Resources for Chemical Education Research


Bunce, D. M., & Cole, R. S. (2008). Nuts and bolts of chemical education research (Vol. 976): Oxford University Press, USA.
National Research Council. (2012). Discipline-Based Education Research: Understanding and Improving Learning in Undergraduate Science and Engineering. Susan R. Singer, Natalie R. Nielsen, and Heidi A. Schweingruber, Editors. Committee on the Status, Contributions, and Future Directions of Discipline-Based Education Research. Board on Science Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: National Academies Press. . (Available for free at:


American Chemical Society, Division of Chemical Education
The National Academies: Board on Science Education
National Association for Research in Science Teaching
National Science Teachers Association
Dr. Stacey Lowrey-Bretz:
Dr. Marilyne Stains:


Australian Journal of Education in Chemistry 
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education 
Chemical Engineering Education 
Chemistry Education: Research and Practice 
The Chemical Educator 
Journal of Chemical Education 
Journal of Nano Education 
Khimiya (Bulgarian Journal of Chemical Education)

American Journal of Physics 
Physics Education 
Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research 
The Physics Teacher

Advances in Physiology Education 
American Biology Teacher 
BioScene: Journal of College Biology Teaching 
Cell Biology Education 
Interdisciplinary Journal Problem-Based Learning 
International Journal of Environmental and Science Education 
Journal of Biological Education 
Journal of Environmental Education 
Journal of Geoscience Education 
Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education 
Journal of Natural Resources & Life Science Education

Science Education
Electronic Journal of Science Education 
International Journal of Science Education 
Journal of College Science Teaching 
Journal of Research in Science Teaching 
Journal of Science Education (bilingual) 
Journal of Science Education and Technology 
Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering 
School Science and Mathematics 
Science Education 
SUNY Buffalo Case Studies link to more science education journals

Funding Programs:

National Science Foundation (NSF)
Department of Education
Department of Energy
National Institutes of Health
Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)