Encyclopedias: Education

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Encyclopedia of African American Education [Rutgers Restricted]
"The encyclopedia follows the struggle of African Americans to achieve equality in education—beginning among an enslaved population and evolving into the present."

Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders [Rutgers Restricted]
"Approximately 1,500 entries divided by the major conceptual areas of ASDs (Autism Spectrum Disorders) and PDDs (Pervasive Developmental Disorders), including: Research trends and findings, Behavior/speech, Communication, Treatments, and Education."

Encyclopedia of Bilingual Education [Rutgers Restricted]
Explores the "subject from multiple perspectives: its history, policy, classroom practice, instructional design, and research bases. Shows connections between bilingual education and related subjects, such as linguistics, education equity issues, socio-cultural diversity, and the nature of demographic change in the United States. Documents the history of bilingual education in the last half of the 20th century and summarizes its roots in earlier periods. Discusses important legislation and litigation documents" Electronic version of the 2 volumes print resource.

Encyclopedia of Career Development [Rutgers Restricted]
"This multidisciplinary resource examines career-related issues from psychological, sociological, educational, counseling, organizational behavior, and human resource management perspectives."

Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies [Rutgers Restricted]
"Provides a comprehensive introduction to the academic field of curriculum studies for the scholar, student, teacher, and administrator."

Encyclopedia of Distance Learning [Rutgers Restricted]
Coverage of the issues, concepts, trends, and technologies of distance learning with full text articles in PDF format. 2nd edition.

Encyclopedia of Distributed Learning [Rutgers Restricted]
"Defines and applies the best practices of contemporary continuing education designed for adults in corporate settings, Open University settings, graduate coursework, and in similar learning environments. Covers "administrative processes; policy, finance and governance; social and cultural perspectives; student and faculty issues; teaching and learning processes and technologies; and technical tools and supports."

Encyclopedia of Education [Rutgers Restricted]
"Intended to provide a comprehensive description of the enterprise of education both within the United States and throughout the world. Approximately 900 articles offer a view of the institutions, people, processes, and products found in educational practice." Electronic version of the 8 volume 2nd edition of the print resource.

Encyclopedia of Education Law [Rutgers Restricted]
"Entries cover a number of essential topics, including the following: key cases in education law, including both case summaries and topical overviews; Constitutional issues; key concepts, theories, and legal principles; key statutes; treaties (e.g., the Universal Declaration On Human Rights); curricular issues; educational equity; governance; rights of students and teachers; technology; biographies; and organizations."

Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration [Rutgers Restricted]
"Presents the most recent theories, research, terms, concepts, ideas, and histories on educational leadership and school administration. Includes a wide range of topics covering teaching and learning, curriculum, psychology and motivation, budgeting and finance, law, statistics, research, personnel management, planning, supervision, and much more."

Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology [Rutgers Restricted]
"Draws from a variety of disciplines including psychology, anthropology, education, sociology, public health, school psychology, counseling, history, and philosophy."

Encyclopedia of Educational Reform and Dissent [Rutgers Restricted]
"Opens with a historical overview of educational reform and dissent and a timeline of key reforms, legislation, publications, and more. Examines the reform or dissent related to education found in theories, concepts, ideas, writings, research, and practice. Addresses how reformers and dissenters become significant culture-shaping people and change the way we conduct our lives."

Encyclopedia of Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent [Rutgers Restricted]
"Contains thousands of ready-to-use facts from the fields of education, psychology, sociology, and the arts. The entries cover the major facets of this field, from artistic ability, to achievement motivation, to creative personality, to emotional intelligence, gender differences, genius, intelligence testing, learning styles, minority under-representation, multiple intelligences, musical ability, prodigies, scientists, self-actualization, thinking skills, and more."

Encyclopedia of Information Technology Curriculum Integration [Rutgers Restricted]
"A comprehensive resource of concepts, methodologies, models, architectures, applications, enabling technologies, and best practices for integrating technology into the curriculum at all levels of education."

Encyclopedia of Language and Education [Rutgers Restricted]
"In this third, fully revised edition, the 10 volume Encyclopedia of Language and Education offers the newest developments, including an entirely new volume of research and scholarly content, essential to the field of language teaching and learning in the age of globalization."

Encyclopedia of Law and Higher Education [Rutgers Restricted]
Covers eleven broad subject areas: Cases in Higher Education Law; Concepts, Theories, and Legal Principles; Constitutional Rights and Issues; Faculty Rights; Governance and Finance; Organizations and Institutions; Primary Sources: Excerpts From Landmark U.S. Supreme Court Cases; Religion and Freedom of Speech; Statutes; Student Rights and Welfare; and Technology.

Encyclopedia of Play in Today's Society [Rutgers Restricted]
"Explores the concept of play in history and modern society in the United States and internationally. As an academic social history, it includes the perspectives of several curricular disciplines, from sociology to child psychology, from lifestyle history to social epidemiology."

Encyclopedia of School Psychology [Rutgers Restricted]
Authors from the fields of "psychology, education and counseling, child development, and special education address student success, behavior disorders, intelligence testing, learning disabilities, strategies to improve academic skills, and more." Electronic version of the print resource.

Encyclopedia of the Social and Cultural Foundations of Education [Rutgers Restricted]
"Intended to provide a comprehensive background for those interested in issues involving schools and society."

Green Education: An A-to-Z Guide [Rutgers Restricted]
Explores the environmental movement’s proliferation in the field of education, from elementary school classroom efforts to the university curriculum to building sustainable campuses. Part of the Green Society: Toward a Sustainable Future series.

Historically Black Colleges and Universities: An Encyclopedia [Rutgers Restricted]
"This exhaustive analysis of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) throughout history discusses the institutions and the major events, individuals, and organizations that have contributed to their existence."

SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation [Rutgers Restricted]
A comprehensive work covering traditional areas while pointing the way to future developments. "Includes a Reader’s Guide grouping entries thematically to help students interested in a specific aspect of education research, measurement, and evaluation to more easily locate directly related entries."

SAGE Glossary of the Social and Behavioral Sciences [Rutgers Restricted]
Combines and compares "terminology in nine separate social and behavioral science disciplines: communication, economics, education, geography, media studies, political science, psychology, public administration, and sociology."

21st Century Education: A Reference Handbook [Rutgers Restricted]
Provides "a general understanding of the issues of utmost importance in education in the 21st century. The text is a combination of historical reviews, current debates, and pending issues of concern at the classroom, state, and federal levels, with sections devoted to students, their teachers, professional staff, the educational context of curriculum and learning, and current and future issues."

World Education Encyclopedia [Rutgers Restricted]
This country-by-country survey of educational systems provides detailed essays on the histories, legal foundations, and primary and secondary educational systems of 233 countries. This edition provides up-to-date coverage of reorganized educational systems and technological advances. Electronic version of the 3 volume 2nd edition of the print resource.