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PER Journals

The physics education research (PER) community, by its interdisciplinary nature, has many journals in which to find articles relevant to one's research. At the same time, in America, PER has historically been represented in physics departments, and there has been pressure to publish in only a limited number of physics-oriented journals. In Europe, the situation is largely different, and many publications appropriate and relevant to PER are discipline-based education research journals. This article summarizes some of the journals in which major results have been published.

Major physics journals that publish PER:

Major multidiscipline-based education research journals that publish PER:

Major learning sciences journals which publish PER:

Major Conference Proceedings:

Physics Education Research Conference Proceedings: 2008[1], 2007[2], 2006[2], 2005[2], 2004[3], 2003[4], 2002[5], 2001[6] More links can also be found at http://www.per-central.org/conferences/ .

Online archives:

On-line archives have PER sections. Post your own preprints and conference papers there.

Recent Publications

For recent publications in many of these journals, consult the PERticles blog, http://www.citeulike.org/group/10888/library .

Additional Publications That Sometimes Have PER

(Indexed in ISI Web of Science)
Advances in Space Research
American Educational Research Journal
Computer Graphics-US
Computer Physics Communications
Computing in Science and Engineering
Ecology and Society, formerly Conservation Ecology
Educational and Psychological Measurement
Educational Psychologist
Gifted Child Quarterly
IEEE Transactions on Education
Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology
Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics
Journal of Chemical Education
Journal of Curriculum Studies
Journal of Teacher Education
Laser Focus World
Physics Today
Physics World
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia
Reports on Progress in Physics
Science Education

(Not indexed in ISI Web of Science)
Academic Exchange Quarterly
Astronomy Education Review
Cell Biology Education
College Mathematics Journal
Electronic Journal of Science Education
Ensenanza de las Ciencias
Journal of College Science Teaching
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching
Journal of Education
Journal of Geoscience Education
Journal of Graduate Teaching Assistant Development
Journal of International Women's Studies
Journal of Korean Elementary Science Education Society
Journal of Mathematical Behavior
Journal of Mathematics and Science: Collaborative Explorations
Journal of Physics Teacher Education Online
Journal of Research on Computing in Education
Journal of Science Education and Technology
Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, formerly Journal of SMET Education: Innovations and Research
Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering
Learning and Leading with Technology
Physics Education
Physics Teacher
Praxis der Naturwissenschaften (vereinigt mit) Physik in der Schule, formerly Physik in der Schule
School Science and Mathematics
Science and Children
Science and Education
Science Teacher