Curriculum and Instruction
A section of Education Sciences (ISSN 2227-7102).
Providing equitable learning opportunities is a cornerstone of modern society. Research into the what and how of the learning enterprise is the focus of this Section. The primary goals of educational research include investigating the what, curricula, and the how, instruction. The interplay of individual needs, curricula, and instructional methods is a complex and compelling educational concern.
This section invites curricula and instruction research that builds upon existing scholarship. Of particular interest are investigations that demonstrate or inform:
- Implications for practice;
- General and discipline-specific pedagogy;
- Instructional methods;
- Development of equitable spaces and opportunities;
- Universal designs for learning;
- The role of information and communications technology (ICT);
- Instruction design models.
This Section includes original research developed in the context of existing scholarship. It is principally interested in research guided by quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methods investigative traditions. Authors are encouraged to consult the academic articles and papers described in the seventh edition of the APA Publication Manual for guidance. Editors will consider innovative and novel research methods with adequate justification. Atheoretical evaluations of programs and curriculum are not appropriate.
Following special issues within this section are currently open for submissions:
- Equity in Science Education: Advancing Social Justice, Democracy, and Indigeneity in Teaching and Learning (Deadline: 31 December 2023)
- Educational Equity: Disrupting the Logics of Whiteness and Colonialism in Schools (Deadline: 2 January 2024)
- Transforming Educational Leadership (Deadline: 31 January 2024)
- Critical Pedagogy and Climate Justice (Deadline: 29 February 2024)
- Future Directions in Art Education (Deadline: 29 February 2024)
- Entrepreneurship Education Creating Impact for Societies: Known Worlds and New Frontiers (Deadline: 29 February 2024)
- The Use of Multiple Resources in Teaching and Learning Science (Deadline: 31 March 2024)
- Critical Issues for Senior, Middle and Other Levels of Leadership (Deadline: 31 March 2024)
- Building Literacy Skills in Primary School Children and Adolescents (Deadline: 20 May 2024)
- Innovative Curriculum and Teaching Practice for Advanced Learners (Deadline: 31 July 2024)
- Engaged Student Learning and Inclusive Teaching Practices in Higher Education Chemistry (Deadline: 30 September 2024)
- Lifestyle Sports and Physical Education (Deadline: 30 September 2024)