A publication opportunity that may be of interest to GO-GN members is offered by African Virtual University in the form of a new journal (see the call below.) Doctoral students are also likely to be interested in the ODeL framework as an approach to organising research inquiry.
The newly launched Journal of Research in Open, Distance and e-Learning (JRODeL) is currently inviting both individual papers and guest-edited special issues on topics related to open, distance and eLearning. The journal is an open access peer-reviewed online journal that seeks to publish research and practice-based articles on issues pertaining to open, distance and eLearning (ODeL). Kindly review information on the focus and scope of the journal.
Prior to submitting papers, authors are advised to make use of the following resources provided to help facilitate a favourable and timely review of submitted manuscripts:
- The ODeL Research Framework (outlines a range of research issues in open, distance and eLearning).Note that authors are not limited to only the categories/issues in the ODeL Research Framework. Submissions however have to have a relevance for open, distance and eLearning);
- Guidelines & Template for Writing Research Papers;
- Submission Review Assessment Guidelines & Form;
- Template for Writing Non-Research (Practice Papers).