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Teacher Education Research Guide

Books and Encyclopedias

Look for these call numbers in the stacks!

L: General Education

LA: Education History

LB: Education, Theory and Practice

LC: Aspects of Education

LD: Institutions of Education, U.S.

Keywords: education, education type, education requirements, education licensure requirements, education program name, education testing, education testing prep guides

Oxford Reference Online Premium (VIVA) Oxford’s comprehensive online tool for research in a multitude of topics.


Journal Databases:

Associates Programs Source (VIVA) designed specifically for community colleges with sources pertinent to associate degree programs.

College Source On Campus Access Only: Contains thousands of profiles for Colleges and Universities, including catalogs and other resources

Chronicle of Higher Education (RCC) Prominent Higher Education resource

Education Research Complete (VIVA) All things to do with the field of education.

ERIC (VIVA) Education Resources

Learning Express (RCC) Gain knowledge in a variety of areas while taking skills assessments along the way! Designed for everyone including GED students, those seeking naturalization, and college students seeking job skills.   Set up an account one time on campus then access anywhere.

Virginia State Government A link to the directories of the VA state Government.


Newspaper Databases:

Access World News (RCC, Full Text) Search newspapers and magazines from across the country and through the decades.

Newspaper Source Plus (VIVA) National and international newspapers, TV and radios news transcripts.


Internet Resources:

Education News:   a comprehensive site for news regarding education both domestically and abroad.

RAND Education:   A compilation of statistics and other information on schools in the U.S.

U.S. Dept. of Education Press Room:   read the latest from the U.S. Dept. of Ed.

The Praxis Series: ETS’s website all about the Praxis Exams

The Virginia Department of Education


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