Contemporary Educational Research Quarterly (CERQ), an academic journal of education, aims to promote educational research, foster scholarly exchange and improve the quality of educational research. It has been indexed in the Scopus ( bibliographic database since 2012 and has been accepted to be indexed in the Taiwan Social Science Citation Index (TSSCI) beginning in 2005. The journal covers a wide range of educational research and welcomes all papers in fields related to education, especially those submissions that present original empirical findings. The journal is published quarterly by the Center for Educational Research and Evaluation at National Taiwan Normal University.

CERQ is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author.Under the terms of a CC BY-NC license users must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. This is in accordance with the Creative Commence licensing and DOAJ definition of open access.

The author of a work shall enjoy copyright upon completion of the work.



Pei-Ying Chen

National Taiwan Normal University

Executive Editor

Yu-Chuan Chen

National Taiwan Normal University


Chia-Hui Lin

National Taichung University of Education
Editorial Board
  Li-Hua Chen
TamKang University
  Mei-Ju Chen National Tsing Hua University
National University of Tainan
National Taiwan Normal University
  Yu-Wen Chou National Taiwan Normal University
  Shu-Ching Chou National Taipei University of Education
  Chao-Yu Guo National Chengchi University
  Rong-Guey Ho National Taiwan Normal University
  Hsiao-Chin Hsieh National Tsing Hua University
  Cheng-Yu Hung National Taiwan University
  Ping-Yin Kuan National Chengchi University
  An-Ming Li National Tsing Hua University
  Yi-Fang Li National Taiwan Normal University
  National Chung Cheng University
National Chiao Tung University
Tamkang University
Soochow University
  Chyi-In Wu
Academia Sinica
  National Chengchi University
  Chih-Chiang Yang National Taipei University of Education
International Editorial Board Douglas Downey
Ohio State University, USA
David Gurr
The University of Melbourne, Australia
Texas Tech University, USA
  Jonathna A. Morell Director of Evaluation at the Fulcrum Cooperation, USA
  Sun-Keung Pang The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK
  Tony Tam The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK
  Michael Timms Australian Coucil for Educational Research, Australia
Editorial Advisory
Wen-Chyuan Hsieh National Taiwan Normal University
Wen-Jing Shan Chinese Culture University
  Ming-Lee Sophia Wen Taiwan Shoufu University