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EDG 7938: Foundations of Curriculum Inquiry

Welcome to the library resource guide for Professor Schoorman's Fall 2020 EDG 7938 Foundations of Curriculum Inquiry course. The resources contained in this guide will provide you with a starting point for finding information on the topic of your choice. Use the tabs above to access information. Good luck and happy researching!

Following this session you should know how to:

  • Use the FAU Library Catalog to locate books and other materials owned by the Library
  • Log into Off Campus Connect (when, how and why)
  • Develop a search strategy using thesauri, Boolean operators, truncation and wildcards
  • Understand the difference between electronic journals and databases 
  • Become aware of and use the most important databases for conducting literature reviews in the discipline of education
  • Search most of the Libraries' resources at one time using OneSearch.
  • Use "Find it @ FAU" to connect to full-text articles in different databases 
  • Determine if a periodical is peer-reviewed 
  • Locate other authors that have cited an article of interest, and rank articles by number of times cited using Web of Science
  • Cite your sources
  • Get additional help

Fall 2022 Semester Hours (Boca Raton):

The library building is open for the Fall 2022 semester from 7:40 am - 12:00 midnight, Monday-Thursday, 10:30 am - 6 pm on Saturday, and noon-midnight on Sunday (see our hours page for any changes).