Call for Papers, January 2017 Issue

The Journal of Educators Online invites you to submit original papers in the broad area of computer-mediated learning† to include pedagogy, content, technical and organizational issues for the January 2017 issue. Published biannually (January and July), the Journal of Educators Online (JEO) is an online peer review scholarly journal serving the needs of online educators, students and policy makers world-wide.

The journal's multidisciplinary scope offers authors the opportunity to submit papers that are highly focused or broad in scope. Topics always must relate to e-learning, but can include methods to improve online instruction, cultural and other social barriers and opportunities for online education, online delivery methods, what works and what does not, financial issues, discipline specific issues, technology issues, online versus face-to-face issues, online content to enhance in-class instruction, instructor and student assessment methodologies, group versus individual online instructional issues, funding initiatives, marketing, administrative and accreditation issues.Submissions can also include data analytics related to e-learning.

Submission Instructions 

  1. Submit via e-mail an MS WORD copy of your manuscript to the editor, Ruth Gannon Cook, at  Typical length of submission is twenty-five pages (A4 or Letter size with one inch margins), double spaced, including abstract, appendices, references, figures, and tables. Deadline for the January 2017 issue is October 15, 2016.   
  2. Include a cover page with the paper's title and the name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address of the contact person.
  3. For format, we require use of the American Psychological Association style guide. Please be sure your manuscript complies with APA format or it will be rejected.
  4. Papers will be reviewed using an external blind review process.  Names of author(s) should appear only on the title page. Authors should not identify themselves or their institution elsewhere in the paper.  Paper review and feedback from the editor typically takes 8 to 12 weeks from receipt of your paper.
  5. Submission indicates that your manuscript or a similar version of it has not been previously published, accepted for publication, and/or is not currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
  6. Please be sure you thoroughly proof your paper before submission, particularly your references, and be sure you have included relevant appendices, such as surveys, tables, etc.
  7. Be sure to also include a short bio (one paragraph) of yourself and co-authors with your submission, and make sure you list your university affiliation and location, your academic credentials (Ph.D., EdD, or other), and your email contact information.
  8. Please remove formatting, such as translation formatting, and submit the manuscript in pure Word or Rich Text Format (RTF).
  9. If you have graphics and tables in your manuscript please submit these separately as JPGs or PNGs with information on where to place these in the manuscript. (You can also embed these but we also need to receive these as JPEGs or PNGs in the event we have difficulty with typesetting them.
  10. We welcome our international colleagues and, for those outside of North America, we request to please pay attention to verbiage and grammar to assure that the information in the manuscript correctly conveys your research findings.

Acceptance rate for the indexed Journal of Educators Online is 20-25%.

Not following strict APA format causes a delay in the publishing of the Journal, so we will return any manuscript that is not in strict accordance with APA format.If your manuscript has been selected for publication this would cause the manuscript to be delayed or even pushed back for publication until the next issue, so please be sure to submit the manuscript in APA format.

We look forward to the receipt of your manuscript.Thank you for your support of open access journals and of the Journal of Educators Online!

Ruth Gannon Cook, EdD
Editor, Journal of Educators Online

Computer-mediated learning occurs when an individual interactively learns (formally or informally, synchronously or asynchronously) about material via computer where the learning materials and pedagogy are developed to take advantage of the available technologies.