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EDUC 370 & 435

Library Assessment for
EDUC 370 & EDUC 435

December 10, 2004

EDUC 370 | EDUC 435

EDUC 370 International and Intercultural Education

This is the Library’s report for EDUC 370. This course will be offered each year to the International Teacher Education Module teachers (32 students). It will also be offered during the summer semester each year beginning in 2005 for students pursuing the International and Global Studies minor, with an expected enrollment of 35 students.

Monographs

An illustrative reading list was provided with the course outline. The Library is actively collecting in the subject areas covered by this course, and holds all but a small percentage of the material on the sample reading list. The following titles from the reading list are not in the SFU Library collection and should be acquired:

Case, Charles W. et al. The Professional Teacher: the preparation and Nurturance of the Reflective Practitioner. John Wiley, 1999. 0-7879-4560-9 $43

Jobe, R. Cultural Connections: Using Literature to Explore World Cultures. Pembroke, 1994. 1-55138-007-2. $30

Kaul, Rekha et al. Education, development and underdevelopment. Sage Publications, 1998. 0-7619-9222-7 $64

Smith, David G. Pedagon.Peter Lang Publishing, 1999.0-8204-2760-8. $35

One-time cost: $172. These acquisitions can be covered from within the existing Library budget.

SFU Library monograph holdings of other relevant Library of Congress Subject Headings are listed below.

Arts - Study and teaching 28
Communication, International 105
Cross cultural orientation 36
Discrimination in education 19
English Language - Study and teaching 277
Intercultural communication345
International education 66
Internationalism 84
Minorities education - Canada 14
Multicultural education 162
Multicultural education - Canada 37
Peace - Study and teaching 31
Politics and education50
Racism 138
Racism - Canada33
Social Sciences - Study and teaching108

The Library has adequate monograph holdings to support this course.

Serials

The Library’s existing collection of journals in Education will be useful for students in this course. In particular, the following titles are relevant to the subject of the course:

Canadian and international education
Change
Educational research and evaluation
Educational researcher
EMME: electronic magazine of multicultural education
International journal of cultural studies
Journal of language, education and identity
Journal of research in international education: JRIE
Journal of social issues
Race, ethnicity and education
Social education
Theory into practice

The Library has adequate serial holdings to support this course.

Bibliographic Tools

The Library’s existing bibliographic tools will be adequate for locating resources for this course. In particular, the following indexes provided by library license will be useful:

ERIC, CBCA Fulltext Education, Alternative Press Index

Costs
There are no new library costs associated with this course.

EDUC 435 Infusing Global Perspectives into Curriculum

This is the Library’s report for EDUC 435 Infusing Global Perspectives into Curriculum. This course will first be offered in summer 2005 and every summer semester thereafter with an expected enrollment of 50 students. It is a required course in the International and Global Education minor, and will include PDP and other students.

Monographs

An illustrative reading list was provided with the course outline. The Library is actively collecting in the subject areas covered by this course, and holds all but a small percentage of the material on the sample reading list. The following titles from the reading list are not in the SFU Library collection and should be acquired:

Jarchow, Elaine et al. Preparing teachers to teach global perspectives . Corwin Press, 1996.0-8039-6518-4 $88

Kniep, W.M., ed. Next Steps in Global Education: A Handbook for Curriculum Development. American Forum for Global Education, 1987. 0-944675-01-8 $35

Mayor, Federico Memory of the future.UNESCO Publishing, 1995.92-3-103030-2 $33

Merryfield, Merry M. et al.  Teaching about conflict and peace. State University of New York Press, 1995. 0-7914-2373-5 $33

Pike,G & D. Selby In the global classroom 2. Pippin Publishing, 2000. 0-88751-085-X $30

Total one-time cost: $219. These acquisitions can be covered from within the existing Library budget.

SFU Library monograph holdings were further analyzed, including many of the same Library of Congress Subject Headings as listed above for EDUC 370, plus the following:

Education - Experimental methods 93
Educational innovations 115

The Library has adequate monograph holdings to support this course.

Serials

The Library’s existing collection of journals in Education will be useful for students in this course. In particular, the following titles are relevant to the subject of the course:

ATA Magazine
Canadian and international education
Education
Educational research quarterly
Journal of experiential education
Orbit
Social education
Theory and research in social education

The Library has adequate serial holdings to support this course.

Bibliographic Tools

The Library’s existing bibliographic tools will be adequate for locating resources for this course. In particular, the following indexes provided by library license will be useful:

ERIC, CBCA Fulltext Education, Alternative Press Index.

Costs
There are no new library costs associated with this course.

Note:  The materials required for these courses are located in the WAC Bennett Library on the Burnaby campus.  This assessment is based on the assumption that the course will be offered at SFU’s Burnaby campus.  If the courses were to be offered at SFU Surrey or Vancouver, or as off-campus courses, additional Library costs would be incurred.