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Online Learning Journals

  • Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks
    From the website, “The aim of the Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks is to describe original work in asynchronous learning networks (ALN), including experimental results. Our mission is to provide practitioners in online education with knowledge about the very best research in online learning. [...] The Journal adheres to traditional standards of double-blind peer review, and authors are encouraged to provide quantitative data.” Published by Sloan-C.
  • The Journal of Interactive Online Learning
    From the website, “The Journal of Interactive Online Learning focuses on providing a venue for manuscripts, critical essays, and reviews that encompass disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives in regards to issues related to higher-level learning outcomes.” Published by Virtual Center for Online Learning Research, a joint effort of University of Alabama, University of Idaho, Miami University, and University of Texas at Tyler.
  • European Journal of Open and Distance Learning
    From the webiste, “Aims of EURODL: to present a forum for discussion of ODL issues at all educational levels and in all training contexts; to create a place where European concerns and experience of the learning potential in new educational media can be articulated; to exchange ideas on cross-cultural collaboration and knowledge transfer; to explore and demonstrate the potential of electronic publication; to weave links between journal contributions and other resources and forums in European ODL.”
  • First Monday
    From the website, “First Monday is one of the first openly accessible, peer–reviewed journals on the Internet, solely devoted to the Internet. [...] First Monday is indexed in Communication Abstracts, Computer & Communications Security Abstracts, DoIS, eGranary Digital Library, INSPEC, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, LISA, PAIS, and other services.”
  • The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning
    From the website, “The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning is a refereed, open access e-journal that aims to disseminate research, theory, and best practice in open and distance learning worldwide. IRRODL is available free of charge to anyone with access to the Internet.”
  • Journal of Educators Online (JEO)
    From the website, “Journal of Educators Online (JEO) is an online, double-blind reviewed journal for instructors, administrators, policy-makers, staff, students, and those interested in the development, delivery, and management of online courses in the Arts, Business, Education, Engineering, Medicine, and Sciences. The areas of pedagogy, content, technical and organizational issues are within the scope of the journal.”
  • Journal of Information Technology Education
    From the website, “The academically peer refereed Journal of Information Technology Education (JITE) endeavors to improve IT Education around the world [...]“
  • Journal of Technology Learning and Assessment
    From the website, “The Journal of Technology, Learning and Assessment (JTLA) is a peer-reviewed, scholarly on-line journal addressing the intersection of computer-based technology, learning, and assessment.”
  • Kairos
    From the website, “Kairos is a refereed online journal exploring the intersections of rhetoric, technology, and pedagogy. Each issue presents varied perspectives on special topics such as “Critical Issues in Computers and Writing,” “Technology and the Face of Language Arts in the K-12 Classroom,” and “Hypertext Fiction/Hypertext Poetry.”
  • Online Journal of Distance Learning Adminstration
    From the website, “The Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration is a peer-reviewed electronic journal offered free each quarter over the World Wide Web. The journal welcomes manuscripts based on original work of practitioners and researchers with specific focus or implications for the management of distance education programs.”
  • Journal of Technology Education
    From the website, “The Journal of Technology Education provides a forum for scholarly discussion on topics relating to technology education. Manuscripts should focus on technology education research, philosophy, and theory. In addition, the Journal publishes book reviews, editorials, guest articles, comprehensive literature reviews, and reactions to previously published articles.”
  • The Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education
    From the website, “The Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education (TOJDE) is a peer-reviewed quarterly e-journal. International in scope, this scholarly e-journal publishes refereed articles focusing on the issues and challenges of providing theory, research and information services to global learners in any kind of distance education or open learning applications.”
  • Journal of Educational Technology & Society
    From the website, “Educational Technology & Society seeks academic articles on the issues affecting the developers of educational systems and educators who implement and manage such systems. [...] The aim of the journal is to help them better understand each other’s role in the overall process of education and how they may support each other.”
  • Innovate
    From the website, “Innovate is an open-access, peer-reviewed, online periodical published bimonthly by the Fischler School of Education and Human Services at Nova Southeastern University. The journal focuses on the creative use of information technology to enhance education and training in academic, commercial, and governmental settings. Our basic assumption is that innovation in one sector can inform practice in each of the other sectors.”
  • Educational Technology Journals
    A guide to educational technology journals on the web