Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Library Hours Next Week



Next week, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday, CeDIR will have different hours all week. We will be closed all day on Monday, May 30th, and will be open in the mornings only (8:00 a.m. to noon) from May 31st through June 3rd.

Beginning on June 6th, we will return to our regular hours: 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 4:00.

Monday, May 23, 2016

Mobile App Monday - ASL Dictionary


The same ASL Dictionary you know and love now optimized for iPad. No Internet required and loaded with features:
• Favorites List
• Slow Motion Play
• Loop Play
• Replay
• Categories
• Next & Previous videos button
• Advanced Search

To learn more about this app, please visit:

Friday, May 20, 2016

Show Me Happy


In Show Me Happy, young children will learn about opposites, emotions, and everyday activities. "Engaging photos will "show" early learners simple actions and concepts that all children learn as they begin to socialize and communicate. Lively, charming photos illustrate real kids doing common activities like helping and sharing or pushing and pulling." -publisher

Want to check it out? Email us at cedir@indiana.edu or use worldcat.org to find it in a library near you.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Ouch! moments: When words are used in hurtful ways


"Sometimes kids use hurtful or ugly words to put down other kids, whether they mean to insult or are just going along with the group. These hurtful words often carry a deeper meaning that many children aren't aware of. Ouch! Moments shows kids who is affected by these words: the target, the mean kid, and bystanders. Includes a "Note to Parents and Caregivers." -publisher

Want to check it out? Email us at cedir@indiana.edu or use worldcat.org to find it in a library near you.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

How to conduct surveys: A step-by-step guide


"Packed with new topics that reflect today’s challenges, the Sixth Edition of the bestselling How to Conduct Surveys guides readers through the process of developing their own rigorous surveys and evaluating the credibility and transparency of surveys created by others. Offering practical, step-by-step advice and written in the same clear and accessible style as author Arlene Fink’s other works, the book focuses on choosing the appropriate type of survey, writing survey questions and responses, formatting the survey, deciding on the characteristics and numbers of respondents to include, choosing how often to survey respondents, and analyzing and reporting the results." -publisher

Interested? Email us at cedir@indiana.edu to check it out or use worldcat.org to find it in a library near you.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

An introduction to educational research: Connecting methods to practice


"Written specifically for education practitioners, An Introduction to Educational Research: Connecting Methods to Practice approaches research methods from a practice-first perspective that aligns research with professional experiences and identifies the tools and resources readers can use when conducting their own research. Throughout the book, authors Chad R. Lochmiller and Jessica N. Lester illuminate complex research concepts using problems of practice confronting educators to help readers make meaningful connections with key concepts and research practices." -publisher

Interested? Email us at cedir@indiana.edu to check out this title or use worldcat.org to find it in a library near you.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Mobile App Monday - Hamilton Captel


"The Hamilton CapTel® App is designed exclusively for individuals who have difficulty hearing over the telephone. With this app, you may listen to your phone conversations while reading word-for-word captions of what's said to you - similar to captions on TV." -iTunes

To learn more about this app, please visit:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id370615084