The Journal for STEM Education Research is an interdisciplinary journal in subject content education focusing on research in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education, which promotes the development of STEM education research as a distinct field. The Journal provides a platform for sharing research in a broad spectrum of topics in STEM education. Sample topics include the study of students’ cognitive and non-cognitive development in and through STEM education, in formal or informal settings, at PreK-16 levels. Other sample research topics include factors associated with students’ learning and psychological development in integrated STEM education such as curriculum models, innovative pedagogies, the design of and practices within technology-rich learning environments, the nature and development of teachers’ expertise in STEM education, teacher education for effective instruction in STEM, and assessment.

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  • Yeping Li
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Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

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  • Call for Papers: Affordances and Challenges of Emerging Technologies in STEM Education

    This special issue aims to go beyond current views on STEM education, and contribute new insights on curriculum design and pedagogical approaches for making STEM education the foundation of accessible, relevant and equitable learning in keeping with contemporary digital advancements. It focuses on the affordances and challenges of emerging technologies in designing and implementing STEM learning and teaching.

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  • Book Series ''Advances in STEM Education''

    Advances in STEM Education is a book series with a focus on cutting-edge research and knowledge development in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education from pre-college through continuing education around the world. More...

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2520-8713
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2520-8705
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