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AERA Open is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal published by the American Educational Research Association (AERA). With an emphasis on rapid review and dissemination, AERA Open aims to advance knowledge related to education and learning through rigorous empirical and theoretical study, conducted in a wide range of academic disciplines. AERA Open publishes studies of education and learning in various contexts, such as early childhood, after-school, primary and secondary, and post-secondary education.

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5-Year Impact Factor: 3.415

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Meet the Editors

Mark Warschauer, a professor of education and informatics at University of California, Irvine, focuses his research on technology in learning.
Greg J. Duncan, a Distinguished Professor at UCI’s School of Education, focuses his research on the effects of families, schools, and policy on children.
Nancy E. Hill, Charles Bigelow Professor of Education at Harvard University, focuses her research on family-school relations and child development.

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AERA Open Team Extended for Three Additional Years
November 2017

Inaugural Editorial
AERA Open inaugural editors share their vision for the new open-access journal through answering the question:
what do we mean by "open"?

Inaugural Editorial:
What We Mean by “Open”
Open Access Initiatives
AERA is committed to expanding the open dissemination of scholarly work and believes that making education research more accessible is critical to the betterment of the field, education practice and policy, and society.

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Special Topic Calls

Recent Calls:

Immigration and Education (PDF)
Abstracts due August 1, 2020

Education in the Time of Pandemic (PDF)
Abstracts due September 1, 2020

Sources, Conceptualizations, and Mechanisms of Racism/Oppression Impacting Education-Related Outcomes and Well-Being Across the Lifespan (PDF)
Abstracts due November 6, 2020

Intersectionality in Hispanic-Serving Institutions (PDF)
Abstracts due November 15, 2020

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