Skip to Main Content

EDU 100: Issues in Education

Educational Current Issue Research Project

This LibGuide provides insights and links to resources for your EDU 100 research project. Use the tabs on the left to navigate through the recommended sources and tutorials. This research project supports your learning more about effective teaching strategies, current issues and problems facing education, as well as sources of information on education to stay current.

Examples of current education topics on "student diversity" related to schools include: multiple intelligences; student disabilities (focus on one); multiculturalism; gifted and talented; English language learners; character education; differentiated instruction; cooperative learning; influence of poverty in the classroom; teen parents; sexual orientation; abused/neglected children; alcohol/drug abuse; adolescent suicide; school violence; bullying; bullying and vandalism (excluding bullying); homelessness or another topic approved by your professor.

Your research will connect your topic to a school issues such as: classroom management, classroom techniques, teaching methods, teacher characteristics, student characteristics, teacher attitudes, strategic planning; intervention, teaching styles, lesson planning, academic achievement/success, school programming (e.g. bullying prevention), etc.  

The documents linked below will help you to refine your topic and initiate your search for information.