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Here you'll find information resources that give an overview of research as well as help identifying topics.

Topic discovery tools are listed below - click on the tab above to find out about resources dealing with research in education.

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Topic Summaries

These are great places to search for a research topic in edcuation.

Research Starters - Education

Brief research summaries, overviews, outlines of issues, and research syntheses.

Finding topics

Resources that identify topics (e.g. trends journals; annual reviews)

Annual Reviews of Social Sciences

Education Week online

Weekly education newspaper.

Educational Leadership

Published by the Association for Curriculum and Develoment, a monthly magazine covering new and emerging topics in education. Free to ASCD members at this site. Also available in full text online (from 1974 - present) through the Ebscohost subscription.

Review of Research in Education

Also in print: L11 .R35 | 3rd Floor
RRE is published annually and provides an overview and descriptive analysis of selected topics of relevant research literature through critical and synthesizing essays. RRE promotes discussion and controversy about research problems in addition to pulling together and summarizing the work in a field.

TC Record

Online site produced by the Teachers College Record, provides feature articles, commentary, book reviews and topical channels for current information and research in all aspects of education.


Review of Educational Research

The Review of Educational Research (RER, bimonthly, begun in 1931) publishes critical, integrative reviews of research literature bearing on education. Such reviews should include conceptualizations, interpretations, and syntheses of literature and scholarly work in a field broadly relevant to education and educational research.

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