EDUC 1220: Society, the School, and the Teacher: Finding Education Research

Library resources to assist with EDUC 1220 course assignments.

Picking a Topic

To browse possible topics or get inspired by current events, check out these databases:

Education Databases

There are several databases that provide access to the scholarly content (peer-reviewed articles, etc.) that you will need for your assignment. Each page provides you with a link to one of the databases and tutorial videos for how to use it. If you have questions, you can always email me or book an appointment! Here are some of the key databases for education research:

Developing Your Research Topic Worksheets

K-12 Education Topics

Here are some of the current research topics in K-12 education:

  • pandemic response
  • online learning
  • school choice
  • school safety
  • classroom size
  • bullying
  • technology
  • school funding
  • student health
  • student attitudes & behaviors
  • parent involvement