This subject covers: general educational theory and practice; early childhood, elementary, and secondary education; and topics such as curriculum, instruction, learning, tests, and measurements. For adult education: see also "Education, Vocational and Technical." For special education: see also "Educational Psychology." For Tests: see also "Tests, Educational and Psychological"
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Article Databases and Indexes
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This database offers the world's largest and most complete collection of full-text education journals, and encompasses an international array of English-language periodicals, monographs, yearbooks, and many unique sources that were never previously available, covering all levels of education--from early childhood to higher education--as well as all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education and testing.
This version of the ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) database is licensed by the MINITEX Library Information Network with state appropriations from the Minnesota Higher Education Services Office (MHESO) and the Minnesota Department of Education, and provides access to education-related journal and non-journal literature.
Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes
Dissertations and theses from over 1000 universities. Doctoral dissertations are indexed for almost all North American graduate schools and many European universities. Masters theses from selected schools only. Provides bibliographic citations for older titles. Abstracts are included for dissertations since 1980 and for masters theses since 1988. Some dissertations, beginning with 1997 publication dates, are available digitally. These include the University of Minnesota and other CIC member universities.
Indexes nearly 600 education journals as far back as 1929. Includes book reviews.
LLBA covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is also given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics.
Search within a comprehensive interdisciplinary collection of journal article citations. Subjects generally covered are within Science and technology, arts and humanities, and social sciences . Use the citation web to find articles and journals with the most impact. Coverage runs from 1975 to the present. Help can be found on their website.
General Reference Sources
Dissertations and Theses
Forms, Tests, Inventories
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print, from the Buros Institute, contains the most recent descriptive information and critical reviews of new and revised tests from the Buros Institute's 9th and more recent Yearbooks. It offers evaluations of the latest assessments in education, psychology, business, law, healthcare, counseling, and management. In addition to test reviews, descriptions of the purpose, target population, administration, scores, price, author, and publisher for all listed tests are provided. Reviews are written by highly qualified professionals with expertise in a range of disciplines.
Beginning in 2010, the database provides a comprehensive record that combines the full text reviews with the citations from the print publications: Mental measurements yearbook; and: Tests in print.
The Collected Works of John Dewey are available via the Past Masters database.
Periodical and Newspaper subscriptions
The Chronicle of Higher Education is the number one news and job-information source for college and university faculty members, administrators, and students.
To have direct access to Chronicle.com from any remote location, create a personal account using a University of Minnesota e-mail address. The log-in link is provided in the upper right-hand corner.
Statistics and Data
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the United States and other nations.
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Related U of M Web Sites
Information on programs, courses, research, faculty, and students.