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Teacher Education Resources

A select list of library resources for studentd in the Education Department.

Reference books on Education topics

These are just some of the E-reference books on education in the library.  You can access them by clicking on the linked book titles.

These are just some of the print reference books in the library.  

The Greenwood dictionary of education
Collins, John William
Call number: SHELVES LB 15 .G68 2003

Encyclopedia of American education, 2nd ed. 
Unger, Harlow G. 
Call number: REFERENCE   LB 17 .U54 2001

Concise encyclopedia of special education, 2nd ed. 
Reynolds, Cecil R. 
Call number: REFERENCE LC 4007 .E53 2002

Migrant education: a reference handbook
Gouwens, Judith A. 
Call number: REFERENCE LC 5151 .G68 2001

Education and sociology : an encyclopedia
Levinson, David, et al.
Call number: REFERENCE  LC 189.95 .E38 2002

The encyclopedia of learning disabilities
Turkington, Carol, et al.
Call number: SHELVES  LC 4704.5 . T86 2006

Why use encyclopedias and dictionaries?

Consider using encyclopedias and other reference sources when you begin researching a topic. Some encyclopedias will provide more in-depth information than others, but any general encyclopedia is a good source to consult for background information of your chosen subject area. Most encyclopedias provide the following:

  • Main concepts, including names, dates, places
  • Keywords and subject terms related to topic
  • Lists of related articles or additional resources

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