The following distance education focused journals may be of interest to faculty and staff wishing to learn more about distance education or publish their distance education focused scholarship.
The AACE Journal (AACEJ) was originally a print journal entitled Educational Technology Review (ETR). AACEJ provides a multidisciplinary forum and focal point for AACE members to exchange information between disciplines, educational levels, and information technologies. Published by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). www.aace.org/pubs/AACEJ/
American Journal of Distance Education [Available through Reinert Library]
AJDE is an internationally recognized journal of research and scholarship in the field of American distance education. It is designed for a wide audience of teachers, trainers, adult educators, researchers and other specialists in education, training and communications. Edited by Michael G. Moore. www.ajde.com
EDUCAUSE Quarterly (EQ) and EDUCAUSE Review
EDUCAUSE Information Resources provide access to collections of materials related to managing and using information resources in higher education. These include materials developed by EDUCAUSE and other organizations. Online abstracts are available for new and currently available books, monographs and other publications, with links to ordering information for the full copy. Periodicals available online or in print include: EDUCAUSE Quarterly (EQ) connect.educause.edu/eq and EDUCAUSE Review. connect.educause.edu/er
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.
International Journal of Learning and Media [Subscription required]
The International Journal of Learning and Media (IJLM) provides a forum for scholars, researchers, and practitioners to examine the changing relationships between learning and media across a wide range of forms and settings. ijlm.net
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning (IRRODL)
The purpose of IRRODL is to disseminate scholarly knowledge in open and distance learning theory, research, and best practice to distance education practitioners and scholars worldwide. IRRODL also links to sections on Book Notes, Conference Notes and Technical Notes. The referred e-journal is published by Athabasca University. www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl
The Internet and Higher Education [Available through Reinert Library]
The Internet and Higher Education, is a quarterly journal devoted to addressing contemporary issues and future developments related to online learning, teaching, and administration on the Internet in post-secondary settings. It is a peer-reviewed journal intended to be a vehicle for scholarly presentation and dissemination of contributions, theoretical and applied, significantly addressing innovative deployments of Internet technology in instruction and reporting on research to demonstrate the effects of the Internet and information technology (IT) on instructions in various contexts in higher education.
The Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks (JALN)
"The aim of The Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks is to describe original work in asynchronous learning networks (ALN), including experimental results." JALN is a publication of the Sloan Consortium. www.aln.org/publications/jaln/index.asp
The Journal of Distance Education
www.jofde.ca/index.php/jdeThe Journal of Distance Education is an international publication of the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE). It aims to promote and encourage Canadian scholarly work in distance education and provide a forum for the dissemination of international scholarship.
The Journal of Educational Technology and Society [Subscription required]
The Journal of Educational Technology and Society is a peer-reviewed, quarterly publication that "seeks academic articles on the issues affecting the developers of educational systems and educators who implement and manage such systems." Current and back issues are available at www.ifets.info. The journal is published by the International Forum of Educational Technology & Society. For more information, see ifets.ieee.org.
The Journal of Educators Online
The Journal of Educators Online (JEO) is an online, double-blind, refereed journal by and 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. www.thejeo.com
The Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT)
A free, peer-reviewed, online journal designed to address the scholarly use of multimedia resources in education. jolt.merlot.org/currentissue.html
The Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration
The Journal of Distance Learning Administration is a peer-reviewed electronic journal offered free each quarter from the State University of West Georgia. The Journal welcomes manuscripts based on original work of practitioners and researchers with specific focus or implications for the management of distance education programs. www.westga.edu/~distance/jmain11.html
University of Wisconsin-Madison
A listing of additinal journals may be found at www.wisc.edu/depd/html/mags3.htm