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ERIC Thesaurus

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 (ERIC).

Examples of ERIC Thesaurus Descriptors: