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Disciplinary Based Educational Research (DBER)

for UC Merced NSF Fellows, fall 2019

Google Searching

You may wish to search in a web engine like Google and limit to a domain such as .edu or .org.  Some of these resources may not be indexed in databases.

Terms such as pedagogy, effective, "teaching and learning", methodology, "best practices", strategy may get you to resources that are not merely about an instructional need but rather address strategies for approaching it.

Sample Searches in Google

"office hours" improve

multidisciplinary teaching approach

teaching anthropology "thick description"

A search for teaching anthropology, located an Open Access journal called Teaching Anthropology

  • This journal is listed a peer-reviewed in Ulrichs but there is no indexing information.

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