Journal of Research in Technical Careers, published twice yearly by the Department of Teaching and Learning at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, provides an intellectual platform for sharing scholarship among researchers in career and post-secondary technical education and related disciplines. Submissions are encouraged related to any of the career clusters in the National Career Clusters Framework.
Submissions are accepted on an ongoing basis. Please note, however, that we do not send any new manuscripts out for review between May 15 and August 15 of each year. In order to be considered for publication in the spring issue, manuscripts should be submitted no later than March 1; for the fall issue, manuscripts should be submitted no later than October 1.
Please see the Policies page for information regarding submitting a manuscript or becoming a reviewer.
Current Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1 (2020)
Toward a Holistic Agricultural Student Recruitment Model: A National Analysis of the Factors Affecting Students’ Decision to Pursue an Agricultural Related Degree
Antoine J. Alston, Richie Roberts, and Chastity W. English
The Development of Vocational Agriculture before the Vocational Education Act 1963
Michael Martin and Tracy Kitchel
Games in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Education
Aaron J. McKim, Robert Bud McKendree, and Catlin M. Pauley
Factors that Influence Persistence of Biology Majors at a Hispanic-Serving Institution
Shetay Ashford-Hanserd, Kristy Daniel, Dana M. García, and Jenn L. Idema
Addressing the Gender Gap: Women’s Perceived Barriers to Pursuing STEM Careers
Marshall Swafford and Ryan Anderson
Teaching Students with Special Needs in School-Based, Agricultural Education: A Historical Inquiry
Kathryn L. Teixeira and M. Craig Edwards