ERIC Number: ED409270
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Apr
A Research Workbook for Education Students.
Toifel, Ronald C.
This workbook is intended to teach education students information about basic library resources and information gathering techniques that are important in conducting educational research or writing a research paper. Most chapters are in the form of assignments which require students to use the reference materials for a specific purpose. Chapter 1 provides an annotated list of six guides to research methods in education. Chapter 2 briefly discusses the process of selecting and identifying a topic. Chapter 3 describes four guides to current reference sources. Chapter 4 provides an annotated guide to four subject encyclopedias and dictionaries in the field of education. Chapter 5 is a guide to six handbooks and yearbooks in education. Chapter 6 introduces the use of six bibliographies of bibliographies. Chapter 7 explains the use of 10 indexes and abstracts. Chapter 8 explains how to find relevant Federal government publications. Chapter 9 describes five directories of organizations and leaders in education. Chapter 10 lists six statistical sources, most specific to education. Chapter 11 is an overview of online information sources including ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) and the Internet. Chapter 12 discusses periodicals and newspapers. (JLS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
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