SUBJECT GUIDE: TEACHER TRAINING

This guide is useful for people studying Teacher Training. It will help you find useful resources in the Learning Resource Centre (LRC) and online.

Books and DVDs

Books and DVDs are available on both floors of the LRC. The numbers on the resources represent their subjects. Useful numbers for this subject on Floor 1 include:

150Psychology371.4Careers
152Sensory Perception371.9Specific Learning Difficulties
153Intelligence372Primary Education
155Developmental Psychology372.72Primary Education: Arithmetic
158Applied Psychology372.83Primary Education: Social Studies
301Sociology373Secondary Education
370Education374Further and Adult Education
370.15Educational Psychology378Higher Education
370.7Teacher Training and Research379Education Policy
370.9Educational History400Language
371.1Teaching in Schools420English Language
371.2Administration in Shcools649.1Child Development
371.3Study Skills658.4Executive Management

Specific authors and titles can be found by using the Library Catalogue.

Newspapers and Journals

The LRC subscribes to several daily newspapers and journals which are kept on Floor 2. The current copies of these can only be used in the LRC, but older copies can be borrowed. The journal titles most relevant to this subject are:

Online Resources

For external access, click on the website link listed below. Click on login via your institution (choose Peter Symonds College from the list) and use your regular college username and password.

Useful Websites

The following websites may prove useful:

Other Websites

If you're looking for information on the internet, try using these as an alternative to Google:

  • Intute
    You can either type in a keyword search, or browse the topic headings through the subject links at the top of the screen. All the websites to which Intute links have been recommended by lecturers in further and higher education.
  • BUBL
    This site links to recommended websites. You can either type in a keyword search or browse the subject headings in order to find information.

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