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Askaway E Drev

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  1. 1. Education Resources AskAway Brown Bag Session June 25, 2007
  2. 2. AskAway Education Librarian Referrals <ul><li>UBC Library [email_address] 604-822-8783 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] 604-822-0940 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Questions in Education <ul><li>JOURNAL ARTICLES </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Scholar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Indexes and Databases </li></ul></ul><ul><li>STATISTICS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BC (Ministry of Education) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Canada (Statistics Canada) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>World (UNESCO) </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Questions in Education <ul><li>LEARNING RESOURCES </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Children’s Literature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Textbooks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>TEACHING RESOURCES </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unit plans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher guides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum guides </li></ul></ul><ul><li>TESTS AND MEASURES </li></ul>
  5. 5. FINDING JOURNAL ARTICLES
  6. 6. Choosing an Education Index -> then try some of these Indexes and Databases Tried Academic Search Elite or Premier and didn’t find what you need . . . Canadian content from over 150 education journals not available elsewhere CBCA Education (part of CBCA Complete) Articles in 26 Sage education journals Education (Sage) A Full-text Collection Major index for psychology, including educational topics. Some full text. PsycINFO Articles in journals and yearbooks, mostly U.S. Some full text. Education Index Full Text Same index (links to full-text for ERIC Documents only) ERIC (Free) http://www.eric.ed.gov Biggest education index, many links to full text —includes journals and ERIC Documents ERIC (EBSCO)
  7. 7. ERIC (Ebsco) <ul><li>Covers articles (EJ) from over 900 journals—1966 to present </li></ul><ul><li>Includes ERIC Documents (ED) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>--special research reports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>--conference presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>--curriculum documents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>--abstracts of books </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Thesaurus of terms </li></ul><ul><li>TIP: Limit search to journal articles only </li></ul>
  8. 8. ED493763 Book Abstract
  9. 9. Refine Search to Journal Articles
  10. 10. ERIC Thesaurus of Terms
  11. 11. Education Full Text <ul><li>Wilson index covering back to 1983 </li></ul><ul><li>Includes different journals than ERIC </li></ul><ul><li>Good for book reviews </li></ul><ul><li>For early articles use Education Index Retrospective 1929-1983 TIP: Use Keyword search not All-Smart Search </li></ul>
  12. 12. Education Full Text
  13. 13. PsycInfo <ul><li>Includes book chapters and dissertations </li></ul><ul><li>Psychology and counseling journals </li></ul><ul><li>Covers learning, special education, at-risk kids, child and adolescent development </li></ul><ul><li>TIP: After you search click All Journals or Peer Reviewed Journals to limit your search. </li></ul>
  14. 14. PsycInfo
  15. 15. CBCA Education <ul><li>Canadian content from over 150 journals </li></ul><ul><li>Much smaller database </li></ul><ul><li>Articles in French and English </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher publications such as ATA Magazine, Teacher, etc. & gov’t reports </li></ul><ul><li>Part of CBCA Complete </li></ul><ul><li>TIP: Limit results to “scholarly journals, including peer-reviewed” </li></ul>C
  16. 16. CBCA Education C
  17. 17. STATISTICS IN EDUCATION
  18. 18. BC Ministry of Education Statistics <ul><li>Reporting on K-12 Education --Report Catalogue http:// www.bced.gov.bc.ca/reporting/levels/catalogue.php </li></ul>
  19. 19. Canadian Statistics <ul><li>Statistics Canada Education Page </li></ul><ul><li>http://www40.statcan.ca/l01/ind01/l2_1821.htm </li></ul>
  20. 20. World Statistics <ul><li>UNESCO Institute for Statistics </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.uis.unesco.org / </li></ul>
  21. 21. LEARNING RESOURCES <ul><li>Children’s Literature Canadian Children’s Book Centre </li></ul><ul><li>Burnaby Public Library Book Lists (by Grade) </li></ul><ul><li>National Library of Canada Read Up On It CM: Canadian Review of Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Textbooks BC Ministry of Education Grade Collections </li></ul>Children’s Literature Canadian Children’s Book Centre Burnaby Public Library Book Lists (by Grade) National Library of Canada Read Up On It CM: Canadian Review of Materials Textbooks BC Ministry of Education Grade Collections
  22. 22. TEACHING RESOURCES <ul><li>Lesson Plans and Teacher Guides </li></ul><ul><ul><li>UBC Education Library Lesson Plans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BCTF Teaching Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Curriculum Guides BC Integrated Resource Packages Canadian Curriculum Guides ( CanGuide Database) </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson Plans and Teacher Guides </li></ul><ul><ul><li>UBC Education Library Lesson Plans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BCTF Teaching Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Curriculum Guides BC Integrated Resource Packages Canadian Curriculum Guides ( CanGuide Database) </li></ul>
  23. 23. TESTS AND MEASURES <ul><li>Mental Measurements Yearbook (Buros) Reviews of published tests </li></ul><ul><li>Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI) </li></ul><ul><li>Reviews and abstracts of tests </li></ul>

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