SPED301: Introduction to Special Education

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ASCD Common Core State Standards Resources more information

ASCD is an endorsing partner of the common core initiative and has provided resources to learn more about the common core state standards.

Common Core State Standards more information

Description of the Common Core Standards and links to documents outlining their relation to educational curriculum in Maryland.

Sage Electronic Encyclopedias in Education more information

A dozen encyclopedias with topics relating to education.

Key issues in special educational needs and inclusion more information

Library Location: Stacks LC3965H54 2009

Praeger Handbook of Special Education more information

Location in Cook Library: Reference LC3957 P73 2007

Sage E-Reference Books: Family Studies more information

Search online encyclopedias in the multidisciplinary field of family studies.

World Education Encyclopedia more information

Primary and secondary educational systems of 233 countries

Council for Exceptional Children more information

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents.

U.S. Office of Special Education Programs more information

The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) is dedicated to improving results for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities ages birth through 21 by providing leadership and financial support to assist states and local districts.

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Education Research Complete (EBSCO) more information

Topics covered include all levels of education and special education.

ERIC (EBSCO) more information

Contains journal and magazine articles as well as other materials in all areas of education and special education.

Professional Development Collection (EBSCO) more information

Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles.

Psychology and Behavioral Science Collection (EBSCO) more information

A comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology and disability.

Communication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCO) more information

Communication & Mass Media Complete provides abstracts and full text of scholarly journal articles and popular articles in areas related to communication; including speech and language pathology and deaf studies.

PsycINFO (EBSCO) more information

Specialize in psychology and related disciplines such as education.

PsycARTICLES (EBSCO) more information

PsycARTICLES is an online database covering general psychology and specialized basic, applied, clinical, and theoretical research in psychology and related disciplines such as education.

Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO) more information
Provides indexing and abstracts for over 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals to assist professional educators.
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A guide to collaboration for IEP teams more information

Library location: Stacks LC4031.M314 2005

The general educatorÔÇÖs guide to special education more information

Library Location: Stacks LC4019.M215 2009

Handbook of special education : research and practice more information

Library Location: Stacks LC3965.H263

Interactions : collaboration skills for school professionals more information

Library Location:Stacks LC3969.45.F75 2010

Special education law more information

Library Location: Stacks KF4210.R68 2010

Taking sides. Clashing views in special education more information

Library Location: Stacks LC3965.T35 2008

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Edutopia Video Collection more information

Searchable video library of educational case studies and scenarios.

Films on Demand Academic Collection more information
A web-based digital video delivery service that allows you to view streaming videos from Films Media Group both on and off-campus. This collection includes more than 5,500 educational titles in the humanities & social sciences; science; business and economics; and health.
Including Samuel more information

Located in Cook Library's Media Resource Services, 3rd Floor.

Accessible IEPs for all more information

Located in Cook Library's Media Resource Services, 3rd Floor.

Teaching diverse learners. Communicating social support more information

Located in Cook Library's Media Resource Services, 3rd Floor.

Winning strategies for inclusive classrooms more information

Located in Cook Library's Media Resource Services, 3rd Floor.

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Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST) more information

The Center for Applied Special Technology, CAST, is a source for Universal Design for Learning (UDL) information and lesson plans.

National Center on Universal Design for Learning more information

UDL is a flexible approach to curriculum design that offers all learners full and equal opportunities to learn.

SPED301: Introduction to Special Education / Albert S. Cook Library
http://cooklibrary.towson.edu//gateways/page.cfm?dept=SPED&class=301
Last revised: February 24, 2014