Understanding the background of your topic can be immensely helpful to the search process. It can also help to narrow and focus your topic.
Consult reference sources, encyclopedias, Wikipedia, Google, and other broad search tools.
This sample worksheet will help you refine your research topic.
This annotated research guide will help you find quality books, articles, and web sites focusing on the theory of education, educational psychology, teaching, and much more. Created by Librarian Paul Bond, Pitt-Johnstown.