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CSD 291 Fall 2020

Fall 2020

ERIC Database

The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is an online digital library of education research and information. ERIC is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the United States Department of Education.

ERIC is a good choice for topic of emergent literacy and early reading development

The ERIC collection includes bibliographic records (citations, abstracts, and other pertinent data) for 1.6 million items indexed since 1966, including:

  • journal articles (for your CSD 291 assignment, limit to peer reviewed journal articles) 
  • books
  • research syntheses
  • conference papers
  • technical reports
  • policy papers, and
  • other education-related materials

ERIC Thesaurus Terms

Construct Sample Search in ERIC

SAMPLE:  Emergent literacy: Early reading development (when does this begin in children - what are developmental milestones   (NOT treatment) 

Three Concepts:  Language Development AND  Emergent literacy - early reading development  NOT treatment