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War on Poverty’s 50th Anniversary

Confronting Suburban Poverty

January marks the 50th Anniversary of the War on Poverty, legislation initiated by President Lyndon B. Johnson.  The War on Poverty was launched to combat the almost sixteen percent poverty rate (Table 13) for families. The legislation led to programs … Continue reading

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GSU receives $10 million grant to support adult literacy

box of bargain books

The books in the photo on the left  may be selling for only $4 each, but the ability to read them is truly priceless.  Poor literacy is often associated with poverty and can create intergenerational cycles furthering the ill effects … Continue reading

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What do Zulu hats, tile work, and divination have in common?

Moroccan tile

  Ask Dr. Iman Chahine in the College of Education. Chahine teaches the course, “Ethnomathematics and its Role in Sociocultural Traditions”. Ethnomathematics studies the way in which cultural groups use mathematics in daily activities and in problem solving. Students in … Continue reading

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Education Faculty Publish: Clinical Teacher Education

Chara Haeussler Bohan and Joyce E. Many (eds.) recently published the book, Clinical teacher education: Reflections from an urban professional development school network. The book shows how Georgia State University’s College of Education and College of Arts and Sciences partnered … Continue reading

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Recent Faculty Publication

Book cover

Congratulations to Dr. Barbara Meyers and Dr. Lydia Mays for their recent children’s book, The Long and the Short of It: A Tale About Hair. The book won two important awards including a Mom’s Choice award and a National Health Information Award. This … Continue reading

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Enhanced Resource: Education Full Text

Photo of books and articles

The GSU library recently upgraded from Education Abstracts to Education Full Text.  Education Full Text continues to offer indexing for journals, books, and yearbooks that were previously offered in Education Abstracts.  With Education Full Text, researchers get the added benefit … Continue reading

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Mathematics, Paper Folding, and Viruses

An intriguing, easy to read, and recent addition to the library is the book entitled “A Mathematical Tapestry: Demonstrating the Beautiful Unity of Mathematics” by Peter Hilton and Jean Pedersen.  This book examines polyhedral geometry, number theory, combinatorial geometry, and … Continue reading

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“Millennials” on Our Minds…

Millennials at work/play

Beloit College has rolled out its annual “Mindset List” for the Class of 2014, which originated in 1998 as “a reminder to faculty to be aware of dated references, and quickly became a catalog of the rapidly changing worldview of … Continue reading

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Library subject research guides

As a reminder, here are direct links to library subject research guides. These guides contain information on use, search strategies, and subject-specific resources to assist with research and curriculum needs. Counseling Education Policy Studies Educational Psychology Psychology Special Education

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New Library Policies go into effect 9/15

In response to student concerns, new library policies go into effect on Tuesday, September 15. * Library Access Policy * Library Conduct Policy * Library Food & Drink Policy * Library Noise Policy Please make sure you have your PantherCard … Continue reading

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