Google Scholar searches for references to scholarly articles and research papers. Sometimes the full text is posted online and linked, other times users will see a "Find It at Sac State" option next to the Google Scholar listing. Follow these instructions to configure Google Scholar to display the "Find It at Sac State" link.
'... one of 16 National Foreign Language Resource Centers (LRC's) funded by the U.S. Department of Education; produces and disseminates Open Educational Resources (OER) for the Internet public (e.g., online language courses, reference grammars, assessment tools, corpora, etc.).
'... created in 1980 by combining offices from several federal agencies. ED's 4,400 employees and $68 billion budget are dedicated to: establishing policies on federal financial aid for education, and distributing as well as monitoring those funds; collecting data on America's schools and disseminating research; focusing national attention on key educational issues; prohibiting discrimination and ensuring equal access to education...'
Method books explain various teaching strategies; think of them as "how to" books for teachers. Many contain lesson plans that illustrate the recommended teaching strategies. Method books are listed in Onesearch and typically have a subject heading added such as Spanish -- Study and teaching (Primary) or Science -- study and teaching (secondary). Most method books for teaching foreign language are easily browsed in the call number area: