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EDF 2555: Adopt a Nation

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Michele McDaniel
Ballenger Teacher Center (BTC) Coordinator
Subject Specialist for Education, Counseling, and Student Development
BTC Phone: 217-581-8442
Office Phone (voicemail): 217-581-6099
Email: mkmcdaniel@eiu.edu
 
Search For Articles
Begin your Education research at the Ballenger Teachers Center Website on the Articles tab. Remember, the search box on the library homepage does not search ERIC.


Start with a single keyword or phrase, such as multicultural education.


From here, you can begin to narrow your search by using additional keywords, such as the name of your country or an additional concept related to your topic.


OR



From here, you can begin to look at your articles to determine whether you need to add additional keywords to narrow, or change keywords to find better results.
Reference Sources
  • Encyclopedia Of Special Education: A Reference for the Education Of Children, Adolescents, and Adults with Disabilities and Other Exceptional Individ
  • LC4007 .E53 2013
  • summary | details
  • Location: Reference Room, 3000 Level
  • Encyclopedia Of Special Education: A Reference for the Education Of the Handicapped and Other Exceptional Children and Adults
  • LC4007 .E53 2000
  • summary | details
  • Location: Reference Room, 3000 Level
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  • International Encyclopedia Of Education
  • LB15 .I569 1994
  • summary | details
  • Location: Reference Room, 3000 Level
  • International Encyclopedia Of Education.
  • LB15 .I569 2010 v. 5
  • summary | details
  • Location: Reference Desk, 3000 level
  • Proquest Statistical Abstract Of the United States.
  • HA202
  • summary | details
  • Location: Reference Room, 3000 level
  • World Education Encyclopedia: A Survey Of Educational Systems Worldwide
  • LB15 .W87 2001
  • summary | details
  • Location: Reference Desk, 3000 level
  • Routledge International Encyclopedia Of Education
  • LB15 .R633 2008
  • summary | details
  • Location: Reference Room, 3000 Level
Searching for Books
To find additional resources for your topic, try searching the EIU Online Catalog
For example, try education country as a keyword search (i.e. education Germany)

We also have a variety of Ebooks related to Education in Springer and EBSCO. Use your same search strategies below in the Ebooks box (select either Springer or EBSCO) to see what we have.
Ebooks
 
  Sage EBSCO
Internet Resources
U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets (summarizes the U.S.'s relationship with other countries): http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn 

Eurydice/Eurypedia  (recent descriptions of national educational systems): https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/fpfis/mwikis/eurydice/index.php/Countries

United Nations Development  Programme-Human  Development Report (provides an overview of Human Development Indicators, including Education, for each country. Click on Country Profiles from top menu, select your country, and go to Education): http://hdr.undp.org/en/countries

World Factbook (basic country profiles; choose your country from the dropdown menu): https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html



Unesco - Institute for Statistics (searchable by country and provides tables with data about different aspects of education): 
http://uis.unesco.org/