EDUC 23900 Educating Students with Special Needs in Diverse Classrooms
Best Bets for Finding Journal Articles
Principle Education Databases
General periodical databases
- ERIC (Ebsco interface)
Bibliographic citations, abstracts, and some full-text for journal articles, research and technical reports, conference papers and proceedings, program descriptions, teaching guides, and lesson plans covering all areas and levels of education.
- ProQuest Education Database
ProQuest Education Database covers hundreds of topics related to primary, secondary, higher, special, and alternative education.
JSTOR provides access to academic journals and primary sources in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
In addition to educational psychology topics, the database could be useful for social aspects of education.
- SocINDEX with Full Text
Comprehensive coverage of sociology and related social sciences, so extremely valuable for topics in the areas of criminal justice, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, politics, religion, rural & urban studies, substance abuse, and violence.
- Ethnic Newswatch
A full-text collection of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. Contents include African American, Arab and Middle Eastern, Asian American, European, Jewish, and Native American publications, including the Spanish-language press.
- Diversity Studies Collection
Covers a diversity of diversity topics related to social science, history and liberal arts. This collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community.
General periodical databases
- Academic Search Premier
Multi-disciplinary database which includes a large collection of peer-reviewed journals in many areas of academic study including: archaeology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, ethnic & multicultural studies, law, mathematics, music, physics, psychology, religion & theology, women's studies, and other fields. Coverage varies, but begins in the 1990s for most journals.
- Google Scholar
Different from regular Google, GoogleScholar can be used to search for peer-reviewed articles and papers from broad areas of research. Supports cited reference searching. Includes recent or unpublished work that hasn't yet been indexed in other databases. Citations will link to the full-text resource provided by the IC Library, when available.
These are some of the Subject Headings that might be useful in finding books and other materials in the catalog. There are hundreds of others.
- Education--Social aspects
- Education and state
- Multicultural education
- Comparative education
- Educational sociology
- School environment
- Socially handicapped children--Education
- Education--Aims and objectives
- Race awareness -- United States
- Race discrimination;
- Sex differences in education.
- Feminism and education
- Social justice--Study and teaching
Sample Subject Headings
These are subject heading you can use when searching the online catalog for books and other non-periodical material.
- Child development
- Child psychology
- Educational psychology
- Ability grouping in education
- Emotional problems of children
- Emotions in children
- Emotions in adolescence
- Learning, Psychology of
- Educational counseling
- Autism in children
- Developmental disabilities
- Special education
- Behavior disorders in children
- American Psychological Association (APA)
- National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
- National Education Association (NEA)
- Color of Autism Foundation
- Autism National Committee
- Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
- Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDAA)
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