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Welcome! This guide will help you find Okanagan College Library resources for coursework and research for Early Childhood Education.
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Use the links (below) for specific ECDE course assignments & workshops.
Kelowna Library ECED Orientation handout
HIghlights of Kelowna campus library facilities, resources and services for ECED students, in library & online
ECED Library Orientation: Quick Search Tips
Highlights of ECED LibGuide and tips for library searching across Fall Term courses and assignments, as presented to Kelowna ECED115 students (instructor Alicia Larson). Content is also relevant to ECED students studying at OC Vernon and Salmon Arm campuses
Identifyng ECED Information Sources
Activity sheet: Identifying Information Resource types and finding elements towards citing sources
ECDE 124 LibraryResearchStrategyHandout
Assignment - Intervention Style Theory Paper: Behaviour intervention theories, applications to & techniques for classroom & child behaviour management
Quick Tips for: Sourcing academic books (including Course Reserves) & scholarly journal articles; Citing in APA
As presented in workshop with instructor Heather Ross (Kelowna Winter terms)
ECDE 124 Kelowna Library Course Reserves list
List of Library books & instructor personal books to support ECDE 124 assignment (Winter 2019) Held on Course Reserves shelves behind Kelowna Library Circulation counter. Students in course may borrow as 24 hour loans.
Start Your Research
The Library's search engine OCtopus simultaneously searches for books, media, journal articles, and other resources in many of the Library's databases. It's a good place to start your research. Learn more about OCtopus.
Doing in-depth research? Also use the find articles databases listed in this guide.
Or use this quick link to the Library books and media catalogue.
Featured Video About Babies and Communication
Presenter by Patricia Kuhl, Co-Director of the University of Washington Institute for Learning and Brain and Sciences. She is internationally recognized for her research on early language and brain development, and studies that show how young children learn. Read more about Patricia's work and impact here.
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