Research in the Classroom
Welcome to the research guide for Classroom Research and Institutional Effectiveness. This guide contains resources from the library to assist you with your research projects and make your studies a success.
On this page, find course information and a quick list of resources to get you started.
- Curriculum Standards
Look up curriculum standards by state, grade, and subject, a service from EBSCO and Certica Solutions.
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.
- Educational Researcher
It contains scholarly articles of general significance to the educational research community from a wide range of disciplines.
- Review of Educational Research
Review of Educational Research (RER) publishes critical, integrative reviews of research literature bearing on education.
- Research Methods in Education byCall Number: eBookISBN: 0203224345Publication Date:
The authors have thoroughly updated the fourth edition and included more text on current developments in research practice, action research, developments in ICT, questionnaire design, ethnographic research, conducting needs analysis, constructing and using tests, observational methods, reliability and validity, ethical issues, and curriculum research.
- Scientific Research in Education byCall Number: eBookISBN: 030950953XPublication Date:
Scientific Research in Education describes the similarities and differences between scientific inquiry in education and scientific inquiry in other fields and disciplines and provides a number of examples to illustrate these ideas. Its main argument is that all scientific endeavors share a common set of principles, and that each field—including education research—develops a specialization that accounts for the particulars of what is being studied.
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.