How to find reliable source for definitions of educational terms?
Answered By: Trustee Library Last Updated: Dec 12, 2016 Views: 56
Answered By: Trustee Library
Last Updated: Dec 12, 2016 Views: 56
Great question - appropriate definitions can make or break your research! We have several education dictionaries in the Trustee Library's collection, which may be found by doing a keyword search for "education dictionary" in the online catalog. Take a look at these eBooks below by clicking the link and then View This eBook:
- The Greenwood Dictionary of Education - https://brenau.on.worldcat.org/search?databaseList=&queryString=education+dictionary
- Historical Dictionary of American Education - https://brenau.on.worldcat.org/search?databaseList=&queryString=education+dictionary
- Historical Dictionary of Women's Education in the United States - https://brenau.on.worldcat.org/search?databaseList=&queryString=education+dictionary
You may also find online resources useful. A Google Advanced Search for education dictionaries in .edu or .gov domains yields results including these below:
- Washington State Dictionary of Educational Terms
- IRIS Center Online Dictionary - http://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/resource_TOOL_dict/onlinedictionary.html
- Riverside County SELPA Glossary of Special Education Terminology
Similar kinds of background information are also found in a variety of reference materials accessible through the Background tab of the Education LibGuide (http://libguides.brenau.edu/education). Explore your options, there are many resources for you!