RES 8100 The Nature of Knowing: Reading

Resources for the reading concentration are provided.
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Choosing a Topic for Your Dissertation

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Recent E-Books on Reading

Dissertation Databases

Videos on locating dissertations:
- Dissertations (3 min. 45 sec.)
- ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (2 min. 30 sec.)


Education Databases

Videos on searching ERIC:
 - Searching (2 min. 30 sec.)
 - Subject searches (3 min.)
 - Limiting options (2 min. 15 sec.)
 - Locating tests and measures (2. min


Tests and Measurment Databases

Videos on locating tests and measurements;
Overview (4 min.)
- Obtaining permission to use published and unpublished instruments (6 min.)
- Providing permissions to use (3 min.)
- Reviews and copies of actual instruments (4 min. 45 sec.)
Videos on databases with tests:
  - CInAHL (1 min. 15 sec.)
  - ERIC (2 min.)
  - HAPI (2 min. 45 sec.)
  - ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database (5 min. 15 sec.)
  - PsycINFO (3 min. 30 sec.)
  - Web of Science (1 min. 45 sec.)