Nurse Educator

Guide to provide assistance for students in the Nurse Educator Tracks or Certificates


Below are some databases that will help you find information on education theory or theorists.


To search Credo for information on educational theory, follow the steps below:

1. Log in to the database using the link above.

2. Use the search box to search for things like educational theory, learning theory, adult education or search the name of a specific theory if you have a known theory.


Use the following steps to search in the ERIC database.

1. Log into the database using the link above.  

2. Once in the database, search keywords for your topic using the AND to combine keywords. Possible searches would be education AND theory, learning AND theory. You can also search for the name of a specific theory if you have one.  


The eBook below may help with finding out general information about educational theories. You can find additional eBooks on this topic by doing a search on the library homepage.

Here is an example search statement:

"education theory"