ISLS Affiliated Journals

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JLS — Journal of the Learning Sciences

Published by Taylor & Francis, JLS is a multidisciplinary forum for the presentation and discussion of important ideas that can change our understanding of learning and teaching. JLS has been in the top five of most-cited journals in education for the past five years.

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ijCSCL — International Journal of Computer Supported Collaborative Learning

iJCSCL coverPublished by Springer, ijCSCL publishes papers reflecting the interests of the international CSCL community. ijCSCL’s primary focus is on how learning unfolds in the context of collaborative activity and how to design effective technological and pedagogical settings to support collaborative learning. It features empirically grounded studies and descriptive analyses of interaction in groups, which investigate the emergence, development and use of practices, processes and mechanisms of collaborative learning. Discussions of technological supports, theoretical perspectives, assessment or evaluation designs, analysis methods and pedagogical approaches related to collaborative learning are also published.

Visit the ijCSCL home page for more information and pre-publication copies of the ijCSCL papers.  

Both journals are high-quality, peer-reviewed research journals and are available in both print and online. ISLS members choose which of the two journals they would like to receive as part of their membership, and they are able to subscribe to the other through ISLS, if desired, at a discounted rate.

Other Journals of Interest

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Cognition and Instruction

Cognition and Instruction considers problems in cognition and instruction, along with the evidence that would allow others to participate in the exercise of such imagination. The journal invites careful consideration of how methods and theories are reflexively constituted in accounts of teaching and learning and the development of pragmatic theories that offer empirically well-grounded accounts of cognition in designed contexts, such as schools, museums, and workplaces.

The Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning (IJPBL)

The Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning (IJPBL) is a quarterly published, peer-reviewed journal that seeks to challenge, stimulate, and provoke additional research in the area of problem-based learning (PBL). IJPBL offers a forum for problem-based learning research across disciplines. This scholarly journal publishes the most relevant information about problem-based learning pedagogy and is the first of its kind in this exciting field. Articles inside IJPBL offer readers instruction and insights into the best new teaching and learning practices in a variety of disciplines. IJPBL is filled with challenging and practical research that may be used by educators in numerous disciplines to implement problem-based learning in their own classrooms. IJPBL will also be of great help to all those who wish to use problem-based learning more effectively in their K-12 and post-secondary classrooms.

Journal of AI in Education

Journal of AI in Education

The International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education publishes papers and other items concerned with the application of artificial intelligence techniques and concepts to the design of systems to support learning.

Journal of Engineering Education

Journal of Engineering EducationThe Journal of Engineering Education is a peer-reviewed international journal published quarterly by the American Society for Engineering Education. It serves as an archival record of scholarly research in engineering education. The journal publishes research articles on a wide variety of topics relevant to engineering education, including educational innovations that improve student learning and performance, expositions synthesizing papers or reports that have influenced engineering education today and where it is or should be headed, developments in assessment processes and methodologies, and community outreach or technical literacy.

Mind, Culture, and Activity

Mind, Culture, and ActivityMind, Culture, and Activity is an interdisciplinary, international journal devoted to the study of the human mind in its cultural and historical contexts. Articles draw upon research and theory in a variety of disciplines, including anthropology, cognitive science, education, linguistics, psychology, and sociology. Particular emphasis is placed upon research that seeks to resolve methodological problems associated with the analysis of human action in everyday activities and theoretical approaches that place culture and activity at the center of attempts to understand human nature.

Instructional Science

Instructional ScienceInstructional Science promotes a deeper understanding of the nature, theory, and practice of the instructional process and resultant learning. Published papers represent a variety of perspectives from the learning sciences and cover learning by people of all ages, in all areas of the curriculum, and in informal and formal learning contexts. Emphasizing reports of original empirical research, the journal stands out by providing space for full and detailed reporting of major studies. These include studies addressing learning processes, learning technology, learner characteristics, and learning outcomes. Regardless of the topic, all papers published in the journal make a contribution to the science of instruction by drawing out the instructional implications of new research on learning.

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