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Journal of Educational Technology Systems

Journal of Educational Technology Systems

eISSN: 15413810 | ISSN: 00472395 | Current volume: 52 | Current issue: 3 Frequency: Quarterly

The Journal of Educational Technology Systems deals with systems in which technology and education interface and is designed to inform educators who are interested in making optimum use of technology.

More importantly, the Journal focuses on techniques and curriculum that utilize technology in all types of educational systems. Description of actual classroom practice and experimentation with the educational use of technology is an equally important aspect of the Journal.

The Journal of Educational Technology Systems publishes high-quality original papers that focus on how technology impacts education. The audience for the journal includes educators, administrators, and researchers who are interested in keeping up with the latest educational technologies, and best practices for employing those technologies both within and outside the classroom. Educational systems, both software and hardware, that improve or evaluate instruction are of primary interest. The types of papers published in this peer-reviewed journal include case studies, descriptions of technology innovations, survey or review articles, theoretical articles, and research results. Papers cover a wide range of topics, including:

* Distance education and MOOCs

* Computer-based training

* Interface and interaction design for instruction

* Learning analytics

* Evaluation systems

* Classroom technologies

* Out-of-school applications

* Mobile learning

* Social media for learning

* Multimedia in education

* Digital learning objects

* Collaborative technologies applied to education or instruction

* Educational simulations and games

* Virtual and augmented reality systems

* Online systems in support of education

* Impact of technology use related to education

Thomas T. Liao State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA
Lori L. Scarlatos State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA
Editorial Board
Marion Ben-Jacob Professor of Mathematics, Mercy College, USA
John Coffey University of West Florida, USA
Beth Dietz Miami University, USA
Michael Hacker Hofstra University, USA
Eric Malm Cabrini University
Harry Pence State University of New York at Oneonta, USA
Christopher Price SUNY Center for Professional Development
Tony Scarlatos Computer Science Department, SUNY at Stony Brook, USA
Robert H. Seidman Southern New Hampshire University
Jitendra Singh Minnesota State University Moorhead, USA
Roberta Sullivan University at Buffalo, SUNY, USA
Wendy Tang State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA
Linda Unger Stonybrook University, USA
Yu-Mei Wang University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
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  • Journal of Educational Technology Systems - Instructions to Authors

    The Journal of Educational Technology Systems uses a web-based submission and review process ( Authors should carefully prepare their manuscripts in accordance with the following instructions.

    Preparing the Manuscript

    We suggest that authors use the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th edition) as a guide for preparing manuscripts for submission. All manuscript pages, including reference lists and tables, must be typed double-spaced, using a legible font at least 11-point in size.
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