Manchester College
Academic Research

1. Don't rely on Google for everything!

2. Focus on scholarly literature from library databases.

3. Perform more than one search!

4. Evaluate the information you find using the criteria in the box above.

5. Ask for help! The text-a-librarian service is a quick and easy way to get help from a librarian. Additionally, the library Facebook page is another way to get instant feedback!

 
EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (EDUC 230)
 
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Spartan Search
Find books, journal articles, CD's, video recordings and more!

POSSIBLE KEYWORDS
Educational Psychology Wordle
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Try Searches Using the Following Keywords:
Place quotation marks around phrases of more than 1 word when searching.
(EX: "educational psychology")

  • academic achievement
  • academic progress
  • educational psychology
  • developmental milestones
  • inquiry instruction
  • learning disability
  • learning methods
  • reluctant learner
  • standardized testing
  • test anxiety

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Try Searches Using the Following Subject Headings:
Remember to change the "Select a Field" option to indicate "SU Subject Terms." Additionally, place quotation marks around your terms as indicated above.

  • academic achievement
  • child psychology
  • child psychology -- methodology
  • child development
  • cognitive learning theory
  • educational psychology
  • gender differences in education
  • learning by discovery
  • learning disabled children
  • motivation in education
  • psychology of learning
  • standardized tests

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Your Librarian

Rebecca Johnson
Rebecca Johnson

rejohnson@manchester.edu
Phone: (260)982-5360
Office: 111 Funderburg Library
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Online Resource Access

On Campus:
The Spartan Search catalog and all library databases have automatic access when using a campus computer.

Off Campus:
When off campus, use your regular network username and password to access library resources. If problems occur, contact Doris Stephenson

 


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