This guide is useful for people studying Education and 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:

155Developmental Psychology372Early Education
362.4Services to People with disabilities372.21Pre-School Education
362.7Services to Young People372.72Primary Education: Arithmetic
370Education372.83Primary Education: Social Studies
370.15Educational Psychology373Secondary Education
370.7Teacher Training and Research374Further and Adult Education
370.9Educational History378Higher Education
371.1Teaching in Schools379Educational Policy
371.2Administration in Schools400Linguistics
371.3Study Skills420English Language
371.4Careers616.8Mental Health
371.8Students649.1Child Development
371.9Specific Learning Difficulties658.4Executive Management
371.914Linguistic Learning Difficulties

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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