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PPE 565 Teaching Physical Activity Concepts

This guide is intended to support students in PPE 465/565.

Basic Search Skills

Here are two short tutorials that cover the most important skills to have when searching a database. It is helpful to know how to generate the right keywords for your search so that you can find the best articles. It's equally helpful to then know how to put those keywords together with connectors (and, or, not) to get the results that you need. Take a look:

Generating and Using Keywords for Searching Databases: https://www.asu.edu/lib/tutorials/storyline/generating-keywords/

Using Search Connectors When Searching Databases: https://www.asu.edu/lib/tutorials/storyline/search-connectors/

Other Tutorials

The ASU Library offers a number of tutorials to assist you with your research.  The APA Style Tutorial  will assist you with citing sources found and used in your research projects.  the ERIC tutorial will introduce you to searching for resources in the primary education database.  ERIC uses the same search platform as the Physical Education Index so if you are familiar with how to search ERIC PE Index is similar.

For more tutorials check out the ASU Library Tutorials page.

 

 

ERIC Tutorial

If you have never searched the ERIC database or want to review how to search, view this tutorial which walks you through the basics of searching and limiting search results in the ERIC database.

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