Major Journals

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 below

Major Journals

Adult Learning and Development

Title of Journal
(or Proceedings)

Length of
Submission

Acceptance
Rate 
(%)

Area of Focus
(Cabel)

Action Learning: Research and Practice

5000-6000

19

Curriculum/Method

Adult Basic Education and Literacy Journal

2500

33

Curriculum/Method

Adult Education Quarterly

7500

 

Practice Application

Adult Learning

2500-3000

50

Psychology/Admin

International Consortium of Experiential Learning

 

 

 

International Journal of Lifelong Education (UK)

5000-8000

21-30

Psychology/Admin

International Journal of Self-Directed Learning

Varies

 

Curriculum/Method

Journal of Adult Development

Info

30

Psychology/Admin

Journal of Human Resource and Adult Learning

10 page max

40

Curriculum/Method

Perspectives: The New York Journal of Adult Learning

5000 max

35

Psychology/Admin

Systemic Practice and Action Research

Info

 

 

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

25-40 pages

 

Practice Application

Career and Technical Education Research

20-30 pages

19

Curriculum/Method

Career Development Quarterly

3,750

21-30

Psychology/Admin

Human Resource Development International

3000-4000

 

Practice Application

Human Resource Development Quarterly

25 page max

 

Practice Application

Human Resource Development Review

30 page max

 

Practice Application

Journal of Business and Training Education

12-25 pages

30

Psychology/Admin

Journal of Career and Technical Education

20 page max

35

Curriculum/Method

Journal of Career Assessment

Info

40

Psychology/Admin

Journal of Career Development

30 page max

25

Psychology/Admin

Journal of Diversity Management

Info

 

 

Journal of Education and Work (UK)

8000 max

21-30

Psychology/Admin

Journal of Workplace Learning

3000-6000

 

 

Journal of World Business

32 page max

 

 

People & Strategy

4000-6000

 

 

Performance Improvement Quarterly

5000-8000

 

 

Reflections: Society for Organizational Learning Journal

5000

 

 

The Learning Organization

2000-5000

 

 

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      
ournal 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

None

25

Curriculum/Method

American Education Research Conference Proceedings

 

 

 

American Educational Research Journal

20-50 pages

13

Psychology/Admin

American Institute of Higher Education Conference Proceedings

See Conf. Info

 

 

American Journal of Education 

10,000

9

Psychology/Admin

American Journal of Educational Studies

20 pages

35

Curriculum/Method

ASHE Higher Education Report Series

Info

50

Psychology/Admin

Canadian Journal of Higher Education

20 pages

21-30

Curriculum/Method

Canadian Journal of University Continuing Education

600-1200

75

Curriculum/Method

Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning

~4000

10

Psychology/Admin

College & University

4500

50

Psychology/Admin

College Quarterly (CAN)

3000-4000

90

Psychology/Admin

College Student Affairs Journal

3000-6500

20

Psychology/Admin

Community College Journal of Research and Practice

5000-6000

70

Psychology/Admin

Contemporary Issues in Education Research

Info

11-20%

Curriculum/Method

Continuing Higher Education Review

Varies

10

Psychology/Admin

Critical Studies in Education (AUS)

5000-7000

16

Curriculum/Method

Current Issues in Education

40 page max

30

Psychology/Admin

Daedalus

 

 

 

National Journal for Publishing and Mentoring Doctoral Research

5-20 pages

15

Psychology/Admin

Education and Culture

Varies

30

Curriculum/Method

Education and Urban Society

~25 pages

25

Psychology/Admin

Education Review

5000

90

Curriculum/Method

Educational Administration Quarterly

25-40 pages

6-10%

Psychology/Admin

Educational Evaluation & Policy Analysis

40 page max

 

Psychology/Admin

Educational Forum

7000 max

29

Psychology/Admin

Educational Gerontology

20 page max

21-30

Psychology/Admin

Educational Leadership

1500-2500

 

 

Educational Philosophy and Theory (NZ)

6000

74

Curriculum/Method

Educational Policy

Info

13

Psychology/Admin

Educational Researcher

Varies

6-10%

Curriculum/Method

Educational Review (UK)

6000-8000

20

Curriculum/Method

Educational Studies

25-30 pages

11-20%

Psychology/Admin

Equity & Excellence in Education

7800

20

Curriculum/Method

Focus on Colleges, Universities, and Schools-Elective

5-20 pages

15

Psychology/Admin

Harvard Educational Review

9000 max

5

Curriculum/Method

InterActions: UCLA Journal of Education and Information Studies

Varies

11-20%

Psychology/Admin

International Education

5000

30

Curriculum/Method

International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Varies

17

Curriculum/Method

International Journal of Doctoral Studies

20,000 max

6-10%

Curriculum/Method

International Journal of Education Research

15 page max

15

Curriculum/Method

International Journal of Educational Reform

 

30

Psychology/Admin

International Journal of Educational Research

5000-8000

 

Curriculum/Method

International Journal of Leadership in Education

Info

25

Psychology/Admin

International Journal of Learning

2000-5000

50

Curriculum/Method

International Journal of Multicultural Education

4000-6000

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

15 page max

53

Psychology/Admin

Journal of College and Character

4500

 

Psychology/Admin

Journal of College Student Development

30 page max

8

Psychology/Admin

Journal of College Teaching and Learning

Info

11-20%

Psychology/Admin

Journal of Continuing Higher Education

Varies

60

Psychology/Admin

Journal of Cooperative Education and Internships

3000-5000

50

Curriculum/Method

Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics

40 page max

 

Statisical Method

Journal of Educational Foundations

7500 max

18

Curriculum/Method

Journal of Educators Online

Info

10-20%

Technology

Journal of Emerging Trends in Educational Research in Policy Studies

13 page max

90

Psychology/Admin

Journal of Entrepreneurship Education

None

25

Curriculum/Method

Journal of Experiential Education (CAN)

Varies

21-25

Curriculum/Method

Journal of Faculty Development

3500 max

28

Psychology/Admin

Journal of Higher Education  

9000

8

Psychology/Admin

Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement

10,000 max 

 

 

Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice

30 page max

20

Psychology/Admin

Journal of Interactive Learning Research

30 page max

 

Psychology/Admin

Journal of International Education and Leadership

Info

 

Psychology/Admin

Journal of Language, Identity, and Education

25-30 pages

21-30

Psychology/Admin

Journal of Learning in Higher Education

10 page max

11-20%

Psychology/Admin

Journal of Marketing for Higher Education

5000-8000

15

Psychology/Admin

Journal of Negro Education

25 page max

21-30

Curriculum/Method

Journal of Research in Education

20-25 pages

18-22

Curriculum/Method

Journal of Teaching and Learning

Info

30

Curriculum/Method

Journal of the Professoriate 

7500 max

37

Psychology/Admin

Journal of Transformative Education

7500 max

21-30

Psychology/Admin

Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnerships in Learning

30 page max

20

Curriculum/Method

Metropolitan Universities Journal

Info

 

 

Multiple Voices for Ethnically Diverse Exceptional Learners

Info

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

5000-7500

23

Curriculum/Method

Open Learning: Journal of Open and Distance Learning (UK)

3000-6000

21-30

Curriculum/Method

Planning for Higher Education

 

50

Psychology/Admin

Prospects-UNESCO Quarterly Review of Comparative Education

Info

 

Curriculum/Method

Race, Ethnicity and Education (UK)

7000-9000

6-10%

Psychology/Admin

Review of Educational Research

50 page max

6-10%

Curriculum/Method

Review of Higher Education

30 page max

6-10%

Curriculum/Method

Review of Higher Education and Self Learning

 

30-35

Psychology/Admin

Review of Research in Education

Info

 

Curriculum/Method

Scholar-Practitioner Quarterly

 

30

Curriculum/Method

Studies in Philosophy and Education (Neth)

Info

40

Psychology/Admin

Teachers College Record

Info

8

Curriculum/Method

Teaching Philosophy

Info

35

Curriculum/Method

The Urban Review

30 page max

6-10%

Curriculum/Method

Theory into Practice

3000-4000

 

 

 

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