Before starting your research, take a few moments to think about your assignment.
In the field of Education:
Primary Sources: include original research studies or original work generally published in scholarly, peer reviewed journals and books authored by a researcher or educational theorist. Literature reviews are NOT primary sources.
Secondary Sources: include literature reviews and books or other sources that summarize and "repackage" another's work.
Tertiary Sources: include encyclopedias and other reference sources that summarize, condense, and define other's work, theories, or ideas.
The reference shelf is a great place to start research and gather background information. Materials include:
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Articles can provide the most recent information on a topic, and can include:
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Click the "Find Books" tab for more information
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