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site provides one way to access the ERIC Digests (education articles) produced
by the former ERIC Clearinghouse system. Use the search box
below to search the ERIC Digests available at this site. (En
What are ERIC Digests?
ERIC Digests are:
- short reports (1,000 - 1,500 words) on
topics of prime current interest in education. There are a large variety
of topics covered including teaching, learning, libraries,
charter schools, special education, higher education, home schooling, and
- targeted specifically for teachers, administrators,
policymakers, and other practitioners, but generally useful to the broad
- designed to provide an overview of information
on a given topic, plus references to items providing more detailed information.
- produced by the former 16 subject-specialized
ERIC Clearinghouses, and reviewed by experts and content specialists in
- funded by the Office of Educational Research
and Improvement (OERI), of the U.S. Department of Education (ED).
- The full-text ERIC Digest database contains
over 3000 Digests with the latest updates being added to this site in July
The ERIC Clearinghouse system was eliminated
in 2003. ERIC was massively reorganized and most of the content at
the former ERIC sites (including the ERIC Digests) found new homes.
This site is striving to make it easy to find ERIC Digests that have been
produced prior to the end of the former ERIC system. (For information
on these changes, see http://www.lib.msu.edu/corby/education/doe.htm.)
The Federal ERIC site no longer maintains the ERIC Digests separately and
has mixed them into the ERIC database as hard to use .PDF files which are
not found by the major search engines. More
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