Education and Psychology
(includes Cognitive Science)
Scope of Collection
The collections serve the listed primary constituents.
Graduate School of Education (GSE): M.A., Ph.D., Ed.D., credential programs, and an undergraduate minor. The Ed.D. programs are for educational, language/literacy and culture, and program evaluation and assessment. Credential programs in developmental teacher education, math/sci/technology, multicultural urban education, reading and language arts, principal development and leadership.
Psychology Department: Ph.D. and undergraduate major.
Key affiliated units include the Institute of Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, Wheeler Brain Imaging Center, Institute of Human Development, Institute for Personality and Social Research, Field Station for the Study of Behavior, Ecology and Reproduction, and the Institute of Industrial Relations.
Graduate School of Education: the focus is on K-12 education. Collection areas include social cognition and moral judgment in the child, language and literacy, special education, math/science and technology education, human development across the life span, school psychology, educational leadership (especially at the principal level), educational policy research, school program evaluation and assessment methodologies, qualitative methods and evaluation in education, and the social, cultural, political, and economic contexts of public schooling.
Psychology Department: The four primary units for graduate training are: Change, Plasticity, and Development (formerly Developmental Psychology); Clinical Science; Cognition, Brain and Behavior; Social/Personality. Collection areas include perceptual and motivational processes, learning, emotion, personality and social development, cognitive and language development, psychopathology and related psychosocial processes, attention and regulation processes, memory and higher cognitive functions, interpersonal and intergroup relations and processes.
ERIC microfiche collection: 1966-2003 (ceased in 2003). Small collection of U.S. primers/readers.
Children's Literature collection: historically collected with state funds to serve former Library School children's librarianship program and curriculum needs for old GSE programs.
Primary Languages and Formats
Graduate School of Education: English.
Psychology: English, some French and German in older collections.
For information about research tools, library guides, and related pages, see Education/Psychology Library.