Doing Research in Education Home Page
If you're new to research, if it's been a while since your last paper, or even if research is very familiar to you, this guide will help you to understand sources and techniques of the research process. You may jump quickly to any part of the guide from the menu below, or you may view the sections in order using the navigation buttons at the bottom of each page. This guide has eight sections:
- Getting Started and Choosing a Topic
- Finding Books and Videos
- Facts About Articles (including primary vs. secondary, peer-reviewed, etc.)
- Finding Articles
- What If the Full-text is Not Online?
- Finding Internet Resources
- Special Types of Information in Education (including statistics, lesson plans, tests, etc.)
- Evaluating and Citing Information
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