Educ 200

educational psychology

library instruction

EDUC 200

educational psychology
LIBRARY INSTRUCTION

Who I am:

Taylor Baugher, Learning Services Librarian

What We'll Cover today:

  • Research for EDUC 200
    • Identifying peer-reviewed articles
    • Keyword Selection
    • Searching with EBSCO Suite
    • Searching with ERIC
    • Database search techniques
    • Citing with APA style
  • Try searching yourself
  • Questions?

What is peer review?

How do you access the website?

other types of sources

How do you access the website?

  • Books
  • Newpaper/Magazine articles
  • Documentaries
  • Primary sources
  • etc.

what to put in the search box

Anxiety and other forms of affect in grades 9-12

what to put in the search box

Anxiety and other forms of affect in grades 9-12

"anxiety disorder"

OR

depression

what to put in the search box

Anxiety and other forms of affect in grades 9-12

"high school"

OR

"secondary school"

"anxiety disorder"

OR

depression

Anxiety and other forms of affect in grades 9-12

AND "high school"

OR  "secondary school"

"anxiety disorder"

OR  depression

AND student

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How do you access the library website?

Questions?

If you think of a question later, email me:

tbaugher@bridgewater.edu

If you think of a question later, email me:

tbaugher@bridgewater.edu

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Explore your topic

The Research Process

Narrow your topic

Search for sources

Evaluate your sources

Share your findings

Explore your topic

The Research Process

Narrow your topic

Search for sources

Evaluate your sources

Share your findings

identifying a research article

Things to look for:

Original research, not a summary of other research (except in the literature review section)

 

Headings:

  • Introduction
  • Literature Review
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • and Conclusion​​  

Not a research article:

  • literature reviews
  • meta-analyses
  • editorials
  • case studies
  • comments or letters relating to previously-published research studies

identifying a research article

But First!

Narrow your topic

The prevalence of ACL tears
in soccer among women

An evaluation of the effect that headbutting
a soccer ball might have on players

The health benefits of recreational soccer for untrained individuals

An exploration into the preventative measures professional soccer players take against injuries

Then

Pull out your keywords

The prevalence of ACL tears
in soccer among women

Then

Pull out your keywords

The prevalence of ACL tears
in soccer among women

Then

Pull out your keywords

The prevalence of ACL tears
in soccer among women

Then

Pull out your keywords

The prevalence of ACL tears
in soccer among women

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to recap:

  • Visit the Forrer Learning Commons and take advantage of the services available to you!
    • Reach out to a librarian when you have a question
  • To find your articles:
  1. Pick a topic
  2. Narrow it down
  3. Pull out keywords
  4. Get searching!