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EDAD 8040 Module 5 Assignment: Module 5 Assignment

Paraphrasing and Quoting Assignment Help

For this assignment you will have to locate three recent articles and demonstrate your ability to use paraphrase, direct quotes, and block quotes.

The boxes below can help you with:

  • Selecting a database
  • Building a search
  • Citing, paraphrasing, and quoting

Select a database

There are several library databases you can choose from. Below are the most commonly used databases for Education searches:

Education Source

Education Source covers all levels of education--from early childhood to higher education as well as all educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education, and testing


Find articles on education technology, online learning, learning theory, learning disabilities, and more. Journals use peer review.

Sage Premier

SAGE Premier includes current peer-reviewed journal articles in psychology, political science, management, education, and more.

Find full-text journal articles, book chapters, research reviews, conference papers, technical reports, policy papers, and other education-related materials. Learn how to use ERIC

Cite, paraphrase, and quote

The Writing Center has a variety of help for citing, paraphrasing, and quoting.

Build a search

The other assignment help tabs on this guide contain detailed information about building a search for your topic.

Basic Search Process

Here is the basic steps of a search, with links to helpful guides for each step:

  1. Pick a topic to research.
  2. Select keywords for the topic.
  3. Use Boolean Operators (AND, OR, and NOT) to join your keywords into a search.
  4. Enter your search into a library database.


Limit Your Results

You may need to limit your results in order to get only the types of articles you need.

Limit to Scholarly (Peer-reviewed Journals):


Image of the Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals check box in Ebsco


Limit the date range for your results:


Image of the date limit option in Ebsco


This is what the limiters look like on the EBSCO search page:

Video: Sample Search in an Education Database

(2 min 29 sec) Recorded Aug 2016