Welcoming the London Review of Education by UCL Press to ScienceOpen
We are excited to announce the London Review of Education (LRE) as the latest UCL Press journal to be hosted on ScienceOpen. In conjunction with this announcement, we are also happy to promote the latest issue of LRE, out today! LRE joins the Film Education Journal and the International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning as recent UCL Press education journals incorporated onto our platform. We are now providing full open access hosting and metadata distribution services for these journals, placing them within the context of over five hundred curated collections and 63 million publication records. We will be launching two more UCL Press education and social science publications on our platform, so stay tuned! Read further for an introduction to LRE and for highlights from LRE’s current issue that has a special feature on artificial intelligence and the human in education.
Learn about LRE
Covering key themes across the education field and more, LRE is a wide-ranging journal that features significant analyses and research studies that are interdisciplinary and diverse. LRE publishes work pertaining to curriculum, educational improvement, equalities and human rights, institutional effectiveness, and more! LRE particularly strives to feature works that provide helpful connections between research, policy and practice. As an open access journal with no article processing fees, LRE is available to all as a valuable source on education topics. LRE’s integration onto ScienceOpen will further increase the reach of LRE’s content. ScienceOpen’s platform will also benefit LRE by enabling easy reader engagements with LRE publications, made possible by ScienceOpen’s advanced ‘Share’ features, review capabilities, and ‘Recommendation’ option. Moreover, ScienceOpen users are able to follow the LRE collection directly to get e-mail updates alerting them to new publication releases.
Dive into the new LRE issue!
Below, we have highlighted several new articles from the LRE 18(2) issue. Take a look!
Issues of LRE often include a special feature and the following articles are two of five contributions in the 18(2) special feature on artificial intelligence (AI) and the human in education. In ‘Digital literacies’ by Kucirkova and Mackey, the authors observe how personalized books enhanced with AI can affect children and reduce a child’s sense of individual agency. Taking a much wider perspective, Saltman considers how the development of for-profit artificial intelligence (AI) technologies fosters the privatization of public education and erodes the values and practices of democratic education.
- Digital literacies and children’s personalized books: Locating the ‘self’
Natalia Kucirkova and Margaret Mackey
- Artificial intelligence and the technological turn of public education privatization: In defence of democratic education Kenneth J. Saltman
Whether or not they have a special feature, all issues of LRE include general articles, and the breadth of subjects covered in 18(2) is typical for the journal. They investigate:
- summative assessment in primary science.
- the support needs for effective teaching of first aid in secondary schools.
- adaptations to a new learning environment for mainland Chinese students studying for master’s degrees in Hong Kong.
- how teachers resist the normalized policy discourse and positioning of educational reform.
- the power of contemporary art to explore European citizenship.
- an exploration of two scenarios for the future of education in an uncertain global context.
LRE is also one of increasingly few education journals that include book reviews in all issues. Maria Savva’s review of the Routledge Handbook of NGOs and International Relations is just one of four in issue 18(2).
To browse through the all of the new articles of LRE on ScienceOpen, go to the LRE Collection. There, you can use our advanced search tools to browse articles by AltmetricTM score, issue number, title, author, etc. Additionally, you can visit the UCL Press Super Collection to explore all UCL Press journals on ScienceOpen.
Promoting open access publishing models with UCL Press
We are pleased by the addition of LRE to ScienceOpen’s hosted content which extends our close partnership with UCL Press. Additional projects with UCL Press include our collaboration on the journal, UCL Open: Environment, for which we created a novel, university-led publishing platform based on open review principles. Together, we are demonstrating how open access publishing models are not only possible but are valuable and effective tools at bringing together academic and research communities from across the world.
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