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Library resources that would be useful for doing research on an education topic.
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English as a Second Language Teacher Resources
History of Education
Humanities Teacher Resources
Mathematics Teacher Resources
Science Teacher Resources
Social Science Teacher Resources
Selected Web Resources
Office of Postsecondary Education
American Council on Education
Association of American Colleges and Universities
Association of American Universities
National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges
American Association of University Professors
- Information about academic freedom, tenure, and research.
Institute for Higher Education Policy
Stanford Institute for Higher Education
- Research on a wide range of topics affecting higher education.
Higher Education Institute
- Located within UCLA's Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. Surveys include the Freshman Year Survey and the College Senior Survey.
Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education
Pulias Center for Higher Education
- From the University of Southern California.
Diversity and Inclusive Excellence
- Resources on the topic from the Association of American Colleges and Universities.
Internet Resources for Higher Education Outcomes Assessment
- Lots of useful links to information about outcomes assessment put together at North Carolina State University.
Center for Innovation and Research in Graduate Education
- analyzes student retrospective assessment of graduate programs, evaluates innovation in graduate education, and ssesses trends in doctoral education worldwide.
The Collegiate Way: Residential Colleges and Higher Education Reform
- All kinds of information about the residential college model.
Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education
- Contains publications relevant to the first year of college. Also has related assessment instruments.
NCHEMS Information Center for State Higher Education Policymaking and Analysis
National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
- Statistics on college success, diversity, financial aid and student debt
UNESCO Portal on Higher Education Institutions
- Lists of higher education institutions that are accredited or recognized by competent authorities in many countries.
European Centre for Higher Education
Center for Higher Education Policy Studies
- From the University of Twente in the Netherlands. Many of the publications are available in English.
Boston College Center for International Higher Education
- Clearinghouse of material on the changing nature and form of higher education.
Higher Education Funding Council for England
- The publications are particularly useful.
Research Institute for Higher Education
- Japanese higher education statistics from Hiroshima University as well as education news from around the world.
Higher Education Resources Hub
- Lots of ads but some useful content and links interspersed among them. Brief summaries of many acts pertaining to higher education.
Pakistan Research Repositor
y - Many Pakistani PhD theses along with various research papers from higher education institutions in Pakistan.
Higher Education Statistics Agency
- Statistics on higher education in the United Kingdom.
Chronicle of Higher Education
- A great source for news in higher education.
Inside Higher Ed
- Another great source for news in higher education.
Online College Classes
- Online classes, podcasts, and study tools in a variety of subject areas
College and University Rankings
- Links to a variety of college rankings compiled by the Education Librarian at the University of Illinois.