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ECED 360: Early Literacy: Databases & Articles

Emerging literacy process in children, birth to age five. Examination of strategies, materials, and experiences for literacy development

Databases at Towson - Early Childhood Education



Scholarly vs Popular

Primary vs Secondary Sources

Scholarly vs Popular (magazine) sources


•miscellaneous articles covering a wide variety of subject areas

•non-technical language

•articles submitted by writers or editors employed by magazine

Scholarly Peer-reviewed Journals

•reports of research carried in a particular subject

•written in language of the field

•bibliographic references given

•articles submitted by researchers and or experts in the field

•edited by referees, other experts, and editors