First CLASS Event – Jan. 30th – No Child Left Behind Discussion

Rebecca Crown Library and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science

present

Crown Library Assistantship Symposium Series (CLASS)

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The Impact of No Child Left Behind and Standardized Testing on School Curriculum

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008
4:00 – 5:30 pm in the Lewis Lounge

The panel includes:

  • Jonathan Ellwanger, Principal, Beye Elementary School, Oak Park, IL
  • Annette Rafferty, School Teacher, Lundahl Middle School, Crystal Lake, IL
  • Colleen Reardon, Associate Dean of the School of Education, Dominican University
  • Kara Smith, Librarian and Media Specialist, Oak Terrace Elementary, Highwood, IL
We invite you to come and share your opinions and ask questions of our panel. For each discussion, background information on the topic is posted on the CLASS wiki, found on the Library homepage under subject guides. We encourage you to RSVP to each of the email invitations sent out before each seminar as seats will be limited.

Refreshments will be served.

If you have any questions, comments or feedback, please do not hesitate to contact us at class@dom.edu.

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Open Mic January 30th

Open Mic January 30th

Testing one, two, three…

Are you a musician looking for a place to perform? Do you write poetry? Do you tell jokes?

OR

Do you enjoy listening and watching people perform?

Well CAB Mainstage and the Crown Library is giving you a chance to get your voice out there!
Come to the Open Mic in the Cyber Cafe
January 30th 8pm – 10:30pm
Sign ups start at 7:00pm in the cyber the night of the open mic

QCC’s? contact Tony at x 6438 Jill at x6874
or Megan at x 6411

2008 Elections Subject Guide

vote

Have you registered to vote? Need to know how? Wondering where candidates stand on the issues you care about? Want to know how to find reliable information about the upcoming primaries and presidential election?

The Illinois Presidential Primaries for both the Republican and Democratic Parties will be held on Super Tuesday, February 5, 2008, when the greatest number of states will hold their primary elections.

The U.S. presidential election of 2008 is scheduled to be held on November 4, 2008. The Illinois deadline for registering to vote in the General Election is October 7, 2008.

RefWorks Workshops for Spring

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If you’re not using RefWorks, you’re working too hard!
Spare yourself the headache and join us for a RefWorks workshop.
RefWorks Basics Workshops
  • Wednesday, February 6th: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
  • Monday, February 11th: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 28th: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 11th: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

RefWorks Advanced Workshops
(Attendance at prior RefWorks Workshop strongly recommended)

  • Monday, March 17th: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 26th: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

* Dominican email account is required
* All workshops held in Crown 111
* Refreshments will be provided
* No registration necessary

Example paper for workshops: sample-paper.doc

CLASS Series Announcement

Rebecca Crown Library and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science

present

Crown Library Assistantship Symposium Series (CLASS)

A new series which invites discussion and debate from all students, faculty, staff and the community on hot topics in legislation and how they affect our chosen disciplines

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008
At 4:00 pm in the Lewis Lounge
The Impact of No Child Left Behind and Standardized Testing on School Curriculum

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008
At 4:00 pm in the Lewis Lounge
The Children’s Internet Protection Act, Censorship, and the Selection of Library Materials for Children and Young Adults

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008
At 4:30 pm in the Lewis Lounge
Piracy, Copyright and File Sharing on College Campuses and Public Libraries

Tuesday, April 8th, 2008
At 4:30 pm in the Lewis Lounge
The USA Patriot Act-A Look into the Future

Summer dates and topics to be determined

Each discussion group will feature a panel representing different viewpoints on the topic. We invite you to come and share your opinions and ask questions of our panel. For each discussion, background information on the topic is posted on the CLASS wiki, found on the Library homepage under subject guides. We encourage you to RSVP to each of the email invitations sent out before each seminar as seats will be limited.

Refreshments will be served.

If you have any questions, comments or feedback, please do not hesitate to contact us at class@dom.edu.