Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- T65 .C66 2017
"The book brings together significant international research on Technology Education by focusing on contemporary PhD theses. While the conceptual underpinnings of each research project are explained, the focus is on elaborating the findings in ways that are relevant for practitioners. The book features contributions from doctoral students who completed their research in 2013. Each chapter employs a similar structure, with a focus on what the research means for classroom teachers."
Encyclopedia of Careers & Vocational Guidance
Call Number: UCF Main Library Reference -- HF5381.E52 2015
"Fully revised and updated to provide detailed facts and current statistics about 120 key career fields and industries as well as more than 820 occupations, this resource presents a wealth of information about employment statistics, growing and declining industries, earnings, employment prospects, educational requirements, tips for getting a job, and much more."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- HF5381 2014
Section 1: New Directions in Theoretical Perspectives for Career Development & Guidance -- Section 2: The Person in Contexts across the Life Span -- Section 3: Boom, Bust, & Suitability: Effective Career Preparation in a Volatile Labor Market -- Section 4: Making Our Careers Green: Work, Environmental Sustainability, & Social Justice -- Section 5: Career Services: New Directions for Practice -- Section 6: Innovations in Career Counseling: Services for Special Groups -- Section 7: Career Services: New Directions for Assessment & Evaluation -- Section 8: Career Services: New Directions for Counselor Training, Competencies, & Standards
Handbook of Research on Adult Learning & Development
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LC5225.R47H36 2009
"Featuring contributions from prominent scholars across diverse disciplinary fields (education, developmental psychology, public policy, gerontology, neurology, public health, sociology, family studies, and adult education), the volume is organized around six themes: theoretical perspectives on adult development & learning -- research methods in adult development -- research on adult development -- research on adult learning -- aging & gerontological research -- policy perspectives on aging."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- LC1044 .H36 2008
"Technical and vocational education and training (TVET) research has become a recognized and well-defined area of interdisciplinary research. This book focuses on research and research methods in TVET. It presents research methods, including interview and observation methods, as well as of experimentation and development."
The Handbook of Transformative Learning: Theory, Research & Practice
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LC1100.H363 2012
"The Handbook of Transformative Learning provides a comprehensive and critical review of more than three decades of theory development, research, and practice in Transformative Learning (TL). It will help adult educators understand what transformative learning is, distinguish it from other forms of learning, and foster it in their practice. The book covers five broad areas: historical, theoretical, practical, research, and future perspective."
The History & Growth of Career & Technical Education in America
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LC1045.G67 2014
Early CTE in America -- Leaders who influenced CTE curriculum development -- Impact of land-grant institutions on CTE -- Factors that influenced CTE development -- Legislative history & the changing workforce -- Participation of women in CTE -- Participation of special-needs populations in CTE -- CTE instructional programs & teachers -- Development of CTE student organizations -- The aging workforce -- Globalization of CTE -- Issues & trends impacting the growth & future of CTE -- CTE agents of growth
International Handbook of Research in Professional & Practice-Based Learning
Call Number: on order 8/7/17 -- HF5549.5.T7 2014
"The first part sets out conceptions of professionalism at work, how professions, work and learning can be understood, and examines the kinds of institutional practices organized for developing occupational capacities. The second part focuses on procedural issues associated with learning for and through professional practice, and how assessment of professional capacities might progress. The key premise of this Handbook is that during both initial and ongoing professional development, individual learning processes are influenced and shaped through their professional environment and practices. Moreover, in turn, the practice and processes of learning through practice are shaped by their development, all of which are required to be understood through a range of research orientations, methods and findings."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection LC5215.S46 2012
Part I: History, Theory, and Philosophy
Part II: The Policy Challenge
Part III: Programmes & Practices
Part IV: A Critical Stocktaking
Springer international handbooks of education, v. 26
The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Training, Development, & Performance Improvement
Call Number: on order 8/7/17 -- HF5549.5.T7 2015
"The latest Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Organizational Psychology uses a psychological perspective, and a uniquely global focus, to review the latest literature and research in the interconnected fields of training, development, and performance appraisal. -- Maintains a truly global focus on the field with top international contributors exploring research and practice from around the world -- Offers researchers and professionals essential information for building a talented organization, a critical and challenging task for organizational success in the 21st century -- Covers a diverse range of topics, including needs analysis, job design, active learning, self-regulation, simulation approaches, 360-degree feedback, and virtual learning environments
Cambridge Core provides access to journals and eBooks on a broad range of subjects. The Cambridge University Press currently publishes over 250 peer-reviewed academic journals for the global market. Here are details about the Libraries' newly expanded collection of Cambridge eBooks
Full text eBooks, including selections by UCF faculty, students, and staff.
CAUTION: Although some books provide for unlimited simultaneous users, some have restrictions which make them unsuitable for assigning as course readings
- Computer Science/IT
- Engineering (Chemical, Civil, Construction, Electrical, Environmental, General, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Mining)
- Environmental Studies
- Fine Arts
- General Works/Reference
- Home Economics
- Juvenile Literature
- Library Science
- Military Science
- Political Science
- Science (Anatomy/Physiology, Astronomy, Biology/Natural History, Botany, Chemistry, General, Geology, Physics, Zoology)
- Social Science
- Sport & Recreation
A collection of ebooks in full text, including both current and classic works.
For many of the eBooks in this collection only one person can view the book at a time
Browse by category:
- Children's & Young Adult Fiction
- Children's & Young Adult Nonfiction
- Arts & Architecture
- Biographies & Memoirs
- Business & Economics
- Computer Science
- Engineering & Technology
- General Nonfiction
- Health & Medicine
- Literature & Criticism
- Political Science
- Self-Help & Family
- Social Sciences
- Study Aids & Language Learning
Catalog of library collections from the U.S. and around the world. The world's most comprehensive bibliography, with millions of records for books, periodicals, and other materials in 370 languages and covering information from 4,000 years of knowledge. Includes RLIN catalogs and the Union List of Periodicals.