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EDUC 6263 Week 2 Assignment: Week 2 Assignment

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Education Research

This link will take you to the main page for education research, with links to resources selected to meet the needs of education scholar-practitioners.

Research by Kuh and Tinto

For this part of your Course Project, you will look for research by Kuh and/or Tinto. 

Search the Walden Library and Internet for articles and other resources relevant to the problem your project is intended to address. Your literature review should include at least 10 research articles from peer-reviewed journals published within the last seven years. You can also include books, reports, and websites if they are relatively recent and published by reputable sources.

Sample article search

This sample search uses the Thoreau tool, which searches across multiple databases in the library.  You can access Thoreau from the Library home page.

 

1. Enter kuh, g* OR tinto, v* in the main search box on the Walden Library Home Page and enter.

 

NoteYou may have to login with your myWalden email and password.

 

 

2. From the results list you can limit to literature authored by Kuh or Tinto by selecting AU Author from the drop-down:

 


 

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3. Click the Search button.

 

This will give you a list of published works authored by Kuh and Tinto.

Educaton Databases

Evaluating Resources

Do you know how to select the best resources for your project?

Learn more about evaluating for

  • Accuracy
  • Authority
  • Objectivity
  • Currency
  • Coverage

Tutorials

Click on any of the Tutorial links below for additional help on specific topics:

Other help pages

How to choose a topic (finding a topic that's not too broad or too narrow)

Keyword searching (how to determine the best words to search)

Boolean search operators (how to put your keywords together)

Peer review (find out what it means and why it's important)

How to find full text