ERIC Thesaurus

ERIC Thesaurus / USA. Institute of Education Science. Education Resources Information Center

Date of creation09/05/2023
Last change date09/05/2023
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Language typeThesaurus
Keywordseducation; United States
ScopeThe ERIC Thesaurus is a leading authority on the language used in the field of education. It is a controlled vocabulary with nearly 12,000 terms, including more than 4,500 descriptors and 7,000 synonyms. Descriptors from the Thesaurus are assigned to each of the 1.9 million records in ERIC to describe the main subjects of the content. Synonyms point searchers to the preferred term, or descriptor, in ERIC. This Tematres version is based on the source available at
Terms11919 Show recent changes
    Alternative terms7842
    Hierarchical relationships7883
    Associative relationships44537
    Scope note3583
    Private note11872
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    Global organization of the vocabulary

    Terms for each depth level

    Hierarchical relationships / Associative relationships

    More specific terms: hubs

    Related terms: hubs

    Preferred terms / Alternative terms

    Alternative terms: hubs