Engagement Scholarship Journals

Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship

The Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship is published by the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. Manuscripts are invited for this peer-reviewed journal that is intended to provide a mechanism for the dissemination of scholarly works from all disciplines that integrate teaching, research, service and community engagement. Information and submissions: http://jces.ua.edu/

Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement

A peer-reviewed publication that serves as a forum to promote continuing dialogue about the outreach and engagement mission of universities and to foster understanding of how the outreach and engagement mission relates to the teaching and research missions as well as the needs of society. Edited by Melvin B. Hill, Jr., the journal is published by the Institute of Higher Education and the Office of the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach of the University of Georgia. http://openjournals.libs.uga.edu/index.php/jheoe/index

Action Research

An international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that is a forum for the development of the theory and practice of action research and for participative, action oriented inquiry into questions relevant to people in the conduct of their lives. Publishes articles on community-based and participatory research. http://www.sagepub.com/journalsProdDesc.nav?prodId=Journal201642

American Journal of Community Psychology

The American Journal of Community Psychology offers quantitative and qualitative research on community psychological interventions at the social, neighborhood, organizational, group, and individual levels. Wide-ranging topics include individual and community mental and physical health; educational, legal, and work environment processes, policies, and opportunities; social welfare and social justice; studies of social problems; and evaluations of interventions. http://www.springerlink.com/content/104830/

The American Sociologist

The American Sociologist examines the history, current status, and future prospects of sociology as a profession and discipline. TAS emphasizes new trends in the profession and focuses on how sociologists shape and influence social policy and the intellectual issues of the age. It also publishes professional opinions, special features, interviews, and review essays, with emphasis on the global context and impact of the sociological discipline. http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/journal/12108

Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning

Published in cooperation with The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Change focuses on contemporary issues in higher learning. Using a magazine format, Change is intended to inform reflective practitioners in colleges, universities, corporations, government, and elsewhere about trends, new ideas, and the implications of educational programs, policies, and practices. http://www.changemag.org/

Collaborative Anthropologies

Collaborative Anthropologies is a journal meant to engage the growing and ever-widening discussion of collaborative research and practice in anthropology and in closely related fields. Published annually. http://www.marshall.edu/coll-anth/index.html

Community Development Journal

The Community Development Journal provides an international forum for political, economic, and social programmes, which link the activities of people with institutions and government. Dealing with the theory and practice of the policies, programmes, and methods employed, the Community Development Journal covers a wide range of topics including community action, village, town, and regional planning, community studies, and rural development. http://cdj.oxfordjournals.org/

Community Works Journal

Community Works Journal is published by Community Works Institute in support of teaching practices that build community. The Journal features essays and reflections along with curriculum overviews that highlight the importance of place, service, and sustainability to a relevant and meaningful education. http://www.communityworksinstitute.org/cwjonline/index.html

Education, Citizenship and Social Justice

Provides a strategic forum for international and multidisciplinary dialogue for all academic educators and educational policy-makers concerned with the meanings and form of citizenship and social justice. http://esj.sagepub.com/

Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement

Concerned with the practice and processes of community engagement: with ideas as to what constitutes engagement between universities and communities; with the theories and policies which enable community engagement; and with the possibilities for sustainable collaborations and outcomes. Contributions will be either fully peer-reviewed or nonpeer-reviewed articles. http://epress.lib.uts.edu.au/ojs/index.php/ijcre/about (requires login)

International Journal of Public Participation

The "IJP2" is an online, multi-disciplinary forum for the exchange of information among researchers, practitioners, decision-makers, and citizens about public participation and its impact around the world. It has been created with the specific intention of bridging the arenas of research and practise within the field of public participation. http://www.iap2.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=177

International Journal for Scholarship of Teaching & Learning

International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning is an open, peer-reviewed, international electronic journal published twice a year by the Center for Excellence in Teaching at Georgia Southern University. It is an international vehicle for articles, essays, and discussions about the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) and its applications in higher/tertiary education today. All submissions undergo a double-blind peer-review process. http://academics.georgiasouthern.edu/ijsotl/

International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education provides a forum for the dissemination of knowledge focused on the improvement of higher education across all content areas and delivery domains. The audience of the IJTLHE includes higher education faculty, staff, administrators, researchers, and students who are interested in improving post-secondary instruction. http://www.isetl.org/ijtlhe/index.cfm

The International Journal of Volunteer Administration

The International Journal of Volunteer Administration (IJOVA) is a peer-reviewed applied research publication that seeks to connect community-based practitioners, academicians, and consultants in greater service to the global volunteer community. The journal is a refereed publication of the Department of 4-H Youth Development and Family & Consumer Sciences at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC. It provides an exchange of ideas and sharing of knowledge and insights about volunteerism and volunteer resource management and administration, both in North America and internationally. http://www.ijova.org/

Journal for Civic Commitment

The Journal for Civic Commitment is biannual, online journal dedicated to service learning and civic engagement, published by the Community College National Center for Community Engagement. http://www.mc.maricopa.edu/other/engagement/Journal/index.shtml

Journal on Excellence in College Teaching

Journal on Excellence in College Teaching is a peer-reviewed journal published at Miami University by and for faculty at universities and two- and four-year colleges to increase student learning through effective teaching, interest in and enthusiasm for the profession of teaching, and communication among faculty about their classroom experiences. It answers Ernest Boyer’s call for a forum to present the scholarship of teaching and learning. The Journal provides a scholarly, written forum for discussion by faculty about all areas affecting teaching and learning, and gives faculty the opportunity to share proven, innovative pedagogies and thoughtful, inspirational insights about teaching. http://www.celt.muohio.edu/ject/

Journal of Extension

The Journal of Extension (JOE) expands and updates the research and knowledge base for U.S. extension professionals and other outreach educators to improve their effectiveness. JOE also serves as a forum for emerging and contemporary issues affecting U.S. cooperative extension education. http://www.joe.org/

Journal of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

The Journal of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning encourages all instructors to engage in the discussion of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), and to become involved in sharing knowledge and learning about the teaching-learning process. The Journal provides a publication outlet for research in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and an online forum for engagement with the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. https://www.iupui.edu/~josotl/

Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning

The Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning (MJCSL) has been the premiere national, peer-reviewed journal publishing articles written by faculty and service-learning educators on research, theory, pedagogy, and other issues related to academic (curriculum-based) service-learning in higher education. http://www.umich.edu/~mjcsl/

Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning & Civic Engagement

The articles in this peer-reviewed journal focus on how theories and practices can inform and improve such partnerships, connections, and collaborations. Studies that are co-authored by faculty, students, and/or community partners; examine practices across disciplines or campuses; or explore international networks are all encouraged. http://libjournal.uncg.edu/ojs/index.php/prt

Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action

Facilitates dissemination of programs that use community partnerships to improve public health, to promote progress in the methods of research and education involving community health partnerships, and to stimulate action that will improve the health of people in communities. Dedicated to supporting the work of community health partnerships that involve ongoing collaboration between community representatives and academic or governmental partners. http://www.press.jhu.edu/journals/progress_in_community_health_partnerships/

Science Education and Civic Engagement: An International Journal

Explores constructive connections between science education and civic engagement. It focuses on using unsolved, complex civic issues as a framework to develop students’ understanding of the role of scientific knowledge in personal and public decision making. Published articles include topical reviews, research studies on teaching and learning, and connections between science education and public policy. Published by the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement. http://www.seceij.net