DICTIONARY OF MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION
Focuses on the explication of meanings and perspectives of various terms used in multicultural education. This reference source can be a reliable companion for multicultural educators and can make dialogue across differences possible and likely.
DICTIONARY OF SPECIAL EDUCATION AND REHABILITATION
Provides an understandable explanation of the terminology most commonly used by educators and rehabilitation workers.
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF BILINGUALISM AND BILINGUAL EDUCATION
The encyclopedia is broken into four sections discussing individual bilingualism, languages in society, languages in contact in the world, and bilingual education. Each section offers numerous textboxes, photographs, and graphics.
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EDUCATION
This multivolume set covers the field of education broadly, treating institutions, people, processes, roles, and philosophies in language suitable for university students and general readers. Included are over 850 signed articles, written by over 900 contributors and varying in length from 500 to 5000 words. Each article ends with a generous bibliography of print and online sources for further research. The numerous access points include See also references, a comprehensive index, and an "Outline of Contents" that shows the conceptual framework of the entire encyclopedia.
HANDBOOK OF RESEARCH ON MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION
The handbook covers major research and practice in the field of multicultural education, which aims to create equal educational opportunities for students from diverse racial, ethnic, social class, and cultural groups. Examines key controversies and debates with respect to the research and education of specific ethnic groups, the role of gender and race in educational policy and practice, second language teaching and learning, academic achievement and access to knowledge, the dynamics of intergroup relations, and diversity in higher education. (Adapted from Book News)
HANDBOOK OF RESEARCH ON TEACHING
A resource for students and scholars, the revised and updated Handbook presents the robust field of research on teaching characterized by evolving research methodologies and strong, diverse conceptual frameworks. Ultimately, this research will inform practice-policy, school administration, teaching, instruction, and parenting. Above all, this educational research will speak to student learning and development in significant aspects of human life, including the cognitive, moral, physical, emotional, artistic, and social. This volume, with 51 chapters organized in eight sections, will guide educational practice and research in the 21st century.
INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EDUCATION
Over 1,200 entries, structured alphabetically, organized thematically around the following 22 major educational themes. Adult Education. Anthropology. Comparative and International Education. Curriculum. Economics of Education. Educational Administration. Educational Evaluation. Educational Research, Methodology, and Measurement. Educational Technology. Girls and Women in Education. History and Historiography of Education. Human Development. Instructional Psychology. Philosophy of Education. Policy and Planning. Preschool Education. Sociology of Education. Special Needs Education. Systems of Education. Teaching. Teacher Education. Vocational Education and Training.
PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION: AN ENCYCLOPEDIA
This first-of-its-kind Encyclopedia charts the influence of philosophic ideas that have had the greatest influence on education from ancient Greece to the present. It covers such classical thinkers as Plato, Augustine, Hypatia, Locke, and Rousseau, as well as such recent figures as Montessori, Heidegger, Du Bois, and Dewey. It illuminates time-honored ideas and concepts such as idealism, practical wisdom, scholasticism, tragedy, and truth, as well as such modern construct as critical theory, existentialism, phenomenology, Marxism, and post-colonialism. The Encyclopedia also examines contributions from politics, religion, poetry, rhetoric, the social sciences, and other fields.
WORLD EDUCATION ENCYCLOPEDIA: A SURVEY OF EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS WORLWIDE (ONLINE)
This encyclopedia describes the national educational systems of most countries around the world.