"New edition includes over 200 more entries than previous edition, with increased attention given to those topics that have grown in importance since the publication of the third edition, such as technology, service delivery policies, international issues, neuropsychology, and Response to Intervention, Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS), Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis."
"With 695 signed entries with cross-references and recommended readings, this encyclopedia presents research and statistics, case studies and best practices, policies and programs at pre- and post-secondary levels, mainly in the United States but also in nations around the world, all intricately connected."
Section I: Constructs of Learning -- Section II: Philosophical, Social & Political Issues in Education -- Section III: Levels in Educational Practice -- Section IV: Physical, Social & Cognitive Domains -- Section V: Educational Issues Concerning Diverse Populations -- Section VI: People & Organizations
Anthropology -- Applied Social & Behavioral Sciences -- Applied, Industrial, & Organizational Psychology -- Archaeology -- Area, Development & International Studies -- Behavioral Neuroscience -- Biographies -- Clinical Psychology -- Cognitive Neuroscience -- Cognitive Psychology -- Contemporary Cultural Concerns -- Criminology -- Culture & the Arts -- Demography -- Developmental Psychology -- Economics -- Education -- Environmental & Ecological Sciences -- Ethics of Research -- Evolutionary Sciences -- Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Trans-sexual -- Genetics, Behavior, History & Society -- Geography -- Health -- History -- History of the Social & Behavioral Sciences -- Institutions & Infrastructure of Social & Behavioral Sciences -- Labor Studies -- Law -- Linguistics -- Logic of Inquiry & Research Design -- Management, Organizations, Business, Marketing & Finance -- Mathematics & Computer Sciences Applications -- Media Studies & Mass Communication -- Memory: Cognitive & Neuroscientific Aspects -- Motivational Psychology -- Neuroscience of Language -- Personality Psychology -- Philosophy -- Political Science -- Psychiatry -- Public Policy -- Religious Studies -- Science & Technology Studies -- Sexuality -- Social Psychology -- Social Work -- Sociology -- Statistics -- Studies of the Life Course -- Urban Studies & Planning -- War, Peace, Violence & Conflict
Complete Learning Disabilities Handbook: ready-to-use strategies & activities for teaching students with learning disabilities, 3rd edition
by Joan M. Harwell; Rebecca Williams Jackson
Call Number: UCF Ocala General Collection -- LC4704.H378 2008
An overview of the field of learning disabilities -- Research in the field of learning disabilities -- Understanding the laws -- Early childhood education for at-risk students -- The student study team process -- Formal assessment & identification of the student with learning disabilities --Planning for the student with learning disabilities -- Classroom management for teachers -- Academic management considerations -- Interventions for specific problems -- Reading & the student with learning disabilities -- Writing, spelling, & speaking -- Teaching mathematically challenged students -- Adolescents & adults with learning disabilities -- The role of the family -- Education in the new millennium
Complete Learning Disabilities Handbook: ready-to-use strategies & activities for teaching students with learning disabilities, 2nd edition
by Joan M. Harwell
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LC4704.H378 2001
"This important resource offers diagnostic tools, remedial techniques, sample lessons, and worksheets to quickly identify students with learning deficits, improve their academic performance, and bolster their self-esteem. Includes assessment forms, problem-specific solutions, and intervention techniques."
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB3013.H335 2011
"Describing the state of the science of applied behavior analysis (ABA), this comprehensive handbook provides detailed information about theory, research, and intervention. The contributors are leading ABA authorities who present best practices in behavioral assessment and demonstrate evidence-based strategies for supporting positive behaviors and reducing problem behaviors. Conceptual, empirical, and procedural building blocks of ABA are reviewed and specific applications described in education, autism treatment, addiction treatment, and other areas."
Handbook of Developmental Disabilities
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- RJ506.D47H356 2009
"This authoritative handbook reviews the breadth of knowledge about developmental disabilities: neuroscientific and genetic foundations; the impact on health, learning, and behaviour; and effective educational and clinical practices."
Handbook of Evidence-Based Practices for Emotional & Behavioral Disorders
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LC4801.H345 2014
"This authoritative volume provides state-of-the-art practices for supporting the approximately 20% of today's K-12 students who have emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) that hinder school success. Leading experts present evidence-based approaches to screening, progress monitoring, intervention, and instruction within a multi-tiered framework."
Handbook of Learning Disabilities, 2nd edition
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LC4704.H364 2013
"This handbook reviews the major theoretical, methodological, and instructional advances that have occurred in the field of learning disabilities. With contributions from leading researchers, the volume synthesizes a vast body of knowledge on the nature of learning disabilities, their relationship to basic psychological and brain processes, and how students with these difficulties can best be identified and treated. Findings are reviewed on ways to support student performance in specific skill areas, including language arts, math, science, and social studies, as well as general principles of effective instruction that cut across academic domains. The book also examines the concepts and methods that guide learning disability research and identifies promising directions for future investigation."
Handbook of Reading Disability Research
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB1050.5.H265 2011
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Part I: Perspectives on Reading Disability -- Part II: Causes & Consequences of Reading Disabilities -- Part III: Assessing Reading Proficiency -- Part IV: Developmental Patterns of Reading Proficiency & Reading Difficulties -- Part V: Developmental Interventions -- Part VI: Studying Reading Disabilities
Handbook of Reading Interventions
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB1050.5.H267 2011
Phoneme Awareness and the Alphabetic Principle -- Preschool Foundations for Reading and Writing Success -- Phases in Reading Words and Phonics Interventions -- Morphemic Approaches for Reading Words -- Teaching Spelling to Students with Learning Difficulties -- Making Vocabulary Interventions Engaging and Effective -- Fluency Problems: When, Why, and How to Intervene -- Main Idea and Summarization Instruction to Improve Reading Comprehension -- Metacognition to Improve Reading Comprehension -- Teaching Narrative and Expository Text Structure to Improve Comprehension -- Peer-Mediated Approaches -- Supplemental Reading Instruction by Paraeducators and Tutors: Recent Research and Applications -- On the Comprehension and Production of Written Texts: Instructional Activities That Support Content-Area Literacy -- Cultural Aspects of Teaching Reading with Latino English Language Learners -- Teaching Older Students to Read
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB1029.R4H36 2007
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"In this comprehensive volume, more than 90 expert scholars and practitioners provide a guide to the essentials of RTI assessment and identification as well as research-based interventions for improving students' reading, writing, oral, and math skills."
Oxford Handbook of Poverty & Child Development
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- HV713.O94 2012
"The Oxford Handbook of Poverty and Child Development provides a comprehensive analysis of the mechanisms through which socioeconomic, cultural, familial, and community-level factors impact the early and long-term cognitive, neurobiological, socio-emotional, and physical development of children living in poverty."
Special Educator's Comprehensive Guide to 301 Diagnostic Tests
by Roger Pierangelo; George Giuliani
I: Overview of assessment -- Introduction to assessment -- The special education process: how a child is recommended for a comprehensive assessment -- II: 301 tests used in special education -- Academic achievement -- Anxiety & depression -- Aptitude -- Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder -- Auditory processing -- Autism -- Behavioral disorders -- Deaf & hearing impairments -- Emotional disturbance -- English as a second language & bilingual education -- Gifted & talented -- Infants, toddlers, & preschoolers -- Intelligence -- Learning disabilities -- Mathematics -- Mental retardation -- Neuropsychology -- Occupational therapy -- Personality -- Psychological -- Reading -- Speech & language -- Visual processing -- Written language -- III: Overview of the special educator as an educational evaluator -- Understanding a student';s behavior during testing -- Reporting assessment test results
Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 1st Floor -- BF713.B565 2011
"The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development, Second Edition presents an authoritative and up-to-date overview of research and theory concerning a child's social development from pre-school age to the onset of adolescence."
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