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Eight week courses: Further Research

A guide to research related to compressed schedules in academia.

If you'd like to do additional research we suggest the databases/search engines and keywords found on this page. 


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The library subscribes to dozens of databases. Most are indexes to and full-text articles from magazines, scholarly journals, and newspapers. Other types of databases include libraries of streaming videos, electronic books, entries from reference books, and business and legal resources.

Search eBooks

Search for Video


All    Streaming    DVD/Blu-Ray/VHS   

Search a Specific Streaming Video Database

Or look through our licensed Kanopy films

Search the Library Catalog for books and DVDs available at the SCC Library, including course reserve materials.

You can search for specific titles, authors, or keywords in the box below:

Google Scholar

Google Scholar-if you use Google Scholar we suggest you configure your settings to be able to access full text provided by the library as shown in the video below:

Suggested Keywords

These are some keywords we have found to be successful when searching for articles:

accelerated courses
intensive courses
accelerated degree program 
compressed courses 
condensed courses 
critical thinking
student perception
student engagement 
course scheduling and models