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Teaching Journals Directory

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 -

Last full update:  July 31, 2018

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The Physics Teacher publishes peer-reviewed papers on the teaching of introductory physics and on topics such as contemporary physics, applied physics, and the history of physics. Dedicated to strengthening the teaching of introductory physics at all levels, including secondary schools colleges and universities, TPT provides peer-reviewed content and materials to be used in classrooms and instructional laboratories.

Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

Continued as Higher Education Pedagogies since 2015.

Supports pedagogic research and development in the Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences disciplines it is a dynamic, interactive, practice-based journal engaging in current theoretical debates in Higher Education.

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

Planning for Higher Education invites well-written articles about important trends and issues that could influence academic planning and management, about novel or effective planning techniques, and about applied research of relevance to educational decision making. Reviews of books of interest to higher education planners are also welcome.

Topic in Higher Education:
Administration

PRIMUS (Problems, Resources, and Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies) is a leading journal for exchanging ideas about teaching collegiate mathematics. PRIMUS publishes lively and engaging articles for a readership comprised primarily of practitioners. The journal’s focus is on pedagogical initiatives in college-level mathematics, mathematics education, and elementary statistics ranging in scale of application from individual students and courses to curricula and entire programs.

Sponsoring Organization:
Taylor & Francis
Discipline:
Mathematics
Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

The magazine is read by key decision makers within engineering education and reaches engineering faculty members, administrators, and students in all disciplines of engineering.

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

PRISM: A Journal of Regional Engagement is an exciting, relatively new, journal devoted to promoting a culture of engagement between the university and region through the creation, application, and integration of knowledge. PRISM is multi-disciplinary, publishing quality, peer-reviewed research articles, case studies and applied research articles, and reflections across the full range of disciplinary perspectives. Similarly, PRISM welcomes all forms of analysis and methodologies.

Topic in Higher Education:
Community Engagement, High-Impact Practices

Progress in Community Health Partnerships (PCHP) is a national, peer-reviewed journal whose mission is to identify and publicize model programs that use community partnerships to improve public health, promote progress in the methods of research and education involving community health partnerships, and stimulate action that will improve the health of people and communities.

Sponsoring Organization:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Discipline:
Health Sciences
Topic in Higher Education:
Community Engagement, High-Impact Practices

PS: Political Science & Politics provides critical analyses of contemporary political phenomena and is the journal of record for the discipline of political science reporting on research, teaching, and professional development. PS, begun in 1968, is the only quarterly professional news and commentary journal in the field and is the prime source of information on political scientists' achievements and professional concerns.

Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

Psychology Learning and Teaching (PLAT) is an international peer-reviewed journal devoted to enhancing knowledge of how to improve learning and teaching of psychology. To this purpose, PLAT publishes research articles, reviews, target articles and corresponding comments as well as reports on good and innovative learning, teaching and assessment practices. Through PLAT, it is hoped to establish a culture of scholarship in relation to teaching and learning in psychology and related areas.

Sponsoring Organization:
SAGE Publishing
Discipline:
Psychology
Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

Quality in Higher Education is aimed at those interested in the theory, practice and policies relating to the control, management and improvement of quality in higher education.

The journal is receptive to critical, phenomenological as well as positivistic studies. The journal would like to publish more studies that use hermeneutic, semiotic, ethnographic or dialectical research as well as the more traditional studies based on quantitative surveys and in-depth interviews and focus groups.

Topic in Higher Education:
Assessment, Educational Research

The Quarterly Review of Distance Education is a rigorously refereed journal publishing articles, research briefs, reviews, and editorials dealing with the theories, research, and practices of distance education.

The Quarterly Review publishes articles that utilize various methodologies that permit generalizable results which help guide the practice of the field of distance education in the public and private sectors.

Topic in Higher Education:
Distance Learning, Technology

Quest is the official journal of the National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education (NAKHE). It is the leading journal for interdisciplinary scholarship for professionals in kinesiology in higher education. Quest provides a public forum for scholarship, creative thought, and research relevant to a broad range of interests held by faculty and leaders in higher education today.

Topic in Higher Education:
Pedagogical Research: Disciplinary

Race Ethnicity and Education is the leading peer-reviewed journal on racism and race inequality in education. The journal provides a focal point for international scholarship, research and debate publishing original and challenging research that explores the dynamics of race, racism and ethnicity in education policy, theory and practice.

Sponsoring Organization:
Taylor & Francis
Topic in Higher Education:
Diversity and Inclusion

(Discontinued) Published invited essays and peer-reviewed scholarship on teaching. Annually published abstracts from the Georgia Conference on College and University Teaching.

Topic in Higher Education:
Pedagogical Research: General

Reading and Writing publishes high-quality, scientific articles pertaining to the processes, acquisition, and loss of reading and writing skills. The journal fully represents the necessarily interdisciplinary nature of research in the field, focusing on the interaction among various disciplines, such as linguistics, information processing, neuropsychology, cognitive psychology, speech and hearing science and education.

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

Reading Horizons is published by the Dorothy J. McGinnis Reading Center & Clinic, College of Education & Human Development at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan. It is a Journal of Literacy and Language Arts with scholarly submissions from authors who work in the field of Reading, Literacy, and Education.

Discipline:
Reading, Education
Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

Reflections, a peer reviewed journal, provides a forum for scholarship on public rhetoric, civic writing, service-learning, and community literacy.

Sponsoring Organization:
New City Community Press
Discipline:
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Topic in Higher Education:
Community Engagement, High-Impact Practices

Religious Education, the journal of the Religious Education Association: An Association of Professors, Practitioners, and Researchers in Religious Education, offers an interfaith forum for exploring religious identity, formation, and education in faith communities, academic disciplines and institutions, and public life and the global community. Three forums focus on this response:
Religious Education in Faith Communities, focusing on religious education in local faith communities and within and by denominational/religious bodies on regional, national, and international levels.

Sponsoring Organization:
Religious Education Association
Discipline:
Religion
Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

The goal of Research & Practice in Assessment is to serve the assessment community as an online journal focusing on higher education assessment.  It is dedicated to the advancement of scholarly discussion amongst researchers and practitioners in this evolving field.  The journal originated from the Board of the Virginia Assessment Group, one of the oldest continuing professional higher education assessment organizations in the United States.  Research & Practice in Assessment is a peer-reviewed publication that uses a double-blind review process.

Topic in Higher Education:
Assessment, Educational Research

Research and Issues in Music Education (RIME) is a privately funded international on-line music education research journal that advances scholarly thought by publishing articles promoting research, dialogue, practice, and policy in music education. RIME publishes quantitative, qualitative, philosophical, historical, speculative, and bibliographic articles that are peer-reviewed and contribute to an understanding of any focus and level of music education. As of 2015, this is the new home of Research and Issues in Music Education.

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

We invite papers reporting on research that addresses any and all aspects of collegiate mathematics education. Research may focus on learning within particular mathematical domains. It may be concerned with more general cognitive processes such as problem solving, skill acquisition, conceptual development, mathematical creativity, cognitive styles, transition to collegiate mathematics, etc. Research reports may deal with issues associated with variations in teaching methods, classroom or laboratory contexts, or discourse patterns.

Topic in Higher Education:
Pedagogical Research: Disciplinary

Research in Higher Education publishes studies that examine issues pertaining to postsecondary education. The journal is open to studies using a wide range of methods, but has particular interest in studies that apply advanced quantitative research methods to issues in postsecondary education or address postsecondary education policy issues.

Sponsoring Organization:
Springer
Topic in Higher Education:
Educational Research

The Research in Higher Education Journal (RHEJ) publishes original, unpublished higher education manuscripts. Appropriate topics for consideration in the journal include retention, assessment, accreditation, financial management in higher education, new program development, teacher education, curriculum and recruitment.

Topic in Higher Education:
Educational Research

Research in Science & Technological Education is an original research journal publishing international perspectives on science and/or technological education. Scholarly research that investigates and interrogates the psychological, sociological, economic and organisational aspects of science and technological education, as well as developments within the global curriculum is encouraged.

Sponsoring Organization:
Taylor & Francis
Discipline:
Sciences, Technology
Topic in Higher Education:
Pedagogical Research: Disciplinary

Research in the Teaching of English (RTE) is the flagship research journal of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) in the United States. It is a broad-based, multidisciplinary journal composed of original research articles and short scholarly essays on a wide range of topics significant to those concerned with the teaching and learning of languages and literacies around the world, both in and beyond schools and universities.

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

Research Intelligence is BERA’s termly magazine. It carries announcements and news, as well as articles and features on a variety of issues about educational research. Recent themes have included Open Access, Teacher Education and Data Sets. It is free to BERA members and archive issues are available here.

Discipline:
Education
Topic in Higher Education:
Educational Research

Research into Higher Education Abstracts, published on behalf of the Society for Research into Higher Education, exists to propagate knowledge about, and encourage discussion of, significant research into higher education.

Topic in Higher Education:
Educational Research

This publication is intended as an opportunity for interdisciplinary approach opened to pedagogical, psychological, sociological and political analysis in the field of artistic and intercultural education.

Our goal is to stimulate the production of knowledge in the field of artistic education and to enhance participation to the community of educational practice and research in Music, Drama, Choreography, Visual Arts, Artistic and Intercultural Education.

Discipline:
Arts, Education
Topic in Higher Education:
Pedagogical Research: Disciplinary

Review of Education is an international peer reviewed journal for the publication of major and substantial articles of interest to researchers in education and is expected to become a major focal point for the publication of educational research from throughout the world.

It is one of the journals in the major portfolio of publications produced by the British Educational Research Association.

Discipline:
Education

The Review of Educational Research publishes critical, integrative reviews of research literature bearing on education. Such reviews should include conceptualizations, interpretations, and syntheses of literature and scholarly work in a field broadly relevant to education and educational research. RER encourages the submission of research relevant to education from any discipline, provided that the review bears on educational issues.

Topic in Higher Education:
Educational Research

The Review of Higher Education provides a forum for discussion of varied issues affecting higher education. The journal advances the study of college- and university-related topics through peer-reviewed articles, essays, reviews and research findings, and by emphasizing systematic inquiry--both quantitative and qualitative--and practical implications. Considered one of the leading research journals in the field, The Review keeps scholars, academic leaders, and public policymakers abreast of critical issues facing higher education today.

Review of Research in Education (RRE), published annually since 1973, provides an overview and descriptive analysis of selected topics of relevant research literature through critical and synthesizing essays. Articles are usually solicited for specific RRE issues. There may also be calls for papers. RRE promotes discussion and controversy about research problems in addition to pulling together and summarizing the work in a field.

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

The official journal of the Rhetoric Society of America, features original articles on all areas of rhetorical studies including theory, history, criticism, and pedagogy. The journal addresses an interdisciplinary audience of scholars and students of rhetorics who work in communication studies, English studies, philosophy, politics and other allied fields.

Sponsoring Organization:
Rhetoric Society of America
Discipline:
English
Topic in Higher Education:
Pedagogical Research: Disciplinary

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology features teacher-ready reviews of current research and contemporary theories as well as empirical research designed to foster systematic intentional changes to improve teaching and learning outcomes.

Our mission is to leverage psychological science to provide resources that integrate research, theory, and practice to benefit high school, community college, college, and university educators and their students.

Sponsoring Organization:
American Psychological Association
Discipline:
Psychology
Topic in Higher Education:
Pedagogical Research: Disciplinary

SCHOLE: A Journal of Leisure Studies & Recreation Education is the official refereed publication of the National Recreation and Park Association in cooperation with Sagamore Publishing LLC. The journal aims to disseminate knowledge related to park and recreation courses, curricula, and teaching. Articles address a wide range of issues concerning graduate and undergraduate education.

Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

School Science and Mathematics (SSM) is the official journal of the School Science and Mathematics Association, founded 1901. SSM is an international journal which is published monthly, October through May, emphasizing research on issues, concerns, and lessons within and between the disciplines of science and mathematics in the classroom. Members are encouraged to submit articles to the editor for publication.

Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

Science & Education publishes research using historical, philosophical, and sociological approaches in order to improve teaching, learning, and curricula in science and mathematics. In addition, the journal disseminates accounts of lessons, units of work, and programs at all levels of science and mathematics that have successfully utilized history and philosophy.

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

NSTA's peer-reviewed journal for elementary teachers.

Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

Publishes original articles on the latest issues and trends occurring internationally in science curriculum, instruction, learning, policy and preparation of science teachers with the aim to advance our knowledge of science education theory and practice.

Sponsoring Organization:
Wiley Online Library
Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

The mission of this journal is to explore constructive connections between science education and civic engagement that will enhance both experiences for our students. In the 21st century, mathematical and scientific reasoning is an essential element for full participation in a democratic society.

Discipline:
Sciences, Mathematics
Topic in Higher Education:
Community Engagement, High-Impact Practices

Science Education International is the quarterly journal of the International Council of Associations for Science Education (ICASE). ICASE was established in 1973 to extend and improve education in science for all children and youth by assisting member associations throughout the world.

Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

The Science Educator, official journal of The National Science Education Leadership Association (NSELA), is a refereed journal which seeks manuscripts dealing with topics and issues of interest to professionals involved in science education leadership across a variety of roles, institutions and agencies.  The journal is published bi-annually.  The journal serves as a vehicle for the exchange of information on current theory, research and teaching/learning applications.  Articles by both researchers and practitioners are encouraged.

Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

NSTA's peer-reviewed journal for middle level and junior high school science teachers

Discipline:
Education, Sciences
Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

The Science Teacher is an award-winning, peer-reviewed, practitioners' journal with an audience made up of high school science educators who provide support for teachers, instructors of teachers, and preservice secondary education students. TST is published nine times a year and is available in both hard copy and as an e-journal. TST subscribers are members of the National Science Teachers Association who select it as their preferred journal. We seek manuscripts that are inspirational and provide ideas for enhancing high school science teaching and learning.

Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

Second Language Research is an international peer-reviewed, quarterly journal, publishing original theory-driven research concerned with second (and additional) language acquisition and second language performance. This includes both experimental studies and contributions aimed at exploring conceptual issues.

Sponsoring Organization:
SAGE Publishing
Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

Simulation & Gaming: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Theory, Practice and Research (S&G) is the world's foremost scientific review devoted to academic and applied issues in the increasingly popular methodology of simulation/gaming as used in education, training, consultation and research round the world.

Sponsoring Organization:
SAGE Publishing
Topic in Higher Education:
Pedagogical Research: Specific

Social Education, our peer-reviewed, flagship journal, contains a balance of theoretical content and practical teaching ideas. The award-winning resources include techniques for using materials in the classroom, information on the latest instructional technology, reviews of educational media, research on significant social studies-related topics, and lesson plans that can be applied to various disciplines. Departments include Looking at the Law, Surfing the Net, and Teaching with Documents.

Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

The goal of Social Studies and the Young Learner is to capture and enthuse elementary teachers across the country by providing relevant and useful information about the teaching of social studies to elementary students. The teaching techniques presented are designed to stimulate the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills vital to classroom success.

Topic in Higher Education:
Pedagogical Research: Disciplinary

The Social Studies is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles of interest to educators at all levels. Suitable topics include those concerned with the social studies, the social sciences, history, and interdisciplinary studies. The journal welcomes articles that present new directions, options, or approaches. The Social Studies considers for publication articles that deal with the following:
Curriculum: what shall we teach and how shall we teach it?
Learning: conditions under which cognitive, affective, and participatory learning takes place

Sponsoring Organization:
Taylor & Francis
Topic in Higher Education:
Discipline-specific

Sociology of Education (SOE) provides a forum for studies in the sociology of education and human social development.SOE publishes research that examines how social institutions and individuals' experiences within these institutions affect educational processes and social development. Such research may span various levels of analysis, ranging from the individual to the structure of relations among social and educational institutions. In an increasingly complex society, important educational issues arise throughout the life cycle.

Sponsoring Organization:
American Sociological Association
Topic in Higher Education:
Educational Research

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