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.
Encyclopedias and reference sources that summarize, condense, and define other's work, theories, or ideas are "tertiary" resources. These sources are great for background information.
The reference shelf is a great place to start research and gather background information. Materials include:
Click the "Reference Shelf" tab for more information
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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