IAFOR Journal of Education: Undergraduate Education – Submissions Now Open
Submissions close: Friday August 13, 2021 (9am JST)
Target publication date: October 22, 2021
The Undergraduate Education Issue (Scopus)
IAFOR Journal of Education: Undergraduate Education encourages exploration of significant themes, exceptional programs and promising practice in such fields as undergraduate research, programs, teaching styles, out-of-class experiences and student support.
This would include the exploration and analysis of all facets of undergraduate education and practice. Topics can focus on public or private colleges and universities. The audience for this issue is administrators, faculty and staff who teach and work with undergraduate students.
This issue journal covers a variety of topics. Some topics of interest may include:
- New approaches to undergraduate teaching
- Interdisciplinary programs
- Curricular developments
- Innovative undergraduate programs and specialities
- Assessment and its challenges
- Academic discipline challenges in times of change and uncertainty
- Medical Humanities for undergraduates
- Service-learning and undergraduate education
- Internships and undergraduate education
- International students and undergraduate education
- Diversity in undergraduate education
- Study abroad and the undergraduate experience
- Undergraduate education as preparation for life after university
About the Editor
Joseph (José) McClanahan, PhD, is Chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and an Associate Professor of Spanish at Creighton University Omaha, Nebraska. There, he teaches at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum, including language, literature and culture. He has taught abroad in Spain, Latin America and Japan.
José’s research interests focus on undergraduate education in the Humanities and teaching Languages for Special Purposes, in particular courses related to teaching Spanish to future healthcare professionals. He also has a strong interest in curricular development and design from a language perspective, how co-curricular activities can enhance undergraduate education, the importance of focusing on new students who enter the university, and the high impact study abroad programs. He has had several summer research grants to work with undergraduate students who are doing research in the Humanities. Additionally, he has also led student and adult educational trips to almost every continent on the globe.
The IAFOR Journal of Education is an internationally reviewed and editorially independent interdisciplinary journal associated with IAFOR’s international conferences on education. Like all IAFOR publications, it is freely available to read online, and is free of publication fees for authors.