The Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors (Thesaurus) is a controlled vocabulary - a carefully selected list of education-related words and phrases assigned to ERIC records to organize them by subject and make them easier to retrieve through a search.
Finding the best search term(s) can save time! If you're not getting the results you want, use a thesaurus to find alternate terminology. Many databases have a built-in thesaurus (which may be called "Subject Terms" or somthing similar)
Access to nearly 2.3 million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports. Journal coverage, which spans from 1887 to present, includes international material selected from more than 2,100 periodicals in over 25 languages. Includes information about the psychological aspects of related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business and law.
Publishes articles that involve the application of psychological theory and science to the educational process. Of particular relevance are descriptions of empirical research and the presentation of theory designed to either explicate or enhance the educational process.
The scholarly essays, reviews, critiques, and theoretical and conceptual articles featured in this journal contribute to understanding issues, problems, and research concerning all aspects of educational psychology. The journal, however, does not publish articles whose primary purpose is to report the methods and results of an empirical study.
This journal provides an international forum for the discussion and rapid dissemination of research findings in psychology relevant to education. The journal places particular emphasis on the publishing of papers reporting applied research based on experimental and behavioural studies. Reviews of relevant areas of literature also appear from time to time.
The defining feature of Educational Psychology in Practice is that it aims to publish refereed articles representing theory, research and practice which is of relevance to practising educational psychologists in the UK and beyond. In its focus on applied psychology it occupies an important complementary position to those journals which emphasise the experimental work of academic psychologists.
An international forum for the publication of peer-reviewed integrative review articles, special thematic issues, reflections or comments on previous research or new research directions, book reviews, interviews, and research-based advice for practitioners - all pertaining to the field of educational psychology.
This journal provides an international focal point for the publication of research on teachers and teaching, in particular on teacher thinking. It includes theoretical reflections on the connections between theory and practice in teachers’ work and other research of professional interest.
This handout provides some tips and tricks to make reading and understanding social science journal articles easier. [Provided by ICPSR - The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research]