About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The American Journal of Engineering Education (AJEE) welcomes articles that bridge the worlds of theory and practice, identify cross-disciplinary and cross-institutional innovation, and describe educational strategies to address the changing role that engineering plays in society and in driving local and global economies. AJEE is a widely cited, completely open access journal that is an essential for engineering education professionals. Articles may include but are not limited to articles focusing on theory as well as those focusing on practice, assessment and mainstreaming of innovative engineering education strategies. Of particular interest are articles that assess and evaluate programs and strategies designed to promote creativity, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and a commitment to lifelong learning. Other topics include broadening recruitment in engineering with particular interest in underrepresented populations and increasing student retention in engineering programs.

AJEE is published twice a year. Months of distribution are: June and December.

How To Cite This Journal

Please cite this journal as “American Journal of Engineering Education” in your references.

 

Article Submissions & Fees

Articles submitted to the Clute Institute for possible journal publication are subjected to a double-blind, peer review process. Submissions for the American Journal of Engineering Education follow our typical submission structure, except for the following differences:

  • No submission fee
  • Response time regarding the double blind peer review process is determined by the editor
  • All submissions are sent directly to the editor via AJEE@tamu.edu

Article Submissions & Fees

Articles submitted to the Clute Institute for possible journal publication are subjected to a double-blind, peer review process. For more information about how to submit an article as well as details about all applicable publication fees, click a link below.

Hard Copies

Hard copies of our journals are available for an additional fee.

Indexing

  • ABI Inform
  • Directory of Research Journals Indexing
  • Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)
  • Google Scholar
  • J-Gate
  • ProQuest
  • Ulrich’s Periodicals

Copernicus Journal Master List impact rating for 2015: 78.11

Policies

Authors, Editors, and members of the Editorial Team are expected to abide by all Clute Institute policies.

  • Code of Publication Ethics

    High ethical standards for publishing are important to ensure authors receive credit for their work.

    We are devoted to upholding the highest standards of journal publication and conference presentation ethics. The Clute Institute, its editors, and members of all editorial teams are committed to objective and fair double-blind peer reviews of submitted manuscripts for journal publication and conference presentation. Manuscripts are evaluated for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy.

    Authors submitting their manuscripts must attest that it is their original work and has not been plagiarized. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently is unethical and unacceptable. Our authors, editors, and members of all editorial teams must comply with the Clute Institute Code of Ethics in all respects.

  • Open Access

    As a condition of publication, the authors must grant the Clute Institute the right to disseminate their manuscript to the widest possible readership in print and electronic format. Authors must also agree to our open access policy, which is to provide immediate open access to our journals on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Users (which include among others, readers, authors, institutions, universities, libraries, organizations, associations, government entities etc) are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, remix, tweak, build upon, print, search, or link the full text of the articles in the journal provided that appropriate credit is given.

  • Digital Preservation

    The Clute Institute is dedicated to the preservation of all manuscripts we publish. We believe that preserving the ground-breaking research published in our journals is not only good for the authors, but also for the next generation of researchers and scholars.

    All of our previously published manuscripts are stored on multiple servers around the globe via our Internet Service Provider. We are working with a dark archiving service to provide our authors with another way of ensuring the longevity of everything we publish. Under this arrangement, our published research will be available online and open access even if The Clute Institute were to cease operations.

  • Plagiarism

    Authors should avoid submitting a paper for journal publication with text that is duplicated elsewhere without appropriate credit. The plagiarism of the works of another author is unethical, not to mention damaging to the reputation of the publisher, author, and the author’s institution. Articles containing plagiarism will be retracted from publication and will be reported to the proper authorities.

    Equally serious, but less obvious, is unintentional electronic copying and pasting of text without appropriate credit. Being found guilty of intentional plagiarism can negate a lifetime of achievements and needs to be taken very seriously. The Clute Institute scans every submitted article through plagiarism detection software and recommends that authors use their own software to ensure such errors do not occur.

    Alleged cases of plagiarism will be reviewed and retracted as necessary.

  • Corrections/Retractions

    Errors on the part of authors and publishers are inevitable. If the error is material, a note will be placed at the end of the article indicating that a change has been made and what the change was. The purpose of the note is to preserve the integrity of the academic record.

    On rare occasions an article must be retracted due to plagiarism or errors so significant that the article cannot remain in print. When an article is retracted, a note will be posted in its place indicating that the article has been removed from publication. Cases of plagiarism are referred to the author’s institution.

  • Copyrights

    We use the Creative Commons copyright license policy, CC-BY 3.0 US, to maximize the exposure of published manuscripts and remove access and reuse barriers. CC-BY 3.0 gives researchers the right to copy, share, copy, edit, transform, extend, or republish provided that appropriate credit is given. All copyrights remain with the authors; all we ask is for permission to publish.

    Prior to 2011, our published research was copyrighted by the Clute Institute. When we converted to open access in mid-2011, we republished all formerly published research using CC-BY 3.0, thus granting copyrights back to the original author(s). The original copy of this older published research (from publication year 1985 through mid-2011) will display the original Clute Institute copyright, including both hard copy and online versions.

  • Advertising

     Along with our Article Processing Charges (APC), our journals are also funded in part by advertisements placed on our site.

  • Re-Publication

    Occasionally an article is published of such importance that a second publisher desires to re-publish the article in one of their journals. Because authors retain the copyright, they may re-print their article in another journal provided that appropriate credit is given to the original publication.

  • Journal Funding

    In mid-2011 we made the switch from subscription based publishing to open access. Today, with significantly shrinking library subscription revenue, journal operations are almost entirely funded by manuscript submission fees, Article Processing Charges (APC), and digital advertisements.

  • Privacy Policy

    This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for the Clute Institute (www.cluteinstitute.com) and (www.clutejournals.com). This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website. It will notify you of the following:

    1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
    2. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
    3. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
    4. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

     

    Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

    We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

    We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order, email correspondence, make a payment.

    Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about conference and journal updates, new services, or changes to this privacy policy.

     

    Your Access to and Control Over Information

    You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:

    • See what data we have about you, if any.
    • Change/correct any data we have about you.
    • Have us delete any data we have about you.
    • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

     

    Security

    We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

    Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the Web page.

    While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

     

    Registration

    In order to participate in a conference or submit a manuscript to a journal, a user must first complete a registration form or submission form. During registration/submission a user is required to give certain information (such as name, email address, institution, ect.). This information is used to contact you about the services on our site in which you have expressed interest.

     

    Orders

    We request information from you on our order form. To buy from us, you must provide contact information (like name and shipping address) and financial information (like credit card number, expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we’ll use this information to contact you.

     

    Cookies

    We use “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

     

    Sharing

    We use an outside shipping company to ship orders, and a credit card processing company to bill users for goods and services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes beyond filling your order.

    We partner with another party to provide specific services. When the user signs up for these services, we will share names, or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services. These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.

     

    Links

    This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

     

    Surveys & Contests

    From time-to-time our site requests information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

     

    Minors

    Our site, products and services are all directed to people who are above the age of 18. In the event that we become aware that a user under the age of 18 has shared any Personal Information, we will discard such information. If you have any reason to believe that a minor has shared any Personal Information with us, please contact us at Contact@Cluteinstitute.com

     

    Updates or amendments to the Privacy Policy

    We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time, in our sole discretion, and the most current version will always be posted on the website. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes.

     

    Contacting Us

    If there are any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or the information that we collect about you, or if you feel that your privacy was treated not in accordance with this Privacy Policy, you may contact us at Contact@Cluteinstitute.com or 303-904-4750.