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Last Update: January 2, 2007 by Maureen Weicher

Subject Specialists:

Elementary & Secondary: Connie Thorsen

Learning Disabilities: Connie Thorsen

Service Learning: Ben Turner

Teaching and Learning with Technology: Andrew Sankowski

Other Areas: Connie Thorsen and Lois Cherepon

Faculty Liason: Connie Thorsen

Purpose: The St. Johnís University Libraries support teaching, study, and research for students undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students; as well as faculty associated with the School of Education. The School has three departments: Early Childhood, Childhood and Adolescent Education; the Department of Administrative and Instructional Leadership; and the Department of Human Services and Counseling. The course schedule includes current offerings by the School of Education at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Undergraduate Programs: Programs of Studyinclude the B.S. Ed. in Childhood Education, B.S. Ed. Dual Certificate in Childhood and Special Education, B.S. in Adolescence Education, and B.A. with a minor in Adolescence Education. Students must also complete the Core Curriculum The online Education Bulletin has a complete listing of course offerings at the undergraduate level.

Graduate Programs: The Department of Human Services and Counseling offers graduate-level programs in TESOL, Reading, Literacy, Special Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, Bilingual School Counseling and Teaching Children with Disabilities in Childhood Education. These lead to the M.S. Ed. The Department of Early Childhood, Childhood, and Adolescent Education offer programs leading to the M.S. in Elementary Education or Secondary Education 7-12. Subject areas for the latter include Biology, Chemistry, English, French, Mathematics, Physics, Social Studies and Spanish. Programs in Administrative and Instructional Leadership lead to the Master of Science in School Building Leadership; Professional Diploma in School District Leadership; Non Public School Leaders Program; Doctor of Education in Administration and Supervision; and the Doctoral Program in Instructional Leadership

Centers/Institutes: Centers for the School of Education include the Instructional Materials Center located on the fourth floor of the Library. The IMC contains the latest curriculum materials in a variety of formats. The Reading and Writing Center diagnoses and treats elementary and intermediate school students with language and literacy difficulties. The Center for Learning Styles at Bishop Kearney High School in Brooklyn is the first of its kind in New York City, and nationally.

Enrollment Trends: See the TEAC Inquiry Brief.

Department and Subject Area Trends: According to the TEAC Inquiry Brief, teacher education at St. John's "rests upon the components of content knowledge, pedagogical knowledge, and teaching skill (caring)."

Established Specialization: English as a Second Language/Multilingual Education Special Education

Online Resources: Education

Subject Depth: The Queens collection is on the study or instructional support level, advanced (3b). The goal is to maintain this level for most areas, and move to level (4) in those level where there are doctoral programs. These Instructional Leadership; and Administration and Supervision. The Staten Island collection is on the study or instructional support level, introductory (3a).

Selection Considerations: Please see Selection of Materials. In addition, the following resources may be consulted for book reviews:

Materials to be Excluded: Please see Materials Not To Be Acquired. Also exclude:

Withdrawal Considerations: Please see Collection Maintenance: Withdrawals. Additional criteria include:

Other Considerations: n/a


Related Collections: Library and Information Science

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