River Parishes Community College Library

Education & Teacher Education


Where to Look? Browse these call numbers

  • BF 712 to BF 724 – Developmental psychology.
    • BF 721 to BF 723 – Child psychology.
  • HF 5549.5 .T7 – Computer-assisted instruction (Employees-training of).
  • L – Education.
    • LA – History of education.
      • LA 201 to LA 398 – History of education – United States.
    • LB – Theory and practice of education.
      • LB 1028.3 to LB 1028.8 – Educational technology.
      • LB 1049.9 to LB 1050.75 – Teaching reading.
      • LB 1050.9 to LB 1091 – Educational psychology.
      • LB 1139.2 to LB 1139.5 – Early childhood education.
      • LB 1140 to LB 1140.5 – Preschool education. Nursery schools.
      • LB 1141 to LB 1489 – Kindergarten.
      • LB 1501 to LB 1547 – Primary education.
      • LB 1555 to LB 1602 – Elementary education.
      • LB 1705 to LB 2286 – Education and training of teachers and administrators.
    • LC – Special aspects of education.
      • LC 8 to LC 59 – Forms of education; self-education; home schooling; informal education; alternative education; etc.
      • LC 65 to LC 245 – Social aspects of education.
        • LC 189 to LC 214.53 – Educational sociology
      • LC 1099 – Multicultural education.
      • LC 1200 to LC 1203 – Inclusive education.
      • LC 3991 to LC 4000 – Gifted children and youth.
      • LC 4001 to LC 4806.5 – Handicapped, disabled youth and children.
  • QA 101 to QA 145 – Elementary mathematics (including basic mathematical concepts for elementary grades).

Selected Books in the Library

General Reference

  • Encyclopedia of American Education, 1996.
    Call number: LB 17 .U54 1996 REF, in 3 volmes.
  • Historical Dictionary of American Education, 1999.
    Call number: LB 15 .H57 1999

Classroom Technology

  • Flexible Learning in an Information Society, 2007.
    Call number: LC 5800 .F55 2007
  • Virtual Schooling: A Guide to Optimizing Your Child’s Education, 2009.
    Call number: LB 1028.5 .K28 2009

Educational Psychology

  • How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School, Expanded Edition, 2000.
    Call number: LB 1060 .H672 2000
  • The Language and Thought of the Child, 3rd Edition, 2002.
    Call number: LB 1139 .L3 P5 2002
  • A Taxonomy for Learning, Teaching, and Assessing: A Revision of Bloom’s Taxonomy of Educational Objectives, Complete Edition, 2001.
    Call number: LB 17 .T29 2001

Diversity in Education

  • Balancing Learning Standards with Students’ Diverse Learning Needs, 2006; DVD.
    Call number: LB1027.4 .B35 2006, 2 copies.
  • The Complete Learning Disabilities Directory, 2009: Associations, Products, Resources, Magazines, Books, Service, Conferences, Web Sites, 15th Edition, 2008.
    Call number: LC 4704.6 .C55 2008
  • Complete Learning Disabilities Handbook: Ready-to-use Strategies & Activities for Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities, New 2nd Edition, 2001.
    Call number: LC 4704 .H378 2001
  • An Introduction to Multicultural Education, 4th Edition, 2008.
    Call number: LC 1099.3 .B36 2008

Teaching Within and Across Disciplines

  • How Students Learn: History, Mathematics, and Science in the Classroom, 2005.
    Call number: LB 1060 .H57 2005
  • How Students Learn: Science in the Classroom, 2005.
    Call number: LB 1060 .S35 2005
  • Activities for Elementary Mathematics Teachers, 2003.
    Call number: QA 135.6 .D65 2003, 4 copies available.
  • And with a Light Touch: Learning about Reading, Writing, and Teaching with First Graders, 2nd Edition, 2002.
    Call number: LB 1528 .F67 2002
  • Early Childhood, Where Learning Begins: Geography, with Activities for Children Ages 2 to 5 Years of Age, 1999.
    Call number: G 73 .F76 1999

Selected Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers

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General Reference

Classroom Technology

Educational Psychology

Diversity in Education

Teaching Within and Across Disciplines

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General Reference

Classroom Technology

Educational Psychology

  • Educational Psychology News, From ScienceDaily, “your source for the latest research news.” Includes news, articles, video, images and book lists.
  • Educational Psychology, this section of K12 Academics offers a wealth of information. The home page also lists information related to disorders and disabilities.

Diversity in Education

Teaching Across and Within Disciplines

Resources on Notable Educational Psychologists

General Reference
Erik Erikson
  • Childhood and Society, by Erik H. Erikson
    Call number: BF 720 .S63 E75 1993
  • Erik H. Erikson: The Power and Limits of a Vision, by Paul Roazen
    Call number: RC 438.6 .E75 R63 1997
  • Identity’s Architect: A Biography of Erik H. Erikson, by Lawrence Friedman
    Call number: BF 109 .E7 F74 2000
Lawrence Kohlberg
  • Lawrence Kohlberg’s Approach to Moral Education, by F. Clark Power, et al
    Call number: LC 311 .P69 1989
  • Moral Development, Moral Education, and Kohlberg: Basic Issues in Philosophy, Psychology, Religion, and Education, edited by Brenda Munsey
    Call number: BF 723 .M54 M684 1980
  • The Philosophy of Moral Development: Moral Stages and the Idea of Justice, by Lawrence Kohlberg
    Call number: BF 723 .M54 K62 1981
Abraham Maslow
  • The Farther Reaches of Human Nature, by Abraham H. Maslow
    Call number: BF 637 .S4 M368 1993
  • The Right to Be Human: A biography of Abraham Maslow, by Edward Hoffman
    Call number: BF 109 .M33 H63 1999
  • The Third Force: The Psychology of Abraham Maslow, by Frank G. Goble
    Call number: BF 698 .G56 1970
Jean Piaget
  • Building Understanding Together: A Constructivist Approach to Early Childhood Education, by Sandra Waite-Stupiansky
    Call number: LB 1139.25 .W35 1997
  • Conceptual Development: Piaget’s Legacy, an e-book, edited by Ellin Kofsky Schonick.
  • The Language and Thought of the Child, 3rd Edition, by Jean Piaget
    Call number: LB 1139 .L3 P5 2002

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