Workshop: Exploring K-12 Resources, Wednesday, 11/30, 3-4pm

Please join us for the following workshops in November:

  • Exploring K-12 Resources, Wednesday, 11/30, 3-4pm


  • This workshop covers helpful ways to find textbooks, children's literature, lesson plans, and other K-12 materials in the Gottesman Libraries' collection. We will cover searching Educat, our catalog; Databases by Genre: K-12, and Pocketknowledge's American Curriculum Collection to demonstrate different ways of accessing both current and historical materials.

    Please rsvp with your interest and details. If you have a specific topic you are exploring, please let us know!

    Where: 302 Russell

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    To request disability-related accommodations contact OASID at oasid@tc.edu, (212) 678-3689, (212) 678-3853 TTY, (646) 755-3144 video phone, as early as possible.

  • Introduction to the Job Talk & Campus Visit, Monday, 11/7, 3:30-5pm


  • How do you prepare for on-campus interviews and job-talks? This session will provide an overview of the on-campus interview process including: The structure of the day; who you will meet; questions you should ask; and what makes a good Job Talk.

    Speakers:

    Ansley Erickson is an Assistant Professor in the Program in History and Education. She studies the history of educational inequality in U.S cities.

    Christine Baron is an Assistant Professor of Social Studies and Education is a former high school history teacher and museum educator. Dr. Baron’s research focuses on examining historical thinking related to non-traditional texts and teaching and learning in informal settings.

    Mary Hafeli is a Professor in the Program in Art and Art Education and former fine arts dean. An active artist, her research focuses on the thinking and practices of artists and art students, approaches to studio teaching, and leadership in creative communities.

    Lindsay Weiss, Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Music Education at Drake University in Des Moines, IA, is a former elementary and secondary school music teacher and arts education research associate. Dr. Weiss' research focuses on examining how instructional activities and teacher behaviors affect adolescent student engagement and motivation during secondary school music classes.

    This workshop is part of the Career Development Series presented by faculty in the Department of Arts and Humanities. It is designed for doctoral students in Arts and Humanities and Curriculum and Teaching. Other TC students may attend on a first come, first serve basis.

    Please rsvp by Friday, November 4th with your interest and details.

    Where: 306 Russell

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    To request disability-related accommodations contact OASID at oasid@tc.edu, (212) 678-3689, (212) 678-3853 TTY, (646) 755-3144 video phone, as early as possible.

  • Cited Reference Searching, Wednesday, 11/9, 3-4pm


  • Tracking and analyzing citations is an important part of the research process that can lead to deeper understanding of the significance of published authors/works; impact factor of journals; and even faculty tenure decisions. Key citation analysis tools also may serve as a springboard in your pursuit of a research topic. In Cited Reference Searching, you will take a look at major citation tools that provide insight - notably, Reuter's Web of Science, Elsevier's Scopus, and, "standing on the shoulders of giants", Google Scholar.

    Please rsvp by Tuesday, November 8th.

    Where: 302 Russell

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    To request disability-related accommodations contact OASID at oasid@tc.edu, (212) 678-3689, (212) 678-3853 TTY, (646) 755-3144 video phone, as early as possible.

  • The New York Foundling's Child Abuse Prevention Program (CAPP) Professional Training, Tuesday, 11/15, 9am-2:30pm


  • Please join TC alumna Leslie Schmerler and her colleagues from The New York Foundling as they provide training to counselors, social workers, psychologists, and other school professionals about the dynamics of child abuse. Participants are taught how to respond to abuse disclosure statements from children and will learn specific interviewing skills that are most effective when gathering information to make a report. They will also have the opportunity to observe the entire Child Safety Workshop.

    A key component of training, the Child Safety Workshop uses life-sized puppets to teach children to recognize, resists, and report instances of abuse and neglect.

    The Foundling's award winning Child Abuse Prevention Program (CAPP) ensure that children understand their right to be safe and has empowered more than 500,000 elementary schools students in New York City since 1986.

    This event is co-sponsored by Future Child Advocates, a group that Leslie Schmerler help co-found.

    Persons interested in attending may rsvp by Monday, November 14th. Space is limited to 35 persons.

    Where: 305 Russell

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    To request disability-related accommodations contact OASID at oasid@tc.edu, (212) 678-3689, (212) 678-3853 TTY, (646) 755-3144 video phone, as early as possible.



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