News and activities at Norma Marion Alloway Library, Trinity Western University

Month: January 2020 (Page 2 of 2)

New Titles Tuesday, January 14

In the past week 36 titles were added to the library’s collection; below is a sample. Click on the link for more information.

Approaches to videogame discourse: lexis, interaction, textuality /edited by Astrid Ensslin and Isabel Balteiro.
This title examines in detail how video games function as means and objects of communication; how they give rise to new vocabularies, textual genres and discourse practices; and how they serve as rich vehicles of ideological signification and social engagement.

Critical understandings of digital technology in education: meta-connective pedagogy /Neal Dreamson.
This title explores the underlying assumptions, beliefs, and values of prevailing theories, frameworks, models, and principles in digital technology education through the metaphysical lenses of ontology, epistemology, axiology, and methodology.

Democracy in Canada: the disintegration of our institutions /Donald J. Savoie.
This title investigates the forces shaping the workings of Canadian federalism and the country’s national political and bureaucratic institutions.

Games and war in early modern English literature: from Shakespeare to Swift /edited by Holly Faith Nelson and Jim Daems.
This title theorizes the ways in which the language of games and warfare inform and illuminate each other in the early modern plays, poetry or prose of William Shakespeare, Thomas Morton, John Milton, Margaret Cavendish, Aphra Behn, and Jonathan Swift, among others.

Human trafficking: exploring the international nature, concerns, and complexities /edited by John Winterdyk, Benjamin Perrin, Philip Reichel.
This title examines techniques used to protect and support victims of trafficking as well as strategies for prosecution of offenders.

Invisible women: data bias in a world designed for men /Caroline Criado Perez.
This title investigates the root cause of gender inequality from diving into women’s lives at home in the UK, the US and around the world, the workplace, the public square, the doctor’s office.

Mobile devices and technology in higher education /Jeffrey H. Kuznekoff, Stevie M. Munz, and Scott Titsworth.
This title examines key issues at the intersection of education and technology by addressing the question that most educators face–how do we use technology to engage students in the learning process and enhance learning?

Molecular detection of human bacterial pathogens /edited by Dongyou Liu.
This title represents a reliable and convenient reference on molecular detection and identification of major human bacterial pathogens; an indispensable tool for upcoming and experienced medical, veterinary, and industrial laboratory scientists engaged in bacterial characterization; and an essential textbook for undergraduate and graduate students in microbiology.

Scribal practice, text and canon in the Dead Sea scrolls: essays in memory of Peter W. Flint /edited by John J. Collins, Ananda Geyser-Fouché.
This title contains 17 essays on the subjects of text, canon, and scribal practice. The volume is introduced by an overview of the Qumran evidence for text and canon of the Bible. Most of the text critical studies deal with texts from the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Annual Library Book Sale – Jan 6 to 19

Do not miss out on our Annual Book Sale that runs from January 6 to 19!

The book sale will be held in the Glassroom on the main floor of the Norma Marion Alloway Library and Learning Commons.

Books subjects include religious studies, education, fine arts, general, history,  languages, law, literature, medicine, philosophy, psychology, political studies, science, and social sciences. There is also a large selection of music CDS! New stock is being added often.

Only $1 per item!

Payment accepted include: cash, debit and/or credit (VISA or MasterCard).  

Happy New Year

The Norma Marion Alloway Library and Learning Commons wishes you all a joyous and bright New Year!

Just a reminder of our New Year hours:

January 2 to– 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
January 6  – 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Regular hours resume on January 7th.

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