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General Education

This guide is for the NCU specialization General Education. It contains resources available in the NCU Library.

Albert Bandura

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You can conduct a keyword search on your seminal research topic using Roadrunner Search, the central search box found on the Library's homepage. Roadrunner Search searches most of our Library's database content. We suggest watching the Library's Search Like an Expert quick tutorial video for tips on how to use basic search techniques for more effective searching. You may access this video on our Quick Tutorial Videos page. 

Included below are some example Roadrunner searches for journal articles relating to Bandura.

Benjamin S. Bloom

Seminal Articles:

The Library provides access to the following seminal articles. Note that this list may not be inclusive. Additionally, articles may have been reprinted from earlier lectures/texts.

Discover prominent researchers in your field of focus and review lists of published works by searching Author Profiles in Google Scholar.

You can follow an author in Google Scholar to track and receive alerts on new articles, new citations, and related research. Click on the Follow icon in the author's profile and mark the options to receive updates on new articles by this author, new citations to this author, or new articles related to this author's research. 

Learn how to find background information in the Library. See the FAQ: How can I find general information about a topic? 

Learn how to find books and book chapters in the Library. See the FAQs:

How do I search only for ebooks within NCU Library?

How do I locate a book chapter in NCU Library?

You can conduct a keyword search on your seminal research topic using Roadrunner Search, the central search box found on the Library's homepage. Roadrunner Search searches most of our Library's database content. We suggest watching the Library's Search Like an Expert quick tutorial video for tips on how to use basic search techniques for more effective searching. You may access this video on our Quick Tutorial Videos page. 

Included below are some example Roadrunner searches for journal articles relating to Bloom.

"benjamin bloom" 

AU bloom, benjamin 

TI "bloom's taxonomy" 

"benjamin s. bloom"

Jerome Bruner

Seminal Articles:

The Library provides access to the following seminal articles. Note that this list may not be inclusive. Additionally, articles may have been reprinted from earlier lectures/texts.

Seminal Books:

The Library provides full-text access to the following seminal books. To request a single chapter from another work, please see the following FAQ:

How do I submit an Interlibrary Loan (ILL) request for a book chapter?

Learn how to find background information in the Library. See the FAQ: How can I find general information about a topic? 

Learn how to find books and book chapters in the Library. See the FAQs:

How do I search only for ebooks within NCU Library?

How do I locate a book chapter in NCU Library?

You can conduct a keyword search on your seminal research topic using Roadrunner Search, the central search box found on the Library's homepage. Roadrunner Search searches most of our Library's database content. We suggest watching the Library's Search Like an Expert quick tutorial video for tips on how to use basic search techniques for more effective searching. You may access this video on our Quick Tutorial Videos page. 

Included below are some example Roadrunner searches for journal articles relating to Bruner.

AB "jerome bruner"

AU bruner, jerome

AB bruner AND AB ( (coding or narrative) )

TI jerome bruner 

AB bruner AND AB constructivis* 

John Dewey

Seminal Articles:

The Library provides access to the following seminal articles. Note that this list may not be inclusive. Additionally, articles may have been reprinted from earlier lectures/texts.

Seminal Books:

The Library provides full-text access to the following seminal books. To request a single chapter from another work, please see the following FAQ:

How do I submit an Interlibrary Loan (ILL) request for a book chapter?

Discover prominent researchers in your field of focus and review lists of published works by searching Author Profiles in Google Scholar.

You can follow an author in Google Scholar to track and receive alerts on new articles, new citations, and related research. Click on the Follow icon in the author's profile and mark the options to receive updates on new articles by this author, new citations to this author, or new articles related to this author's research. 

Learn how to find background information in the Library. See the FAQ: How can I find general information about a topic? 

Learn how to find books and book chapters in the Library. See the FAQs:

How do I search only for ebooks within NCU Library?

How do I locate a book chapter in NCU Library?

You can conduct a keyword search on your seminal research topic using Roadrunner Search, the central search box found on the Library's homepage. Roadrunner Search searches most of our Library's database content. We suggest watching the Library's Search Like an Expert quick tutorial video for tips on how to use basic search techniques for more effective searching. You may access this video on our Quick Tutorial Videos page. 

Included below are some example Roadrunner searches for journal articles relating to Dewey.

TI john dewey 

AU dewey, john 

AB dewey AND AB education 

AB dewey AND AB curriculum 

Erik Erikson

The Library provides full-text access to the following seminal books. To request a single chapter from another work, please see the following FAQ:

How do I submit an Interlibrary Loan (ILL) request for a book chapter?

Discover prominent researchers in your field of focus and review lists of published works by searching Author Profiles in Google Scholar.

You can follow an author in Google Scholar to track and receive alerts on new articles, new citations, and related research. Click on the Follow icon in the author's profile and mark the options to receive updates on new articles by this author, new citations to this author, or new articles related to this author's research. 

Learn how to find background information in the Library. See the FAQ: How can I find general information about a topic? 

Learn how to find books and book chapters in the Library. See the FAQs:

How do I search only for ebooks within NCU Library?

How do I locate a book chapter in NCU Library?

You can conduct a keyword search on your seminal research topic using Roadrunner Search, the central search box found on the Library's homepage. Roadrunner Search searches most of our Library's database content. We suggest watching the Library's Search Like an Expert quick tutorial video for tips on how to use basic search techniques for more effective searching. You may access this video on our Quick Tutorial Videos page. 

Included below are some example Roadrunner searches for journal articles relating to Erikson.

AU erikson, erik 

AB erikson AND AB "stages of development" 

AB "erik erikson" 

AB "erik erikson" AND AB childhood 

Erving Goffman

Seminal Books:

The Library provides full-text access to the following seminal books. To request a single chapter from another work, please see the following FAQ:

How do I submit an Interlibrary Loan (ILL) request for a book chapter?

Seminal Articles:

The Library provides access to the following seminal articles. Note that this list may not be inclusive. Additionally, articles may have been reprinted from earlier lectures/texts.

Discover prominent researchers in your field of focus and review lists of published works by searching Author Profiles in Google Scholar.

You can follow an author in Google Scholar to track and receive alerts on new articles, new citations, and related research. Click on the Follow icon in the author's profile and mark the options to receive updates on new articles by this author, new citations to this author, or new articles related to this author's research. 

Learn how to find background information in the Library. See the FAQ: How can I find general information about a topic? 

Learn how to find books and book chapters in the Library. See the FAQs:

How do I search only for ebooks within NCU Library?

How do I locate a book chapter in NCU Library?

You can conduct a keyword search on your seminal research topic using Roadrunner Search, the central search box found on the Library's homepage. Roadrunner Search searches most of our Library's database content. We suggest watching the Library's Search Like an Expert quick tutorial video for tips on how to use basic search techniques for more effective searching. You may access this video on our Quick Tutorial Videos page. 

Included below are some example Roadrunner searches for journal articles relating to Goffman.

AU goffman, erving 

TI erving goffman

AB goffman AND AB "symbolic interaction*" 

AB goffman AND AB "frame analysis" 

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Jean Piaget

The Library provides full-text access to the following seminal books. To request a single chapter from another work, please see the following FAQ:

How do I submit an Interlibrary Loan (ILL) request for a book chapter?

Discover prominent researchers in your field of focus and review lists of published works by searching Author Profiles in Google Scholar.

You can follow an author in Google Scholar to track and receive alerts on new articles, new citations, and related research. Click on the Follow icon in the author's profile and mark the options to receive updates on new articles by this author, new citations to this author, or new articles related to this author's research. 

Learn how to find background information in the Library. See the FAQ: How can I find general information about a topic? 

Learn how to find books and book chapters in the Library. See the FAQs:

How do I search only for ebooks within NCU Library?

How do I locate a book chapter in NCU Library?

You can conduct a keyword search on your seminal research topic using Roadrunner Search, the central search box found on the Library's homepage. Roadrunner Search searches most of our Library's database content. We suggest watching the Library's Search Like an Expert quick tutorial video for tips on how to use basic search techniques for more effective searching. You may access this video on our Quick Tutorial Videos page. 

Included below are some example Roadrunner searches for journal articles relating to Piaget.

AB piaget AND AB "cognitive development" 

TI jean piaget 

AU piaget, jean 

AB piaget AND AB constructivism 

Lev Vygotsky

Seminal Articles:

The Library provides access to the following seminal articles. Note that this list may not be inclusive. Additionally, articles may have been reprinted from earlier lectures/texts.

Seminal Books:

The Library provides full-text access to the following seminal books. To request a single chapter from another work, please see the following FAQ:

How do I submit an Interlibrary Loan (ILL) request for a book chapter?

Discover prominent researchers in your field of focus and review lists of published works by searching Author Profiles in Google Scholar.

You can follow an author in Google Scholar to track and receive alerts on new articles, new citations, and related research. Click on the Follow icon in the author's profile and mark the options to receive updates on new articles by this author, new citations to this author, or new articles related to this author's research. 

Learn how to find background information in the Library. See the FAQ: How can I find general information about a topic? 

Learn how to find books and book chapters in the Library. See the FAQs:

How do I search only for ebooks within NCU Library?

How do I locate a book chapter in NCU Library?

You can conduct a keyword search on your seminal research topic using Roadrunner Search, the central search box found on the Library's homepage. Roadrunner Search searches most of our Library's database content. We suggest watching the Library's Search Like an Expert quick tutorial video for tips on how to use basic search techniques for more effective searching. You may access this video on our Quick Tutorial Videos page. 

Included below are some example Roadrunner searches for journal articles relating to Vygotsky.

"social constructivis*" AND vygotsky

lev vygotsky AND "social development" 

AB Vygotsky AND AB constructivism

AU vygotsky