EDS 5402: Principles & Practices of Special Education
Books in the Main Stacks
To find books that can be checked out, first search the catalog.
Some suggested subject headings are:
- Early Childhood Special Education
- Special Education - Curricula - United States
- Special Education - Government Policy - United States
Citing Your Resources
Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - unintentionally or not. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.
NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.
- http://Citation Styles
Web sites which help you create proper citations as well as providing information on different citation styles.
- Tips on avoiding plagiarism
Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Kauffman, J. M., & Hallahan, D. P. (2011). Handbook of special education. New York: Routledge.
Oakdale Reference LC3965 .H262 2011
Reynolds, C.R., & Fletcher-Janzen, E. (Eds.). (2007). Encyclopedia of special education: A reference for the education of the handicapped and other exceptional children and adults. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Other recommended education databases can be found here
Sometimes browsing a journal can give you ideas about what you would like to research.
- International Journal of Special Education
- Journal of special education
- Journal of the International Association of Special Education
- Teacher education and special education
- Topics in early childhood special education
You can use the Journal Locator to search for other titles related to special education.
Web Sites on Students with Special Needs
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