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Major Reference Works in Education
Listed below are major education-related encyclopedias and similar reference sources. You can generate a current list of all education-related reference works in W&L collections by clicking on this link.
2008 volume contains 100 articles, within 17 broad subject areas, highlighting "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." You may preview the contents.
Two-volume work (2014) contains about 300 signed essays on topics such as school finance, education equity, educational investment, and more. (Click on the "Reader's Guide" tab for broad subject areas.)
Second edition (2014) outlines "political behaviors and cultural influences operating within schools, and the ideological and philosophical positions that frame discussions of educational equity and reform." You may preview the contents.
Most recent annual volume (2018-19) offers "the most complete and current listings of the requirements for certification of a wide range of educational professionals at the elementary and secondary levels."
Covers scholarship and fields that have emerged and matured since the publication of the original international edition. Highlights the expanding influence of economics in social science research and features new articles and biographies contributed by scholars from around the world on a wide array of global topics in the social sciences. Acquisition was made possible by the McCrum Palmer Book Fund.
Two-volume set (2007) containing about 275 signed entries drawing from such disciplines as psychology, anthropology, education, sociology, public health, counseling, history, and philosophy. Themes include classroom magagement, cognitive development, language development, and testing.