Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- N363 2014
Basic Survival Strategies -- The Art of Teaching Art -- Drawing -- Painting -- Printmaking -- Photography -- Computer Graphics -- Fine Crafts-Fibers, Book Arts, Ceramics -- Sculpture and Architecture -- Careers in Art
Argument-Driven Inquiry in Biology: Lab Investigations for Grades 9-12
Call Number: not owned by UCF
"The book is broken into two basic parts: 1) An introduction to the stages of argument-driven inuiry; from question identification, data analysis, and argument development and evaluation to double-blind peer review and report revision 2) A well-organized series of 27 field-tested labs that cover molecules and organisms, ecosystems, heredity, and biological evolution. The investigations are designed to be more authentic scientfic experiences than traditional laboratory activities. They give your students an opportunity to design their own methods, develop models, collect and analyze data, generate arguments, and critique claims and evidence."
Chemistry Education - Best Practices, Opportunities & Trends
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- QD40.C447 2015
"Adopting a practice-oriented approach, the current challenges and opportunities posed by chemistry education are critically discussed, highlighting the pitfalls that can occur in teaching chemistry and how to circumvent them. The main topics discussed include best practices, project-based education, blended learning and the role of technology, including e-learning, and science visualization."
Children's Core Collection
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- Z1037.W76
Latest edition in REFERENCE, others in GENERAL COLLECTION check availability
A comprehensive list of fiction and nonfiction books for children from preschool through grade six, together with professional aids for children's librarians and school media specialists.
See also Children's Core Collection (H.W.Wilson)
Contemporary Social Studies: an essential reader
by William B. Russell
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB1584.C64 2012
"The field of educational psychology draws from a variety of diverse disciplines including: human development across the life span, measurement and statistics, learning and motivation and teaching. Within these different disciplines, many other fields are featured including psychology, anthropology, education, sociology, public health, school psychology, counselling, history and philosophy."
"This Encyclopedia is a single-volume reference work for readers and researchers investigating national and international aspects of mathematics education at the elementary, secondary, and post-secondary levels. It consists of more than 400 entries, arranged alphabetically by headings of greatest pertinence to mathematics education. The volume unites major aspects (concepts, pedagogy and history) of mathematics education and should gives users a starting point for in-depth research."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- Q181 2015
"The Encyclopedia of Science Education provides a comprehensive reference work covering the range of methodologies, perspectives, foci, and cultures of this field of inquiry, and to do so via contributions from leading researchers from around the globe."
Fiction Core Collection
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- Z5916.W74
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Wilson's Fiction Core Collection recommends novels, novellas, and story collections for the general adult audience. It is a guide to over 8,000 books, plus review sources and other professional aids for librarians.
See also Fiction Core Collection (H.W.Wilson)
Handbook of International Research in Mathematics Education
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- QA11.2.H36 2008
"This book brings together mathematics education research that makes a difference in both theory and practice - research that anticipates problems and needed knowledge before they become impediments to progress."
Handbook of Research in Social Studies Education
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB1584.H2748 2008
-- Continuity and change in social studies curriculum -- Early elementary social studies -- What happens in social studies classrooms? : research on K-12 social studies practice -- Knowing and doing in democratic citizenship education -- International political socialization research -- Service-learning -- Controversial issues and democratic discourse -- Diversity and citizenship education : historical, theoretical, and philosophical issues -- Social justice and the social studies -- Gender and sexuality in the social studies -- Global education -- Assessment and accountability in the social studies -- Research on students' ideas about history -- Research on K-12 geography education -- Recent research on the teaching and learning of pre-collegiate economics -- Technology and social studies -- The education of social studies teachers -- The professional development of social studies teachers
Handbook of Research on Learning & Instruction
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB1060.H34575 2017
"The book is divided into two sections: learning and instruction. The learning section consists of chapters on how people learn in reading, writing, mathematics, science, history, second language, and physical education, as well as how people acquire the knowledge and processes required for critical thinking, studying, self-regulation, and motivation. The instruction section consists of chapters on effective instructional methods--feedback, examples, questioning, tutoring, visualizations, simulations, inquiry, discussion, collaboration, peer modeling, and adaptive instruction."
Handbook of Research on Literacy & Diversity
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB1576.H2337 2009
"This research handbook addresses all dimensions of diversity that have an impact on literacy achievement."
Handbook of Research on New Literacies
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB1043.H328 2008
Reviews of research are organized into six sections: Methodologies -- Knowledge & Inquiry -- Communication -- Popular Culture, Community, & Citizenship: Everyday Literacies -- Instructional Practices & Assessment -- Multiple Perspectives on New Literacies Research
Handbook of Research on Science Education, Volume 1
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- Q181.H149 2007
Part I : Science learning -- Part II : Culture, gender, society & science learning -- Part III : Science teaching -- Part IV : Curriculum & assessment in science -- Part V: Science teacher education
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- Q181.H149 2014
"Building on the foundation set in Volume I -- a landmark synthesis of research in the field -- Volume II is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art new volume highlighting new and emerging research perspectives. The contributors, all experts in their research areas, represent the international and gender diversity in the science education research community. The volume is organized around six themes: theory and methods of science education research; science learning; culture, gender, and society and science learning; science teaching; curriculum and assessment in science; and science teacher education."
Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB1576.H234 2011
Section I. The language learner -- Section II. Context for language learning -- Section III. History & theoretical perspectives -- Section IV. The many faces of texts -- Section V. Teaching the English language arts -- Section VI. Assessment of English language arts teaching & learning -- Section VII. Methods of research on teaching the English language arts
Handbook of Writing Research
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- PE1404.H358 2006
"The volume encompasses both cognitive and sociocultural perspectives. Leading investigators present salient theoretical models; describe cutting-edge research methodologies and analytic tools; summarize available data on the effectiveness of major instructional approaches; and identify key directions for future research. Emphasizing the importance of supporting all students' writing development, the book includes a special section on cultural diversity, gender, special education, and bilingual learners."
International Handbook of Curriculum Research
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB2806.15.I595 2014
"The Second Edition of this landmark handbook brings up to date its comprehensive reportage of scholarly developments and school curriculum initiatives worldwide, providing a panoramic view of the state of curriculum studies globally. 39 new or updated chapters on curriculum research in 34 countries highlight curriculum research that is not widely known in North America."
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- PE1128.A2I58 2007
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""This two volume Handbook provides a comprehensive examination of policy, practice, research and theory related to English Language Teaching in international contexts. More than 70 chapters highlight the research foundation for best practices, frameworks for policy decisions, and areas of consensus and controversy in second language acquisition and pedagogy."
International Handbook of Literacy & Technology
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB1050.37.H36 2006
"Volume I (Handbook of Literacy & Technology) endeavored to lay essential groundwork for the study of literacy and technology; it retains an explanatory value that will not weaken over time. Volume II differs considerably in conception. It assumes for the most part a higher level of expertise on the part of readers, and the projects and applications described by the contributors are characterized by greater sophistication. The scope of technology use is broader, and the challenges that have emerged are in sharper focus. A powerful feature of this volume is the addition of commentaries from experts across the field on the potential of technology in key dimensions of literacy. The title of Volume II has changed slightly to reflect the inclusion of contributions on a broad geographic basis. It is now a truly international Handbook, with chapter authors from six countries and five continents. The International Handbook of Literacy and Technology: Volume II is organized in five sections: *The Role of Technology in the New Literacies; *Technology Applications with Specific Populations; *Literacy Software and the Internet; *Teacher Education and Professional Development; and *The Potential of Technology in Key Dimensions of Literacy."
Handbook of Literacy & Technology: transformations in a post-typographic world
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB1050.37.H36 1998
Edited papers presented at a conference held in Atlanta in Oct. 1996: Synthesizing Technological Transformations of Literacy in a Post-Typographic World -- Hypertext & the Question of Visual Literacy -- Transforming Text for At-Risk Readers -- Electronic Texts & the Transformation of Beginning Reading -- Opportunities for Critical Literacy & Pedagogy in Student-Authored Hypermedia -- Electronic Symbol Making: Young Children's Computer-Related Emerging Concepts About Literacy -- Early Adolescents' Use of Computer-Mediated Communication in Writing & Reading -- Transforming Schools Through Systemic Change: New Work, New Knowledge, New Technology -- Coding the Light: Rethinking Generational Authority in a Rural High School Telecommunications Project -- Electronic Literacy Portfolios: Technology Transformations in a First-Grade Classroom -- Transforming Adult Literacy Instruction Through Computer-Assisted Instruction -- Multimedia & Enhanced Learning: Transforming Preservice Education -- Grounding the Design of New Technologies for Literacy & Learning in Teachers' Instructional Needs -- Internet in the Classroom: Is It the End of Transmission-Oriented Pedagogy? -- Flies in the Web of Hypertext -- Technology as Enfranchisement & Cultural Development: Crisscrossing Symbol Systems, Paradigm Shifts, & Social-Cultural Considerations -- Disappearance of Technology: Toward an Ecological Model of Literacy -- Metamedia Literacy: Transforming Meanings & Media -- Changing Workplaces, Changing Classes: The New Role of Technology in Workplace Literacy -- Researching the Relation Between Technology & Literacy: An Agenda for the 21st Century -- Literacy Research Oriented Toward Features of Technology & Classrooms
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- Q181 2014
"The handbook features sections on pedagogical, theoretical, national, and biographical research, setting the literature of each tradition in its historical context. Each chapter engages in an assessment of the strengths and weakness of the research addressed, and suggests potentially fruitful avenues of future research. A key element of the handbook's broader analytical framework is its identification and examination of unnoticed philosophical assumptions in science and mathematics research."
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB1050.R635 2010
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"A comprehensive collection, the Handbook focuses on the three key areas of reading, writing, and language, and issues that cut across them. The international emphasis of all the chapters is extended by a final section that looks directly at different countries and continents. The authors address many key issues including: why pupil motivation is so important the evidence for what works in teaching and learning the place of Information Technology in the twenty-first century the status of English and other languages globalisation and political control of education."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- LB1028.3 2015
"This SAGE encyclopedia examines information on leveraging the power of technology to support teaching and learning. While using innovative technology to educate individuals is certainly not a new topic, how it is approached, adapted, and used toward the services of achieving real gains in student performance is extremely pertinent. This reference explores such issues, focusing on core topics and issues that will retain relevance in the face of perpetually evolving devices, services, and specific techniques."
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB1028.24.S24 2009
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Part I: Action Research Methodology: Diversity of Rationales & Practices -- Part II: Professional: Knowledge Production, Staff Development, & the Status of Educators -- Part III: Personal: Self-Awareness, Development & Identity -- Part IV: Political: Popular Knowledge, Difference, & Frameworks for Change
Catalog of library collections from the U.S. and around the world. The world's most comprehensive bibliography, with 36 million records for books and material in 370 languages and covering information from 4,000 years of knowledge.