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Welcome to The STEAM Journal, a transdisciplinary, international, theory-practice, peer-reviewed, academic, open access, online journal with a focus on the intersection of the sciences and the arts. The STEAM Journal integrates perspectives from a variety of contexts and fields.
STEAM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics.
This publication features the bridges between Science, Technology, Engineering Mathematics (STEM) and the Arts. In this context, the journal acts as a forum for open dialogue of STEAM as well as expanding the body of transdisciplinary knowledge. The STEAM Journal is a hub for scholars and practitioners of many disciplines who wish to provide commentary, exchange ideas and inform policy and practice of STEAM.
Although there is a long history of the interaction of the sciences with the arts, STEAM is a new acronym that has emerged over the last decade and has a multitude of definitions and approaches. Some of the main themes of STEAM are fostering innovation, the need for twenty-first century skills, and divergent and convergent thinking. The STEAM Journal welcomes a diverse dialogue on the many aspects of STEAM.
All submissions are peer-reviewed, and we are now accepting submissions on a rolling basis. To submit you are required to make an account, it is free and fast. This allows your submission to be accepted into the peer review process which all submissions go through. To read the submission policies, guidelines, right and attribution information click here. To submit to the journal click here.
Current Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1 (2017) Sediment
A Brief History of STEM and STEAM from an Inadvertent Insider
Lisa G. Catterall
Using STEAM to Increase Engagement and Literacy Across Disciplines
Robert L. Long II and Stephen S. Davis
Into the Woods - environmental problem solving through STEAM lesson planning
Laura Rachel Fattal
Creativity, Laterality and Critical State Balance in Learning
Jenny Rock and Asher Flatt
Getting girls in STEM & the dangers of forgetting that Science is Art - someone made it up
Heidi Therese Dangelmaier and Camilla Hermann
The STEAM Inherent in STEM: A Mathematical Example
Aaron S. Zimmerman
Science Theater as STEAM: A Case Study of "Save It Now"
Christopher D. Davidson and Willard Simms
On Capturing the Ineffable: A Moment from Experimental Film "59.10"
Henry Leslie Foster II
Kids Inspire Kids for STEAM
Kristof Fenyvesi, Tony Houghton, José Manuel Diego-Mantecón, Elizabeth Crilly, Adrian Oldknow, Zsolt Lavicza, and Teresa F. Blanco
Combining an Intuitive Art Workshop and Neuroscience Rituals to Make us Happy
Audrey Gran Weinberg
Interdisciplinary Summer Institute Offering STEAM Activities for At-Risk Middle School Students
Katherine Zaromatidis and Kara Naidoo
Cataloging wonder: the art and science of the collection
- Professor of Education, Claremont Graduate University (CGU) - School of Educational Studies
- David Drew
- Dean of the College of Educational Studies, Chapman University (previously Dean and Professor of Education, CGU - School of Educational Studies)
- Margaret Grogan
- Founder & Editor: The STEAM Journal; PhD Education alumnus, CGU - School of Educational Studies
- Sara Kapadia
- Editor: The STEAM Journal; Director Preparing Future Faculty, CGU; PhD Education alumnus, CGU - School of Educational Studies
- Shamini Dias
- Professor of philosophy and Executive Vice President and Provost
- Patricia Easton
- Professor of Art, CGU - School of Humanities & Art - Art department
- David Pagel