Journal articles and reports in education

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A guide to published and unpublished sources on education. ERIC includes some full-text documents at no charge.

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adult, career, and vocational education information and technology
assessment and evaluation language and linguistics
disabilities and gifted education reading and communication
educational management teachers and teacher education
elementary and early childhood education urban education
higher education and many more subjects
Sources Sources include 1,000+ journals and other materials

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Number of records 1.3 million+
Dates covered 1966 to present
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Abstract ab: house+
Accession number no: ej557471
Associated institution :in seychelles
Associated institution phrase in= sallie mae, washington dc
Author au: o'hara

Author phrase au= o'hara, john

ohara john

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Corporate author co= council of teachers
Corporate author phrase co= national council of teachers of mathematics, inc., reston, va
Date of entry da: 2005



Descriptor de: tax
Descriptor phrase de= education majors
Document type dt= article ej

document ed

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Education level phrase el= primary education
First page pg: 5
Identifier id: permutation+
Identifier phrase id= pascal triangle
Issue is: 143
Language phrase ln= korean

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Level of availability lv: 1

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Notes nt: attitude+
Peer-reviewed pr: yes
Publication date pd: 1990

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Publication type pt: bibliographies
Publication type phrase pt= non-print media
Report number rn: 565ah70023
Source so: math
Source phrase so= nctm math notes
Standard number sn: 0008-820x
Subject su: +curriculum
Subject phrase su= curriculum development
Target audience ta: teachers
Title ti: british isle+
Title phrase ti= summer programs in the british isles
Volume vo: 33
Year yr: 2004

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