Skip to Questions

Ask a Librarian

Useful Tip: If nothing matches, start typing your question above and continue in the yellow email form on the next page.
Q

How can I research extracurricular activities offered by public, private, and charter schools?

Last Updated: May 29, 2015  |  109 Views
Topics: Education

Was this helpful? 0   0
A

Answer

A good place to start research in education is with our Education Research Guide http://library.uhd.edu/Education.  Here there are several good databases for researching topics in education. I recommend starting with ERIC. I searched the term “extracurricular” and came up with over 4000 results.

From the results page, take a look at the column on the left. Click on the “Subject” link to see a list of related subjects. From here you can limit your results to Academic Achievement, Student attitudes, etc.

You can also try searching with multiple terms, for example:

Extracurricular AND benefits
Extracurricular AND correlation

Another database you may find helpful is Opposing Viewpoints In Context, a database for editorials, news, statistics, multimedia, and web sites on controversial topics. You can access it by going to the library homepage at www.uhd.edu/library, selecting the dark grey DATABASES tab, and then “O”. Find and click on the link for Opposing Viewpoints. Here try searching for Extracurricular Activities.

The UHD Library also has several books on the subject. Try searching the catalog (http://library.uh.edu/search~S14/X ) for extracurricular and school, browse through the titles to see if there is anything relevant to your topic. If you see a book that interests you, click on the title. If you scroll down a bit to the “CONTENTS”, you can see what kind of information is available in the book (It varies from title to title, but often you will see chapter titles).

Answered by UHD LibrarianBookmark and Share

Other Answers / Comments (0)

    More Ways to Ask a Librarian

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Email Us!
    Live Chat
    (24/7 - Including Holidays)
    Phone
    (713) 221-8187
    Text
    (713) 489-4771
    In Person - 4th Floor North
    Schedule an Appointment

    Browse by Popular Topics

    Alumni Privileges  –  APA  –  Art  –  Blackboard  –  Business  –  Business Cornerstone (company, industry,country research)  –  Career  –  Catalog FAQ  –  Checkout/Checkin  –  Chemistry  –  Citation Format  –  Communication  –  Computer Information Systems  –  Copyright  –  Criminal Justice  –  Databases  –  Distance Education  –  E-Books  –  Education  –  Employment  –  English  –  Environmental Science  –  Faculty FAQ  –  Films on Demand  –  Finance  –  Financial Aid  –  Gender Studies  –  Health Sciences  –  Higher Education  –  History  –  Interlibrary Loan  –  International Business  –  IT Questions  –  Journals  –  Law  –  Library Hours  –  Library Information FAQ  –  MBA  –  MLA  –  Newspapers  –  Political Science  –  Psychology  –  Remote Access  –  Research FAQ  –  Sociology  –  Statistics  –  Sustainability  –  UHD Information  –  Video  –  Writing  
    View All Topics

    Related content from Research Guides