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Major Journals

A List of Major Journals
in the Field of Adult Learning and Leadership

The following is a list of the major journals in the field of adult learning and leadership. You can download a PDF version (here).

Adult Learning and Development

Title of Journal
(or Proceedings)
Length of
Submission
Acceptance
Rate
(%)
Area of Focus
(Cabel)
Action Learning: Research and Practice
19
Curriculum/Method
Adult Basic Education and Literacy Journal
33
Curriculum/Method
Adult Education Quarterly
Practice Application
Adult Learning
50
Psychology/Admin
International Consortium of Experiential Learning
International Journal of Lifelong Education (UK)
21-30
Psychology/Admin
International Journal of Self-Directed Learning
Curriculum/Method
Journal of Adult Development
30
Psychology/Admin
Journal of Human Resource and Adult Learning
40
Curriculum/Method
Perspectives: The New York Journal of Adult Learning
35
Psychology/Admin
Systemic Practice and Action Research
The Council for Adult & Experiential Learning
Transformative Learning Conference Proceedings


Workplace Learning and Human Resource Development

Title of Journal
(or Proceedings)
Length of
Submission
Acceptance
Rate
(%)
Area of Focus
(Cabel)
Advances in Developing Human Resources
Practice Application
Career and Technical Education Research
19
Curriculum/Method
Career Development Quarterly
21-30
Psychology/Admin
Human Resource Development International
Practice Application
Human Resource Development Quarterly
Practice Application
Human Resource Development Review
Practice Application
Journal of Business and Training Education
30
Psychology/Admin
Journal of Career and Technical Education
35
Curriculum/Method
Journal of Career Assessment
40
Psychology/Admin
Journal of Career Development
25
Psychology/Admin
Journal of Diversity Management
Journal of Education and Work (UK)
21-30
Psychology/Admin
Journal of Workplace Learning
Journal of World Business
People & Strategy
Performance Improvement Quarterly
Reflections: Society for Organizational Learning Journal
The Learning Organization


Management and Leadership

Title of Journal
(or Proceedings)
Length of
Submission
Acceptance
Rate
(%)
Area of Focus
(Cabel)
Academy of Management Learning & Education
Practice Application
Academy of Management Review
Organizational Theory
California Management Review
Coaching: Int'l Journal of Theory, Research, & Practice (UK)
Curriculum/Method
Global Strategy Journal
International Journal of Management, Business, and Administration
5-20 pages
15
Psychology/Admin
Journal of Applied Behavioral Science
Journal of Management Development
Management Learning
Organization Development Network Publications
Sloan Management Review
Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal
Strategic Management Journal


Medical Education

Title of Journal
(or Proceedings)
Length of
Submission
Acceptance
Rate
(%)
Area of Focus
(Cabel)
Academic Medicine
Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions
Journal of Graduate Medical Education
Medical Education
Medical Education Development
Medical Education Online


Education

Title of Journal
(or Proceedings)
Length of
Submission
Acceptance
Rate
(%)
Area of Focus
(Cabel)
Academic Exchange Quarterly
2000-3000
25
Curriculum/Method
Academic Leadership Journal
45
Psychology/Admin
Academy of Educational Leadership Journal
25
Curriculum/Method
American Education Research Conference Proceedings
 
American Educational Research Journal
13
Psychology/Admin
American Institute of Higher Education Conference Proceedings
American Journal of Education 
9
Psychology/Admin
American Journal of Educational Studies
35
Curriculum/Method
ASHE Higher Education Report Series
50
Psychology/Admin
Canadian Journal of Higher Education
21-30
Curriculum/Method
Canadian Journal of University Continuing Education
75
Curriculum/Method
Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning
10
Psychology/Admin
College & University
50
Psychology/Admin
College Quarterly (CAN)
90
Psychology/Admin
College Student Affairs Journal
20
Psychology/Admin
Community College Journal of Research and Practice
70
Psychology/Admin
Contemporary Issues in Education Research
11-20%
Curriculum/Method
Continuing Higher Education Review
10
Psychology/Admin
Critical Studies in Education (AUS)
16
Curriculum/Method
Current Issues in Education
30
Psychology/Admin
Daedalus
National Journal for Publishing and Mentoring Doctoral Research
15
Psychology/Admin
Education and Culture
30
Curriculum/Method
Education and Urban Society
25
Psychology/Admin
Education Review
90
Curriculum/Method
Educational Administration Quarterly
6-10%
Psychology/Admin
Educational Evaluation & Policy Analysis
Psychology/Admin
Educational Forum
29
Psychology/Admin
Educational Gerontology
21-30
Psychology/Admin
Educational Leadership
Educational Philosophy and Theory (NZ)
74
Curriculum/Method
Educational Policy
13
Psychology/Admin
Educational Researcher
6-10%
Curriculum/Method
Educational Review (UK)
20
Curriculum/Method
Educational Studies
11-20%
Psychology/Admin
Equity & Excellence in Education
20
Curriculum/Method
Focus on Colleges, Universities, and Schools-Elective
5-20 pages
15
Psychology/Admin
Harvard Educational Review
5
Curriculum/Method
InterActions: UCLA Journal of Education and Information Studies
11-20%
Psychology/Admin
International Education
30
Curriculum/Method
International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
17
Curriculum/Method
International Journal of Doctoral Studies
6-10%
Curriculum/Method
International Journal of Education Research
15
Curriculum/Method
International Journal of Educational Reform
30
Psychology/Admin
International Journal of Educational Research
Curriculum/Method
International Journal of Leadership in Education
25
Psychology/Admin
International Journal of Learning
50
Curriculum/Method
International Journal of Multicultural Education
16
Curriculum/Method
International Journal of Urban Educational Leadership
80
Psychology/Admin
Int'l Journal of Scholarly Academic Intellectual Diversity
15
Curriculum/Method
Journal for the Advancement of Educational Research
53
Psychology/Admin
Journal of College and Character
Psychology/Admin
Journal of College Student Development
8
Psychology/Admin
Journal of College Teaching and Learning
11-20%
Psychology/Admin
Journal of Continuing Higher Education
60
Psychology/Admin
Journal of Cooperative Education and Internships
50
Curriculum/Method
Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics
Statisical Method
Journal of Educational Foundations
18
Curriculum/Method
Journal of Educators Online
10-20%
Technology
Journal of Emerging Trends in Educational Research in Policy Studies
90
Psychology/Admin
Journal of Entrepreneurship Education
25
Curriculum/Method
Journal of Experiential Education (CAN)
21-25
Curriculum/Method
Journal of Faculty Development
28
Psychology/Admin
Journal of Higher Education  
8
Psychology/Admin
Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement
Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice
20
Psychology/Admin
Journal of Interactive Learning Research
30 page max
Psychology/Admin
Journal of International Education and Leadership
Psychology/Admin
Journal of Language, Identity, and Education
21-30
Psychology/Admin
Journal of Learning in Higher Education
11-20%
Psychology/Admin
Journal of Marketing for Higher Education
15
Psychology/Admin
Journal of Negro Education
21-30
Curriculum/Method
Journal of Research in Education
18-22
Curriculum/Method
Journal of Teaching and Learning
30
Curriculum/Method
Journal of the Professoriate 
37
Psychology/Admin
Journal of Transformative Education
21-30
Psychology/Admin
Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnerships in Learning
20
Curriculum/Method
Metropolitan Universities Journal
Multiple Voices for Ethnically Diverse Exceptional Learners
15
Psychology/Admin
National Forum of Applied Educational Research Journal
5-20 pages
15
Curriculum/Method
New Horizons in Adult Education and Human Resource Development
23
Curriculum/Method
Open Learning: Journal of Open and Distance Learning (UK)
21-30
Curriculum/Method
Planning for Higher Education
50
Psychology/Admin
Prospects-UNESCO Quarterly Review of Comparative Education
Curriculum/Method
Race, Ethnicity and Education (UK)
6-10%
Psychology/Admin
Review of Educational Research
6-10%
Curriculum/Method
Review of Higher Education
6-10%
Curriculum/Method
Review of Higher Education and Self Learning
30-35
Psychology/Admin
Review of Research in Education
Curriculum/Method
Scholar-Practitioner Quarterly
30
Curriculum/Method
Studies in Philosophy and Education (Neth)
40
Psychology/Admin
Teachers College Record
8
Curriculum/Method
Teaching Philosophy
35
Curriculum/Method
The Urban Review
6-10%
Curriculum/Method
Theory into Practice