ERIC Thesaurus contains education-related terms called Descriptors which function as subject headings.
Using Descriptors in your ERIC database searching can help you retrieve records of greater relevance
to your topic. Examples of ERIC Thesaurus terms pertaining to educational administration and policy,
teaching and learning, as well as reading are provided below. If you need help in finding appropriate
terms for your research, please consult a reference librarian or use the Thesaurus of ERIC descriptors
(REF Z 695.1 E3 E34) located near the Reference Desk area. You can also access the Thesaurus online
through the Web site for Education Resources Information Center
Examples of ERIC Thesaurus Descriptors: