English 1301 Education Topics

This guide will highlight some online resources available for your Education-based assignments.


The library has created a special collection of books for your coursework on this topic. This collection is available just outside the librarian's offices in the nook adjacent to the photocopy room. This items check out for seven (7) days and are on reserve specifically for Ms. Fletcher's English 1301 classes.

Click the following link to see the books available in this collection.

English 1301 Education Collection


The following eBook titles may be useful to you for your research on this topic. Please keep in mind that the links to these items only work on-campus. To these titles off-campus, go to the Ebsco eBook Collection database in MyNCTC and look up the items by title.


laptop-820274_1280The following databases should prove useful in your research on education topics. Remember, these links are only good on-campus. If off-campus, use MyNCTC to access the databases.

Academic Search Complete
Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary database of full-text periodicals, including peer-reviewed journals.

The Education Resource Information Center (ERIC) provides access to education literature and resources. The database contains over 1.3 million records and provides access to information provided from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.

Professional Development Collection
Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also includes over 200 education reports. Professional Development Collection is the most comprehensive collection of full-text education journals in the world.


Apple and Books StackedThe following websites should prove useful in your research on education topics:

Chronicle of Higher Education
The Chronicle is published every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle's Web site features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; an archive of previously published content; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more. Some content requires a paid subscription to access.

Education Week
Editorial Projects in Education is the independent, nonprofit publisher of Education Week and other high-quality print and online products on K-12 education. EPE's mission is to raise awareness and understanding of critical issues facing American schools. It is a 501(c)(3) organization.

Inside Higher Ed
Inside Higher Ed is the online source for news, opinion, and jobs in the world of higher education. Some content requires a paid subscription to access.

National Center for Education Statistics
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Teachers College Record
The Teachers College Record is a journal of research, analysis, and commentary in the field of education. It has been published continuously since 1900 by Teachers College, Columbia University.

U.S. Department of Education Research and Statistics
Provides a variety of data and research on education available from the United States government.