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Starting Your Research
Reference sources, like encyclopedias and dictionaries, are a great place to start your research because their articles provide a broad overview of your topic. From these sources, you can extract keywords for further searching.
This list is not exhaustive, but is intended to give you an idea of what is available.
Online Encyclopedias & Dictionaries
E-books from Credo-Reference
Encyclopedia of Special Education by
Publication Date: 2014-01-28
The highly acclaimed Encyclopedia of Special Education addresses issues of importance ranging from theory to practice and is a critical reference for researchers as well as those working in the special education field. This completely updated and comprehensive A-Z reference includes about 200 new entries, with increased attention given to those topics that have grown in importance since the publication of the third edition, such as technology, service delivery policies, international issues, neuropsychology, and RTI. The latest editions of assessment instruments frequently administered in special education settings are discussed.
Key Concepts in Education by
Publication Date: 2008-10-23
Provides students with essential themes, topics and expressions that Education students are likely to encounter, both during their courses and beyond in professional practice.
Key Concepts in Learning Disabilities by
Publication Date: 2010-03-04
Key Concepts in Learning Disabilities is a handy guide to the topics you need to know about whether studying or working in the field of learning disabilities. The A-Z format allows you to "dip in" and quickly find relevant information on topics ranging from Autism to Rights and from Advocacy to Challenging Behaviors.
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