FYE 1025: Philosophy of Humanistic Education: Socrates to Freire
Books in the Main Stacks
To search for biographical information on an educator or philosopher, use the Catalog and search by subject. Be sure to search last name first when you are looking for a person. For example, “Freire, Paulo.”
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.
NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.
- Tips on avoiding plagiarism
Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.
Turnitin Plagiarism Report with statistics and tips on how to avoid plagiarism.
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Palmer, J.E. (Ed.). Fifty major thinkers on education: From Confusius to Dewey. New York : Routledge, 2001.
This book provides a good overview of the philosophy of education from several major thinkers, including Socrates, Erasmus, Locke, Rousseau, Froebel, Dewey, and more.
- Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Maintained and written by academics, this site includes articles on specific philosophers, schools of thought and concepts. Also included is a timeline of philosophical thinkers throughout history.
- Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Covering all aspects of philosophy, this online encyclopedia contains peer reviewed articles written and updated by experts in the field. Search by keyword or browse the table of contents.
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