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Gifted Science Education in Korea

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Asia-Pacific Science Education welcomes submissions to the thematic series on "Gifted Science Education in Korea".

There is a consensus that gifted education is an important sector in science education to support students to exhibit their potential. However, as society drastically changes, there is emerging questions about appropriate approaches to gifted science education. The aim of this special issue is to provide a forum for the consideration of gifted science education in Korea to move forward for future generation. This special issue will include a variety of manuscript:  conceptual or theoretical papers; empirical research; historical investigation of policy or curriculum; others.

Submission Instructions

Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have carefully read the submission guidelines for  Asia-Pacific Science Education. The complete manuscript should be submitted through the  Asia-Pacific Science Education submission system. To ensure that your submission is considered for the correct thematic series please indicate within your cover letter that you wish your manuscript to be considered as part of the thematic series on "Gifted Science Education in Korea". All submissions will undergo rigorous peer review and accepted articles will be published within the journal as a collection.

Deadline for submissions: 15 May, 2019

Guest Editors

Jongwon Park, Chonnam National University, Republic of Korea

Hae-Ae Seo, Pusan National University, Republic of Korea

Submissions will also benefit from the usual advantages of open access publication:

  • Rapid publication: Online submission, electronic peer review and production make the process of publishing your article simple and efficient
  • High visibility and international readership in your field: Open access publication ensures high visibility and maximum exposure for your work - anyone with online access can read your article
  • No space constraints: Publishing online means unlimited space for figures, extensive data and video footage
  • Authors retain copyright, licensing the article under a Creative Commons license: articles can be freely redistributed and reused as long as the article is correctly attributed

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Society affiliation

Asia-Pacific Science Education is sponsored by The Korean Association For Science Education (KASE). KASE was founded in 1976 and currently has more than 3,500 members. KASE aims to contribute to the advancement of science education through research and development. To support these goals, KASE sponsors two science education conferences a year and two different journals to help disseminate research findings to researchers, teacher educators, and teachers – both domestically and internationally.

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    50 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    45 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    122 days from submission to acceptance
    34 days from acceptance to publication

    46 Altmetric mentions

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