ERIC Number: EJ1040750
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Sep
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 33
A Decade Revisited and a Step toward the Future: Incremental but Quintessential Progress
Jin, D.-S.; Kim, M. H.; Park, D.
Asia Pacific Education Review, v15 n3 p329-337 Sep 2014
This study scrutinizes "Asia Pacific Education Review" ("APER") that has been weathered 13 years of journey from its inception. Numerically, 504 peer-reviewed articles have been published so far, and 0.5 of impact factor has been achieved. This article recollects the history of "APER," overhaul the accomplishment and shortcomings of it. Through an overview of the annually submitted and published articles, 14 domains of research area, research methods, and the demographics of contributors were examined; 30 nationalities of authors' papers were published, and 2/3 of articles used quantitative research method. The most published domains were educational administration and policy, educational psychology and special education, and higher education; however, the most cited articles covered all research area of education impartially. This study also suggested "APER's" contribution to the advancement of education research community internationally and interdisciplinarily.
Descriptors: Educational Research, Journal Articles, Peer Evaluation, Content Analysis, Publishing Industry, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Special Education, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Information Analyses
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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