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Resource Guide:
Foundations of Education

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

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

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • 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

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

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

Selected Research Databases

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • 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

Selected Websites and Digital Archives

The following websites are librarian-evaluated to provide trustworthy information for your topic. They include digitized collections connected to your topic.