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TCC Resource/Research Guides

General Information

The Teacher Curriculum Center (TCC) has a variety of resources which can be useful in the field of special education.  The following will assist you to identify and locate the most appropriate materials for your needs.  Both print and media resources are available and indexed in OneSearch by author, title, and subject.  Be aware that many materials that were not specifically intended for use in specific instructional settings may easily meet your needs.  To determine the usefulness of these materials, first identify the subject content or skill of interest and evaluate the items for appropriateness in terms of such things as competency levels and instructional approach.  Instructional materials from a wide spectrum of grade and age levels often provide the strategies and content that, with adaption or modification, could be suitable and usable for specialized education environments.

Selected Subject Terms

Search OneSearch for such terms as:

Search under these subject terms:

  • Deaf
  • Deafness
  • Deaf children
  • Hearing impaired children
  • Special education

Narrow your search using these subdivisions (example:  Deaf - Education)

  • Education
  • American Sign Language
  • United States - History
  • Biography
  • Family relationships
  • Means of communication
  • Speech perception in children
  • Juvenile fiction
  • Social life and customs
  • Juvenile literature
  • Theater for the deaf

Curriculum Guides, Lesson Plans & Activities

Use the Study and teaching subdivision after any subject to find curriculum guides and lesson plans in OneSearch

. Example:

  • Special Education - Study and teaching

Curriculum guides, lesson plans and activities may also be found in the ERIC documents collection. Ask a Reference Librarian for assistance in locating these guides.

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