Library Informer (Vol.6 no.5)


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Library Informer (Vol.6 no.5)
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'J,,-.. VINo5TheCollegeOfThe BahamasJuly,1994ABI-MONTHLY NEWSLETTER ,,'Current reports coming from both the Police and Motor Vehicle Insurance Companies' indicate and support the rumors that car theives active.Atthis,timeitappears that latemodelSuzukivehiclesaretheirprimarytargets. Two C.O.B.staff members have hadtheir'sstolen. The hadtheirSuzuki Fronte stolen however the police did recoverit a week later. 'Next, comes the ei:penses ofrepairsand replacementpartsstriped from the vehicle.Second,ifyoushouldlocateaSuzukiSJ-410silver-gray JeepWith soft topand a square trailerhitchonthe rear, please contact Mr. Michael Stevensoninthe Social Science Division.Anyassistance willbegreatly appreciated. -SuaukiCarOwners Beware.""IAcq uisitions:MrsB.WalkerTHE CASEOFTHEVIDEOCAPER!Several monthsagothe Publisher,{N ASW} National .Asso.ofSocial Workers, shipped the following video tapes to the College, but they have not yet been received'bythe Library Acquisitions Department.Weareaware that theydidarrive at theCOBCampus.'' The Titlesareasfollows:1.WhatDoSocial WorkersDo?2.AIDS, Families Cope.Ifyou know aboutsofthese video tapes, please contactMrsB.Walker -Acquisitions Deptat extension250.Your assistance willbegreatly appreciated!LIBRAR'Y SCHEDULE BOURSFROMJuly:8th, 1994 ToSept. 3rd,1994IIIIAil1'11111l1lialllillIII11, 111'1 Library Staff NotesII.t.I., ..111....August, 19945thMsWillamaeJohnson" Closet! onPublicHolidaysJuly Ilth:#IndependenceAugustIst:#August Monday29th Ms MaryannClare


Reviews: Special Collections. 6194 Stubbs, E.Thllmpactof the Haitian Students on Educational CostinMinistrvSchoolsWithinThe Commonwealth of the Bahamas: 1991.Published2614194..Itisestimatedthatthere couldbe as many as 40,000 Haitians ourrtntly residing in the to10,331recordedin1980.How does this affect the country's health system, educational opportunities and social conditions?Dr. Stubbs has examined these issues through compiled sta.tistics. Comparative tables are presented and discussed attemptingtoprove the impact that Haitians arehaving on the Bahamian Community.O.A.S.Inter-American'CommissionofHumanRilhts.Prlss Release. A del!gation of the O.A.S. Commission visited the Bahamasduring the week of May22nd to 21th for the purpose of obtaining information regarding the Haitianrefugeesituation inthe Bahamas. (The CommissionistheprincipalorganizationwithintheOASresponsiblefor reporting on countries' compliancewithhuman rights standards).IThe seven-member team benefited from the cooperation of the Government ofthl Bahamas, thlGrand Bahama's HumanRightsAssociation and representati ves of other non-governmental organizations, including churches. TheOASTeam also visitedHaitiansettlementsin Great Abaco, Grand Bahama, Eleuthera and New Providence(includingthe Carmiohael Road Detention Camp).Various probllmatic situationswere identified. Among these are the exploitation ofHaitianswithwork permits, the granting of refugee status toHaitians,and free citizenship, for those borninthe Bahamas. The Commissionwillstudy these issues and send a report to the Government of the Bahamas.,Thisreportwillalso provide suggestions whichcould assist the Bahamas withtheexistingcircumstances.Further,theirvisitrevealed a "maze ofracialand national social assumptions"whichcouldonlyimpact onthe Haitians inthe Bowever', the Commission recognizedthatthe Bahamas doesprovide a wide rang. of services to the Haitians who havefledtheircountrybut yet do not receiveany"meaningfulinternationalassistance." (Ava.ilableinSpecial Collections" Vertical Fileunder Buman Rights).criticalmoral questionsthatmustbeasked bef,?re meaningfUl edUcatlon reform can take place. TheAuthordescribes the moral role of educators in a democratic society, and explore howthisspecialmoral responsibilityhasimplicationstor how educators must handle the challeng'es they currently face.Looks at how the responsibility for none instructioncannotrlstsolt1 y on the ofindividualteachers, but by articulatinga. coherent moral purpose, schools and coIl egis can help teachersmaintaina strong commitment to learning and high standards. JohnIGoodladisProtessorot Education at the Center for Educational Renewal,Universityof Washington.Book ReviewIIReconstructing Womanhood: Th.E.erq,nc.otthe Atro-American Woman HazelV. Aculturalhistoryof the work of clnturyblaok women writers. It traoes the emergenoe otthe novel as a form for politicaland cultural reconstruction,examiningthe waysin which dominant sexual ideologies influenced theliteraryconventions of women's fiction, and reassessinq the usesotfictionin AmericanCulture.Hazel V. Carby isProfessor of Englishand Atro-American Studies atYaleUniversity. FromTheCataloguer:Mr.StanleyWilliams NEW BOOKS RECEIVED IN CATALOGING:Promotion MaD;ulementapdM... t,tipqCommunications:byTerence It. SlimpPublish hyHarcourt,BraceI:10.anovich,Fort Wo .. th:c1990 673pp.Pl,t,T.ctonics:BowitWorks: Ity AllIn CozanaRobertBrianHart. Publish.aby.Blockw.llSci.ntiticPublications,Boston: c1986 392pp.SocialPsychology:Ste nP.nr04.Publish byPrentice BallEngl.wooa Clills,".1.: c1986 615pp_TheCommon Law: byOli .... WeDa.lHolmes II'. Publishedby Do.erPublications,)flw Yort: cl0gl 422pp.BOOK REVIEWS The Moral DimensionsotT.achingbylohnI. Goodladetal.Brings togeth.rprominlnt restarchers andortati Vtthinkersineducational philosophy to explore tbeChe Gue.araana the CubanRe.olutioll:Writingsana Bpeeches01 Etpesto Chi Gueyarra: eaitedby Da.idDeutscha.aDn. PublishbyPathtinder,Bianey:c1987. 413pp.2


TheOxford HistoryoftheFrenchReTolution: byWilliam Doyle. PublishedbyOxford UniTersityPress, Oxford: c1990 466pp. Reponstruotind Wo.anhood:TheEmergenceoftb. Afro-Am.riclnWomanNovelist:byHazel V. Corby. Published .yOxl'ord Uni Tersity Press, Bew York:223pp.picturesinbooles and magazines. Research shows 'thatas classroomsiremovingtoward cooperative learning, constructivistmodels, and reflective teachinq,teachersarelikely to employ more computer applications inthe classroom. Itso,then teachers need to have ahigh levelof knowledge andproficiency incomputer use.D MedicalBurqicalNursing: A Nursing ProcessA,pro,ch: byBarbara C.Long{et al}_PublishedbyMosby, Baltimore:c1993. 1695pp.Classroom Manage.ent: LenA.Froyen. PublishedbyMacmillan,.ew York:c1993. 465pp.310.Installtouchscreen,penliqht, and other alternative devicestorcomputer cont,.-ol,alternate All candidates wouldbecompetentinboth Macintoshand DOS, and willbeable to use avariety of telecommunications rangingfrom Internet,to satelliteand also be able to designand"a'''llop instruction materialsusingHypermedia, .,i410disc, CD-ROM oompressed video and other applications. Thefirstcoursesinthe AlabamaPlan were tobe in January 1994. Feedback from these coursesisnotyet available. The tollowino two tables depict theoverall intentin providingteachers and studentswithtoolsortheintormation agetheymay incQrporate them in an evolutionary way toalter classroomroutines from an industrial age model to one basedoninformationaltechnologies.1. Navigate desktopenvironmentsin Macintosh, DOS. &: Windows.2.UsecommonDOS commands; copy andtransfer tiles.3. Load and install software. 4.Use a word processorinMacintosh and DOS.S. Use Database and spreadsheetprograms in Macintosh&: DOS. 6. Use test generators,grad.books, and management systems. 7. Use graphicprograms to createtor educationalillustrationsandanimation.a.Install cards inports, and connect ':nd disconnect "peripheral devices and cables, and a modem. 9. Operate laser optical devices: CD-RO and videodisc. Primary ComputerStills ForTeachers Thereforeinthe State of Alabama the following, Technology Standardswiredevelopec1 to assure uniformity andhighstandards.Tlleaeiiberations ot Educators, Teachers, of variousstate agencies and otherinterested groups resultedinthe following'general standards. 1.A dual platform will herequired-usinghothMacintoshand DOS.2.Three courses would hideT.lopHaniwoullhesequential,and 3. eTaluation of trainingprouraas willh.bas.aonpel"fol"manceassess.ent(pol"tlolia) 01studentproducts.--c Why? Mainlybecause teachers have had verylittle training in media use. According toHeinich, Molenda, and Russell,Instructional Media(19a9),teachersrarely use any form of media,includingoverheadtransparencies, models, tapes, videosorInJune, 1985, it was reportedinPhiDelta Kappanthat,compared to'peer tutorinq,adulttutoring,increasing the length of the school day and class periods, and decreasing classsize, anaverage Computer AssistedInstruction(CAD proQram produces the greatestgainsper $100ofinstructionalexpenditure.The computeris ahighlyversatile toolthat maybe bythe teacher, lecturerfor personal productivity and as away to expand classroominstructional activities, butdespiteits proven etrectiveness teachers have beenslowto employ advanced computerapplicationsintheirclassrooms.Traiping Teachers ToUseTechnology Condensed from anarticle by McFadden,University Alabama&: E.JohnsonSuperintendentofProf essiona.1 Services State of Alabama. AECT Tech. Trends Nov/Dec. 1993 Th. Moral Pi.ensionsofTeaching: hy lohnI. Gooilai {et all. Published by Jossey-Boss SanFrancis", c1991. 340pp.BIV/AIDB: AGuide to .ursinqCare: by JacquelynBaatFlasterud. Published by W.B. Saunders,Phila4elphia: c1992 TheCo.plete Guid. to TelemarketinglIanaqe.'Dl.;by Jo.lLinchitz.PublishedbyAmerican Manlgement Association, NewYork: c1990. 333pp.


computerkeyboards,oralternativecomputerd1splays. 11. Create a productwithdesktop publishing. 12. Make productsin draw and paint, and animated graphics. 13.Create a productin Linkway or ToqlBook. 14.Create a productihHyperCard. 15. AccessBulletin Board Services andonlineservices via modem.16. inone-way and two-way interactivesatelliteclasses.17.Send and receive e-mailtoalocalLANaddress.toand from anational site using Bitnet and Applelink, andvia Internet to a foreign destin a tion.18.UseInternettoFTPfiles,using Archie and Gopher.19.Use local-area network forfiletransfer and e-mail. .20 Search CD-ROM for specificinformation. 21. Compile compressed video sequences and use time-base corrector(e.g. DVI, Quicktime). 22. Use.Optical scanner. 23. UseLCDprojection screen.24.Prepare a video lesson for useinpresentation andlor QuicktimeJDV lessons. Identify computer software and video programing available and appropriate forK-12schools and/or course a brancned lesson, uSlng eXlStlng Vlaeo trames, under computlrcontrol.9. Create asimulationwithcombined CAl and video.10.Develop an appropriate testing program to accompanyinstructional program. 11.Design an evaluation strategytor validation otproducts.12.Conduct an evaluation of the.ffecti venessof a product.13,.Write an evaluation reportotfindings. Have--c..\,An ., .' (. SummerEnjoyable'" o HoLiday 1.Identifycriteriafor achievement andskillobjectives. ,2. Delineate relevant expertise and techniques to develop a program. 3. Diagram content for subject matter.4.Use HyperCard torMacintosh and appropriateauthoring language forDOS (e.g. Quest)tocreate a program.S.Developinternalandexternaldocumentation.6.Use hypermedia toolstorepurpose interactive video materials. 7.Insert graphics and text and questions into.existing