Free-choice learning/informal education journals #sciengage #infscience #scicom #scicomm

Here’s a sometimes-updated list of journals I use for Free-choice learning and informal (science) education. AKA nonformal education (See my article Stofer, 2015 for more info on these terms) in the Cooperative Extension world. Please share and/or comment with suggestions!

Public Understanding of Science

International Journal of Science Education, Part B

Science communication:

Science Communication

Journal of Science Communication

Museum-related:

Visitor Studies

Science Museum Journal

Museums and Social Issues

Exhibition

Journal of Museum Education

Broad Science Education:

Science Education

Journal of Research on Science Teaching

STEM Education/research/outreach:

Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research

Journal of Research in STEM Education

Journal of STEM Outreach

Connected Science Learning (connects “formal” and “informal” settings)

Afterschool:

Afterschool Matters

Practitioner:

National Science Teachers Association: Journals for teaching Children, Middle School, High School, and College Students

Science Educator

The Ag Ed Magazine

Agricultural Education and Extension:

Journal of Agricultural Education

Journal of Human Sciences and Extension

Community Engagement (also see this document):

Journal of Higher Education and Outreach

Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship

International Journal for Research on Service Learning and Community Engagement

Environmental Education:

Journal of Environmental Education

International Journal of Environmental and Science Education

Environmental Education Research

Environment and Behavior

Experiential Education:

Journal of Experiential Education

Inspired by these lists of Science Education Journals:

http://homepages.wmich.edu/~rudged/journals.html

http://www.csun.edu/science/ref/professional_development/sci_ed_journals.html

 

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