Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Journal of Educational Innovation, Partnership & Change is a peer-reviewed journal that welcomes articles, case studies and opinion pieces relating to learning, teaching and assessment with the context of students and staff as change agents. It is our aim that The Journal of Educational Innovation, Partnership & Change will inspire, educate, amuse, and generally engage its readership.

Why you might like to contribute:

  • to raise the profile of a project you are working on;
  • to raise your teaching profile by outlining a case study or writing up your experiences of innovative and effective teaching or student support;
  • to support students publishing;
  • to share knowledge and good practice;
  • to raise awareness of a particular methodology;
  • to exercise your research and writing skills, potentially providing a springboard to publication in specialist or other peer-reviewed journals.

We publish these  texts or videos in the folowing categories:

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 - based on learning or teaching in practice, typically describing: the organisational and historical context, technical specifications of the project, discussion of pedagogy, implementation, evaluation and limitations (a maximum of 3000 words).

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

Book Reviews – a critical overview of a book related to learning and teaching (a maximum of 750 words).

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

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

All submissions should include a short biography (no more than 50 words) for each author, written in the third person. Case Study and Research Articles should also include an abstract (no more than 150 words).

 

Section Policies

Opinion Pieces

Editors
  • Jim Bennett
  • Simon Walker
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Case Study

Editors
  • Jim Bennett
  • Simon Walker
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Research Articles

Editors
  • Jim Bennett
  • Simon Walker
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Book Review

Editors
  • Jim Bennett
  • Simon Walker
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Technology Review

Editors
  • Jim Bennett
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Editorial Team

Editors
  • Jim Bennett
Unchecked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Video article

Editors
  • Simon Walker
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

Peer Review Policy

Submissions are subject to peer review at the discretion of the managing editor. Submissions will be peer reviewed anonymously by at least two referees on the basis of relevance to the journal themes, quality of submission and interest to the intended audience. Authors will receive feedback and comments following this process and may be asked to amend their work accordingly. The editors reserve the right to make further minor editorial changes. Final proofs will be issued to authors for approval prior to publication and reivew of these must be completed by the stipuated deadline.

 

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Authors are free to deposit their work in their institutional repositories but must clearly acknowledge Journal of Educational Innovation, Partnership and Change as the publisher.

 

Copyright

All works are covered by the Creative Commons license - CC BY-NC-ND - Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs