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CIMA 700 Educational Inquiry and Electronic Research Technologies

Education Databases

Here is a list of suggested databases for education research. NOTE: ERIC is the most comprehensive of these databases, and it is sponsored by the U. S. Department of Education. For information about how to locate research articles, go to the Search Strategies tab for search tips.

List of Suggested Books

Books and Articles:
  • Best, J., & Kahn, J. (2003). Research in education (9th ed.). Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon.
  • Gall, M., Borg, W., &Gall, J. (2003). Educational research: An introduction (7 th ed.). Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon.
  • Gay, L. R., Mills, G. E., & Airasian, P. (2009). Educational research: Competencies for analysis and applications (9th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson Allyn and Bacon.
  • Hendricks, C. (2006). Improving schools through action research. Boston, MA: Pearson Allyn and Bacon.
  • Lodico, M.G., &Spaulding, D.T. (2010). Methods in educational research: From theory to practice. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
  • McMillan, J., &Schumacher, S. (2006). Research in education: Evidence-based inquiry(6 th ed.). Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon.
  • Mertler, C.A. (2006). Action research: Teachers as researchers in the classroom. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Mills, G. E. (2003) Action research: A guide for the teacher researcher (2 nd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ:Merrill.
  • Reinharz, S. (1992). Feminist methods in social research. New York, NY:Oxford University Press.
  • Richards, S. B., Taylor, R., & Ramasamy, R. (2014). Single subject research: Application in educational and clinical settings (2nd ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning.
  • Stone, V. E., & Pilato, V. (2011). Models of applied research in educational technology. Adelphi, MD: UMUC Teachers Press.
  • Suter, W.N. (2012). Introduction to educational research: A critical thinking approach (2nd ed.). Los Angeles, CA: Sage.
  • Zeni, J. (Ed.). (2001). Ethical issues in practitioner research. New York, NY: Teachers College Press.

Selected Education Websites