Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Irish Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning is an open access, peer-reviewed journal which promotes digital learning research.

The journal aims provide an important Irish dissemination channel to showcase research and scholarship from individual, organisational, national and international perspectives.

The philosophy of the journal is to reflect the changing needs and interests of the Irish technology-enhanced learning community, which will inform the thematic focus of publication issues.

As an online journal, traditional print-based and multimedia content are presented to enable multi-modal interaction for readers engaging with new ideas and knowledge.

Further Information

the Irish Journal of Learning Technology is the online research journal of the Irish Learning Technology Association (ILTA). As a community of professionals committed to the promotion of best practice in technology-enhanced learning, we want to hear from you. We particularly encourage new researchers to submit contributions to the  journal to increase the research capacity of the Irish TEL community.

Contact Information
If you would like further information on the journal, to contribute a paper, or to become involved with the peer-review process please email journal@ilta.ie

For further information on ILTA’s research initiatives and dissemination opportunities, please visit http://ilta.ie/activities/research-projects/

 

Section Policies

Original Research

Original Research (3000 words, including abstract and references). These are contributions reporting primary research in Technology Enhanced Learning. Submissions will be reviewed for suitability in terms of: methodological rigour; originality, interest to our readership and wider significance.

Editors
  • Eamon Costello
  • Tom Farrelly
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Original Research (Extended Report)

Original Research (Extended Report) (8,000 words, including abstract and references) This are similar to the above research papers but allows for longer or larger scale research projects, such as findings for completed doctoral research.

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Position Papers

Position papers (3,000 words). These contributions establish debate or critique a relevant policy or issue. Contributions may be provocative in nature, but must be rigorous and informed by relevant literature and make an original contribution to debate.

Editors
  • Fiona Concannon
  • Eamon Costello
  • Tom Farrelly
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Short Reports

Short reports (2,500 words). These can be reports on ongoing research or on the challenges of engaging critically research in technology enhanced learning. These contributions may take novel or innovative formats.

Editors
  • Tom Farrelly
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Book Reviews

Book reviews (not exceeding 1,000 words). These are reviews of relevant books.

Editors
  • Eamon Costello
  • Tom Farrelly
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Editorial

Editors
  • Eamon Costello
Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Practice Report

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

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.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...