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Learning Environments Research

Learning Environments Research

An International Journal

Editor-in-Chief: Barry Fraser

ISSN: 1387-1579 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-1855 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10984

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Barry J. Fraser
Curtin University, Perth, Australia

Regional Editors:

Perry den Brok
Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands (European)

Hersh C. Waxman, Texas A&M University, TX, USA (North America)

Darrell L. Fisher
Curtin University, Perth, Australia (Australia & Asia)

Jill Aldridge
Curtin University, Perth, Australia (Australia & Asia)

Editorial Board:

Lorin Anderson, University of South Carolina, U.S.A.; Mieke Brekelmans, Utrecht University, The Netherlands; Chad Ellett, CDE Research Associates, Inc., Georgia, U.S.A.; Andreas Helmke, University of Landau, Germany; Avi Hofstein, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel; Bruce Johnson, University of Arizona, USA; Myint Swe Khine, Emirates College of Advanced Education, UAE; Hans Gerhard Klinzing, University of Tübingen, Germany; Stephanie Knight, Pennsylvania State University, U.S.A.; Rüdiger Laugksch, University of Cape Town, South Africa; Jack Levy, George Mason University, U.S.A.; Campbell McRobbie, Queensland University of Technology, Australia; Catherine Martin-Dunlop, Morgan State University, U.S.A.; George Sirrakos, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, USA; Rosalyn Anstine Templeton, Montana State University - Northern, U.S.A.; Kenneth Tobin, City University of New York, U.S.A.; Herbert Walberg, University of Illinois at Chicago, U.S.A.; Bruce Waldrip, Monash University, Australia; Theo Wubbels, Utrecht University, The Netherlands; Angela Wong, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; David Zandvliet, Simon Fraser University, Canada

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  • Aims and Scope

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    Learning Environments Research publishes original academic papers dealing with the study of learning environments, including theoretical reflections, reports of quantitative and qualitative research, critical and integrative literature reviews and meta-analyses, discussion of methodological issues, reports of the development and validation of assessment instruments, and reviews of books and evaluation instruments.

    The scope of the journal deliberately is very broad in terms of both substance and methods. `Learning environment' refers to the social, physical, psychological and pedagogical contexts in which learning occurs and which affect student achievement and attitudes. The aim of the journal is to increase our understanding of pre-primary, primary, high school, college and university, and lifelong learning environments irrespective of subject area. Apart from classroom-level and school-level environments, special attention is given to the many out-of-school learning environments such as the home, science centres, and television, etc. The influence of the rapidly developing field of Information Technology with its whole new range of learning environments is an important aspect of the scope of the journal.

    A wide range of qualitative and quantitative methods for studying learning enviromnents, and the combination of qualitative and quantitative methods, are strongly encouraged.

    The journal has an affiliation with the American Educational Research Association's Special Interest Group on the Study of Learning Environments. However, having Regional Editors and an Editorial Board from around the world ensures that LER is a truly international journal.
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