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Available in Credo, this comprehensive source covers all aspects of child development from ontogenetic development to learning theories. Part II covers research methodology from data collection techniques to research design and data analysis.
Available through Sage eReference, contains 300 discrete topics organized into several categories focused on: Family, Communities, and Society; History; Instructional Designs; Languages and Linguistics; People and Organizations; Policy Evolution; Related Social Sciences; and Teaching and Learning. Each entry contains a list for further reading.
Available through Sage eReference, "offers a compendium of information drawn from the various dimensions of education law that tells its story from a variety of perspectives." Entries are arranged alphabetically, a Reader's Guide organizes the entries into 17 subject areas, including: Collective Bargaining, Constitutional Rights and Issues, Curricular and Instructional Issues, Parental Rights, Primary Sources: Excerpted U.S. Supreme Court Landmark Cases, Religion in Public Schools, and Special Education and Rights of Disabled Persons. Includes some coverage on international issues.
Available through Sage eReference, "describes the theories, research, terms, concepts, ideas, and histories that represent educational leadership and school administration as it is taught in preparation programs and practiced in schools and colleges today."
Available through Sage eReference, presents current information and techniques, facts, and examples from the field of qualitative research, designed to appeal to undergraduate and graduate students, practitioners, researchers, consultants, and consumers of information across the social sciences, humanities, and health sciences. The entries cover every facet of qualitative methods, including gaining access to research participants, data coding, and research ethics. Each entry is designed to provide an introduction to the topic at hand and includes a list of key readings on the topic.
Available through Sage eReference, "the two-volume work highlights the most important topics, issues, questions and debates any student obtaining a degree in the field of education ought to have mastered for effectiveness in the 21st century.
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