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Curriculum and Teaching Resources: Background Information

Introduction: Why Use Handbooks?

Handbooks contain short entries that summarize and define complex research and also highlights important scholars.  Use handbooks to get background information, define theories, and find foundational scholars. Scholarly articles published in academic journals present a very small sliver of a large and often complex research topic, so handbooks can be an excellent way to get the bigger picture.

Handbooks in Curriculum