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Reference Books - Special Education:

The big book of special education resources / George A. Giuliani and Roger Pierangelo. Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin Press, 2006. (IMC. LC3965 .G538 2006)

Dictionary of developmental disabilities terminology / Pasquale J. Accardo, Barbara Y. Whitman, and Shirley K. Behr. Baltimore, Md. : Paul H. Brooks Pub., c2002. (Ref. RJ135 .A26 2002)

Dictionary of special education and rehabilitation / Glenn A. Vergason and M.L. Anderegg. Denver : Love Pub., c1997. (Ref. LC3957 .V47 1997x)

The encyclopedia of autism spectrum disorders / Carol Turkington and Ruth Anan. New York : Facts on File, 2007. (Ref. RC553 .A88 T87 2007)

The encyclopedia of learning disabilities / Carol Turkington and Joseph Harris. New York : Facts on File, c2002. (Ref. LC4704.5 .T86 2002)

Encyclopedia of special education : a reference for the education of children, adolescents, and adults with disabilities and other exceptional individuals / Cecil R. Reynolds and Elaine Fletcher-Janzen, editors. Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, 2007. (3 volumes) (Ref. LC4007 .E53 2007)

Handbook of special education / James M. Kauffman and Daniel P. Hallalan, editors. New York : Routledge, 2011. (Ref. LC 3965 .H262 2011)

The special-needs reading list : an annotated guide to the best publications for parents and professionals / Wilma K. Sweeney. Bethesda, MD : Woodbine House, 1998. (Ref. Z5814.C52 S84 1998)

Reference Books - General Education:

Critical thinking and learning : an encyclopedia for parents and teachers / Danny K. Weil and Joe L. Kincheloe, editors. Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 2004. (Ref. LB1590.3 .C735 2004)

Dictionary of education : language of teaching and learning / M. Solaiman Ali. Bloomington, IN : AuthorHouse, 2007. (Ref. LB15 .A48 2007)

Digest of education statistics / National Center for Education Statistics. Washington, DC : U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, [year]. (Ref. L11 .D48 [year] )

Early childhood education : an international encyclopedia / Rebecca S. New and Moncrieff Cochran, editors. Westport, CT : Praeger Publishers, 2007. (4 volumes) (Ref. LB1139.23 .E272 2007)

Edspeak : a glossary of education terms, phrases, buzzwords, and jargon / Diane Ravitch. Alexandria, VA : Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2007. (Ref. LB15 .R285 2007)

Educational assessment and evaluation : major themes in education / Harry Torrance, editor. London : Routledge, 2013. (vol. 1 : Purposes, functions and technical issues - vol. 2 : The social construction of assessment, equity and globalisation - vol. 3 : School effectiveness, accountability and international comparisons of educational achievement - vol. 4 : Current issues in formative assessment, teaching and learning) (Ref. LB3051 .E2643 2013)

Encyclopedia of American education / Harlow G. Unger. New York : Facts On File, 2007. (3 volumes) (Ref. LB17 .U54 2007)

Encyclopedia of diversity in education / James A. Banks, editor. Los Angeles : Sage, 2012. (4 volumes) (Ref. LC1099 .E38 2012)

Encyclopedia of education / James W. Guthrie. New York : Macmillan Reference USA, c2003. (Ref. LB15 .E47 2003)

Encyclopedia of education and human development / Stephen J. Farenga and Daniel Ness, editors. Armonk, NY : M.E. Sharpe, 2005. (3 volumes) (Ref. LB15 .E473 2005)

Encyclopedia of educational leadership and administration / Fenwick W. English, editor. Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage, 2006. (2 volumes) (Ref. LB2805 .E527 2006)

Encyclopedia of educational psychology / Neil J. Salkind, editor ; Kristin Rasmussen, managing editor. Los Angeles : Sage Publications, 2008. (2 volumes) (Ref. LB1050.9 .E63 2008)

Encyclopedia of giftedness, creativity, and talent / Barbara Kerr, editor. Los Angeles : Sage, 2009. (2 volumes) (Ref. LC3993.2 .E53 2009)

Encyclopedia of language and education / Nancy H. Hornberger, general editor. New York : Springer, 2008.
       vol. 01 : Language policy and political issues in education. (Ref. P40.8 .L37 2008)
       vol. 02 : Literacy. (Ref. P118.7 .L584 2008)
       vol. 03 : Discourse and education. (Ref. P95 .D59 2008)
       vol. 04 : Second and foreign language education. (Ref. P53 .S365 2008)
       vol. 05 : Bilingual education. (Ref. LC3715 .B57 2008)
       vol. 06 : Knowledge about language. (Ref. P120.L34 K59 2008)
       vol. 07 : Language testing and assessment. (Ref. P53.4 .L376 2008)
       vol. 08 : Language socialization. (Ref. P40.5.S57 L34 2008)
       vol. 09 : Ecology of language. (Ref. P39.5 .E255 2008)
       vol. 10 : Research methods in language and education. (Ref. P40.8 .R47 2008)

Encyclopedia of mathematics education / Louise S. Grinstein and Sally I. Lipsey, editors. New York : RoutledgeFalmer, 2001. (Ref. QA11 .E665 2001)

Encyclopedia of school psychology / Steven W. Lee. Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2005. (Ref. LB1027.55 .E523 2005)

Encyclopedia of the social and cultural foundations of education / Eugene F. Provenzo, general editor. Los Angeles, CA : Sage, 2009. (3 volumes) (Ref. LB17 .E53 2009)

Gender and education : an encyclopedia / Barbara J. Bank, editor; Sara Delamont and Catherine Marshall, associate editors. Westport, CT : Praeger, 2007. (2 volumes) (Ref. LC213 .G425 2007)

The Greenwood dictionary of education / John W. Collins and Nancy Patricia O'Brien, editors. Santa Barbara, CA : Greenwood, 2011. (Ref. LB15 .G68 2011)

Handbook of research on new literacies / Julie Coiro, Michele Knobel, Colin Lankshear, and Donald J. Leau, editors. New York : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2008. (Ref. LB1043 .H328 2008)

Learning theories, A to Z / David C. Leonard. Westport, Conn. : Oryx Press, 2002. (Ref. LB15 .L4695 2002)

Psychology of classroom learning : an encyclopedia / Eric M. Anderman, editor in chief ; Lynley H. Anderman, co-editor. Detroit : Gale, 2009. (2 volumes) (Ref. LB1060 .P89 2009)

The Routledge international encyclopedia of education / Gary McCulloch and David Crook, editors. London : Routledge, 2008. (Ref. LB15 .R633 2008)

Teaching English abroad : talk your way around the world / Susan Griffith. Oxford : Vacation Work, 2003. (Ref. PE1128 .A2 G695 2003)

Teaching the new writing : technology, change, and assessment in the 21st century classroom / Anne Herrington, Kevin Hodgson, and Charles Moran, editors. New York : Techaers College Press, 2009. (Ref. LB1576.7 .T45 2009)

Reference Books - Directories:

Directory of private and parochial schools serving Long Island. Smithtown, NY : SCOPE Education Services, [year]. (Ref. LC50 .N4 D59x [year])

Directory of public schools / Nassau County Council of School Superintendents. Syosset, NY : Nassau BOCES Publications, [year]. (Ref. L903 .N45 N3x [year])

Directory of Suffolk County public schools and educational organizations serving Long Island. Smithtown, NY : SCOPE Education Services, [year]. (Ref. L903 .N45 S9x [year])

Peterson's private secondary schools. [s.l.] : Peterson's Publishing, [year]. (Ref. L900 .P48 [year])

Reference Books - Law:

Deskbook encyclopedia of American school law / Informational Research Systems and Data Research, Inc. Rosemount, Minn. : Informational Research Systems, [year]. (Ref. KF4114 .D46)

Encyclopedia of education law / Charles J. Russo, editor. Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage, 2008. (2 volumes) (Ref. KF4117 .E53 2008)

New York education laws / New York Consolidated Law Service ; with commentary by Jason H. Schuck. Charlottsville, VA : LexisNexis, [current year]. (Ref. KFN5648 .A29N494 [year])

School law / New York State School Boards Association. Albany, NY : The Association, 2010. (Ref. KFN5648.A73 H3 [year])

Reference Books - Teacher Certification:

ATS-W : Assessment of Teaching Skills Written : teacher certification exam / Sharon A. Wynne. Boston : XAMonline, 2008. (Ref. LB1763.N7 W96 2008bx)

The best teachers' test preparation for the NYSTCE mathematics content specialty test (004) / Mel H. Friedman. Piscataway, NJ : Research and Education Association, 2007. (Ref. QA43 .F75 2007bx)

LAST liberal arts and sciences test teacher certification exam / Sharon A. Wynne. Boston : XAMonline, 2008. (Ref. LB1763.N7 W966 2008bx)

NYSTCE English to Speakers of Other Languages: teacher certification exam / Sharon A. Wynne. Boston : Xamonline, 2009. (Ref. LB1763.N7 W967 2009bx)

Requirements for certification of teachers, counselors, librarians, administrators for elementary and secondary schools. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, [current year]. (Ref. LB1771 .W6 [year])

Teacher certification requirements in all fifty states : how and where to get a teaching certificate in all fifty states and D.C. / Joel E. Boydston. Sebring, FL : Tercher Certification Publications, [current year]. (Ref. LB1771 .T43 [year])


Indexes to Journals and Books

  • ERIC : Educational Resources Information Center: Covers education literature and resources by providing access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. The database contains more than 1,282,000 records and links to more than 314,000 full-text documents from ERIC.

  • LIUCat: The online public access catalog of Long Island University's six campuses.

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Online Encyclopedias and Books

  • Child Development: Covers issues related to human development from conception through adolescence.

  • Complete Directory for People with Chronic Illness: Provides an overview of the support services and information resources available for people diagnosed with any of eighty-eight chronic conditions.

  • Digest of education statistics: Contains information on a variety of subjects within the field of education statistics, including the number of schools and colleges, enrollments, teachers, graduates, educational attainment, finances, Federal funds for education, libraries, international education, and research and development.

  • Encyclopedia of autism spectrum disorders: Consists of 5 volumes and approximately 1,500 entries divided by the major conceptual areas of ASD and PDDs, including: research trends and findings - behavior/speech - communication - treatments - education.

  • Encyclopedia of Disability: Covers the definitions, fundamental concepts, basic history, diversity, cultural contexts, experiences, health care issues, environmental constraints, helpful accommodations, social movements, laws, policies, theories, and practices in the disability arena.

  • Encyclopedia of Education: Comprehensive description of the institutions, people, processes, and products found in educational practice both within the United States and throughout the world.

  • Encyclopedia of School Psychology: The latest research on school learning, motivation, and educational assessment covers student success, behavior disorders, intelligence testing, learning disabilities, strategies to improve academic skills, and more.

  • Learning and Memory: Covers the full range of current knowledge about learning and memory, including neuroscience, cognition, autobiographical memory, collective memory, and more.

  • Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print: A comprehensive guide to contemporary testing instruments with information to evaluate test products for psychology, education, business, leadership, and more.

  • More online encyclopedias and books...


Online and Hardcopy Journals

Browsing Guide to Bookstacks: Relevant books will be in additional locations to those listed below. Search LIUCat for complete results.

L - Education (located on stack level 3)

  • LA - History of education

  • LB - Theory and practice of education

  • LC - Special aspects of education

    • LC1200-LC1203 - Inclusive education

    • LC1390-LC5160.3 - Education of special classes of persons

      • LC3950-LC4806.5 - Exceptional children and youth. Special education

        • LC3991-LC4000 - Gifted children and youth

        • LC4001-LC4806.5 - Children and youth with disabilities

          • LC4165-LC4184 - Mentally ill

          • LC4201-LC4243 - Physical disabilities

          • LC4545-LC4564 - Chronically ill

          • LC4580-LC4599 - Brain damaged and cerebral palsy

          • LC4601-LC4640 - Mental disabilities

          • LC4611-LC4700 - Slow learning

          • LC4704-LC4806 - Learning disabled

            • LC4711-LC4712 - Hyperactive

            • LC4713 - Attention deficit disordered

            • LC4714-LC4716 - Aphasic

            • LC4717-LC4719 - Autistic

            • LC4801-LC4803 - Problem children

            • LC4806 - Children of prenatal substance abuse

      • LC4812-LC4827 - Adults with disabilities

See also:

HV1618-HV1708 - Education of the blind (located on stack level 4)

HV2417-HV2500 - Education of the deaf (located on stack level 4)

Robert Delaney, 7/15/2014

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