Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Journal of Applied Educational and Policy Research (JAEPR) is a peer-reviewed, scholarly, open-access journal of the Center for Educational Measurement and Evaluation at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in partnership with the North Carolina Association for Researchers in Education (NCARE). The journal's intent is to publish quarterly. All submissions undergo a rigorous peer-review process by members of the editorial staff, editorial board, and invited reviewers. There are no author fees. JAEPR accepts manuscripts of original research, application of educational research methodology, and commentaries on policy analysis. Articles for the Research section report the results of empirical studies that focus on relevant educational policy-related topics. Articles for the Methods Forum section outline unique applications of educational research and evaluation methods. Articles for the Policy Forum section explore topics relevant to educational policy at the local, state, and national levels.

 

Section Policies

Research Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Methods Forum Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Policy Forum Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Research Articles - Special Issue

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Policy Forum Articles - Special Issue

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Methods Forum Articles - Special Issue

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Understanding of New Ideas

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Transfer of Information

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Problem Solving

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Application of Knowledge

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Motivation to Learn

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Misconceptions

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Conclusion

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

All research articles in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymous refereeing by at least two anonymous referees. All other articles underwent at least editorial review.

 

Publication Frequency

Fall, Issue I - Production Deadline: October 1, Release Date: November 15Winter, Issue II - Production Deadline: January 1, Release Date: February 15Spring, Issue III - Production Deadline: April 1, Release Date: May 15

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 


This journal is a publication of the CEME at UNC Charlotte