CETL provides an extensive 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: Jeffrey Beall, Librarian at the University of Colorado-Denver, has included a few of the journals in this directory among a list of "potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access publishers" and has encouraged 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 have noted which journals appear on Beall's list. Visit 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 2016. If you have suggestions for changes or additions to this list, contact Tom Pusateri, CETL Associate Director for SoTL.
Academe, the magazine of the American Association of University Professors, welcomes proposals for feature articles and book reviews as well as submissions of articles and opinion columns. Academe explores a wide range of topics in higher education. Our readership includes faculty members, academic professionals, and graduate students from many different disciplines as well as academic leaders, policy makers, and media professionals involved in higher education issues and policy.
NOTE: This journal appeared on Jeffrey Beall's list of "potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access journals" (https://scholarlyoa.com/individual-journals/, December 26, 2016)
Provides ideas, research, methods, and pedagogical theories leading to effective instruction and learning regardless of level or subject.
Academic Medicine is the official, peer-reviewed journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. The journal serves as an international forum for the exchange of ideas, information, and strategies to address the major challenges facing the academic medicine community as it strives to carry out its missions in the public interest. The journal’s areas of focus include: education and training issues; health and science policy; institutional policy, management, and values; research practice; and clinical practice in academic settings.
Academic Psychiatry is the international Journal of the American Association of Chairs of Departments of Psychiatry, American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training, Association for Academic Psychiatry, and the Association of Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry.
The mission of this peer-reviewed, academic journal was to provide information for – and an opportunity for interaction among – scholars interested in writing, speaking, and otherwise communicating across the curriculum. Academic.Writing was published from 2000 to 2003. In January 2004, Academic.Writing merged with Language and Learning Across the Disciplines to form Across the Disciplines.
The Academy of Educational Leadership Journal (AELJ) is sponsored by the Academy of Educational Leadership, an affiliate of the Allied Academies. The journal is double blind, peer reviewed with an acceptance rate of 25% and publishes theoretical, empirical or applied research in higher education (except economic or entrepreneurship education).
Advances the knowledge and practice of management learning and education. It does so by publishing theoretical models and reviews, qualitative and quantitative research, critique, exchanges, and retrospectives on any substantive topic that is conceived with, and draws implications for, how managers learn and the educational process and context.
Accounting Education is a peer-reviewed international journal devoted to publishing research-based papers on key aspects of accounting education and training of relevance to practitioners, academics, trainers, students and professional bodies, particularly papers dealing with the effectiveness of accounting education or training.
The ACM Transactions on Computing Education (TOCE) publishes high quality, peer-reviewed, archival papers in computing education. Papers published in TOCE take a scholarly approach to teaching and learning, establish a clear connection to student learning, and appeal to a broad audience interested in computing education: instructors, researchers, curriculum designers, and administrators.
The result of a merger between two peer-reviewed, academic journals: Language and Learning Across the Disciplines and Academic.Writing, Across the Disciplines provides communicating across the curriculum researchers, program designers, and teachers interested in using communication assignments and activities in their courses with a venue for scholarly debate about issues of disciplinarity and writing across the curriculum.
Published by the Association of Teacher Educator, it serves as a forum for the exchange of information and ideas related to the improvement of teacher education at all levels. Articles focus upon concepts, practices, and research which have implications and applicability for practitioners involved with teacher education.
Active Learning in Higher Education is an international, refereed publication for all those who teach and support learning in Higher Education and those who undertake or use research into effective learning, teaching and assessment in universities and colleges. The journal has an objective of improving the status of teaching and learning support as professional activity and embraces academic practice across all curriculum areas in higher education.
The ADE Bulletin is the journal of the Association of Departments of English, a subsidiary of the Modern Language Association of America. Since 1964, the Bulletin has published articles of professional interest to English educators, scholars, and administrators in postsecondary institutions. The Bulletin publishes articles and surveys dealing with professional, pedagogical, curricular, and departmental issues.
The ADFL Bulletin is a refereed journal published two times a year by the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages, a subsidiary of the Modern Language Association. The ADFL Bulletin prints essays dealing with professional, pedagogical, curricular, and departmental matters.
The Adult Education Quarterly (AEQ) is an international, scholarly, refereed journal committed to advancing the understanding and practice of adult and continuing education. The journal strives to be inclusive in scope, addressing topics and issues of significance to scholars and practitioners concerned with diverse aspects of adult and continuing education across the globe.
Advances in Health Sciences Education is a forum for scholarly and state-of-the art research into all aspects of health sciences education. It will publish empirical studies as well as discussions of theoretical issues and practical implications. The primary focus of the Journal is linking theory to practice, thus priority will be given to papers that have a sound theoretical basis and strong methodology.
Advances in Physiology Education promotes and disseminates educational scholarship in order to enhance teaching and learning of physiology, neuroscience and pathophysiology. The journal publishes peer-reviewed descriptions of innovations that improve teaching in the classroom and laboratory, essays on education, and review articles based on our current understanding of physiological mechanisms. Submissions that evaluate new technologies for teaching and research, and educational pedagogy, are especially welcome.
The Agricultural Education Magazine is a professional journal for agricultural education published under the sponsorship and control of an editing-managing board of professional educators in the field.
A major aim of the publication is to unify the forces of agricultural education in the country; to serve as a means of exchanging professional news and views; a sounding board for new ideas; and as a source of reviews of publications and research in the field.
A refereed publication of the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges has been retired.
The American Biology Teacher is an award-winning, peer-refereed professional journal designed to support the teaching of K-16 biology and life science. We solicit and feature articles relating to the content of biology, commentaries on the social and ethical implications of biology, biology teaching strategies appropriate to the classroom, laboratory and field sites, trends in biology teaching, and those that offer assistance in the professional development of biology and life science teachers.
American Educational Research Journal (AERJ) has as its purpose to publish original empirical and theoretical studies and analyses in education. The editors seek to publish articles from a wide variety of academic disciplines and substantive fields. They are looking for contributions that are significant to the understanding and/or improvement of educational processes and outcomes.
he American Journal of Distance Education (AJDE) is internationally recognized as the journal of record of research and scholarship in the field of American distance education. Established in 1987 with the mission of promoting research and disseminating information about distance education in the Americas, AJDE explores topics about all teaching-learning relationships where the actors are geographically separated, and communication takes place through technologies.
The American Journal of Education seeks to bridge and integrate the intellectual, methodological, and substantive diversity of educational scholarship, and to encourage a vigorous dialogue between educational scholars and practitioners. AJE publishes research, theoretical statements, philosophical arguments, and critical syntheses of a field of educational inquiry.
The mission of the American Journal of Health Education is to publish research manuscripts that focus on Health Education and Health Promotion interventions designed to prevent or delay the onset of the major chronic diseases and illnesses that impact populations of interest today (CVD, cancer, diabetes, COPD, cirrhosis, Alzheimer's/dementia, etc.).
The American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (AJPE) is the official publication of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). Its purpose is to document and advance pharmaceutical education in the United States and Internationally.
The mission of the American Journal of Physics (AJP) is to publish articles on the educational and cultural aspects of physics that are useful, interesting, and accessible to a diverse audience of physics students, educators, and researchers. Our audience generally reads outside their specialties to broaden their understanding of physics and to expand and enhance their pedagogical toolkits at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
In the Teacher's Corner section, The American Statistician publishes articles, notes, and discussions of interest to statistics teachers covering a variety of different courses and settings. The range includes statistics and probability topics for high school students, including Advanced Placement Statistics; introductory college courses in statistics for all audiences; applied statistics courses at all levels; industrial and continuing education outside the framework of standard academic courses; and mathematical statistics courses at the undergraduate and first-year graduate level.
Anatomical Sciences Education is the journal of the American Association of Anatomists, published in cooperation with the American Association of Clinical Anatomists and the Human Anatomy & Physiology Society.
Anthropology & Education Quarterly is a peer-reviewed journal that draws on anthropological theories and methods to examine educational processes in and out of schools, in US and international contexts. Articles rely primarily on ethnographic research to address immediate problems of practice as well as broad theoretical questions.
Because interaction between the domains of research and application is critical to the evaluation and improvement of new educational measurement practices, Applied Measurement in Education's prime objective is to improve communication between academicians and practitioners. To help bridge the gap between theory and practice, articles in this journal describe original research studies, innovative strategies for solving educational measurement problems, and integrative reviews of current approaches to contemporary measurement issues.
Art Education is the official journal of the National Art Education Association.
Art Education covers a diverse range of topics of professional interest to art educators and anyone whose interest is quality visual arts education.
Serves the community of arts and humanities educators internationally, by publishing significant opinion and research into contemporary issues of teaching and learning within the domain. These will include enquiries into policy, the curriculum and appropriate forms of assessment, as well as developments in method such as electronic modes of scholarship and course delivery.
Provides researchers, scholars, and practitioners with timely and substantive information on the critical issues facing higher education. Each monograph presents a definitive analysis of a higher education problem or issue, based on a thorough synthesis of significant literature and institutional experiences. Topics range from planning to diversity and multiculturalism, to performance indicators, to curricular innovations.
This journal promotes rigorous research that makes a significant contribution to advancing knowledge in teacher education across early childhood, primary, secondary, vocational education and training, and higher education. It invites for peer review reports of theoretically informed and empirically grounded research which focuses on, among other important issues:
The pre-service and continuing education of teachers
Teachers and/or teacher educators’ professional learning
The cultural, economic, political, social and/or technological dimensions of teacher education
Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education is an established international peer-reviewed journal which publishes papers and reports on all aspects of assessment and evaluation within higher education. Its purpose is to advance understanding of assessment and evaluation practices and processes, particularly the contribution that these make to student learning and to course, staff and institutional development.
Assessment Update is dedicated to covering the latest developments in the rapidly evolving area of higher education assessment. Assessment Update offers all academic leaders up-to-date information and practical advice on conducting assessments in a range of areas, including student learning and outcomes, faculty instruction, academic programs and curricula, student services, and overall institutional functioning.
The Astronomy Education Review is a journal/website that provides a meeting place for all who are engaged in astronomy and space science education, in either formal or informal settings.... The Astronomy Education Review is intended to provide a forum where it is possible to learn from our colleagues and to disseminate new ideas that can be used both in the classroom and beyond.
Articles submitted for publication in the ATEA Journal should address the quality and scope of postsecondary
technical education and related programs. The topics should be of interest to postsecondary technical
The Australasian Journal of Educational Technology is the journal of ASCILITE, the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education. It aims to promote research and scholarship on the integration of technology in tertiary education, promote effective practice, and inform policy.
The Australasian Journal of Engineering Education (AJEE) is published under the auspices of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AaeE), a technical society of Engineers Australia. The journal is offered as a means of exchanging current work and ideas, predominately from Australasian engineering education faculties and as a resource for Continuing Professional Development for our community. The journal is open to members and non-members of Engineers Australia.
The journal is peer-reviewed and has a strong focus on research, theory and practice about university engagement with an aim to strengthen the ‘scholarship of engagement’. Published bi-annually, the e-journal demonstrates the diversity of activity that occurs within both our institutions and our communities. Social responsiveness in higher education, community engaged learning and research, collaborative partnerships and higher education post-Bradley is explored, analysed and reviewed.
An internationally refereed journal which publishes papers and reports on all aspects of environmental education. It presents information and argument which stimulates debate about educational strategies that enhance the kinds of awareness, understanding and actions which will promote environmental and social justice.
The Australian Journal of Music Education (AJME) publishes articles that enhance knowledge regarding the teaching and learning of music with a special interest toward the Australian music education community. This may include articles that report results of quantitative or qualitative research studies, summarize bodies of research, present theories, models, or philosophical positions, etc. Articles should include a discussion of implications and applications to music teaching and learning, defined broadly
The Australian Mathematics Teacher is a professional journal of the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers Inc. The purpose of the journal is to serve as a medium both for the exchange of ideas and experiences in the teaching of elementary mathematics and for the provision of information to teachers about trends and developments in mathematics education in Australia and abroad. The main focus is on the teaching of mathematics to students in the age range 11 to 16 years.
A professional journal of the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers Inc. This journal is written for anyone interested in primary mathematics education, but mainly for classroom teachers; it considers current issues, encouraging reflection of practice, and promotes innovation.
Babel is the AFMLTA’s professionally refereed journal – each volume includes three issues. Featuring general and research articles, reviews, and reports about the teaching and learning of languages, and language policy at primary, secondary, and tertiary level, Babel is the only scholarly journal for languages education in Australia. The journal was awarded a B-ranking in the Australian Research Council’s (ARC) Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Ranked Journal List.
The Bilingual Research Journal is the National Association for Bilingual Education’s premier scholarly, peer-reviewed research publication. Bilingual Research Journal delivers in-depth coverage of education theory and practice, dealing with bilingual education, bilingualism, and language policies in education.
The journal has a strong interest in matters related to the education of language minority children and youth in the United States, grades PreK-12, but articles focusing on other countries are often included if they have implications for bilingual education in the U.S.
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education is an international journal aimed to enhance teacher preparation and student learning in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and related sciences such as Biophysics and Cell Biology, by promoting the world-wide dissemination of educational materials.
Bioscene: Journal of College Biology Teaching is a refereed quarterly publication of the Association of College and University Biology Educators (ACUBE). Submissions should reflect the interests of the membership of ACUBE. Appropriate submissions include:
Articles: Course and curriculum development, innovative and workable teaching strategies that include some type of assessment of the impact of those strategies on student learning.
BioScience includes articles about research findings and techniques, advances in biology education, professionally written feature articles about the latest frontiers in biology, discussions of professional issues, book reviews, news about AIBS, a policy column (Washington Watch), and an education column (Eye on Education). Roundtables, forums, and viewpoint articles offer the perspectives of opinion leaders and invite further commentary.