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Master of Education

This guide supports students enrolled in the Master of Education.

A selection of teacher education and educational research titles

Journals are an excellent source of current information. The library subscribes to a large number of journals in all areas of education. It is important to develop an awareness and appreciation of the purpose of different types of journals and their value for different for different activities such as research, study and professional development.

Find more titles by searching or browsing the A-Z ejournals and databases list

Searching for Journals

 It is important to develop an awareness and appreciation of the purpose of different types of journals, and their value for different activities such as research, study and professional development.

Depending on your research topic, be prepared to think laterally and consider general education journals in the areas of cognition, teaching methods, learning styles and educational psychology.

 

What is a scholarly peer reviewed journal?

Scholarly Journals

  • Contain articles written by and addressed to experts in a discipline.
  • Report original research or experimentation.
  • Cite their sources in footnotes or bibliographies.

Peer viewed (or refereed) journals

  • Only publish articles that have passed through a review process, and have been approved by scholars or experts.
  • Many databases provided the option to limit your search results to peer reviewed titles

Tip: You can use the UlrichsWeb : global serials directory to check if a journal is peer reviewed.

  1. Search for the journal (use the title-exact search)
  2. If it is a peer-reviewed, the soccer referee T-shirt icon will display next to the journal name.
soccer referee t-shirt icon used in UlrichsWeb to indicate peer reviewed status

Journals for learning areas

 

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Education Journals by The Wiley Asia Blog used under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

It is important that you become familiar with key journals specific to your teaching area. A good starting point is to click the Journal Tab in the following library guides:

 

Tip... If your teaching area is not listed go to the Library Catalogue. Click on eJournals and enter your topic e.g

Or find more titles by searching or browsing the A-Z ejournals and databases list