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This guide provides an overview of TESOL resources located through the Leonard Lief Library at Lehman College.

Research Begins

Good Starting Points for Research:

  • Encyclopedias and handbooks have excellent background articles with bibliographies.
  • Use these books for definitions and to find vocubulary for search terms.

Overview & Background Information

Encyclopedias, dictionaries and handbooks are excellent sources to get an introduction or overview on a topic, and to find search terms.

Handbooks on Bilingual Education

Located on the 3rd Floor of Leonard Lief Library

Encyclopedia of bilingual education / edited by Josue Gonzalez. Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2008. Lehman College Education Reference LC3707 .E523 2008 v.1-2 Non Circulating

Handbook of early childhood literacy. London : SAGE, 2003. Lehman College Education Reference - LB1139.5 .L35 H36 2003

Handbook of research on literacy and diversity / edited by Lesley Mandel Morrow, Robert Rueda, and Diane Lapp. New York : Guilford Press, c2009. Lehman College Education Reference LB1576 .H2337 2009 Non Circulating

Rethinking identity and literacy education in the 21st century / edited by Sandra Schamroth Abrams and Jennifer Rowsell. New York : Teachers College, Columbia University [2011]. Lehman College Education Reference LB5 .N25 110th pt. 1 Non Circulating