early childhood education

EdFlicks

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EdFlicks is a product of the Child Care Exchange Press. EdFlicks is a collection of videos focusing on early childhood teaching practices including emotional and physical health, assessment, observation, working with families, and management techniques for lead teachers.

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Early Childhood Education 2260 Research Guide

Books

Use the Library Catalog to locate whole books on your advocacy project topic.

Journal Articles

Look up articles in the databases listed below. You will need a C.O.D. Library Card to use these databases off-campus.

  • Academic One File
  • Academic Search Complete
  • ERIC
  • Suggested Journals

    • Early Childhood Education Journal
    • 03/01/1997 to present in Academic Search Complete
      03/01/1997 to present in Professional Development Collection
      08/01/2009 to present in the College of DuPage Library

    • Early Childhood Research and Practice
    • 01/01/1999 to present in Directory of Open Access Journals
      09/01/2001 to present in Academic OneFile

    • Exceptional Children
    • from 01/01/1981 to 12/31/2006 in the College of DuPage Library v. 48-72 (1981-2006) MICROFILM
      from 01/01/1988 to 12/13/2015 in Academic OneFile
      from 01/01/2001 to present in Academic Search Complete
      from 01/01/2001 to present in Professional Development Collection
      from 01/13/2014 to present in the College of DuPage Library v. 48-72 (1981-2006) MICROFILM

    • Journal of Research in Childhood Education
    • 01/01/1998 to 12/31/2012 in the College of DuPage Library
      03/01/1999 to present in Academic OneFile
      01/01/2010 to 12/31/2012 in Taylor & Francis Online

    • Scholastic Early Childhood Today
    • 08/01/2000 to 05/31/2007 in Academic Search Complete
      08/01/2000 to 05/31/2007 in Associates Programs Source Plus
      08/01/2000 to 05/31/2007 in Professional Development Collection

    • Young Children
    • latest 3 years in College of DuPage Library

    Professional Organizations

    Current Legislation, Public Policy and Advocacy Information

    Early Childhood Education 2256 Research Guide

    Early Childhood Education 2254 Research Guide

    Reference Books

    The Complete Wage and Hour Manual
    Reference KF 3490.Z95 C66 2010

    BLR's Job Descriptions Encyclopedia
    Reference HF 5549.5.J613 B553

    The Accessible Design Handbook
    Reference NA 2545.A1 C3 2000

    Books

    Use the Library Catalog to locate whole books. Use the subject heading Day Care Centers or Education, Preschool and look at subdivisions such as Administration, Management, Law and Legislation, Standards.”

    Journal Articles

    Look up articles in the databases listed below. You will need a C.O.D. Library Card to use these databases off-campus.

  • Academic One File
  • Academic Search Complete
  • ERIC
  • Suggested Journals

    • Early Childhood Education Journal
    • 03/01/1997 to present in Academic Search Complete
      03/01/1997 to present in Professional Development Collection
      08/01/2009 to present in the College of DuPage Library

    • Early Childhood Research and Practice
    • 01/01/1999 to present in Directory of Open Access Journals
      09/01/2001 to present in Academic OneFile

    • Scholastic Early Childhood Today
    • 08/01/2000 to 05/31/2007 in Academic Search Complete
      08/01/2000 to 05/31/2007 in Associates Programs Source Plus
      08/01/2000 to 05/31/2007 in Professional Development Collection

    • Journal of Research in Childhood Education
    • 01/01/1998 to 12/31/2012 in the College of DuPage Library
      03/01/1999 to present in Academic OneFile
      01/01/2010 to 12/31/2012 in Taylor & Francis Online

    • Young Children
    • latest 3 years in College of DuPage Library

    Professional Organizations

    Current Legislation

    • National Association for the Education of Young Children: Public Policy
    • For information on state and federal policy and legislation that impacts young children and families. Includes sections on emailing your legislator, an advocacy toolkit, particular facts and special reports of interest to early childhood education and care professionals.

    • Center for Childcare Workforce
    • "CCW/AFTEF's mission is to improve the quality of early care and education for all children by promoting policy, research and organizing that ensure the early care and education workforce is well-educated, receives better compensation and a voice in their workplace."

    Early Childhood Education 2211 Research Guide

    Reference Books

    Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health: Infancy through Adolescence Online

    Gale Encyclopedia of Diets: A Guide to Health and NutritionOnline

    Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders Online

    Gale Encyclopedia of MedicineOnline

    Journal Articles

    Look up articles in the databases listed below. You will need a C.O.D. Library Card to use these databases off-campus.

  • Academic One File
  • Academic Search Complete
  • Care Notes
  • Health Source Consumer Edition
  • Health Source Nursing Academic Edition
  • ERIC
  • Web Sites

    • The Centers for Disease Control: Diseases and Conditions A-Z Index
    • Link to FAQs on hundreds of diseases.

    • DuPage County Health Department
    • Check out Fact Sheets under Disease Control: Education. Don't forget to check Disease Control under Services and Schools under For Partners.

    • Healthfinder
    • The U.S. government's directory of authoritative health information including links to online journals, medical dictionaries, and prevention and self-care information

    • MayoClinic.org
    • Easy to understand information on health and medical topics, all reviewed for accuracy by Mayo Clinic experts (A service of Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)

    • MedlinePlus
    • Provides access to 700 health topics, medical encyclopedias and dictionaries, and links to self-help groups, clinical trials, preformulated PubMed searches, lists of hospitals and physicians, and information in Spanish and other languages

    Community Resources

    Early Childhood Education 2252 Research Guide

    Community Information

    USA.com
    Enter zip code or community name. Find population and education levels under Population and Races; See median income for households and families as well as male/female workers under Income and Careers; Find types of housing units (single/multi-family homes) under Housing. Currently based on 2000-2010 census figures.

    City-Data.Com Illinois Bigger Cities
    Population, housing, income, crime, climate, hospitals, schools, shopping, churches, and much more.

    Census Quick Facts
    Click on Illinois on the U.S. map and select a city from the dropdown box. Essential data from the 2010 census.

    Factfinder
    Many useful tables from the U.S. census and American Community Survey for community information. Choose Community Facts in center and type in town name. May be given several to choose from around the U.S. -- click the appropriate local one. Choose table groups from list.

    Your community's Web site
    Use Google to find your community's Web site. Explore the Web site for useful information. An example using Glen Ellyn or the county, DuPage.

    Public Transit in DuPage
    Links to Rail and Bus service, Special Needs, Van Pooling and more.

    The local Public Libraries in the area
    Do a google search for the town/city name (or towns nearby) and the phrase "public library."

    Illinois Report Card
    Look up a profile of a public school in your community. Profiles include graduation rates for high schools plus other useful information about the student population, per student expenditures, and other data.

    Community Resources

    C.R.I.S. Community Resources Information System DuPage County
    Directory of community health and human services organizations/agencies in DuPage County.

    DuPage County Health Department List of Services
    Services and programs for children and families.

    DuPage and Kane County child care referrals.
    Also take a look at http://www.ywcachicago.org/our-work/family-support-services/child-care-assistance-program/

    Metro Day Care
    List of child care providers in your community. May need to search 10 miles out.

    Community Hunger Network
    A website to find local food pantries in DuPage county.

    Directory of Health and Human Services in Metropolitan Chicago from United Way Metro Chicago Reference HV 99 .C4 D57 latest version
    Chicago area human services and health agencies

    Employment and Career Information

    Illinois Labor Market Information
    Click on Occupational Wages (OES), then choose Local Workforce Area. DuPage County is LWA6.

    O*NET
    Information on over 950 occupations, including work tasks, skills, abilities, values, and more for each job.

    Occupational Outlook Handbook On the Web
    Full-text of the most essential career information source in the United States.

    College of DuPage Library, College and Career Information
    Our site that contains information of finding and applying for jobs, building your career, and finding a college to attend or transfer.

    Early Childhood Education 2210 Research Guide

    Reference Books

    The Autism Encyclopedia
    Reference RC 553 .A88 A847 2005

    Concise Encyclopedia of Special Education
    Reference LC4007 .E53 2002

    Early Childhood Education: An International Encyclopedia
    Reference LB1139.23 .E272 2007

    Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health: Infancy through Adolescence Online

    Encyclopedia of Special EducationOnline

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health also online
    Reference RC437 .G36 2008

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological DisordersOnline

    Books

    Use the Library Catalog to locate whole books. Look up your disability topic, e.g. Asperger Syndrome. You may also want to look up “Children with Disabilities—Education.”

    Journal Articles

    Look up articles in the databases listed below. You will need a C.O.D. Library Card to use these databases off-campus.

  • Academic One File
  • Academic Search Complete
  • Health Source Consumer Edition
  • Health Source Nursing Academic Edition
  • ERIC
  • PsycInfo
  • Suggested Journals

    • Exceptional Children
    • C.O.D. Library 1960-current
      Academic Search Complete Database 2001-present
      Academic OneFile Database 1988-present

    • Focus on Exceptional Children
    • Academic Search Complete Database 1994-present
      Academic OneFile Database 2000-present

    • Teaching Exceptional Children
    • Academic Search Complete Database, 2001-present

    • Topics in Early Childhood Special Education
    • Academic Search Complete Database 1990-2008
      Associates Program Plus 1990-2008

    • Young Children
    • C.O.D. Library latest 3 years

    Web Sites

    Community Resources

    ERIC

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    Description: 

    A guide to published and unpublished sources on thousands of educational topics, with information from RIE (Resources in Education) and CIJE (Current Index to Journals in Education). ERIC records now include full-text documents from the ERIC Digest. The ERIC database includes the ERIC thesaurus, a complete list of descriptive terms used by ERIC to index and search the database. ERIC documents (ED) are currently unavailable in full text.

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    Children's Literature

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    Description: 

    This finding aid for children's literature offers more than 130,000 full text reviews of children's books from 24 reputable sources. Also includes entries for more than 200,000 awards, prizes, best book list and reading list entries. When you search for and find books, you will also see what awards the books have won and what lists they have made.

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    Academic Video Online

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    Academic Video Online is a collection of full-length streaming videos. The disciplines/collections included in Academic Video are: American History, Counseling & Therapy, Dance, Education, Ethnography & Archeology, Opera, Theater, World History, Area Studies, Art & Architecture, Business & Economics, Politics & Current Affairs, Ethnic Studies, Health & Health Care, Criminal Justice & Law, World Languages & Literature, Philosophy & Religious Studies, Psychology, Science, Women & Gender Studies. Also included in the subscription are full transcripts of each video program that are keyword searchable, easy playlist and clip making functionality, permanent embeddable URLs for easy use in online courses.

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