Welcome to the Research Guide for Biblical Worldview and Pedagogy I and II. The suggested databases are purchased for the use of the PHC community and are available linked from here and from the Electronic Resources section of the library home page. Print resources are available in the PHC on-campus collection or by mail to distance learning members of the PHC community. You may check the location and the availability of an item in the on-campus collection through the online catalog, Voyager, accessed here and through the library home page.
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Represents the most complete bibliography of educational materials available since 1966. Indexes 1.2 billion records of education-related materials--journal articles, books, reports, etc. ERIC on ed.gov is a free version of this database. The free version does a better job of limiting to full-text results. The PHC purchased version does provide a link to request an article by ILL.
This database contains articles and abstracts of over 240 scholarly journals in a wide range of disciplines. If you find an article that you need and the full-text is not available, check the library's periodicals listing to see if the journal is available from another PHC database. If not, you may request the article by ILL.
ProQuest Research Library
ProQuest is an easy to navigate database with access to over 700 scholalry journals and thousands of full-text articles in a variety of disciplines.
http://en.childrenslibrary.org/ provides access to a wide range of full-text children's books including recent award winning books, featured authors, and the ability to search by a variety of methods cover art.
http://globalschoolnet.org/index.cfm promotes the sharing of ideas, resources, and best practices among teachers.
http://reading.org accesses a variety of web resources that promote and teach literacy.
http://www.readingonline.org/about/about_index.asp accesses Reading Online, a free source of articles about reading instruction.
http://www.reading.org/Resources/Booklists.aspx accesses a site of reviewed and recommended book lists for all ages.
http://lexile.com/ provides a process to identify reading levels of students and text.
http://www.wfu.edu/education/fourblocks/about_fourblocks.html is a site for the organization of four block reading instruction.
http://www.crpe.org is the site for the Center on Reinventing Public Education providing the most current trends in educational philosophy with links to additional worthwhile sources.
http://www.thetraits.org/definitions.php provides explanations, rubrics, etc. for teaching and assessing 6 + 1 Writing Traits.
http://www.reading.org/General/CurrentResearch/Reports.aspx provides the most recent research from International Reading Association.
http://www.naeducation.org/ provides access to current research and trends in educational policy.
http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2006064 is the National Center for Education Statistics providing valuable research results.
http://circeinstitute.com/ is an excellent resource for classical education pedagogy. It also provides links to other groups which support classical education.
Search the catalog using the following Library of Congress subject headings:
Christian education Home schooling--United States
Church and education--United States Public schools--United States
Educational psychology School choice--United States
Childhood Education (Online 02/01/1988-Present)
Education Digest (Online 01/01/1988-Present)
Harvard Educational Review (Online 02/01/1988-Present)
History of Education Quarterly (Online 1967-Present)
Homeschooling Today (Print 2001-Present)
Journal of Classroom Interaction (Online 07/01/2004-Present)
Journal of Experiential Education (Online 05/01/1998-Present)
Journal of Research in Childhood Education (Online 04/01/1997-Present)
Language Arts (Online 01/01/1989-Present)
Old Schoolhouse (Print 2003-Present)
Review of Educational Research (Online 04/01/1988-Present)
Educause at http://www.educause.edu/ is an online, peer-reviewed, practitioner's journal about managing and using information resources in higher education.
Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy at http://www.reading.org/General/Publications/Journals/JAAL.aspx
International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (IJSTL) at http://www.academics.georgiasouthern.edu/ijsotl is a scholarly (peer reviewed) electronic journal that is published twice-a-year by the Center for Excellence in Teaching at Georgia Southern University.
The following journals are suggested, however, they are not currently available in the PHC print or online collection: Classical Teacher (Memoria Press), Journal (Society for Classical Learning), Classics (Quarterly Journal of the ACCS), and Classical Education Quarterly (CCLE). You may request articles from these journals by Interlibrary loan.
All citations must be in APA format. Information for proper APA citation can be found in the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association available on reserve at the library circulation desk. Additional APA citation help can be accessed online at OWL (Online Writing Lab) developed by Purdue University.
Created: October 2008 McCollum/Thornhill, revised January 2010 Veith/Thornhill, updated July 2011 Veith.