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Curriculum and Teacher Education Research Guide

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2010
"this two-volume set serves as introduction and general education, supplementing and assisting those newcomers who want to understand the professional and specialized knowledge component of curriculum studies."
2006
Sections include: "Foundations of the Discipline," "Development and Individual Differences," "Cognition and Cognitive Process," "Motivation," "Educational Content," "Society and Cultural Perspectives," "The Educational Context," and "Assessment of Learning, Development, and Teaching."
2007
"A-Z thematic entries written by contemporary scholars" "including major educational perspectives, policies and concerns, significant events, historical figures in the field, and major organizations--provides a comprehensive educational resource..."
2006
"It is a comprehensive overview of different theoretical positions on gender issues in schools. The contributions cover all sectors of education from early years to higher education; curriculum subjects; methodological and theoretical perspectives; and gender identities in education. Each chapter reviews, synthesises and provides a critical interrogation of key contemporary themes in education."
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Journals

"Action in Teacher Education serves as a forum for the exchange of information and ideas related to the improvement of teacher education at all...
Curriculum Inquiry (Journal)
Journal of Curriculum Studies (Journal)
Journal of Teacher Education (Journal)
Journal of the Learning Sciences (Journal)
Language Culture and Curriculum (Journal)
Teacher Educator (Journal)
Teaching and Teacher Education (Journal)
Teaching Education (Journal)

Databases

Indexes and abstracts articles of English-language periodicals and books on education from 1983 on. Abstracting coverage begins with January 1994....
Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) from the US Department of Education. Bibliographic database of educational resources including articles...
Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and technical reports in the field of psychology and psychological...
Abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.

Websites

"The CTE master's program is designed for people with experience in schools or other educational settings (e.g. museums, community-based organizations, etc.) who are interested in furthering their ability to work at the intersection of theory and practice around issues of teaching, learning, curriculum, teacher education, and school reform."
"California School Finder where you can easily access data on California’s public schools. "
"Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian is the world's largest museum and research complex, consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park and nine research facilities."