The Northwest eLearning Journal is a peer reviewed, open access online journal for eLearning researchers and practitioners. We welcome contributions from both higher education and K12 across the country and internationally.
Deadlines and Review Process for Vol. 3, No. 1
- July 1, 2022: Start accepting submissions
- April 30, 2023: Submission deadline
- July 28, 2023: Peer reviews due
- August 10, 2023: Authors are notified of: (a) Acceptance, (b) Acceptance with minor editing, (c) Potential acceptance with major revision, or (d) Decline publication
- October 1, 2023: Revision deadline
- November 15, 2023: Publication
Articles can be in-depth research-based articles, educational action research, shorter practice-based articles on teaching techniques and educational technology, or reviews of books relevant to eLearning). Some possible topics include:
- Online teaching and learning
- Open Educational Resources and Creative Commons
- 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
Article Categories and Length
|Original research||2,500-8,000 words|
|Research-based teaching strategies and advice||2,500-6,000 words|
|Literature reviews, reviews of books or technical tools||800-2,500 words|
|eLearning policies and administration||1,000-2,000 words|
- Submissions should follow APA style guidelines.
- Self-identifying citations and references in the article text should either be avoided or left blank when manuscripts are first submitted. You are responsible for reinserting self-identifying citations and references for the final submission.
- You are responsible for observing copyright laws when quoting or reproducing material.
Institutional Research Board (IRB)
Please consult with your institution’s IRB board with research involving human subjects.
Articles should include:
- A concise and informative title.
- A self-contained abstract (100-150 words). The abstract should not contain any undefined abbreviations or unspecified references.
- Five to ten keywords.
The Northwest eLearning Journal’s editorial team has members from across the country. The board of the Northwest eLearning Community serves as the advisory group to the editorial team.
The Northwest eLearning Journal applies the Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 license to articles we publish. If you submit your paper for publication in the Northwest eLearning Journal, you agree to have the CC BY-NC-SA license applied to your work. Under this Open Access license, you, as the author, retain copyright ownership of your work. Anyone may copy, distribute, or reuse the content as long as the author and original source are properly cited; however, the work cannot be used for commercial purposes. This facilitates freedom in re-use and also ensures that the Northwest eLearning content can be mined without barriers for the needs of research.
Authors retain all rights to work published in the Northwest eLearning Journal. Authors give the Northwest eLearning Journal the non-exclusive rights required to publish, index, abstract, and preserve the content. Authors are free to reuse their work and to enter into other agreements as long as they credit the Northwest eLearning Journal as the site of first publication and provide a link to the Northwest eLearning Journal website.