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Amrita Dhawan

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Amrita Dhawan

Associate Professor
Chief, User Services

School/Division
Department
Office
Cohen Library NAC 2/204
Building: 
North Academic Center (NAC)
Phone Number: 
212-650-5763
Fax: 
212-650-7604
Email: 
adhawan@ccny.cuny.edu
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Education
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Ph.D., Political Philosophy and Education, Columbia University

MLS, Queens College

MA,  Delhi University

BA, Indraprastha College, Delhi University

 

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Courses Taught
Description: 

Reading and Writing in the Digital Age

Democracy Bytes: Citizenship in the Digital Age

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Research Interests
Description: 

Educational Technology. Using technology to further educational goals.

Digital, Information and News literacy. Using concepts from 'the foundations of education' to enable students to interpret the current information environment.

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Publications
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Spectators or Patriots? Citizens in the Information Age”  Amrita Dhawan.  International Journal of Progressive Education. Feb 2016, Vol.12, No. 1, p.33.

Library Instruction for First year Students”  Amrita Dhawan and Ching-Jung Chen. Reference Services Review, 2014, Vol. 42 Issue: 3, pp.414 – 432.

“Searching Mindfully: Are Libraries up to the challenge of competing with Google Books?” by Amrita Dhawan. Library Philosophy and Practice, Feb 2013, p.1-31.

“Online Instruction for Art History Research” by Ching-Jung Chen and Amrita Dhawan. Academic Exchange Quarterly, Aug 2011, Vol 15 Issue 3, pp. 77-82.

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