Bilingual, ESL and Foreign Language Education
Academic Search Complete A large interdisciplinary database. A quick way to see if researchers from other disciplines are conducting related research.
Chicano Database Indexes literature about Latinos in the United States from many disciplines
CMMC (Communication & Mass Media Complete) Covers many core communiation and language-related journals. Also good for topics related to social media and media literacy.
Dissertations & Thesis Full Text Dissertations from universities across the U.S. and some international institutions
Education Source Our largest education database! Indexes over 1,750 education-related publications
ERIC Covers most core education journals
Gender Studies Database Indexes literature related to gender and sexuality from many disciplines
Google Scholar Use Google's interface to search for scholarly publications.
LLBA (Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts) Good for topics related to bilingual education, language acquisition, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, language policy, etc.
PsycINFO Huge database of psychology-related journals. Especially good for topics like motivation, indentity, self-efficacy, etc.
Rethinking Schools Current and archival issues of the publication which is aimed at educational reofrm and balancing classroom practice with educational theory
Sociological Abstracts Index of international literature from sociology and related disciplines
Encyclopedias & Handbooks
Why use them? To get a overview of a concept or theory that's new to you, to learn important terms/lingo that may be useful search terms, and to discover important names and publications associated with your topic.
Gale Virtual Reference Library An online collection of encyclopedias that is searchable by keyword
Cambridge Handbook of Sociolinguistics | online
Concise Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics | online
Concise Encyclopedia of Sociolinguistics | online
Handbook of Foriegn Language Communication and Learning | print
Handbook of Language and Communication: Diversity and Change | print
Handbook of Multilingualism and Multilingual Communication | print
Recent Arrivals : virutally browse new books about bilingual, ESL and foreign language education
Library Catalog : search UT's book collection
Related PCL Call # Ranges: for those who like to browse the stacks...
- LB 1577 to LB 1578 : Teaching of Languages Other Than English
- LC 3701 to LC 3740 : Education of Linguisitc Minorities, Bilingual Schools, and Bilingual Education
- P 51 to P 59 : Foreign Language Study and Teaching
- P 112 to P 115 : Bilingualism
- P 118 to P 118.75 : Language Acquisition and Second Language Acquisition
- P 121 to P 149 : Science of Language, Applied Linguistics
- P 302 to P 302.87 : Discourse Analysis
- PE 1128 : Modern English for Linguistic Minorities and/or Foreign Speakers
Related Subject Headings:
- Applied Linguistics
- Bilingual Method
- Education, Bilingual
- English Language -- Study and Teaching -- Foreign Speakers
- Foreign Language Education
- Immersion Method
- Language and Languages -- Study and Teaching
- Native Language and Education
- Second Language Acquisition
Research Reports, Data & Documents
Legislation related to bilingual education (links provided by the National Association for Bilingual Education)
English Learner Data Clearinghouse (from the National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquistion)
What is Bilingual Education? (from the National Association for Bilingual Education)