The International Journal of STEM Education, as a journal selected for review and coverage in the Web of Science’s Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) starting in 2019, has been identified as important to key opinion leaders, funders, and evaluators worldwide and will receive an Impact Factor in 2020. SSCI is a carefully selected and evaluated collection that delivers to users the most influential scientific research. All articles published in this journal are discoverable via the Web of Science with full citation counts, author information, and other enrichment. Coverage of the journal records started in 2018.
Featured Collection: Science Identity Development - An Interactionist Approach
The focus of this Special Issue is the development of science identity within an environment. It highlights the role of educational psychology constructs, such as interest and belonging that ultimately inform students’ science identity development.
Edited by Ann Kim and Gale M. Sinatra
Featured Collection: Advances from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) STEM Grand Challenge - Expanding the Boundaries of Intelligent Tutoring Systems
This collection showcases the high quality systems and research produced under this challenge aimed at pushing the boundaries of STEM education using computers.
Edited by Scotty D. Craig, Arthur C. Graesser and Ray S. Perez
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Aims and Scope
The International Journal of STEM Education is a multidisciplinary journal in subject-content education that focuses on the study of teaching and learning in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
The journal provides a unique platform for sharing research regarding, among other topics, the design and implementation of technology-rich learning environments, innovative pedagogies, and curricula in STEM education that promote successful learning in Pre K-16 levels including teacher education. We are also interested in studies that address specific challenges in improving students’ achievement, approaches used to motivate and engage students, and lessons learned from changes in curriculum and instruction in STEM education. The journal encourages translational STEM education research that bridges research and educational policy and practice for STEM education improvement. Read more
Citing articles in International Journal of STEM Education
Articles in International Journal of STEM Education should be cited in the same way as articles in a traditional journal. Because articles are not printed, they do not have page numbers; instead, they are given a unique article number and a DOI (digital object identifier).
Article citations follow this format in Vancouver style:
English LD, Watson JM. Exploring variation in measurement as a foundation for statistical thinking in the elementary school. Int J STEM Educ. 2015;2:3
referring to article 3 from Volume 2 of the journal.
In APA style citing the DOI is preferred:
English, L.D., & Watson J.M. (2015). Exploring variation in measurement as a foundation for statistical thinking in the elementary school. Int J STEM Educ. doi: 10.1186/s40594-015-0016-x.
The Book Series: Advances in STEM Education
Advances in STEM Education is a new book series with a focus on cutting-edge research and knowledge development in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education from pre-college through continuing education around the world. Read more