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  • The Blommers Measurement Resource Library contains a collection of books, journals, and reference materials related to educational testing and assessment as well as an extensive collection of published and unpublished tests. The laboratory is staffed by a full-time professional librarian.
  • The Connie Belin and Jacqueline N. Blank Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development provides teacher training and direct services to gifted students. A variety of experiences including practica and research assistantships are available to graduate students.
  • Professional Development @ the TLC provides graduate students a comprehensive job seeking resource.  From résumé and CV samples, templates and critiquing service, to programs that address all aspects of the academic and professional job search, to several publications and video programs that inform and guide every step of the job search.  They also offers students a Letter Service for professional letters of recommendation.  For more information on the services offered, stop by N140 LC or visit our website.
  • The Education Technology Center provides:
    • Computer Resource Laboratory that contains networked microcomputers and terminals linked to the University's network. The lab is used by faculty and students for research and instruction.
    • The Video Production Laboratory consists of a 2,000-square-foot television facility and an audio recording studio. The lab is used for instruction and to produce instructional programs.
    • The Media Laboratory houses a variety of instructional equipment and facilities for students and faculty to develop skills in the design and production of instructional materials.
  • Iowa Testing Programs develop the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills and the Iowa Tests of Educational Development. The programs also provide analytic and consultative services associated with the interpretation and use of test scores. These activities support a number of unique opportunities for student research.