EDU 5500s: Education Literacy K-12

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Books in the Main Stacks



Aphasic Children Education

Assessment — Literacy

Basil Reading Instruction

Books and Reading

Children’s Literature

Children Writing

Children with Disabilities Education Reading

Children’s Writing

Cloze Procedure

Communicative Competence

Computer Literacy Standards

Content Area Reading

Creative Writing — Elementary



Educational Tests and Measurement


English Language — Ability Testing

English Language — Composition and Exercises

English Language — Composition & Exercises & Computer Aided Instruction

English Language — Foreign Students

English Language — Study and Teaching


Group Reading

Individualized Reading Instruction

Information Literacy

Language Acquisition

Language Arts — Ability Testing

Language Arts (Elementary)

Language Disorders in Children

Language Experience Approach

Listening — Study and Teaching

Listening — Study and Teaching

Literacy Evaluation

Literacy Instruction

Literacy Programs

Literature — Study and Teaching

Miscue Analysis

Oral Interpretation

Oral Reading

Oral Reading Handbooks


Reader Response Criticism

Readiness for School

Readiness for School Testing

Reading Comprehension

Reading — Ability Testing

Reading — Curriculum Materials

Reading — Elementary

Reading — Deaf Education

Reading Disability

Reading — Evaluation

Reading — Primary

Reading — Language Experience Approach

Reading — Middle School

Reading — Remedial Teaching

Reading — Remedial Teaching Handbooks

Reading — Secondary

Silent Reading

Special Education — Language Arts

Spelling Ability

Spelling Ability — Testing

Spelling Disability

Whole Language

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Curriculum Materials




Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Access for all: Closing the book gap for children in early education. (2001). Newark, Delaware: International Reading Association. Reviews the subject of literacy and reading for young children and activity programs. Reference LB1139.5 .R43 A33

Buros, Oscar K. (1968-). Reading tests and reviews: Including a classified index to the mental measurements yearbooks. Highland, N.J.: Gryphon Press. Reviews tests for many research areas in education. Reference LB1050 .B87

Concise encyclopedia of special education. (2002). New York: John Wiley & Sons. Provides an overview of topics in special education. Includes references and indexes. Reference LC4007 .E53

Educational research, methodology and measurement: An international handbook. (1997). New York, NY: Pergamon. Reviews educational tests and measurements. Includes references and indexes.Reference LB1028 .E3184

Encyclopedia of human development. (2006). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. A great resource of information covering all aspects of education for young children.Reference HM626 .E53

Encyclopedia of educational research. (1992). New York: Macmillan Library Reference. A valuable resource providing a critical synthesis and interpretation of reported educational research covering pre-school to post-secondary education. Reference LB15 .E48

Handbook of early literacy research. (2001). New York: Guilford Press. Research on emergent literacy, early literacy development, bilingual children, effect of literacy within socio-economic groups, reading instruction, achievement, outcomes and assessment. Reference LB1139.5 .L35 H37

Handbook of instructional practices for literacy teacher-educators: Examples of reflections from the teaching lives of literacy scholars. (2001). Mahwah, N.J.: L. Erlbaum Associates. A great resource for teaching literacy. Reference PE66 .H36

Handbook of literacy assessment and evaluation. (2006). Mass: Christopher-Gordon Publishers. Reviews assessment for the language arts, literacy and reading. Main Stacks LB3051 .H342

Handbook of reading research. (2000). New York: Longman. Research on neurobiology of reading, constructing meaning from text, reading in the content areas, effect of technology on literacy learning, multicultural literacy and assessment. Reference LB1050 .H278

Handbook of research on literacy in technology at the K-12 level. (2006). Hershey, PA: Idea Group. Focuses on issues in literacy and technology in a holistic manner. Reference LB1028.43 .H36

Handbook of research on teaching the English language arts. (2003). New York: Maxwell Macmillan. The International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English present the latest research by professionals in the field. Reference LB1576 .H234

Handbook of tests and measurement in education and the social sciences. (2000). Maryland: Scarecrow Press. Provides information on tests, their use, publishers and more. Reference LB3051 .L4543

Literacy and learning. (2002). Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO. Presents the literacy issues for education in the United States. Reference LC151 .B58

Literacy in America: An encyclopedia of history, theory and practice. (2002). Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO.Gives a comprehensive overview of the study, practice and assessment of literacy. Reference LC151 .L487

Reading education policy: a collection of articles from the International Reading Association. (2005). Delaware: International Reading Association. Articles on topics such as—reading research, policies, assessment and multilingual literacy. Curriculum Materials Center LC151 .R42

Reading framework for the 2007 National Assessment of Educational Progress. (2006). Washington, DC: National Assessment Governing Board. Reports on reading and literacy in the United States. Curriculum Materials Center LB1050 .R4125

Routledge encyclopedia of language teaching and learning. (2000). New York: Routledge. An encyclopedia for those studying and teaching language. Cover language learning and bilingual education. Reference P51 .R66

Taking sides. Clashing views on controversial issues in educational psychology. (2002). Guilford, Conn: Dushkin/McGraw-Hill. Reviews opposing views, e.g., “Should English immersion replace bilingual education?” and “Is whole language approach to reading effective?” Reference HN17.5 .T35 .E384

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Language Arts



Annals of Dyslexia
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy
Journal of Literacy Research
Journal of Reading Behavior
Journal of Reading
Journal of Reading, Writing, and Learning Disabilities International
Online Educator
Reading Horizons
Reading Improvement
Reading Psychology
Reading Research (annual) LB100.6 .R42
Reading Research and Instruction
Reading Research Quarterly
The Reading Teacher
Reading Today
Reading and Writing Quarterly




Special Education

Taking sides. Clashing views on controversial issues in special education. (2002). Guilford, Conn: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin.Presents opposing views on issues in special education, e.g., inclusion, and whether or not students with disabilities benefit from testing.
Reference HN17.5.T35 .E383


Annual summary of investigations relating to reading. (1987-). Newark, DE: International Reading Association.
Reference LB1050 .I4883b

1994 NAEP reading: A first look: Findings from the National Assessment of Educational Progress. Washington, D.C.: National Center for Educational Statistics, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, U.S. Department of education.
Reference LB1050.46 .W55




Web Sites — Education

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