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Libraries & Collections: Curriculum Materials Center 

General Information
Department of Education - Shaw University

Location
Education Building - Room 207
Talbert O. Shaw Living Learning Center - North East Campus

Mailing Address
Curriculum Materials Center
Department of Education
Shaw University
118 East South Street 
Raleigh, NC 27601

Hours  
Sunday: 
Monday: 
Tuesday: 
Wednesday:
Thursday: 
Friday: 
Saturday:
closed
8am-8pm
8am-8pm
8am-8pm
8am-8pm
8am-5pm
closed

Accreditation

NCATE
NC Department of Public Instruction

Description
The Curriculum Materials Center is a facility, opened in January 1997, that houses a collection of resources to support the Shaw Teacher Education Program.

Curriculum materials centers are essential to the instructional and research needs of students and faculty in programs preparing educators for P-12 schools. These guidelines describe essential elements of administration, services, and collections for curriculum materials centers in all university and college settings…. Curriculum materials are educational resources that provide curriculum and instructional experiences for P-12 students. These materials are used by educators to develop curricula and lesson plans and may also be used in actual instructional situations with P-12 students. These materials also provide information for those doing research… (http://www.ala.org/ala/acrl/acrlstandards/guidelinescurriculum.cfm).

  • The collection was started in 1960 and consists of:
  • 3-D teaching aids; including games and kits
  • Audio-visual materials and equipment
  • Bulleting board materials
  • Courses of study
  • Current selected Education serials
  • Curriculum guides
  • Juvenile book collection (including reference materials and big books)
  • North Carolina adopted textbooks
  • Professional materials in all concentrations
  • Reference materials; including NC LIVE and other online resources
  • Standardized tests
  • Various equipment to aid in the development of classroom projects
  • Workroom