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Education (General)

This guide highlights resources for curriculum development, education research, and teaching.

Subject-Focused Encyclopedias

Need to select a research topic or find background information?  

The Reference Collection includes a variety of different sources, such as: subject-focused encyclopedias, handbooks, almanacs, maps/atlases, statistical compendiums, dictionaries, and more. Look here to find introductory articles on subject-related topics. The broad perspective offered by such articles often proves helpful for narrowing research topics before pursuing more in-depth information. 

This guide provides some recommendations for encyclopedias and other reference resources that might provide helpful information relating to your topic.

Recommended Subject-Focused Encyclopedias

Dictionary of Education

Electronic Resource

E-Learning Research

Electronic Resource

Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education

Electronic Resource, Volumes 1-4

Encyclopedia of Educational Reform and Dissent

Electronic Resource
Volumes 1-2

Encyclopedia of Education Law

Electronic Resource
Volumes 1-2

Encyclopedia of Human Development

Electronic Resource
Volumes 1-3

Encyclopedia of Information Technology Curriculum Integration

Reference Collection (Second Floor)
Volumes 1-2

Encyclopedia of Teaching and Teacher Research

Reference Collection (Second Floor)
Volumes 1-2

Handbook of Urban Education

Electronic Resource

Learning Theories

Electronic Resource

Routledge International Companion to Multicultural Education

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing

Reference Collection (Second Floor)
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Theories of Learning

Electronic Resource

Recommended Online Encyclopedia Databases

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Recommended Multimedia Databases

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Recommended Databases for Statistics

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Tests and Measures Databases

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