Research in Online Teaching & Learning

Center for Online Learning, Research & Service at the University of Illinois Springfield

Tag: Journals

Searchable Directory of Selected Online & Distance Learning Journals

Contact North | Contact Nord has developed a useful searchable directory of Selected Journals in Online and Distance Learning.


Listing of Journals in Educational Technology, Instructional Design & Distance Learning

A listing of nearly 270 educational technology, instructional design and distance learning journals can be found online at

Ranking of Educational Technology Journals

If you are interested in a publication outlet for your research, check out Patrick Lowenthal’s compilation of the h5-index of Educational Technology Journals.   The journal having the highest h5-index is Computers & Education, followed by Teaching and Teacher Education and Journal of Educational Psychology.

Journal: Hybrid Pedagogy

Hybrid Pedagogy is an open-access peer-reviewed journal.  According to its website it:

: is not ideologically neutral;
: connects discussions of critical pedagogy, digital pedagogy, and online pedagogy;
: brings higher education and K-12 teachers into conversation with the e-learning and open education communities;
: considers our personal and professional hybridity;
: disrupts distinctions between students, teachers, and learners;
: explores the relationship between pedagogy and scholarship;
: invites its audience to participate in (and be an integral part of) the peer review process;
: and thus interrogates (and makes transparent) academic publishing practices.

Submission instructions for the journal can be found at .

Journal of Information Technology Education: Discussion Cases

According to its website, The Journal of Information Technology Education: Discussion Cases (JITE:DC) is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes discussion case studies about situations whre information technology plays a significant role.

JITE:DC cases should be open, authentic discussion cases, meaning: 1) open: there is normally not one “right” solution, 2) authentic: they are written about real situations (although names of parties and organizations involved may be disguised), and 3) discussion: they are constructed to present the context for a decision that needs to be made and will be the focus of classroom or online discussion.