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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:

Recent Publications

For recent publications in many of these journals, consult the PERticles blog, http://perticles.blogspot.com/ .

Additional Publications That Sometimes Have PER

(Indexed in ISI Web of Science)
Advances in Space Research
American Educational Research Journal
Astrobiology
BioScience
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
Science Education