Wednesday, April 2, 2008

New Library Materials!

The following materials have been added to our ever-growing permanent collection here at the UNT Dallas Campus library. Stop by the library for more information!

Letters to the Next President: What We Can Do About the Real Crisis in Public Education. Teacher's College, Columbia University, 2004. A thoughtful compilation of letters from a diverse group of parents, students, teachers, public figures and elected officials to the "next President" that offer straightforward suggestions concerning public education in America.

(Call#LA 217.2 L48 2004 c.2)

Team Work and Group Dynamics. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1999. A combination of research and case examples, this text provides readers a chance to learn valuable theory of group processes and develop a detailed image of how teams work. Blending theory and practice in areas such as team design, team social processes, and team effectiveness, readers will learn how teams function in actual work organizations.

(Call#HD66.S747 1999 c.2)

Leading People Through Disasters. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. 2006. This action guide prepares readers for handling disasters of all kinds; everything from floods, fires, and hurricanes, to workplace violence, or the sudden arrest of a CEO. This text will help a reader learn how to stay focussed during a crisis and support the people who keep the business running.

(Call#HD49. M384 2006 c.2)

Scholarship Reconsidered: Priorities of the Professoriate. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 1990. This text offers insight into the relationship between college and university professors and their tenure. It draws into question the practice of a reward system that pushes professors into preoccupation with research and publication that consequently distracts them from teaching.

(Call#LA227.3.B694 1990 c.2)

How Biased Are You? Discovery Channel University, Discovery Communications, 2001. This film explores the history of and practice of racism, as well as the subtle demonstrations of racism in modern life in everyday behavior. Issues are explored via hidden-footage, interviews with racism victims, and more.

(Call#DVD 8524R)

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