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Interesting new AERA initiative others may want to make use of.
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From: AERA Communications <communications@aera.net>
Date: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 8:12 AM
Subject: New AERA Open Access Journal Now Accepting Article Submissions
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* For Immediate Release:*
October 9, 2014

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*New AERA Open Access Journal Now Accepting Article Submissions*
*WASHINGTON, D.C., October 9, 2014 *– *AERA Open
a new scholarly journal from the American Educational Research Association
is now accepting article submissions. The publication is the first open
access journal in the field of education and learning to be published in
the United States. It is also among the first open access journals to be
launched by a scholarly social science society.

*AERA Open *is edited by an inaugural team of leading scholars—Mark
Warschauer, Greg Duncan, and Jacquelynne Eccles
The editors are joined by an accomplished associate editor team and
editorial board
editorial team is committed to upholding the highest standards of rigorous
and rapid review.

   - WATCH: Video of *AERA Open* Editor in Chief Mark Warschauer discussing
   the purpose of the new journal
   - READ: Inaugural *AERA Open* editorial by Mark Warschauer, Greg Duncan,
   and Jacquelynne Eccles

In the journal’s inaugural editorial
Warschauer, Duncan, and Eccles describe what a truly “open” journal means.
In addition to being open and accessible to a broad audience, *AERA Open*
is open to diverse authors, disciplines, and contexts, and to inspection
and replication studies.

Through *AERA Open,* the editors note that they “seek to promote strong
education research; strengthen the ties between researchers, policy makers,
and practitioners; and foster greater international communication and
collaboration in education scholarship.”

“With the launch of *AERA Open, *AERA continues its leadership role in
scholarly open access publishing,” said AERA Executive Director Felice J.
Levine. “We are eager to open the submission system for AERA’s newest
journal, which we anticipate will become a venue for innovation, data
sharing, and connections across interdisciplinary arenas of inquiry.”

As with AERA’s other six journals, SAGE
<http://www.aeramail.org/l.jsp?d=1279.106071.78.5qEcBQrTGBtuQ96tHawEXig..A> is
publishing *AERA Open* on behalf of AERA—and is similarly committed to this
effort as AERA’s publishing partner.

“*AERA Open* will cross disciplinary and geographical boundaries to make
significant advances in global education research,” said Bob Howard, Vice
President of Journals, SAGE. "We are confident in the exceptional editorial
team put together by AERA and are delighted to be serving as the journal's

The submission site for *AERA Open* is on the ScholarOne platform
*AERA Open*’s manuscript guidelines, list of author payment fees, and other
important information can be viewed here

*About AERA*
*The *American Educational Research Association (AERA)
<http://www.aeramail.org/l.jsp?d=1279.106068.78.5qEcBQrTGBtuQ96tHawEXig..A> *is
the largest national professional organization devoted to the scientific
study of education. Founded in 1916, AERA advances knowledge about
education, encourages scholarly inquiry related to education, and promotes
the use of research to improve education and serve the public good. Find
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