Kennesaw State University

Teaching Journals Directory

CETL provides a comprehensive list of disciplinary and interdisciplinary journals in the scholarship of teaching and Learning (SoTL) focused on undergraduate and graduate education for teachers at colleges and universities, organized alphabetically. Click on the title of a journal to visit its home page. Click on a category name or use the drop-down menus on the right to view journals by Discipline or by Topic in Higher Education. To return to the full list, set the drop-down menu options to - Any -

PLEASE NOTE: It has come to our attention Jeffrey Beall, Librarian at the University of Colorado-Denver, has identified some of the publishers of journals in this directory as "potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access publishers" and encourages scholars to "decide for themselves whether they want to submit articles, serve as editors or on editorial boards" for the publications included in his list. We encourage you to check https://scholarlyoa.com/publishers/ and https://scholarlyoa.com/individual-journals/ for more information.

Please also visit our Teaching Conferences Directory.

The information/links on this site were updated December 2013. If you have suggestions for changes or additions to this list, contact Tom Pusateri, CETL Associate Director for SoTL.

Publishes original, primary psychological research pertaining to education at every educational level, from interventions during early childhood to educational efforts directed at elderly adults.

Sponsoring Organization:
American Psychological Association
Discipline:
Psychology
Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

Publishes articles on issues affecting the developers of educational technology systems and educators who implement and manage such systems. The articles should discuss the perspectives of both communities and their relation to each other.

Topic in Higher Education:
Technology Administration

A peer reviewed electronic journal devoted to the discussion of teaching excellence in colleges and universities. The Journal of Effective Teaching will publish two regular issues per year and possibly a special issue on a current topic. The regular issues will contain articles in two broad Content Areas: effective teaching and the scholarship of teaching. We invite contributors to share their insights in pedagogy, innovations in teaching and learning, and classroom experiences in the form of a scholarly communication.

Topic in Higher Education:
Pedagogical Research: General

Covers a wide range of subjects including what knowledge and competencies engineers must possess and how they are learned and assessed, how educational methods, materials, infrastructure, and faculty affect learning, and how to attract, engage, and retain diverse human talent to engineering.

Discipline:
Engineering
Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

Provides a forum for dissemination of information and views which enables practitioners of and researchers to keep current with developments in their field. JEAP publishes articles, book reviews, conference reports, and academic exchanges in the linguistic, sociolinguistic and psycholinguistic description of English as it occurs in the contexts of academic study and scholarly exchange itself.

Sponsoring Organization:
Elsevier
Discipline:
English
Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

Based on recent research in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities, this journal details how best to present environmental issues and how to evaluate programs already in place for primary through university level and adult students. University researchers, park and recreation administrators, and teachers from the United States and abroad provide new analyses of the instruction, theory, methods, and practices of environmental communication and education in peer-reviewed articles.

Sponsoring Organization:
Taylor & Francis Online
Topic in Higher Education:
Pedagogical Research: General

A collection of articles targeted at executives intended to provide a basis for better understanding and improving the content, delivery, and management of education programs. Topics addressed include the international components of degree programs, customer experience management, student success predictors, students’ expectations, and program growth opportunities.

Sponsoring Organization:
Kennesaw State University Press
Discipline:
Business

Reporting the latest in professional development activities at the 2-year college, 4-year college, and university levels. -- A highly successful stand-by that addresses concerns for your most valuable resource, PEOPLE! It is the one medium in higher education strictly addressing both the practical and theoretical aspects of the planning, design, implementation and evaluation of practices and programs leading to effective and efficient institutions and individual.

Sponsoring Organization:
New Forums Press
Topic in Higher Education:
Faculty/Staff Development

Devoted to promoting financial education through publication of articles that focus on: 1) Educational research; 2) Creative pedagogy; 3) Curriculum development.

Sponsoring Organization:
Financial Education Association
Discipline:
Finance
Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

Publishes articles and book reviews representing the whole field of post16 education and training.

Sponsoring Organization:
University and College Union
Topic in Higher Education:
Educational Research

For faculty, administrators, and policymakers, JGE is the professional forum for discussing issues in general education today. JGE addresses the general education concerns of community colleges, four-year colleges, universities, and state systems. Along with perceptive essays on the role of general education today, JGE features articles on innovative methods in teaching and assessment, profiles of exemplary general education programs, case studies of successful curriculum development efforts, and reviews of books and monographs related to general education.

Sponsoring Organization:
Project Muse
Topic in Higher Education:
Pedagogical Research: General

Devoted to geography teaching in all institutions of higher education throughout the world, it provides a forum for geographers and others, regardless of their specialisms, to discuss common educational interests, to present the results of educational research, and to advocate new ideas.

Sponsoring Organization:
Association of American Geographers
Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

Provides a forum for educators and scholars to present results from teaching and research that advance our understanding and practice of geographic education from pre-Kindergarten through the post-graduate levels. The Journal publishes articles on instructional approaches, the results of research, lesson plans and teaching activities, and reviews of books, maps, computer software and other digital products.

Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

The Journal of Geoscience Education (JGE) is the premier peer-reviewed publication for geoscience education research at the undergraduate and pre-college levels. JGE is the publication of record for National Association of Geoscience Teachers, and serves as the only international forum for the publication of research concerning the pedagogy, assessment, and philosophy of teaching and learning about the geosciences.

Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

Dedicated to help Teaching Assistants become better instructors and to help institutions in developing their role within higher education.

Topic in Higher Education:
Faculty/Staff Development, Student Success

Serves as the premier peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal to advance theory and practice related to all forms of outreach and engagement between higher education institutions and communities. This includes highlighting innovative endeavors; critically examining emerging issues, trends, challenges, and opportunities; and reporting on studies of impact in the areas of public service, outreach, engagement, extension, engaged research, community-based research, community-based participatory research, action research, public scholarship, service-learning, and community service.

Topic in Higher Education:
Civic Engagement

Focuses on issues like educational innovation, reform and restructuring, school improvement and effectiveness, culture-building, inspection, school-review, and change management.

Sponsoring Organization:
Project Muse
Topic in Higher Education:
Current Issues in Higher Education

Publishes original, unpublished manuscripts related to contemporary instructional techniques and education issues. Educational topics related to delivery methods, implementation of classroom technologies, distance learning, class activities and assessment are typical topics.

Topic in Higher Education:
Pedagogical Research: General

Publishes original articles dealing with issues related to instruction and educational management and gives preferences to manuscripts focusing on bilingual and multicultural issues, at-risk youth, and educational technology. (NOTE: Authors or their institutions share the cost of publication.)

Sponsoring Organization:
Project Innovation
Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

Publishes papers related to the underlying theory, design, implementation, effectiveness, and impact of technology in education and training.

Topic in Higher Education:
Technology, Pedagogical Research: Specific

Targeted at researchers and practitioners interested in educational technology.

Topic in Higher Education:
Technology, Pedagogical Research: Specific

Enhances education in international business worldwide through the publication of high quality refereed teaching materials, articles on key developments in teaching methods and technologies, and new institutional frameworks for international business education.

Sponsoring Organization:
Neilson Journals Publishing
Discipline:
Business

Creates a forum for exchanging views and information among researchers, academics and interested individuals in the field of the internationalization of education and international business.

Discipline:
Business

A peer reviewed journal concerned with subjects related to teaching and learning practices in culturally diverse academic business contexts and includes consideration of any implications for the workplace. Both research and scholarly papers are welcomed.

Sponsoring Organization:
Emerald
Discipline:
Business

The Journal of International Education Research (JIER) welcomes papers concerning all areas of international education research.

Sponsoring Organization:
Clute Institute
Topic in Higher Education:
International, Educational Research

Features narrative, theoretical and empirically-based research articles, student reflections, and book reviews relevant to international students and their cross-cultural experiences and understanding in higher education.

Sponsoring Organization:
Journal of International Students
Topic in Higher Education:
International, Educational Research

Published twice annually, the Journal of Legal Studies Education (JLSE) is an invaluable resource for professors of business law. The journal is peer-reviewed and closely examines pedagogical issues within business legal studies.

Sponsoring Organization:
Academy of Legal Studies in Business
Discipline:
Legal Studies
Topic in Higher Education:
Pedagogical Research: Disciplinary

Published twice annually, the Journal of Legal Studies Education (JLSE) is an invaluable resource for professors of business law. The journal is peer-reviewed and closely examines pedagogical issues within business legal studies.

Sponsoring Organization:
Academy of Legal Studies in Business
Discipline:
Legal Studies
Topic in Higher Education:
Pedagogical Research: Disciplinary

Publishes quality articles on current trends and developments in the law as it relates to business as well as pedagogical work on instructional design and techniques. 

Discipline:
Legal Studies
Topic in Higher Education:
Pedagogical Research: Disciplinary

Explores the methods and theories behind management and organizational behavior education.

Discipline:
Management
Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

Publishing articles on the latest techniques in marketing education, emphasizing new course content and effective teaching methods.

Sponsoring Organization:
Marketing Educators' Association
Discipline:
Marketing
Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

Devoted to topics and issues involving the education of teachers of mathematics.

Sponsoring Organization:
Springer
Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

Features articles driven by outcomes-based research in student learning. The journal recognizes educators who are at the forefront of cognitive research in microbiology education.

Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

An international, professional, and peer reviewed journal, monthly published in English by Academic Star Publishing Company, USA. It is a scholarly journal of opinion and research in education. Its mission is to provide an interdisciplinary forum for discussion and debate about education's most vital issues. It covers a wide range of topics of current concern in education. Each issue of it will contain a variety of articles, essays, and book reviews. We are interested in receiving well-written and timely papers from individuals for possible publication.

Sponsoring Organization:
Academic Star Publishing Company
Topic in Higher Education:
Educational Research

Devoted to promoting financial education through publication of articles that focus on: 1) Educational research; 2) Creative pedagogy; 3) Curriculum development.

Sponsoring Organization:
Taylor & Francis
Discipline:
Philosophy
Topic in Higher Education:
Ethics

Publishes articles and reviews related to teaching music history of all levels (undergraduate, graduate, or general studies) and disciplines (western, non-western, concert and popular musics)

Sponsoring Organization:
American Musicological Society
Discipline:
Music
Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

Disseminates information about MENC's Society for Music Teacher Education and the ways that SMTE can strengthen teacher education, to serve as a clearinghouse for ideas among professors of music education, and to effect a sense of unity among them.

Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

Educators in extension, universities, industry, administration, and grades K-16, share teaching techniques, concepts, and ideas.

Sponsoring Organization:
Agronomy
Discipline:
Sciences
Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

Identifies and defines the problems that characterized the education of Black people in the United States and elsewhere, provide a forum for analysis and solutions, and serve as a vehicle for sharing statistics and research on a national basis.

Sponsoring Organization:
The Journal of Negro Education
Topic in Higher Education:
Diversity and Inclusion

Forum for original articles and new ideas for nursing educators in various types and levels of nursing programs.

Sponsoring Organization:
Healio
Discipline:
Nursing
Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

The MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT) is a peer-reviewed, online publication addressing the scholarly use of multimedia resources in education. JOLT welcomes papers on all aspects of the use of online multimedia educational resources for learning and teaching. Topics may include, but are not limited to: learning theory and the use of multimedia to improve student learning; instructional design theory and application; online learning and teaching initiatives; use of technology in online education; innovative online learning and teaching practices.

Sponsoring Organization:
MERLOT
Topic in Higher Education:
Technology, Pedagogical Research: Specific

Enhances organizational behavior education worldwide through the publication of high quality refereed organizational behavior teaching materials. The goal is to attract contributions from individuals within the profession who excel in the creation and teaching of organizational behavior and business communication lectures and who have developed exceptional teaching material and new approaches in the field.

Sponsoring Organization:
Neilson Journals Publishing
Discipline:
Management
Topic in Higher Education:
Pedagogical Research: Disciplinary

Developed in the Centre for Learning Excellence at the University of Bedfordshire. It is primarily an online resource but is available in hard copy for the first edition and will be in hard copy for future special editions. Submissions are particularly encouraged from staff who have published infrequently or not at all, providing that the subject of your piece is concerned with pedagogy. Reviews of recently-published books are also invited, as are reviews of pedagogic journals (subject-specific or otherwise).

Topic in Higher Education:
Pedagogical Research: General

Intends to meet the needs of PERD educators and to serve as a forum for socioeconomic, educational, and ethical issues.

Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

Forum for planning educators and scholars (from both academe and practice) to present results from teaching and research that advance the profession and improve planning practice.

Topic in Higher Education:
Administration, Educational Research

The journal invites submissions that span a broad scope of issues in political science education, including teaching-related issues, methods and techniques, learning/teaching activities and devices, educational assessment in political science, and curriculum development.

Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

Presents issues of broad professional interest and diverse views of engineering education, legal affairs, and professional practice. Papers examine the relationships between civil engineering and other disciplines and professions, with emphasis on the engineer's and contractor's obligations and responsibilities and resolution of disputes.

Sponsoring Organization:
American Society of Civil Engineers
Discipline:
Engineering
Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

Offers a collection of reports that includes thorough analyses of theories and projects by respected music researchers.

Discipline:
Music
Topic in Higher Education:
Pedagogical Research: Disciplinary

Publishes reports for science education researchers and practitioners on issues of science teaching and learning and science education policy.

Sponsoring Organization:
Wiley
Discipline:
Sciences
Topic in Higher Education:
Pedagogical Research: Disciplinary

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