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VIC151 Theories and Practices of Teaching

Reference sources on education research

Encyclopedias, guides and handbooks (also called "reference sources") are excellent sources to consult when you are starting your research. They can often help clarify topics, provide important terminology and the names of associated theorists or seminal works related to that particular topic. 

Search the Libraries' catalogue for "encyclopedia education" then narrow by publication year and other limiters on the left side.
Below are some recommended encyclopedias or handbooks on education.