & Hayes, K. (2007). Teaching city kids : Understanding and appreciating them /. New York: Peter Lang. TC Wilson Library LC5131 .T42 2007

Klein, S. S. (2007). Handbook for achieving gender equity through education /. Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. TC Wilson Library Quarto LC213.2 .H36 2007

United States Commission on Civil Rights. (2007). Becoming less separate? : School desegregation, justice department enforcement, and the pursuit of unitary status. Washington, DC: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. TC Law Library US Documents CR 1.2:SE 6/2 (PDF)

Unterhalter, E. (2007). Gender, schooling and global social justice /. London ; New York: Routledge. TC Wilson Library LC212 .U58 2007

Winfield, A. G. (2007). Eugenics and education in America : Institutionalized racism and the implications of history, ideology, and memory /. New York: Peter Lang. TC Wilson Library LC212.2 .W56 2007

Bok, D. C. (2006). Our underachieving colleges : A candid look at how much students learn and why they should be learning more /. Princeton: Princeton University Press. TC Wilson Library LB2322.2 .B65 2006

Preston J., Janmaat J. G. (Eds.), Education, equality and social cohesion : A comparative analysis /. Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York: Palgrave Macmillan. TC Wilson Library LC191 .G715 2006

Lipson, H. D.,1949-. (2006). Talking affirmative action : Race, opportunity, and everyday ideology /. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield. TC Wilson Library LC213.52 .L55 2006

Gonzalez, G. C.,1972-. (2005). Educational attainment in immigrant families : Community context and family background /. New York: LFB Scholarly Pub. TC Wilson Library LC3746 .G66 2005

March 28, 2008

Educational Access & Equality: Article Citations

Here is a listing of citations to recent articles: (Journals List #1 / test/pilot)

Beachum, F. D., Dentith, A. M., Mccray, C. R., & Boyle, T. M. (2008). Havens of Hope or the Killing Fields: The Paradox of Leadership, Pedagogy, and Relationships in an Urban Middle School. Urban Education, 43(2), 189-215.

Butcher, J., & Kritsonis, W. A. (2008). A National Perspective: Utilizing the Postmodern Theoretical Paradigm to Close the Achievement Gap and Increase Student Success in Public Education America.26(4). ERIC.

Delgado, R. (2008). The Instructional Dynamics of a Bilingual Teacher: One Teacher's Beliefs About English Language Learners. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 7(1), 43-53.

Ford, D. Y., Grantham, T. C., & Whiting, G. W. (2008). Another Look at the Achievement Gap: Learning From the Experiences of Gifted Black Students. Urban Education, 43(2), 216-239.

Teale, W. H., Paciga, K. A., & Hoffman, J. L. (2007). Beginning Reading Instruction in Urban Schools: The Curriculum Gap Ensures a Continuing Achievement Gap. Reading Teacher, 61(4), 344-348.

March 24, 2008

Achievement gaps / Educational disparities -- Library Books

Here are some recent books in the library on achievement gaps and educational disparities: (Books List 1/pilot list)


Johnson, H. L., & Salz, A. (2008). What is authentic educational reform? : Pushing against the compassionate conservative agenda /. New York: Lawrence Erlbaum.
TC Wilson Library LC89 .W45 2008

Ladd H. F., Fiske E. B. (Eds.). (2008). Handbook of research on education finance and policy / New York: Routledge.
TC Wilson Library Quarto LB2824 .H36 2008

Sadovnik A. R. (Ed.) (2008). No child left behind and the reduction of the achievement gap : Sociological perspectives on federal educational policy / New York : Routledge.
TC Wilson Library LC191.4 .N6 2008

Sunderman, G. L. (2008). Holding NCLB accountable : Achieving accountability, equity, & school reform /. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
TC Wilson Library LB2806.22 .H656 2008


Hirsch, E. D. (Eric Donald). (2007). The knowledge deficit : Closing the shocking education gap for American children /. Boston [Mass.]: Houghton Mifflin.
TC Wilson Library LB1050 .H567 2007

Paik, S. J., & Walberg, H. J. (2007). Narrowing the achievement gap : Strategies for educating Latino, Black and Asian students /. New York ; Berlin: Springer.
TC Wilson Library LC3731 .N37 2007

Snow, C. E. (2007). Is literacy enough? : Pathways to academic success for adolescents /. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.
TC Wilson Library LB1632 .I79 2007

January 29, 2008

CPSY Honors and RefWorks

Here is a handout highlighting moving citations from PsycInfo and PubMed into RefWorks.


This next handout gives more details about the steps for using PubMed and RefWorks.


RefWorks page

October 30, 2007

EPSY 5656 Social and Interpersonal Characteristics of Students with Disabilities

Here is a handout for the library presentation for EPSY 5656 Social and Interpersonal Characteristics of Students with Disabilities.

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