Once you have identified your research questions generate a list of words that are related to your topic:
Use AND, OR, NOT to connect your phrases/keywords
to locate both morality AND norms
to locate either word discourse OR commentary
NOT will retrieve the first word, debate NOT argument
Keywords and phrases for violence: violence, bullying, peer pressure
Keywords and phrases for schools: school, high school, middle school, primary education
Keywords and phrases for video games: electronic games, electronic toys, video games, games
Sample keyword searches for a database:
violence and schools and electronic games
In the research process, evaluating sources is vital.Consider the following questions in order to effectively evaluate and gain a more critical understanding of your sources.
Tips for Evaluating Sources
Research and Documentation in the Electronic Age, Fifth Edition, by Diana Hacker and Barbara Fister.
These databases are specific to various aspects related to education.
Here are a few databases to begin your research: