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Author Guidelines

·         Opinion Pieces - short and thought provoking, stating a position and drawing on facts and evidence to support it (a maximum of 750 words)

·         Case Studies - typically describing: the organisational and historical context, technical specifications of the project, discussion of pedagogy, implementation, evaluation and limitations (maximum of 3000 words)

·         Technology Reviews - a critique or review of a technology application, outlining its application for learning and teaching and its strengths and weaknesses (maximum of 1000 words, with around 3 references)

·         Research Articles - longer papers, providing a clear rationale for the study within the body of published research or policy, an overview of the research methodology adopted, a presentation of findings, and a discussion of those findings in relation to existing knowledge (maximum of 6000 words)

·          Reflection Pieces – a short and thought provoking piece responding to issues raised at a workshop (maximum of 1500 words). A conference reflection piece is a highly focused reflective text rather than a conference report.

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word or, RTF document file format.
  3. URLs for online resources have been provided correctly, including date of access.
  4. The text is spaced at 1.15 line; uses a Arial 11-point font; and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
 

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