Education

Psychology of Classroom Learning An Encyclopedia

Alternative Titles
Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
Psychology of Classroom Learning An Encyclopedia (GVRL)
Description
Examines the fundamental psychological aspects of learning such as cognition, motivation, and emotion, as well as individual and environmental factors at work in the classroom. Explores how instruction and learning are affected by factors such as classroom management, multiculturalism, learning styles, home schooling, peer relationships, school culture, discipline, self-esteem, socioeconomic status, and more.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2009 edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10331
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Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans

Alternative Titles
Gale Directory Library
Description

An annually updated resource that provides more than 4,200 sources of education-related financial aid and awards at all levels of study. A section on federal financial aid supplies a quick summary of programs sponsored by the federal government. Also included is a state-by-state listing of agencies so users can see what's available in their home state. Written for professionals in education, students, and parents.

 

Type
Directory
Coverage
2010 - present (Online access to the latest annual edition, plus earlier editions back to 2010.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10213
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Web of Science

Alternative Titles
Web of Science Core Collection, WoSCC, WSCC
ISI Web of Science, ISI Citation Indexes, WebOfScience, WoS, Web of Sci.
SCI, SCI-EXPANDED, SSCI, AHCI, A&HCI, CPCI, CPCI-S, CPCI-SSH, BCI, BKCI, BKCI-S, BKCI-SSH
Science Expanded, Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Conference Proceedings, and Book Citation Index
Description

Covering 12,000+ scholarly journals, plus selected books and published conference proceedings in all academic disciplines, the Web of Science Core Collection combines seven citation indexes which permit searching for articles that cite a known author or work, as well as searching by subject, author, journal, and author address:

  • Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)
  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI)
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (CPCI-S)
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Sciences & Humanities (CPCI-SSH)
  • Book Citation Index - Science (BKCI-S)
  • Book Citation Index - Social Sciences & Humanities (BKCI-SSH)
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1900 - (varies by index: 1900 - for Science and Social Sciences; 1975 - for Arts & Humanities, 1990 - for Conference Proceedings, 2005 - for Books)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10165
Mobile Version
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ERIC [FirstSearch]

Alternative Titles
ERIC (OCLC)
Educational Resources Information Center
E*Subscribe
Description

Indexes journal articles, government publications and unpublished materials such as conference papers, reports, theses and more on education and related topics. (Unpublished materials not available online are available on microfiche in the Hatcher Graduate Library.)

Type
Article Index
Coverage
Over 2,000 titles. Incorporates all full text documents from the former E*Subscribe service. 1966 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10069
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America: History & Life with Full Text (EBSCO)

Alternative Titles
America: History and Life, AHL, AH&L, AHaL
Description

America: History & Life is an index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. The database indexes 1,700 journals from 1964 to present and also includes citations and links to book and media reviews. Strong English-language journal coverage is balanced by an international perspective on topics and events, including abstracts in English of articles published in more than 40 languages.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1954-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10059
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Scholar Universe

Alternative Titles
COS Scholar Universe, COS Expertise
Community of Scholars, Community of Science
Description

The largest available faculty expertise directory, with searchable profiles covering more than 2 million active full-time university faculty in over 200 disciplines at institutions in 31 countries. Content is editorially controlled and regularly reviewed for accuracy and currency. Profiles include key biographical information, research interests, publications, patents, grants, honors/awards, and contact information, enabling users to identify, assess, and contact relevant scholars based on their research, publishing, and professional credentials. Also provides links to profiles of co-authors and departmental colleagues.  (Incorporates all data formerly available in COS Expertise.)

Type
Directory
Coverage
Current edition, continuously updated.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10053
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Health and Psychosocial Instruments (EBSCO)

Alternative Titles
HAPI
Description

Indexes journal articles that describe or utilize tests and measures used in health care, psychosocial sciences and organizational behavior. Also provides some information about the tests.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1985 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10005
More Information
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Encyclopedia of Education

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of Education (GVRL)
GVRL
Description

Offers a complete view of the institutions, people, processes, roles, and philosophies in educational practice in the United States and throughout the world. Features biographies of influential educators; profiles of historic colleges and universities and of organizations active in the field; and an appendix of full text source documents, including education related legislation, international treaties, and testing methods. 8 vols in print. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Second edition, 2003
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9929
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