EDU 5500s: Education Literacy K-12
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Books in the Main Stacks
Citing Your Resources
Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - unintentionally or not. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.
- Citation of Sources
This lists citation engines which help you create proper citations as well as providing information on different citation styles.
- Tips on avoiding plagiarism
Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.
NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Access for all: Closing the book gap for children in early education. (2001). Newark, Delaware: International Reading Association. Reviews the subject of literacy and reading for young children and activity programs. Reference LB1139.5 .R43 A33
Buros, Oscar K. (1968-). Reading tests and reviews: Including a classified index to the mental measurements yearbooks. Highland, N.J.: Gryphon Press. Reviews tests for many research areas in education. Reference LB1050 .B87
Concise encyclopedia of special education. (2002). New York: John Wiley & Sons. Provides an overview of topics in special education. Includes references and indexes. Reference LC4007 .E53
Educational research, methodology and measurement: An international handbook. (1997). New York, NY: Pergamon. Reviews educational tests and measurements. Includes references and indexes.Reference LB1028 .E3184
Encyclopedia of human development. (2006). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. A great resource of information covering all aspects of education for young children.Reference HM626 .E53
Encyclopedia of educational research. (1992). New York: Macmillan Library Reference. A valuable resource providing a critical synthesis and interpretation of reported educational research covering pre-school to post-secondary education. Reference LB15 .E48
Handbook of early literacy research. (2001). New York: Guilford Press. Research on emergent literacy, early literacy development, bilingual children, effect of literacy within socio-economic groups, reading instruction, achievement, outcomes and assessment. Reference LB1139.5 .L35 H37
Handbook of instructional practices for literacy teacher-educators: Examples of reflections from the teaching lives of literacy scholars. (2001). Mahwah, N.J.: L. Erlbaum Associates. A great resource for teaching literacy. Reference PE66 .H36
Handbook of literacy assessment and evaluation. (2006). Mass: Christopher-Gordon Publishers. Reviews assessment for the language arts, literacy and reading. Main Stacks LB3051 .H342
Handbook of reading research. (2000). New York: Longman. Research on neurobiology of reading, constructing meaning from text, reading in the content areas, effect of technology on literacy learning, multicultural literacy and assessment. Reference LB1050 .H278
Handbook of research on literacy in technology at the K-12 level. (2006). Hershey, PA: Idea Group. Focuses on issues in literacy and technology in a holistic manner. Reference LB1028.43 .H36
Handbook of research on teaching the English language arts. (2003). New York: Maxwell Macmillan. The International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English present the latest research by professionals in the field. Reference LB1576 .H234
Handbook of tests and measurement in education and the social sciences. (2000). Maryland: Scarecrow Press. Provides information on tests, their use, publishers and more. Reference LB3051 .L4543
Literacy and learning. (2002). Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO. Presents the literacy issues for education in the United States. Reference LC151 .B58
Literacy in America: An encyclopedia of history, theory and practice. (2002). Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO.Gives a comprehensive overview of the study, practice and assessment of literacy. Reference LC151 .L487
Reading education policy: a collection of articles from the International Reading Association. (2005). Delaware: International Reading Association. Articles on topics such as—reading research, policies, assessment and multilingual literacy. Curriculum Materials Center LC151 .R42
Reading framework for the 2007 National Assessment of Educational Progress. (2006). Washington, DC: National Assessment Governing Board. Reports on reading and literacy in the United States. Curriculum Materials Center LB1050 .R4125
Routledge encyclopedia of language teaching and learning. (2000). New York: Routledge. An encyclopedia for those studying and teaching language. Cover language learning and bilingual education. Reference P51 .R66
Taking sides. Clashing views on controversial issues in educational psychology. (2002). Guilford, Conn: Dushkin/McGraw-Hill. Reviews opposing views, e.g., “Should English immersion replace bilingual education?” and “Is whole language approach to reading effective?” Reference HN17.5 .T35 .E384
Find Education Articles
Databases with Articles contain material published in magazines, journals, and newspapers.
Reference Sources include dictionaries, encyclopedias, directories and more.
= database and full text info.
Annals of Dyslexia
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy
Journal of Literacy Research
Journal of Reading Behavior
Journal of Reading
Journal of Reading, Writing, and Learning Disabilities International
Reading Research (annual) LB100.6 .R42
Reading Research and Instruction
Reading Research Quarterly
The Reading Teacher
Reading and Writing Quarterly
Taking sides. Clashing views on controversial issues in special education. (2002). Guilford, Conn: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin.Presents opposing views on issues in special education, e.g., inclusion, and whether or not students with disabilities benefit from testing.
Reference HN17.5.T35 .E383
Annual summary of investigations relating to reading. (1987-). Newark, DE: International Reading Association.
Reference LB1050 .I4883b
1994 NAEP reading: A first look: Findings from the National Assessment of Educational Progress. Washington, D.C.: National Center for Educational Statistics, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, U.S. Department of education.
Reference LB1050.46 .W55
Web Sites — Education
Children's Literacy Initiative
Provides professional development for teachers or pre-kindergarten through third grade students by training in the most effective literacy practices, and use of quality books and materials for a literacy-rich classroom. Sign up for the "News and Views" newsletter to stay current.
International Reading Association Web Resources
Lesson plans, book lists, and web sites for teachers and parents are all accessible here. Also a good source for overviews of current issues in literacy.
National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition & Language Instruction Educational Programs
Collects, analyzes, and disseminates information relating to the effective education of linguistically and culturally diverse learners in the U.S. See the "Numbers and Stats" section for state-by-state policies and resources.
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