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Use this subject guide to help you get started with your research in education. It includes books, research databases, journals and links to useful websites.
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Praxis Test Support

The Testing and Education Reference Center (TERC) database provides access to PRAXIS-Core testing resource. To access from TERC home page, click Career Tools then hover and select Teaching

The Praxis® Series exams are an important part of the teacher certification process in most states. The Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators (Core) tests are widely used for entrance into teaching programs, and the Praxis II is used for subject-area certification. 



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Handbook of reading disability research
Call Number: LB1050.5 .H265 2011

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Handbook of research on learning and instruction
Call Number: LB1060 .H34575 2011

Other Databases

  • EdITLib Digital Library
    The Education and Information Technology Digital Library is a rich online resource of peer-reviewed and published international journal articles and conference papers on the latest research, developments, and applications related to all aspects of Educational Technology and E-Learning.
  • Films on Demand
    Films on Demand is a state of the art streaming video platform incorporating outstanding educational programs from the Films Media Group.
  • Education in Video
    Education in Video is an online collection of streaming video developed specifically for training and developing teachers. Video resources are accessible with Adobe Flash Player 9 or higher.
  • AtoZtheWorld  
    Guides to 175 countries and their cultures. Useful reference resource to prepare for travel, internships, and communication with and care of people from various cultures.

eReference (Online)

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Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies

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Encyclopedia of Research Design

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Handbook of Multicultural Measures

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APA educational psychology handbook, Vol 1: Theories, constructs, and critical issues
NOTE: Link is to Volume 1 of three volume set. Look for Volumes 2 & 3 on APApsycNet.


Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Sources designated with REF in call number, unless otherwise noted, are located on the first floor of the Reinsch Library and do not circulate.

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Early childhood education : an international encyclopedia
Call Number: REF LB1139.23 .E272 2007
4 volumes

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Encyclopedia of American education
Call Number: REF LB17 .U54 2007
3rd edition

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Encyclopedia of education
Call Number: REF LB15 .E47 2003
2d edition

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Encyclopedia of educational research
Call Number: REF LB15 .E56 1992
6th edition

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Encyclopedia of language and education
Call Number: REF P40.8 .E53 2008
2d edition

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