17 November 2017: Volume 11, Number 13

developing_research_writing_320 IMPROVE YOUR WRITING SKILLS
Title: Developing Research Writing: A Handbook for Supervisors and Advisors
Editors: Susan Carter and Deborah Laurs
Overview: “This book offers a well-theorized, yet practical and grounded advice conducive to good practices. Book parts are framed by empirical supervisor and doctoral student experiences and chapters within each part provide multiple approaches. The carefully chosen contributors are specialists on research writing and doctoral pedagogy, who guide the reader through the key stages of providing feedback.”–Publisher

makerstudioornaments MAKER MONDAY
Monday, November 20 – Noon to 2:00 p.m.
In the Curry Maker Studio (Ruffner Room 204).

Design a holiday ornament crafted from laser-cut acrylic. Add a die-cut overlay or decorate it by hand with glitter and ribbons. Create a personalized memento of 2017 to share with your family.

All Curry students are welcome to join in and enjoy cookies and cocoa!


thanksgiving pet parade HAPPY THANKSGIVING
Our University Library family hope you enjoy some quality time with friends and your family during the Thanksgiving break!

The next issue of the Curry Librarian’s Newsletter will be sent to you on December  1, 2017.


open-close_smallLIBRARY HOURS
All of the UVA libraries will be closed Thanksgiving Day. Alderman Library will be open Friday, November 24th and Saturday, November 25th from 1pm-5pm. View all library hours here through December 31, 2017




handbook_of_cognition_and_assessment_320 ONLINE HANDBOOK
Title: The Handbook of Cognition and Assessment: Frameworks, Methodologies, and Applications
Editors: André Rupp and Jacqueline P. Leighton
Overview: “This state-of-the-art resource brings together the most innovative scholars and thinkers in the field of testing to capture the changing conceptual, methodological, and applied landscape of cognitively-grounded educational assessments. [This book] offers a methodologically-rigorous overview of cognitive and learning sciences models for assessment purposes as well as the latest statistical and technological know-how for designing, scoring, and interpreting results, covers conceptual frameworks, modern methodologies, and applied topics in a style and at a level of technical detail that will appeal to a wide range of readers from both applied and scientific backgrounds, and   discusses emerging topics in cognitively-grounded assessment, including applications of emerging socio-cognitive models, cognitive models for human and automated scoring, and various innovative virtual performance assessments.” –Publisher


campus_sexual_assault_320ONLINE HANDBOOK
Title: Campus Sexual Assault: A Reference Handbook
Author: Alison E. Hatch
Overview: “This invaluable reference text thoroughly examines the alarming epidemic of campus sexual assault, including a discussion of laws, high-profile cases, controversies, and proposed solutions. Provides coverage of a timely topic that helps contextualize the issue by providing historical background and contemporary analysis of key events, laws, people, and controversies. Presents perspectives from individuals with firsthand experience with the issue of campus sexual assault, including a Title IX investigator, a college counselor, a sexual assault nurse, as well as community advocates and survivors.” –Publisher


wiley_international_handbook_of_education_leadership ONLINE HANDBOOK
Title: Wiley International Handbook of Education Leadership
Editors: Duncan Waite and Ira Bogotch
Overview: “The Wiley International Handbook of Educational Leadership brings together contributions from authors in twenty-one countries, spanning six continents. Topics examined include leadership and aesthetics, creativity, eco‐justice, advocacy, Big Data and technology, neoliberalism, emerging philosophies and theories, critical democracy, gender and radical feminism, political economies, emotions, postcolonialism, and new directions in higher education.” -Publisher



wiley_handbook_of_social_studies_research_320  ONLINE HANDBOOK
Title: Wiley Handbook of Social Studies Research
Editors: Meghan McGlinn Manfra and Cheryl Mason Bolick
Overview: “This is the first major reference work on social studies education and research in a decade. [It includes] an in-depth look at the current state of social studies education and emerging trends. Three sections cover: foundations of social studies research, theoretical and methodological frameworks guiding social studies research, and current trends and research related to teaching and learning social studies.” -Publisher




wiley handbook of school choice  ONLINE HANDBOOK
Title: Wiley Handbook of School Choice
Editors: Robert A. Fox and Nina K. Buchanan
Overview: “The Wiley Handbook of School Choice presents  a comprehensive collection of the latest research findings on school choices in the US, including charter schools, magnet schools, school vouchers, home schooling, private schools, and virtual schools. Viewpoints of both advocates and opponents of each school choice provide balanced examinations and opinions. Perspectives drawn from both established researchers and practicing professionals in the U.S. and abroad and from across the educational spectrum gives a holistic outlook. Includes thorough coverage of the history of traditional education in the US, its current state, and predictions for the future of each alternative school choice.” -Publisher



Student_Services_A_Handbook_for_the_Profession_320  ONLINE HANDBOOK
Title: Student Services: A Handbook for the Profession
Editors: John H. Schuh, Susan R. Jones, and Vasti Torres
Overview: “Student Services is the classic comprehensive text for graduate students in student affairs, written by top scholars and practitioners in the field. Accessible and theoretically grounded, this book reflects the realities of contemporary practice in student affairs. This new sixth edition has been updated throughout to align with current scholarship, and expanded with four new chapters on student development, crisis management, programming, and applications. Twenty new authors join the roster of expert contributors, bringing new perspective on critical issues such as ethical standards, campus culture, psychosocial development, student retention, assessment and evaluation, and much more. End-of-chapter questions help reinforce the material presented, and unique coverage of critical theoretical perspectives, counseling and helping skills, advising, leadership, environmental theories, and other useful topics make this book a foundational resource for those preparing for a student affairs career.” -Publisher


Edusemiotics_a_Handbook_320 ONLINE HANDBOOK
Title: Edusemiotics– a Handbook
Editor: Inna Semetsky
Overview: “Edusemiotics is a pioneering area of study that connects semiotics – the science of signs – with educational theory and the philosophy of education. This volume reflects cutting-edge research by scholars in education and in semiotics worldwide, bridging the two discourses to present the state of the art in this new transdisciplinary field. -Publisher




Throughout the semester, we will be highlighting information about finding, organizing, analyzing, managing, displaying, and preserving research data. See this week’s featured data information below.


nancyteachingvaleriebassclass ACQUIRING DATA SKILLS
Librarians offer a wide variety of class instruction including locating and using data sets and learning to use research software.

In this session, Dr. Nancy Kechner is working with students in the course, Research Design for Social Innovation with Youth, taught by Dr. Valerie Adams-Bass to acquaint them with SPSS and Dedoose.

To arrange a class session, Curry faculty can either contact  Kay Buchanan,  Curry’s librarian to help identify a library expert who can offer a session for a class, or faculty can submit an online request to the Library.


Kay-Buchanan200This newsletter is produced by your Curry librarian,  Kay Buchanan.

The newsletter is intended to support faculty and students at the Curry School of Education who are engaged in scientifically based research, evaluation, and teaching by keeping them up-to-date on scholarly resources, trends, and training opportunities so they can make a positive impact on education.

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