EDAD 520: Instructional Leadership

EDAD 520: Instructional Leadership

  • Introduction to search strategy.
    • Narrowing topics by: time, place, even, group/person (possible active learning exercise)
    • Use of synonyms
    • Boolean logic
    • Truncation
  • Looking for books.
    • Basic vs. advanced searching
  • Looking for articles.
    • What are periodicals?
    • Scholarly vs. popular periodicals (including defining peer-reviewed journals)
    • How to select a database
    • SFX and locating articles
  • dvanced database searching
    • ERIC? using descriptors, record type (e.g. research), documents vs.journal articles
      Academic Search Premier? Limiting searches to particular titles.
  • Basics of creating PowerPoint presentations (assessment procedures #3 p. 4)
  • Assignment (Final Assignment p.4)
    • The ten page paper must include 5 (peer reviewed or research-based articles). Articles must be cited according to APA.

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