Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education launched.

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Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education launched.

A new online, peer-reviewed Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, based at the University of Glamorgan,golf clubs discount has been launched aimed at promoting "improved practice by encouraging informed debate into pedagogic and related matters in higher education".

The journal's editors are Professor Norah Jones, Head of the Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching and professor of education at the University of Glamorgan, and Professor Richard Neale, director of research at the University of Glamorgan.

The Editorial Board, according to the journal's website, will encourage a range of research-based and shorter papers "including those that comment on recent developments and/or directly seek to engage controversy". It welcomes contributions from in and outside the university, "thereby introducing best practice from a range of institutions and encouraging networking between institutions".

The Journal is divided into three main sections, according to its website:

* Editorial: an introduction from the editors.
* Papers: "from all disciplines and subject areas covering higher education policy and management, learning and teaching (including technology-enhanced learning and work-based learning),golf accessories assessment, curriculum development and quality enhancement". Papers may be research papers, case studies, reviews, innovative methodologies and reflections on current practice.
* News & Reviews: "news and commentaries on developments and issues in learning, teaching and higher education management as well as reviews of recent books, conferences and events", as well as articles responding to preview News & Reviews items.

The closing date for submissions for the next July 2009 edition (July 2009) is 17 March, 2009.

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