Resources

Resources are available only to students in the School of Education or those enrolled in School of Education Courses.

Equipment & Software

The School of Education provides computers in the Main Lab Room 217 and Mini Lab Room 227.  All computers have Internet access, SPSS 24, Office 2016 Suite, and Windows 10.  Students also have access to 6 iMacs with Office 2016 Suite and OSX High Sierra. All machines are available for individual student use when classes are not in session.  Availability schedules are posted in each lab/classroom. Students have access to printers in both labs (see Lab Proctors for color printing).  

Taylor Hall 2nd Floor 

  • 36 student access Dell (All in One) computers with Xerox printer
  • 12 student access Dell (All in One) computers with a color HP printer

Taylor Hall Basement

  •  6 iMacs with office 2016 suite and OSX High Sierra

In addition, a number of other technology items are available for students during practicum and student teaching (see Technology Coordinator). These items include iPads, SWIVL, camcorders, headphones, digital cameras, flip video cameras and tripods. 

All desktop computers in the labs are frozen like all other public access machines on campus. Students are encouraged to use the available cloud-based resources.

Curriculum Materials/Media Center (CMMC)

Introduction

The Curriculum Materials/Media Center (CMMC), located on the third floor of Wiggins Memorial Library, includes a juvenile print collection, manipulatives collection (displays, posters, models, puppets, games, etc.), reference collection, periodicals collection, a Standardized Testing Bank, group study area/classroom space, quiet study soft-seating, audiovisual collection, audiovisual viewing room, computer lab, and an Idea lab/makerspace.

Mission

The mission of the Curriculum Materials/Media Center is to support the curriculum of Campbell University’s School of Education by providing resources and services for educators at all levels to meet professional, state, and institutional standards while meeting the technology and media related needs of the university.

Our Goals:

  • Develop and maintain a birth through 12th grade collection that includes nonfiction and informational texts that support the Common Core State  Standards and ALA award-winning children’s literature.
  • House standardized testing instruments for the School of Education.
  • Offer research assistance and academic enrichment activities.          
  • Provide students and faculty with classroom manipulatives, media, and educational technology as well as the support on how to use those technologies.
  •  Provide cooperative learning study spaces and adequate learning spaces for technology exploration.

Library Holdings and Facility

The CMMC is located on the third floor of the main university library.  The CMMC includes a circulation desk, a computer lab (30 seats available), collaborative study rooms, an instructional room with a SMART board, a makerspace, open soft-seating study spaces, faculty study carrels, and shelving for print materials and manipulatives. Our holdings are used by the entire University community.

Technology

Circulating:

  • The CMMC currently has a set of 10 iPads available for check-out with a portable charging cart. Apps for download can be requested by SOE faculty and pre-service teachers. Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablets, four Nook Color E-readers, and various video-recording devices—flip cameras, Go Pro cameras, and the Swivl.  The main library also provides laptops, Chrome books, and iPads available for checkout as well many other additional items.

View technology items for check-out

In-Center Use:

  • SMART Boards (2)
  • ID Card Entry Computer Lab for Faculty/Students
  • Xerox Printer/Copier: the computers in the lab are connected to all of the copiers in the library. There are four total:  one in the CMMC, two are available on the first floor of the library, and the fourth copier is on the second floor of the library.
  • Makerspace: The Idea Lab/Makerspace is primarily designed to assist student teachers and in-service teachers in the creation and preparation of materials used in lessons, classrooms, and presentations. The CMMC librarian and student workers are available to assist patrons with equipment operations in the room.

The Idea Lab/Makerspace contains the following equipment: an Ellison Die-Cut Center with more than 100 patterns, a laminator, a comb binder, a paper cutter, 2 large format printers, three 3D printers, three iMac computers and an HP Sprout computer/3D scanner. The Idea Lab/Makerspace is open for use by all students, faculty, and staff of Campbell University.

Books

Print Collection
The CMMC has over 10,870 titles in the juvenile print collection. The CMMC averages over 5,000 transactions a year. The CMMC’s goal is to maintain a birth through 12th grade collection that includes nonfiction and informational texts that support the Common Core State Standards and ALA award-winning children’s literature as well as professional trade books and NC adopted textbooks.

The Core Collection
This collection focuses on subjects specific to coursework and current issues/trends in Education to include but not limited to:  Classroom Management, Literacy, Teacher Collaboration, Assessments in Education, Differentiated Learning, and 21st Century Skills. The CMMC librarian and School of Education faculty work cooperatively to select titles to add to the collection.  Each academic department appoints a representative to review and approve departmental order requests while working closely with the CMMC librarian to purchase materials that will support the School of Education coursework.

E-Book Collection
Education students have access to over 350,000 e-books provided by various vendors.  These books are mostly professional books, handbooks, and guides to support their coursework.

Journals/Databases

The CMMC has over 30 print Education specific journals and Education students have access to a plethora of online journals via the library’s website.

View education-specific databases

 

Video

The CMMC has over 1,300 DVDs. The DVDs are organized by subject and vary between professional development titles, documentaries, educational, and popular films that all can be used in the classroom or to support the SOE curriculum.

Kits/Manipulatives

The CMMC has over 1,000 Kits/Manipulatives including Big Books.  The manipulatives range from puzzles, maps, and board games, to weather kits, Littlebits circuits, and Legos to further assist pre-service teachers with incorporating STEAM concepts in their lessons. 

Standardized Psychological Tests Bank

The CMMC houses the psychological test bank for the School of Education.  The School of Education faculty acquires these tests, and the CMMC librarian manages the check out policy of these instruments.