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Reference materials

The Reference Collection is located on Level B of the Laucala library.  Upon entering the library, turn left, walk about 15 meters and you'll find the reference books.

A librarian at the Information Desk will be happy to help you locate reference books-  or any other resources you need for your classwork. 


Reference Books

These books must be used in the library; pages may be copied with the photocopier.

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Early Childhood Education - Rebecca Staples New
Call Number: Ref LB 1139 .23 .E27 2007
Publication Date: 2007
A four volume set covering important concepts, people, organizations and issues in early childhood education. Volume four spotlights and contrasts the education systems of 10 countries, including Australia and the United Kingdom.

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The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum and Instruction - F. Michael Connelly (Editor)
Call Number: Ref LB 2806 .15 .S24 2008
Publication Date: 2007
A recent book on issues in curriculum development, management, and teaching.

Encyclopedia of Higher Education - Burton R. Clark
Call Number: Ref LB 15 .E49
Publication Date: 1992
The first volume of this four volume set has individual reports on the higher education systems of 135 countries. Other volumes have lengthy analytical articles on concepts specific to higher education such as "academic freedom" or "resource allocation".

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Curriculum Studies - David Scott, editor
Call Number: Ref LB 2806 .15 .C696 2003
Publication Date: 2003
A four volume set reprinting 92 journal articles and book chapters on the topics of curriculum construction, assessment, theory, etc.

The International Encyclopedia of Education - Torsten Husén (Editor)
Call Number: Ref LB 15 .I56 1994
Publication Date: 1994
12 volume set that discusses educational concepts from an international/comparative perspective. There are many articles on the educational systems of individual nations, including Tonga, Tuvalu, Papua New Guinea, Kiribati, Fiji, and American Samoa.

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Handbook of Complementary Methods in Education Research - Judith L. Green (Editor)
Call Number: Ref LB 1028 .C577 2006
Publication Date: 2006
This book brings together the wide range of research methods used to study education. Each method is described in detail, including its history, its research design, the questions that it addresses, ways of using the method, and ways of analyzing and reporting outcomes.

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Second International Handbook of Science Education - Barry J. Fraser (Editor); Kenneth Tobin (Editor); Campbell McRobbie (Editor)
Call Number: Ref Q 181 .S388 2010 Vol.1; Ref Q 181 .S388 2010 Vol.2
Publication Date: 2011

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