Active Learning in Higher Education is an international, peer reviewed 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 is devoted to all aspects of development, innovations and good practice in higher education teaching and learning, including the use of information and communication technologies and issues concerning the management of teaching and learning.
Active since: July 2000
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 & Evaluation in Higher Education welcomes research-based, reflective or theoretical studies which help to illuminate the practice of assessment and evaluation in higher education. The journal is aimed at all higher education practitioners, irrespective of discipline. It sets out to provide readily accessible, up-to-date information about significant developments within the field, with a view to the sharing and extension of evaluated, innovative practice and the development of ideas. Suggestions for special issues are welcomed.
Active since: 2000
The International Journal of Higher Education Research.
- Examines educational developments throughout the world in universities, polytechnics, colleges, and vocational and education institutions.
- Reports on developments in both public and private higher education sectors.
- Features contributions from leading scholars from different countries who tackle the problems of teachers as well as students, and of planners as well as administrators.
- Presents authoritative overview articles, comparative studies and analyses of particular problems or issues.
Active since: 1972
- A journal addressed to leaders, managers, researchers and policy makers in the field of higher education institutional management and policy.
- Covering practice and policy in the field of system and institutional management through articles and reports on research projects of wide international scope.
- First published in 1977 under the title International Journal of Institutional Management in Higher Education, then Higher Education Management from 1989 to 2001, it appears three times a year.
The Quarterly journal of the International Association of Universities (IAU).
The aim of Higher Education Policy is to provide a peer-reviewed vehicle of the highest quality for institutional leadership, scholars, practitioners and administrators at all levels of higher education to have access to, keep abreast of, and contribute to, the most advanced analyses available in this domain.
Higher Education Policy is an international journal for advancing scholarly understanding of the policy process applied to higher education through the publication of original analyses, both theoretical and practice-based, the focus of which may range from case studies of developments in individual institutions to policy making at systems and at national level.
Higher Education Policy has two distinguishing features:
- It encourages contributions that make explicit comparison between systems of higher education
- It is theme based, involving a common focus or combining articles which individually contribute to an overall topic.
Active since: 1988
Higher Education Quarterly publishes articles concerned with policy, strategic management and ideas in higher education. A substantial part of its contents is concerned with reporting research findings in ways that bring out their relevance to senior managers and policy makers at institutional and national levels, and to academics who are not necessarily specialists in the academic study of higher education.
Higher Education Quarterly also publishes papers that are not based on empirical research but give thoughtful academic analyses of significant policy, management or academic issues.
Papers from countries other than the UK, especially those from other European countries, that highlight issues of international concern are particularly welcomed.
Active since: 1947
Journal of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia.
The HERDSA refereed journal Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) is published six times yearly and includes Special Issues on a variety of themes. The central focus of the journal is higher education policy, practice, and the study of teaching and learning, but papers on any aspect of the field of higher education are of interest.
The citations of HERD articles are indexed by the ISI social science citation index and HERD will receive its first Impact Factor in 2011. HERD is an A ranked journal in the Australian Research Council Journal Rankings.
Active since: 1982
The international journal of policy and practice in post-school education.
An academic journal concerned with policy and practice, with contributions soundly based in research or scholarship, but with implications for reform or change. It seeks to ensure rigour in these analyses by taking a problem oriented approach; it is concerned to help formulate the problems of higher education, to consider alternative solutions and to test them. Lastly, it seeks to cover the whole field of post-school education and with all those who work with or within the field: academics, students, administrators and policymakers at all levels.
Active since: 1968
An international journal of professional experience and ideas in post-secondary education. It is a must read for those seeking to influence educational policy making. The journal also aims to be of use to managers and senior academic staff who seek to place their work and interests in a broad context and influence educational policy and practice.
- Supports higher education leaders and managers by disseminating ideas and encouraging debate on educational policy setting.
- Analyses and reports on professional experiences relevant to colleagues internationally in academia and government spheres.
- Caters for practising managers and administrators of universities, colleges and vocational education and training institutes and decision makers in government.
- Examines current and emerging policy directions and how these are shaping and influencing the post-secondary education sector.
All research articles in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymised refereeing by at least two expert referees. No more than one of these referees is a member of the Journal's editorial board.
It began life as the Journal of Tertiary Education Administration in October, 1979. The Journal changed to its current title in 1997.
Active since: 1979
A refereed scholarly journal with a distinguished and internationally known editorial review board. Its editorial goals are:
- To present descriptions and evaluations of innovations and provocative new ideas with relevance for action beyond the immediate context in higher education;
- To focus on the effect of such innovations on teaching and students;
- To be open to diverse forms of scholarship and research methods by maintaining flexibility in the selection of topics deemed appropriate for the journal; and
- To strike a balance between practice and theory by presenting manuscripts in a readable and scholarly manner to both faculty and administrators in the academic community.
Active since: 1989
Journal of the Association for Institutional Research
- Enhances our understanding of educational institutions.
- Helps faculty and administrators in making more informed decisions about current or future operations and in improving efficiency and effectiveness.
- Covers such topics as curriculum and instruction; recruitment and admissions; and retention, attrition, and transfer.
Active since: 1973
Published on behalf of the Society for Research into Higher Education. This journal has a wide ranging interest in higher education and the social and institutional contexts within which it takes place, but gives particular emphasis to education as practice, with a view to influencing its development.
Editor: Professor V. Lynn Meek, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne, Australia.
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. The official journal of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE).
Educación Superior y Sociedad (ESS) es una revista semestral, arbitrada, cuyo objetivo es publicar resultados de investigación; identificar brechas de conocimiento y nuevas prioridades de investigación; traer al ámbito del debate cuestiones y problemas actuales; promover la investigación en y sobre la educación superior; diseminar información sobre políticas y buenas prácticas; contribuir al establecimiento de puentes entre los resultados de la investigación y la formulación de políticas; facilitar y estimular arenas inter-nacionales e inter-epistémicas para el intercambio de ideas, experiencias y el debate crítico; estimular la organización de redes y la cooperación entre actores, fortaleciendo las condiciones para la innovación en la educación superior; fortalecer una plataforma comunicacional para investigadores y un repositorio de investigaciones relacionadas con la educación superior en los distintos países de la region.
Founded in 1930, The Journal of Higher Education is the leading scholarly journal on the institution of higher education. Articles combine disciplinary methods with critical insight to investigate issues important to faculty, administrators, and program managers.
This well-respected, peer-reviewed journal provides both theoretical and practical information on issues in higher education. Published annually, it has a readership of more than 150,000.
The mission of the Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement (JHEOE) is to serve 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.
The Journal of Sustainability Education (JSE) serves as a forum for academics and practitioners to share, critique, and promote research, practices, and initiatives that foster the integration of economic, ecological, and social-cultural dimensions of sustainability within formal and non-formal educational contexts.
JSE is a peer-reviewed, open access trans- and interdisciplinary e-journal. Each issue will include research and practice feature articles, professional and news reports of projects and initiatives, opinion pieces, announcements of educational and research opportunities, and book and other media reviews. JSE encourages submissions from educators active in a wide variety of settings: public and private K-12 schools; higher education; early childhood education; environmental, outdoor and experiential education; community organizing and education; residential and nonresidential treatment and therapy programs; as well as informal and non-traditional educators.
Association of Tertiary Education Management (ATEM) publishes the Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management. It is a refereed Journal of high integrity and quality which is posted to ATEM Members in February, April, June, August, October, and December each year. Non-members can also subscribe to the Journal which is one of a stable of publications produced by Taylor and Francis in Oxford, UK.