Articles in Education Full Text are all given "descriptors." Descriptors are pre-selected terms used for a concept that may have more than one label. For example, any article about gym class or P.E. will be given the descriptor "Physical Education." All descriptors used in Education Full Text are in the Thesaurus.
To do a Thesaurus Search, click on Thesaurus in the blue header and be sure to use the Browsing: Education Full Text -- Thesaurus search box. If you do a search and immediately retrieve a list of articles, you didn't do a Thesaurus search.
In this example, a Thesaurus search for "working students" indicates that the preferred term, or descriptor for working students is "Part-time students."
Clicking on Part-time Students takes you to a screen with a scope note that defines what exactly the database means by "Part-time Students." To search for articles that have been described with the descriptor "Part-time Students", select it my checking the box and click on Add.
Clicking on Add moves the descriptor to the search box. Now you can click on Search and the database will retrieve a list of articles that have been described with the descriptor "Part-time Students."
What words would you use to describe what is happening in this picture?
The descriptor used in Education Full Text is Creative activities & seat work.
6th Grade Students Painting. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 7 Oct 2015.