Innovative Higher Education presents fresh ideas in higher education in a straightforward and readable fashion. The journal features descriptions and evaluations of current innovations and provocative new ideas with relevance for action beyond the immediate context in higher education. It also focuses on the effect of such innovations on teaching and students.

Innovative Higher Education publishes diverse forms of scholarship and research methods by maintaining flexibility in the selection of topics deemed appropriate for the journal. It strikes a balance between practice and theory by presenting articles in a readable and scholarly manner to both faculty and administrators in the academic community.

  • Presents fresh ideas in higher education in a straightforward and readable fashion
  • Features descriptions and evaluations of current innovations and provocative new ideas with relevance for action beyond the immediate context in higher education
  • Focuses on the effect innovation has on teaching and students
  • Publishes diverse forms of scholarship and research
  • Strikes a balance between practice and theory
  • 91% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Claire Major
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

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Electronic ISSN
1573-1758
Print ISSN
0742-5627
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