Children and Families
Welcome to this research guide on Early Childhood Family & Community Relations. The resources in this guide will help you find success in this class.
See below for course information and a quick list of research materials to get you started.
The following can help you start your research.
See the Library Resources tab for more extensive lists of suggested materials.
- Education Source
Education Source is designed to meet the needs of education students, professionals, and policymakers.
ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, is an online resource to education literature and research.
- International Journal about Parents in Education
Publishes peer-reviewed articles on several topics within the general field of parents in education.
- School Community Journal
Includes research and field reports related to the school as a community of teachers, students, parents, and staff.
- Helicopters, Drill Sergeants and Consultants byCall Number: 649.1 F29hISBN: 0944634036Publication Date:
I have two addictions—kids and psychology. It’s pretty easy to figure out why I grew addicted to kids, but with psychology it’s less obvious. I became addicted to psychology because I grew up learning how to use power, and I finally got tired of fighting with everybody. In place of power, I’m suggesting some practical and usable tools for parents and teachers that are adapted from formal psychological concepts.
- Supporting Parents byCall Number: eBookISBN: 9780335241774Publication Date:
This book looks at the importance of supporting parents and explores some of the tensions that have emerged over the years in seeking to establish timely support for parents.
Education at Northwestern
These links will take you to official NWOSU university pages.
- School of Education
The School of Education offers a variety of undergraduate majors and a master of counseling psychology (MCP), a master of general psychology, and a master of education (M.Ed.) at the graduate level.
- Division of Education
The Division of Education is committed to helping teacher education candidates, students, and educators meet the high standards expected of higher education institutions and public/private schools today.
- Graduate Studies
If you are interested in furthering your higher education at Northwestern, we offer master’s degree programs in education, counseling psychology, general psychology, and American studies—and one doctorate program in Nursing Practice (BSN to DNP online).
- Master of Education
The master of education degrees are available to any individual who holds a baccalaureate degree in the field of education from an accredited institution and who has a current teaching certificate.