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Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance
Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance
Journal Title: Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance
ISSN: 1356-9783
ISSN Online: 1470-112X
Publication Frequency: 4 issues per year
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2014 Impact Factor 0.294
Ranking:195/224 (Education & Educational Research)
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RiDE: The Journal ofApplied Theatre and Performanceis a refereed journal aimed at those who are interested in applying performance practices to cultural engagement, educational innovation and social change. It provides an international forum for research into drama and theatre conducted in community, educational, developmental and therapeutic contexts. The journal offers a dissemination of completed research and research in progress, and through itsPoints and Practicessection it encourages debate between researchers both on its published articles and on other matters. Contributions are drawn from a range of people involved in drama and theatre from around the world. It aims to bring the fruits of the best researchers to an international readership and to further debates in the rich and diverse field of educational drama and applied theatre.
Peer Review Policy:
All research articles in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymized refereeing by at least two anonymous referees. All reviewers are internationally recognized in their field, and the editorial board of Research in Drama Education aims to support scholars from many different parts of the world.

Subjects Covered & Scope: Arts; Bilingualism / ESL; Curriculum Studies; Drama; Drama; Education; Routledge Collection; Theatre & Performance Studies
Editor Board:


Founding Editor:

  John Somers - University of Exeter, UK


Helen Nicholson  - Department of Drama and Theatre, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK

Themed Issues

Colette ConroyUniversity of Hull, UK

Points and Practices Editor:

Jenny Hughes - University of Manchester, UK

Conference and Book Reviews Editor:

Michael Finneran  - University of Limerick, Ireland
Multi –Media Editor:

Paul Sutton - C&T, University of Worcester, UK

Editorial Board:

Hala Al-Yamani - Bethlehem University, Palestine
Penny Bundy - Griffith University Australia
Kennedy C. Chinyowa -  University of the Witwatersrand, (Johannesburg), South Africa
Eugene van Erven - Utrecht University  The Netherlands
Anton Franks -  University of Nottingham, UK
Kathleen Gallagher -  Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto, Canada
Nikos Govas -  Department Arts & Culture DSEEA (Ministry of Education) and the Hellenic Theatre/Drama & Education Network, Greece
Dee Heddon -  University of Glasgow, UK
Jenny Hughes - University of Manchester, UK
Sally Mackey -  Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, UK
Peter O’Connor - University of Auckland, New Zealand
Eva Österlind-  Stockholm University, Sweden
Tim Prentki -  University of Winchester, UK
Madonna Stinson -  Griffith University, Australia
Philip Taylor -  New York University, USA
Po-chi Tam - The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong

Advisory Board: 
Joëlle Aden - Université Paris Est, France
Syed Jamil Ahmed - University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Beatriz Cabral - University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Steven Clark - Association Nationale de Recherche et d'Action Théâtrale, France
Jan Cohen-Cruz -  Syracuse University, USA
Mei-Chun Lin -  National University of Tainan, Taiwan
Stig Erikson - Bergen University College, Norway
Michael Fleming - University of Durham, UK
Ismail Guven - University of Ankara, Turkey
Dániel L. Golden – University of Theatre and Film Arts, Hungary
Tony Jackson -  University of Manchester, UK
Baz Kershaw -  University of Warwick, UK
Gay Morris -  University of Cape Town, South Africa
Carmel O’Sullivan -  Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
Jaroslav Provaznik -  Academy for the Performing Arts, Prague
Juliana Saxton -  University of Victoria, Canada
Shifra Schonmann -  University of Haifa, Israel
Manon van de Water -  University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA


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RiDE: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance is abstacted/indexed in: Academic Search; Arts and Humanities Citation Index®; British Education Index; Contents Pages in Education; EBSCO CD Rom Database; EBSCOhost EJS; Educational Research Abstracts online (ERA); Education Resources Information Center ( ERIC); ERIH (European Reference Index for the Humanities, Pedagogical and Educational Research); MLA International Bibliography; Research into Higher Education Abstracts and Social Sciences Citation Index®.

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