Most recent research and scholarship on nursing education
International perspective on nursing education and the scholarship of nursing education
Outstanding platform for communication about nursing education research and practice
Objective The International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship (IJNES) publishes significant research and scholarship in the broad field of nursing education. The mandate of the journal is to present high quality papers to advance nursing education through research, description of innovative methods, or introduction of novel approaches about all aspects of nursing education in a timely manner. The specific aims of IJNES are to: promote worldwide scholarship in nursing education, enhance and advance nursing education globally, and provide a forum for the dissemination of international perspectives and scholarship in nursing education.
Student, faculty, curriculum, and program development and evaluation
Theoretically-based teaching and learning strategies in classroom, clinical, and flexible learning contexts
Issues and trends in nursing education
Administration and leadership of nursing education programs
Article formats Research, expository, and short exemplar articles, as well as critical literature reviews about diploma, degree, post-graduate and continuing education are invited from colleagues around the world.
As per De Gruyter policy, no author list changes are permitted after acceptance of an article. The De Gruyter production team is instructed to enforce this policy during the production/proofing process.
Submission process Submission of your paper via
submission management tool (you will be guided through every step of the submission process)
Please note Only articles which contribute meaningfully to the scholarship of nursing education will be published. Accepted submissions must meet the following criteria:
Be relevant and important to the field of nursing education
Be of interest to an international audience
Contribute original, thought-provoking ideas and sound argument
Be applicable beyond the local context
Present ideas in a succinct, coherent manner with logical flow and conclusions
Include a description of the theoretical or conceptual base for the work being described
Describe the relationship between the educational strategy or innovation and its theoretical or conceptual foundation (if a description of a strategy or innovation)
Report well-designed studies that have a) the theoretical or conceptual base evident in the design and b) whose conduct has been approved by an institutional ethics review board. (In the absence of an ethics board, a full description is required of measures to protect human research participants, including full disclosure about the intended use of the data to those providing it and voluntary participation in data collection)
Report research studies that add to nursing education knowledge and do not simply replicate, in a different setting, what is already known through a substantial body of evidence
Present logical organization and reasonable critique of literature with conclusions appropriate for either a critical or integrative literature review (if a literature review)
Include current references and accurate citations
Conform to accepted usage of the English language. If English is not your first language, please have it reviewed by a native English speaker
Contribute meaningfully to the evidence or theory base of nursing education
Once your article is accepted you have the option to publish it open access
Our repository policy allows you to distribute 30 PDF copies of your published article to colleagues (the PDF has to include the information that it is an author's copy). Please also feel free to distribute the link to the online abstract. Detailed information can be found at Public Repositories tab
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The Ethics Statements for our journal are based on the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.
We look forward to receiving your manuscript!
Editor-in-Chief Mary-Anne Andrusyszyn, RN, BScN, MScN, EdD, FCNIE; Co-founding Editor, Professor and Chair, Graduate Diploma in Applied Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, London, Ontario, Canada; email@example.com
Editors Hendrika (Rycki) Maltby, PhD, RN, FACN; Professor of Nursing, University of Vermont, Burlington Vermont USA; Hendrika.Maltby2020@gmail.com Richard Booth, PhD; Associate Professor, University of Western Ontario, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, London, Ontario, Canada; firstname.lastname@example.org
Associate Editors Michael Kerr, PhD; Associate Professor, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada; email@example.com; Statistical Consultant
Editorial Board Sandra DeYoung, EdD; RN William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ, USA; DeYoungS@wpunj.edu Helena Leino-Kilpi, PhD, RN; University of Turku, Turku, Finland; firstname.lastname@example.org Florence Myrick, RN, PhD; University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; email@example.com Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN; Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, North Carolina, USA; firstname.lastname@example.org Carole Orchard, RN, EdD; University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada; email@example.com Judith Scanlan, RN, PhD; University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; firstname.lastname@example.org
Emeriti Editors Carroll Louise Iwasiw, RN, MScN, EdD; Co-founding Editor and Professor, University of Western Ontario, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, London, Ontario, Canada Dolly Goldenberg, RN, BScN, MA, MScN, PhD; Co-founding Editor, Adjunct Professor, University of Western Ontario, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, London, Ontario, Canada; David Gregory, RN, BScN, MN, PhD, Founding Dean, University of Regina Faculty of Nursing, Canada; Dean Care, RN, PhD, Dean, Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba and Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, Brandon University, Canada; Carol McWilliam, EdD, RN; Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario, Canada; Betty Cragg, BScN, MEd, EdD; Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Yolanda Babenko-Mould, MScN, PhD; Associate Professor, University of Western Ontario, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, London, Ontario, Canada;
Editorial Assistants Ryan Chan, RN, MScN, PhD student Olesya Kolisnyk, RN, MScN, PhD(c) Edmund J. Walsh, RN, MScN, PhD student