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Education majors will need to be able to locate articles when conducting research or looking for published lessons. To locate general education-related research, look to databases such as Education Source and ERIC. To locate lesson plans, the best method is to use a specific journal for the subject area and grade level--usually from the national association for that subject. See Specific Journal Search below for more information.
DATABASE SEARCH vs SPECIFIC JOURNAL SEARCH: There are two main ways you can find online journal articles related to education topics:
SCHOLARLY ARTICLES: Sometimes professors will require you to use only "scholarly" or "peer-reviewed" sources in your assignments. The chart linked below explains what this means. (Hint: If you can buy it at Weis or Barnes and Noble, it is NOT a scholarly source.)