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Education: History, Philosophy, & Psychology

Find these books and many more in our Library Catalog.

Want to know more about Piaget or Skinner? Looking to explore progressivism or humanism? Check out these reference databases and the library catalog to find out more about these topics & many more.

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Background information serves many purposes:

  • If you are unfamiliar with the topic, it provides a good overview of the subject matter.
  • It helps you to identify important facts related to your topic such as terminology, dates, events, history, and relevant names or organizations.
  • It can help you refine your topic.
  • Background research might lead you to bibliographies that you can use to find additional sources of information.