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Resource Guide:
Foundations of Education

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
Philosophy (General)B1-5802
Epistemology. Theory of knowledgeBD143-237
Developmental psychologyBF712-724.85
History of educationLA5-2396
Theory and practice of educationLB5-3640
Education – Aims and ObjectivesLB 41
Systems of individual educators and writersLB51-885
Teaching (Principles and practice)LB1025-1050.75
Educational psychologyLB1050.9-1091
Child studyLB1101-1139
Forms of educationLC8-59
Social aspects of educationLC65-245
Moral and religious educationLC251-951
Types of educationLC980-1099.5
Education of special classes of personsLC1390-5160.3

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • Education
  • Education‚ Philosophy
  • Education‚ Philosophy‚ History
  • Education‚ United States‚ Philosophy
  • Education‚ Aims and objectives
  • Education‚ History
  • Education‚ United States
  • Education‚ United States‚ History
  • Education‚ Social aspects
  • Education‚ Study and teaching
  • Educational planning
  • Educational psychology
  • Educational anthropology
  • Learning
  • Learning, Psychology of
  • Arts‚ Study and teaching
  • Critical pedagogy
  • Politics and education

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
America’s public schools : from the common school to “No Child Left Behind”LA 212 .R423 2011
Teaching as if life matters : the promise of a new education cultureLC 995 .U37 2011
Disrupting class: how disruptive innovation will change the way the world learnsLB 1027 .C4662 2011
The flat world and education: how America’s commitment to equity…LC 213 .D37 2010
Saving schools : from Horace Mann to virtual learningLA 226 .P44 2010
The mind of the child : child development in literature, science and medicinePR 468 .C5 S58 2010
The charter school experiment : expectations, evidence, and implicationsLB 2806.36 .C5164 2010
The Promise of Preschool from Head Start to universal pre-kindergartenLB 1140.23 .R67 2009
Teaching the female brain : how girls learn math and scienceQA 11.2 .J36 2009
History of education in AmericaLA 205 .P84 2007
Poststructuralism, philosophy, pedagogye-Book
Education, knowledge, and truth beyond the postmodern impassee-Book
A companion to the philosophy of educatione-Book
The philosophy of human learninge-Book
The aims of educatione-Book
Fifty modern thinkers on education from Piaget to the presente-Book
Methods in philosophy of educatione-Book
Politics of liberation : paths from FreireHM 271 .P63 1994
Look to the mountain : an ecology of indigenous educationE 96 .C35 1994
The Paulo Freire readerLB 880 .F7613 1993
Changing the school cultureLB 2805 .D14 1993
Border crossings: cultural workers and the politics of educationLB 885 .G47 B67 1992
Teaching Social Foundations of Education : Contexts, Theories, and IssueseBook

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Educational Studies
  • Educational Philosophy and Theory
  • Educational Theory
  • Journal of Philosophy of Education
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Philosophy of Mathematics Education Journal
  • Philosophy of Music Education Review
  • Studies in Philosophy and Education

These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.

Selected Web Page and Digital Archives