Call for Papers

Special Issue: Large-Scale Interventions in Science Education for Diverse Student Groups in Varied Educational Settings

The Journal of Research in Science Teaching (JRST) invites you to prepare a manuscript for the forthcoming issue on large scale interventions for diverse student groups in varied educational settings. The special issue will discuss challenges and failures as well as accomplishments and promises of such efforts. Interventions are defined broadly including, but not limited to, curriculum development, teacher professional development, instructional strategies, assessment, learning technologies, school restructruring, or school leadership. In a similar manner, student diversity in varied edcuational settings is defined broadly including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, culture, language, social class, disability, and gender.

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Manuscript Submission Deadline     April 1, 2011
Reviews returned                          June 15, 2011
First revisions due                         August 15, 2011
Second revisions due                     September 30, 2011
Expected publication                      January 2012

Inquiries concerning the suitability of possible contributions to this special issue should be encouraged to send directly by email to:

Okhee Lee, School of Education, University of Miami, 1507 Levante Avenue, Rm 220, Coral Gables, FL 33146

Joseph Krajcik, School of Education, University of Michigan, 610 East University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109