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Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society - Alpha Theta Phi @ LaGuardia Community College
Honors in Action Program Guide -- 2020-2021: Inheritance and Legacy
Where do we start?
Step 1: Think about your topic! What questions are you trying to answer?
Step 2: List terms that best represent the main concepts of your topic.
- relevant to topic or assignment
If nothing comes to mind, it is time to do some background research!
What are our learning outcomes?
PTK Honors in Action Project - Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate undergraduate research fundamentals by identifying sources, appraising their credibility, and formulating conclusions based on evidence.
- Demonstrate critical thinking and reflective skills throughout the research process.
- To learn more about Honors in Action, enroll in the PTK Research Edge online tutorial.
Recommended Resources from the Honors Program Guide
Theme 1: The Heirs of Our Ways
Aldy, J. E. (2016). Mobilizing political action on behalf of future generations. The future of children, 26(1), 157-178. Retrieved from https://go-gale-com.rpa.laguardia.edu/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CA451939084&v=2.1&u=cuny_laguardia&it=r&p=AONE&sw=w
- Copeland, W. E., Shanahan, L., Hinesley, J., Chan, R. F., Alberg, K. A., Fairbank, J. A., van den Oord, E. J. C. G.& Costello, E. J. (2018, November 9). Association of childhood trauma exposure with adult psychiatric disorders and functional outcomes. JAMA Network Open (7), 1-11. Retrieved from https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamanetworkopen/fullarticle/2713038
- Darling-Hammond, L. (2017). Teacher education around the world: What can we learn from international practice? European Journal of Teacher Education, 40(3), 291-309. Retrieved from https://mail-lagcc-cuny-edu.rpa.laguardia.edu/viplogin/default.aspx?redirect=http://search.ebscohost.com.rpa.laguardia.edu:2048/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=123690702&site=ehost-live
- Gopnik, A. (2009). The philosophical baby: What children’s minds tell us about truth, love, and the meaning of life. New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. [If this is not available as an ebook, see related sources such as this talk given by the author.]
Lally, R. (2013). For our babies: Ending the invisible neglect of America’s infants. New York, NY: Teacher’s College Press, Columbia University. Physical copy at LaGuardia CC Library HQ778.63 .L35 2013 > If the book is not available, here are resources from the website associated with the book
- Benyus, J. M. (1997). Biomimicry: Innovation inspired by nature. New York, NY: William Morris. [If the ebook is not available, see this TED Talk by the author.]
- Diamond, J. (2011). Collapse: How societies choose to fail or succeed: (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Penguin Group. [If the ebook is not available, see this TED Talk by the author.]
- Goodell, J. (2017). The water will come: Rising seas, sinking cities, and the remaking of the civilized world. New York, NY: Little Brown. [If the ebook is not available, see this talk by the author.]
- Lovelock, J. (2016). A rough ride to the future. New York, NY: Harry N. Abrams. [If the ebook is not available, see this talk by the author.]
- Quinn, D. (1995). Ishmael: A Novel. New York, NY: Bantam. [If the ebook is not available, see this interview with the author.]
- Ripple, W. J., Wolf, C., Newsome, T. M., Galetti, M., Alamgir, M., Crist, E., Mahmoud, M. I., & Laurance, W. F. (2017). World scientists’ warning to humanity: A second notice. BioScience, 67(12), 1026–1028. Retrieved from https://academic.oup.com/ bioscience/article/67/12/1026/4605229
- Lacroix, C., Tétart-Vittu, F., Trubert-Tollu, C., Martin-Hattemberg, J., & Olivieri, F. (2017). The House of Worth: 1858 - 1954: The birth of haute couture. London, England: Thames and Hudson.
- Liu, X. & Shaffer, L. N. (2007). Connections across Eurasia: Transportation, communication, and cultural exchange on the Silk Roads. New York, NY: McGraw Hill.
- Morris, C. R. (2012). The dawn of innovation: The first American Industrial Revolution. New York, NY: PublicAffairs.
- McKibben, B. (2006). The age of missing information (reprint ed.). New York, NY: Random House.
- Adichie, C. N. (2009, Oct.). The danger of a single story [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.ted.com/talks/chimamanda_adichie_the_danger_of_a_single_story
- Austin, J. L. (1975). How to do things with words. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
- Ayunerak, P., Alstrom, D., Moses, C., James, Sr., C., & Rasmus, S. M. (2014). Yup’ik culture and context in southwest Alaska: Community member perspectives of tradition, social change, and prevention. American Journal of CommunityPsychology, 54(1-2), 91-99. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4119478/
- Baldwin, J. (Ed.). (2018). Navigating post truth and alternative facts: Religion and science as political theology. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
- Brooks, D. (2015). The road to character. New York, NY: Thorndike Press.
- Sheen, N., Smith, H., Kenworthy, E. W., & Butterfield, F. (2017). The Pentagon Papers: The secret history of the Vietnam war. New York, NY: Racehorse.
- Berberoglu, B. (Ed.). (2018). The Palgrave handbook of social movements, revolution, and social transformation. London, England: Palgrave McMillan.
- Carson, R., Darling, L., Darling, L. (2002). Silent spring (anniversary ed.). Cambridge, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company.
- Cipresso, P., Giglioli, I., Raya, M. A., & Riva, G. (2018). The past, present, and future of virtual and augmented reality research: A network and cluster analysis of the literature. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 2086. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6232426/
- Faris, D. (2014). Dissent and revolution in a digital age: Social media, blogging and activism in Egypt. London, England: I.B. Taurus.
- Chua, A. (2004). World on fire: How exporting free market democracy spreads ethnic hatred and global instability. New York, NY: Anchor.
- Coccia, M. & Bellitto, M. (2018). Human progress and its socioeconomic effects in society. Journal of Economic and Social Thought 5(2), 160-178. Retrieved from https://ssrn.com/abstract=3219147
- Juma, C. (2016). Innovation and its enemies: Why people resist new technologies. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
- Kennedy, P. (2011). Preparing for the Twenty-First Century, (reprint ed.) New York, NY: Vintage.
- Horowitz, A. (2010). Inside of a dog: What dogs see, smell, and know. New York, NY: Scribner.
- Kübler-Ross, E. (2014). On death & dying: What the dying have to teach doctors, nurses, clergy, and their own families, (reprint ed.). New York, NY: Scribner.
- Sunderam S., Kissin D. M., Zhang Y., Folger, S., Boulet, S., Warner, L., Callaghan, W., & Barfield, W. (2016). Assisted reproductive technology surveillance -United States, 2016 surveillance summaries. 68(4), 1–23. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/68/ss/ss6804a1.htm
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