Contemporary Issues in Education Research

ISSN 1940-5847 (print); ISSN 1941-756X (online) · Published since 2008

Focus and Scope

The Contemporary Issues In Education Research (CIER) publishes papers that significantly contribute to the understanding of cutting edge issues in education. Using a wide range of research methods including statistical analysis, analytical work, case studies, field research and historical analysis, articles examine significant research questions from a broad range of perspectives.

CIER is a widely cited, open access journal that is essential reading for academic education researchers and education professionals. Articles may include but are not limited to any contemporary, cutting edge issue in education such as English as a foreign language, English as a second language, technology, and diversity issues.

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How To Cite This Journal

Please cite this journal as “Contemporary Issues in Education Research” in your references.

Submissions & Manuscript Guidelines

Articles submitted to the Clute Institute for possible journal publication are subjected to a double-blind, peer review process. For submission information and manuscript guidelines, please visit this page.

Section Policies

Articles Open Submissions Indexed Peer Reviewed

Editorial Team

Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Philip E. Burian, Briar Cliff University, United States

Editorial Advisory Board
Gahan Bailey, University of South Alabama, United States
Larry Bright, University of South Dakota, United States
Pam Burian, Colorado Technical University, United States
Amy Hsu, State University of New York – College of Old Westbury, United States
Nabi Bux Jumani, Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad, Pakistan
Michelle Laughlin, Colorado Technical University, United States
Francis “Skip” Maffei, Nothcentral University, United States
Mark Pieffer, Jones International University, United States
Eric J. Tubbs, Kennesaw State University, United States
Rupert Ward, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom

Reviewers
Pam Burian, Colorado Technical University, United States
Servet Celik, Karadeniz Technical University, Turkey
Ju I Chen, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan, Province of China
Waitshega Tefo Smitta Dibapile, University of Botswana, Botswana
Ann T. Hilliard, Bowie State University, United States
Nabi Bux Jumani, Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad, Pakistan
Michelle Laughlin, Colorado Technical University, United States
Francis “Skip” Maffei, Nothcentral University, United States
Francesco Perrotta, University of Macerata, United States
Ariana Rodrigues, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
Saheed Ahmad Rufai, University of Lagos, Nigeria
Eric J. Tubbs, Kennesaw State University, United States
Amy M. Williamson, Angelo State University, United States

Policies

Authors, Editors, and members of the Editorial Team are expected to abide by all Clute Institute policies, including our Code of Publication Ethics, our Plagiarism Policy, and our Open Access Policy. For more information about these policies, visit our “About” page, or click here.

Indexing

  • ABI Inform
  • Australian Research Council (ARC)
  • Cabell’s Directory (Educational Technology & Library Science, Educational Curriculum & Methods, Educational Psychology & Administration, and Computer Science and Business Information Systems Directories)
  • Directory of Research Journals Indexing
  • EBSCO Discovery
  • EBSCO’s Education Research Complete
  • Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)
  • Google Scholar
  • J-Gate
  • Modern Languages Association
  • ProQuest
  • Ulrich’s Periodicals

Copernicus Journal Master List impact rating for 2012: 5.78

Acceptance Rate

The overall acceptance rate for Contemporary Issues in Education Research is 21% to 30%.

Publication Frequency

CIER is published quarterly. Months of distribution are: January, April, July, and October.

Download Frequency

Note: The number of downloads found below are understated. Our journals were first uploaded open access in July of 2011 and we do not have download data prior to that date. Download frequencies are updated on a quarterly basis.

Downloads Per Journal (as of June 2014)
Articles published in this journal have been downloaded an average of 805 times. Click here for more details.

Downloads Per Article (as of June 2014)
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