American Educator’s Encyclopedia.
Dejnozka, Edward L., and David, Kapel E.
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press., 1982.
Keywords: American education, educator, encyclopedia
The International Encyclopedia of Education
. Husen, Torsten, Postlethwaite, Neville. 2nd, NY: Elsevier Science, 1994.
Educational practices change not only as a result of reforms which are the subject of legislation, but also in response to new societal demands, needs, and changes in the economic conditions in different countries. It is this change within the various fields of education and the fact that many of the entries in the first edition were written in the early 1980s which convinced the editors in 1990 of the need for a completely new edition of the Encyclopedia. The vast majority of entries in the second edition are completely new; in only a few cases, have entries from the first edition or from the supplementary volumes, been updated. New entries have also been commissioned on specific topics: sociology of education, girls and women in education, the history of education, anthropology, philosophy of education and instructional psychology.
Keywords: education, encyclopedia
The International Encyclopedia of Education; Research and Studies.
Husen, Postlethwaite T, TN, Elmsford, NY: Pergamon Press, 1985.
Total of 1,448 articles signed by 1,300 contributors from over 100 countries are organized in twenty-five broad categories which cover administration; adult education; comparative and international education; counseling; curriculum; developing countries; discipline; early childhood; economics; educational institutes, organizations, and societies; policy and planning; higher education; educational technology; evaluation; human development; motivation; national systems; research; sex roles; social stratification; special education; teacher education; vocational education; and women in education. Systems of education in 160 countries are discussed with demographic data in charts and tabular form.
Keywords: education, encyclopedia, research