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Journals Ranked by Impact: Education & Educational Research
Rank 2007 Impact Factor Impact 2003-07 Impact 1981-2007
1 J. Engineering Education
Rev. Educational Res.
Rev. Educational Res.
2 Acad. Mgmt. Learn./Educ.
AIDS Educat./Prevention
Reading Res. Quarterly
3 Sci. Studies of Reading
Sci. Studies of Reading
Am. Educational Res. J.
4 Rev. Educational Res.
J. Learning Sciences
Sociology of Education
5 J. Am. Coll. Health
Am. Educational Res. J.
Rev. Res. in Education
6 Am. Educational Res. J.
Health Education Res.
Harvard Education. Rev.
7 Health Education Res.
Educ. Eval. Policy Anal.
Human Learning
8 Computers & Education
Learning & Instruction
J. Learning Sciences
9 J. Learning Sciences
Instructional Science
AIDS Educat./Prevention
10 J. Educ. Behav. Stat.
Sociology of Education
J. Reading Behavior

The above table compares the citation impact of journals in a given field as measured over three different time spans. The left-hand column ranks journals based on their 2007 "impact factor," as enumerated in the current edition of Journal Citation Reports®. The 2007 impact factor is calculated by taking the number of all current citations to source items published in a journal over the previous two years and dividing by the number of articles published in the journal during the same period--in other words, a ratio between citations and recent citable items published. The rankings in the next two columns show impact over longer time spans, based on figures from Journal Performance Indicators. In these columns, total citations to a journal's published papers are divided by the total number of papers that the journal published, producing a citations-per-paper impact score over a five-year period (middle column) and a 27-year period (right-hand column).

SOURCE: Journal Citation Reports and Journal Performance Indicators.

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