The Northwest eLearning JournalThe Northwest eLearning Community, the hosts of the NWeLearn Conference, will publish its first online, peer-reviewed journal The Northwest eLearning Journal in May 2021. Article submissions are not limited to the Northwest region. We welcome contributions across the US and internationally.
- Weiwei Zhang, Ph.D, Oregon State University | firstname.lastname@example.org
- Velda Arnaud, Ph.D, Blue Mountain Community College | email@example.com
- Greg Bem, MLIS, Lake Washington Institute of Technology
- Jon Dorbolo, Ph.D , Oregon State University
- Megan Grady-Rutledge, MA, Butler University
- Chris Holthe, MLIS, Northern Arizona University
- Trina Marmarelli, Ph.D, Reed College
- Rebecca Thomas, Ph.D, Oregon State University, Ecampus
- Gregory Zobel, Ph.D, Western Oregon University
Deadlines and Review Process
- October 2020: Submission deadline.
- January 2021: Editors will reply to authors to indicate:
- Acceptance with Minor Editing,
- Potential Acceptance with Major Revision, or
- Decline publication.
- March 2021: Revisions deadline.
- May 2021: Publication date of first issue of “The Northwest eLearning Journal.”
Format of Each IssueWe are envisioning two general types of articles that will be included in each issue:
- In-depth research-based articles which can include, for example, educational action research (2,500-6,000 words), and
- Shorter practice-based articles which can address techniques and technology, and reviews of new books that are relevant to elearning (600-2,500 words)
- Papers are submitted via Google Form.
- Submissions should be prepared according to APA style guidelines.
- All articles published in this journal are double-blind peer reviewed. Self-identifying citations and references in the article text should either be avoided or left blank when manuscripts are first submitted. Authors are responsible for reinserting self-identifying citations and references when manuscripts are prepared for final submission.
- For initial submission, authors should submit their manuscript in electronic form as PDF only. While submitting the manuscript, authors must provide a concise and informative title of the article, a self-contained abstract (100-150 words) that should not contain any undefined abbreviations or unspecified references, and five to ten keywords.
- Submissions should be approximately 2,500-6,000 words if it is in the categories of teaching and research; submissions should be approximately 600-2,500 words in other categories.
- Upon acceptance, the author will be requested to furnish the final version of the manuscript in electronic form as a Microsoft Word file.
- Authors are responsible for observing copyright laws when quoting or reproducing material.
- Authors are advised not to use more than three levels of displayed headings.
- Online teaching and learning
- Open Educational Resources and Creative Commons Accessibility
- Techniques for better discussions, interactions, group dynamics
- Diversity, equity, and inclusion in online classes
- Best practices in eLearning
- Emerging trends in eLearning
- Technical IT topics that are related to teaching and learning
- Book reviews that are related to eLearning
- LMS reviews
- Policies and administration