This article considers the publication
practices of 3 leading journals in Educational Psychology, for the 6-year period
2008-2013, to determine their representation of countries throughout the world
among the editors, editorial board members, authors, and the participants in
the samples (the samples of participants based on a random subset of the articles
published). The journals considered are: 1) Journal of Educational Psychology
(JEP); 2) Contemporary Educational Psychology (CEP); and 3) The British Journal
of Educational Psychology (BJEP). The journals published in the United States
(JEP and CEP) have a 50 - 60 percent focus on individuals and participants in
the United States. For BJEP, the United Kingdom accounts for about a third of
authors and participants. Significantly more non-English speaking European
countries are represented in the BJEP than in the two American journals. In all
three countries, Asia, Africa, and Central and South America are significantly
under-represented in the authors and participants of studies.
Cite this paper
Yussen, S. (2014) Publication Patterns in 3 Prominent Educational Psychology Journals: The Geography of Editors, Advisors, Authors, and Participants. Open Journal of Social Sciences
, 68-72. doi: 10.4236/jss.2014.211009
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