Research Assistant

This page is to assist those teachers and students involved in Educational Research in any area. Click on the links below to access online materials.

Australian Journal of Educational Technology

Interactive Multimedia Electronic Journal of Computer-Enhanced Learning

Language Learning & Technology

MultiMedia Schools

Journal of Technology education

International Journal of Educational Technology

Full-Text Education Journals Online

Online Journals (Education)

Education Journals

Society for Information Technology in Teacher Education Papers -  Good source of research papers


Society for Information Technology in Teacher Education Papers -  Good source of research papers


 Society for Information Technology in Teacher Education Papers -  Good source of research papers


Online Journals

The Alan Review - formerly the Scholarly Communications Project - from Virginia Tech. This site focuses on literature for young adults.

American Association of Community Colleges - AACC Online - focuses on issues of interest to community colleges.

Australian Journal of Education Technology - a refereed journal.

The Black Collegian Online - "the career site for students of color ".

BUBL Information Service - Home Link Journals Search News - National information service for the higher education community.

Community College Week - "a journal for community, junior and technical colleges".

Current Issues in Education - an interactive scholarly journal from Arizona State University and the College of Education.

Distance Education Report - "provides distance educators, administration, and staff with timely information needed to design, implement, and manage distance education courses. It also focuses on practical applications and new developments with concise reports on changing technologies, institutional case studies, governance, and international initiatives".

Early Childhood News - the journal of professional development.

EDUCAUSE Quarterly - (formerly CAUSE/EFFECT) - "transforming education through information technology - a practitioner's journal for college and university managers".

Education Related Electronic Journals - From the University of Alberta Libraries

Educational Leadership - Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development. - includes publications.

Education Week on the Web - "American Education's Online Newspaper of Record ". Includes a daily news feature, search box for back issues and special reports

Electronic School Online - the school technology authority - includes current and archived articles.

Full text Education Journals Online - from Lesley College

The Internet TESL Journal Online - For Teachers of English as a Second Language. Includes articles, research papers, lesson plans, classroom handout and teacher ideas and links.

The Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks - includes information of interest to teachers and administrators of distance learning programs - current and archived issues.

Journal of Statistics Education - an international journal on teaching statistics, includes full text back issues from 1993 - 1998.

New Horizons Online Journal - each monthly issue focuses on a different topic in education, such as learning communities, leadership studies, and ADD/ADHD.

International Journal of Educational Technology - a refereed journal in the field of educational technology, published twice a year jointly by the University of Western Australia and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Only two journals currently online.

The Online Chronicle of Distance Education and Communication - includes current and past issues.

Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration - a peer-reviewed electronic journal - full-text current and archived articles.

Open Learning Institute - Occasional papers in Open and Distance Learning from the Charles Sturt University, Australia. Six issues currently available.

Overview - online journal focusing on teaching and learning - from the University of Wollongong, Australia. Full text current and archived articles. Examples of articles include' "Electronic discussion lists for teaching", and "Teaching with video".

Phi Delta Kappan - current and back issues online

TESL-EJ: teaching English as a second or foreign language - includes back issues by author and title through November 1999

T.H.E. Journal Online-Technological Horizons in Education - current issue and full text back issues


Education Journals

Descriptions from journal's site unless otherwise noted.

Library and Literature Journals

ALAN Review (Assembly on Literature for Adolescents)

The journal contains articles on YA literature and its teaching, interviews with authors, reports on publishing trends, current research on YA literature, a section of reviews of new books, and ALAN membership news. ALAN home page

Teacher Librarian Magazine

TL, as the magazine is often called, is one of the largest independent library journals designed specifically for professionals working with children and young adults. TL offers lively and relevant feature articles which explore current issues. Special sections include: professional materials in education and librarianship; strategies for better management; information technologies; books for children and young adults; new non-fiction; bestsellers; video materials; computer software; Internet resources; portraits of authors and illustrators; a profile of a leader in the field; and much more...

School Library Journal Online


Information Literacy


Beyond Technology to Learning and Information Literacy

Technology Practice

Curriculum Administator


The George Lucas Educational Foundation (GLEF) is a non-profit operating foundation dedicated to promoting a vision of inspired learning and teaching--where students are challenged and engaged, have access to interactive technologies, and are supported by inspired teachers and involved parents and communities.
George Lucas Educational Foundation (GLEF)

MultiMedia Schools Magazine

MultiMedia Schools is a practical how-to magazine that addresses multiple technologies used in K-12 schools todayãCD-ROM, multimedia, online, and Internet resources. Articles, columns, news, and product reviews are contributed by practicing educators who use new technologies in the classroom and media center. Read Editor Ferdi Serim's Welcome Message for a more detailed description.

T.H.E. Journal Online: Technological Horizons in Education

The Technology Source

The purpose of The Technology Source, a peer-reviewed bimonthly periodical, is to provide thoughtful, illuminating articles that will assist educators as they face the challenge of integrating information technology tools into teaching and into managing educational organizations.

Well Connected Educator

We are journalists, former educators, parents, event planners, and supporters of advancing the integration of technology into schools and K-12 curricula. Hundreds of individuals author the various resources provides, and they include K-12 and higher education professionals ‚ educators, administrators and consultants from around the country. The articles in give these professionals attribution.


Action Research International

Refereed on line journal from Southern Cross University.

Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education

D-Lib Program - Research in Digital Libraries

A monthly magazine about innovation and research in digital libraries. Facilitating and supporting the community developing the technology of the global digital library.

Educational Technology & Society

Journal of International Forum of Educational Technology & Society and IEEE Learning Technology Task Force

Interpersonal Computing and Technology Journal

(IPCT-J) is a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal, published two/four times a year. The journal's focus is on computer-mediated communication, and the pedagogical issues surrounding the use of computers and technology in educational settings.

Issues In Educational Research

Issues in Educational Research was founded by the Western Australian Institute for Educational Research in 1991. From 1995, IIER is jointly published by Australia's Institutes for Educational Research in New South Wales, Northern Territory, South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia.

Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks

Asynchronous Learning Networks (ALN) are people networks for anytime - anywhere learning ALN combines self-study with substantial, rapid, asynchronous interactivity with others. In ALN learners use computer and communications technologies to work with remote learning resources, including coaches and other learners, but without the requirement to be online at the same time. The most common ALN communication tool is the World Wide Web. In What is ALN?

Journal of Digital Information

Publishing papers on the management, presentation and uses of information in digital environments

Journal of Technology and Teacher Education

Journal of Information Technology for Teacher Education is a fully-refereed international journal concerned with the implications for teacher education, both pre-service and in-service, of all aspects of information technology. Contributions are published in the form of original theoretical works, research reports, literature reviews, software and book reviews, conference reports, and announcements about the development of information technology theory and practice in teacher education

Journal of Technology Education

The Journal of Technology Education provides a forum for scholarly discussion on topics relating to technology education. Manuscripts should focus on technology education research, philosophy, and theory. In addition, the Journal publishes book reviews, editorials, guest articles, comprehensive literature reviews, and reactions to previously published articles.

Information Processing and Management

BUBL Journals

TCR: the voice of scholarship in education

Teachers College, Columbia University.

The Journal of Critical Pedagogy

...a refereed electronic publication for interdisciplinary reports of empirical research, theoretical articles, and socio-cultural critiques that have implications for critical theory and cultural studies.

Instructional Technology

Instructional Technology Journal

The IT Journal is a publication of the Instructional Technology Program at the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education. Articles submitted by students and faculty pertain to the field of Instructional Technology and Design. Articles address such topics such as copyright issues, virtual libraries, technology and education, research, project management and Web-based training.

Meridian: Middle School Computer Technologies Journal

We wish to be a bridge between researchers and practitioners of classroom computer technologiesÛtheir use for teaching, teaching their use, administrating the infrastructure that supports it, and experimenting and expanding its capabilities so that the constant change we experience will be for the better. Editor's Letter

T.H.E. Journal Online: Technological Horizons in Education

T.H.E. Journal welcomes submissions of articles from educators involved in integrating technology on their campuses and into their curricula. Articles (2,000 - 4,000 words) may describe effective administrative or instructional projects with a local, regional, statewide, national or international scope. Features should address the issue's cover theme and follow our Editorial Guideline

Besides Features, T.H.E. Journal also welcomes submissions of Special Reports, which examine specific technologies and subjects of interest to the educational community. These articles (1,500 - 3,000 words) are often accompanied by diagrams, photographs or illustrations that help readers visualize the concepts discussed.

the NODE: networking

Networking staff monitor websites, mailing lists and other publications of relevance to e-learning professionals and report on:

·         developments, trends and innovations in the use of learning technologies in postsecondary education and training

·         calls for proposals and papers

·         career opportunities

·         publications and websites of note

·         upcoming conferences and workshops


We highlight the use of technology to improve the content and quality of learning, educational instruction and organization management.

TECHNOS Quarterly for Education and Technology

is a forum for the discussion of ideas about the use of technology in education, with a focus on reform. You can read selections from past issues here...

Technology News


The mission of EDUCAUSE is to help shape and enable transformational change in higher education through the introduction, use, and management of information resources and technologies in teaching, learning, scholarship, research, and institutional management. Mission Statement

Technology Review: MIT's Magazine of Innovation

Our MISSION is to identify and analyze the process of innovation. Through innovation, humanity is constantly upgrading its tools and techniques and inventing new ones. Wherever this is happening, we will be there, telling the inside story. Where the process is happening most rapidly, our coverage will be most intense. We will provide our readers with the broadest possible perspective on the most dynamic aspect of our society: technological innovation.Editorial Mission

General Education News

Education News

from ASCD

Education Week

American Education's Online Newpaper of Record.

EPN | The Electronic Policy Network - Education

from The American Prospect

The #1 News Source For K-12 Technology & Internet Decision Makers

New York Times Education Index

Free registration required to access articles.

Additional Resources

BUBL Journals

Contents, abstracts or full texts of over 200 current journals and newsletters


Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries


List of Education Journals

ERIC/IT Publications


Dr. Richard Hall Associate Professor, Department of Psychology-University of Missouri - Rolla

Electronic Journals

from the Scholarly Communications Project, University Libraries, Virginia Tech

Triangle Journals

Indices of Ed Journals

Dr. Andrew Topper's Index of Educational Technology Publications and Journals

Katherine Holmes Lesley College Full-Text Education Journals Online

E-Magazines by kids

MidLink Magazine

Comprehensive Sites

Non-University Related

Organizes educational sites. Info related to California education.

Organizes on-line educational resources and activities across Canada on the Internet. Info for all disciplines.

Organizes links to over 300 sites related to eduation. Provides information regarding public education in Wisconsin.

Texas Education Network. Links to educational sites in Texas

Sponsored by NYSERNET. Organizes Internet resources regarding teaching and learning.

Information regarding the Dept. of Ed. Also organizes some education related sites.

Organizes sites on an amazing variety of topics, including Education.

A list of internet sites related to eduation organized by a company called Trade Wave.

Indexes sites related to education.

University Related

Variety of sites, some educational.

Univ. of Illinois, College of Education. Organizes resources and sites regarding K-12, Teacher Education, and Higher Ed.

Gopher which organizes sites and information regarding education. Includes EDUPAGE a weekly bulletin on Technology and Education.

University of Michigan. organizes Internet resources on a number of topics including education

Homepage of Cal State Univ

Teacher's College at Columbia University. K-12 educational resources. science, history, etc.

Under construction. Will include Faculty Profiles, Upcoming Events, etc.

Lesson Plans and Teaching

Index of a large number of lesson plans and teaching ideas on the WWW.

Lists other sites where lesson plans are available.

Resources for teachers. Includes some lesson plans.

Lesson plans on line for many subjects.

Includes lesson plans for all subjects.

The online version of Interactive Teacher contains the full text of each issue. Includes topics of interest to K-12 teachers. Includes lesson plans, teaching tips, recaps of current events, etc.

Provides basic tips for new teachers. Includes a chat room, resources for various disciplines, etc.

Provides information on a wide variety of topics, including classroom decor, getting organized, lesson plans, classroom management, etc.

Includes a chat site with information from other teachers on many subjects.

An electronic magazine for teachers. Includes a chat room, articles on educational topics, etc.

Includes discipline related resources, lesson plans, field trips, etc.

Includes over 500 lesson plans on a variety of subject areas and grade levels.

50 tips on managing a classroom with attention-deficit-disorder students. Sponsored by Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder.

The Learning Exchange for Teachers and Students includes lesson plans arranged by subject and by other categories

Includes Hot Topics, Classroom Resources (lots of lesson plans), Professional Resources, etc.

Resources categorized by topic.

Teacher Education, Research, etc.

Organizes information about education. Includes lesson plans on all subjects. Access to ERIC database.

A discussion forum for teachers. Includes such topics as school reform, parental involvement, technology, service learning and current affairs.

Education Indexes, Abstracts, Bibliographies, etc.


Discipline Related Sites


Organizes curriculum resources on the Internet in a topical format.

Arts and Humanities

Sponsored by Kings County, California, Office of Education. Dance, music, theater, visual arts, etc.

Gathers and categorizes the growing number of Internet sites related to books for children and young adults.

Sponsored by the Kennedy Center. Dance, music, theater, visual arts, etc.

Sponsored by Mountain Lakes Software. Online magazine, stories written by children.

Language Arts

Sponsored by Kings County, California, Office of Education. A comprehensive listing of sites, including information on authors.

Social Sciences

Sponsored by the Kings County, California, Office of Education. Economics, Geography, History, 1996 Presidential Election, etc.

Building on news and archives from the NY Times, this site provides education related news, daily lesson plans for grades 6-12, a lesson plan archive for grades 6-12, This-Day-in-History, and a "News Quiz".  Provides information for students, parents and teachers.

Math and Science

Attempt to make complex mathematical ideas accessible to children in elementary school.

Links to sites of interest to teachers, parents and students, most of which have excellent Math resources

Designed especially for mathematics teachers and students. Includes many links of interest.

Sponsored by the Kings County, California, Office of Education. A comprehensive list of science education links.

Sponsored by Eisenhower Regional Consortia. Math and Science Education.

Sponsored by NASA. Scientific explorations.

Science info. Organizes educational sites and online educational exhibits.

Sponsored by Penn State Univ. Info. relating to agriculture, nutrition, aging, family, etc.

Sponsored by the Univ. of Minnesota. Interactive geometry exhibits.

A list of K-12 mathematics and science resources (lesson plans, etc.) developed by the U. of Kansas

Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science. Curriculum resources. internet resources

School Counseling and Guidance

Organizes sites which provide information on School Guidance and Counseling.

Organizes resources at other sites which relate to Psychiatry and problems of mental health.

Organizes resources relating to mental heatlh.

Indexes sites realted to psychology.

Indexes sites of interest to school guidance counselors.

Includes searchable databases of information concerning substance abuse and related health issues.


Sites for Children to Explore

Web Guide for kids. Maintained by the creators of YAHOO.

Sponsored by Scholastic. Online magazine, Goosebumps pages, etc.

Syracuse University. Internet resources to be explored by children. Arts, sciences, social studies, etc.

ExploraNet is sponsored by the San Francisco Palace of Fine Arts. It gathers sites related to science.

Offers sites of interest to children. Sites have been thoroughly researched and selected with "care and respect".

Numerous WWW sites for children to explore.


K-12 Schools with Home Pages

Links K12 WWW homepage sites. Helps K12 educators find and use appropriate WWW resources. Info about setting up a K12 homepage

The Global Schoolhouse Project (which ended in 1994) was designed to demonstate the potential of Internet connectivity in classrooms. Contatins resources and lists of sites.

Currently contains links to over 1,000 elementary schools, to over 500 middle schools, to over 1,000 high schools, and to over 800 school districts.  Arranged by state.


Education-Related Sites

Department of Energy. Sources and resources related to energy and the environment

Aeronautics, space flight, etc.

Public Broadcasting System resources related to education.

Includes Headlines in Education, Background on Issues, Teacher Magazine, and Election Watch.

Goal is to provide Penna. "citizens with the most up-to-date education information available." Includes Teacher Pages, Teacher Feature, School Feature, Schools and I.U.s, Statewide job application, etc.

Includes links to other education-related sites.

Includes a "resource room' for creating great schools, an information area about recent developments in public schools, etc.

Information and resources related to children's programming currently on PBS (Arthur, Barney, etc.)



Resources for the training community. Includes links to other TR&D sites.

A non-profit consortium of educational organizations which offer distance education courses online

Summaries of articles from the Chronicle of Higher Ed.

Organizes some great educational sites by category.  Register your school web page.  Find other teachers interested in technology.