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Recommended articles

Cross, Beverly E. "New Racism, Reformed Teacher Education, and the Same Ole' Oppression." Educational Studies 38.3 (2005): 263-274. Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection. EBSCO. Web. 30 Sept. 2011.

This article builds on a case study about how teacher education students may actually learn racism through their program. It employs an analysis of how new racism is operationalized in today's sociopolitical contexts.

Fenwick, Tony, and Sue Saunders. "Teaching Out Prejudice - Celebrating Equality." Education Review 24.1 (2012): 61-69. Academic Search Premier. Web. 6 June 2014.

In this article the authors examine the potential of the classroom as an agency for change rather than a seat of conformity. They question why some schools are not safe spaces for their communities and look at former and current successes and failures.

Library Databases: Published Articles on Education and Social Justice

Education & Psychology

EBSCOhost: Academic Search Premier & MasterFILE Premier. Full text for more than 4,500 scholarly social sciences, humanities, general science, education and multi-cultural journals, as well as general interest periodicals. Includes peer-reviewed journal articles. You can limit your search to peer reviewed articles.

ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center from the U.S. Dept. of Education, lists journal articles and educational documents (lesson plans, studies, etc.). 1966 - present.

Full text of over 1000 scholarly (peer reviewed) journals in the arts and sciences, from their earliest issues up to 3-5 years ago. 

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Articles on emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. Full text coverage for nearly 400 scholarly and peer reviewed journals.

Social Justice and Other Issues

Diversity Studies Collection
Useful for social science, history and liberal arts coursework, this collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community. This set includes 250 journals.

Ethnic NewsWatch
Full text newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic minority and native press. Provides a rich collection of articles, editorials, and reviews with a broad diversity of perspectives and viewpoints. Also a good source of ethnic recipes. Coverage is from 1980 to the present.

Fuente Académica
A unique collection of scholarly academic journals from renowned Latin American, South American and Spanish publishers. Full text coverage for more than 150 scholarly Spanish language journals.

A collection of Hispanic magazines with full text. Covers business, health, technology, culture, current topics and other subjects.

Recommended Books & Movies

Recommended reading for PTP students, from Deborah Cochrane.

Dr Danny Martin 5/21/09 Math Lecture, on youtube. Highly recommended by Deborah Cochrane.

Your knowledge ain't like mine, a lecture by Maisie Gholson, May 26, 2011. Another youtube video recommended by Deborah Cochrane.

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Test Taking, including CBEST

Learning Express Library

Interactive practice tests, including the CBEST, and tutorials to help you succeed on academic or licensing tests. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. You must sign in before taking a test.

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