A SpringerPlus 3rd Anniversary feature this November: Social Sciences

SpringerPlus catches up with Professor Norbert Seel, Editor-in-Chief for Social Sciences this month!

Professor Norbert Seel, Editor-in-Chief for Social Sciences, SpringerPlus

Professor Seel studied Education, Psychology, Philosophy and History and earned his doctorate at Saarland University in Germany. His research interests include model-based learning and thinking, inductive reasoning and complex problem solving, the investigation of exploratory learning within technology-enhanced environments, creativity and processes of decision making in instructional settings.

He has also published more than 20 books, among them the textbooks Psychology of Learning (2nd ed.) and Educational Science as well as more than 200 refereed journal articles and book chapters in the area of cognitive psychology, learning research and instruction. Professor Seel also the editor of the Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning.

Why should social scientists consider SpringerPlus?

As an international, multi-disciplinary, peer-refereed journal, SpringerPlus provides a platform for the publication of the most advanced scientific research in the Social Sciences covering a wide range of fields, including anthropology, humanities, philosophy, linguistics, education, geography, history, political science, psychology and sociology. Contributions are welcome from all fields which have relevant and insightful impacts on the progression of the social sciences.

SpringerPlus welcomes not only original empirical research but also contributions, which may represent a variety of theoretical perspectives and different methodological approaches.


Read my Editor’s pick this month:


SpringerPlus November promotion

To celebrate our Social Sciences Section this month, we are inviting Researchers to submit their research to SpringerPlus free of charge throughout November. Please upload your manuscript to our online submission system via our Editorial Manager site, choose the Social Sciences Section, and input the code below.


*Please note: this code is only valid for Social Sciences submissions, and will expire on December 1st 2015. Waiver applications using this code for any other Section, or submitted after November 2015, will be rejected*

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