EDUC 150:
History & Philosophy of Education

Suggested resources for Education Research Topics

  • School Choice
  • No Child Left Behind
  • Historical American Education - Colonial - 1600-1790s
  • Historical American Education - Common School Movement
  • Historical American Education - Secondary School Development
  • Development of Teacher Education - Normal Schools/Teacher Training
  • Historical American Education - Progressive Education Eudcation Movement
  • Federal Involvement - Legislation - 1750-1890s
  • Federal Involvement - Legislation - 1900-2000s
  • Federal Involvement - Judicial (Court Cases)

Article Databases

EBSCO’s Education Research Complete: The topics covered in this database include all levels of education and specialties, such as health, multilingual, and testing. There is full text for over 600 journals.

APA Citation Style

APA Tutorials and Links

Example of basic form for periodicals from Purdue OWL:

Tutorials on using using American Psychological Association (APA) Format from Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL):
All subtopics
Articles in Periodicals
Electronic Sources


Download the 'Blue List' to see Benner's print subscriptions to Education magazines & journals.

Instructions for using the Blue List

In Spring 2014, visit the Curriculum Center during these hours for help on this assignment:
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