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International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning (IJMBL)
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International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning (IJMBL)

This journal will be converting from Hybrid Open Access to full Gold Open Access on January 1, 2023. All article manuscripts submitted September 1, 2022 onward will be processed through as open access submissions in preparation for the 2023 conversion.
An Official Publication of the International Association for Mobile Learning
Editors-in-Chief: David Parsons (The Mind Lab by Unitec, New Zealand) and Kathryn Mac Callum (University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand)
Indexed In: Compendex (Elsevier Engineering Index), INSPEC, PsycINFO®, SCOPUS, Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) and 17 more indices
Published: Continuous Volume |Established: 2009
ISSN: 1941-8647|EISSN: 1941-8655|DOI: 10.4018/IJMBL
Journal Metrics
Submission to Acceptance: Approx. 27 - 31 Weeks
Acceptance to Publication: Approx. 29 - 33 Weeks
Acceptance Rate: 23%
Description & Scope
Description:
The International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning (IJMBL) provides a forum for researchers, practitioners, and academicians in this field to share their knowledge and experience of combining e-learning and m-learning with other educational resources. The journal offers insight into a wide... Show More
Mission & Scope:
The primary mission of the International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning (IJMBL) is to provide insight and understanding into the role of innovative learning theory and practice in an increasingly mobile and pervasive technological environment. As technology enables a more seamless experience of device-supported learning worlds that may integrate mobile, embedded, augmented, and immersive... Show More
Coverage:
  • Comprehensive or Critical Reviews of the Current Literature
  • Evaluation of Mobile or Blended Learning in Practice
  • Future of Mobile or Blended Learning
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Learner Interaction/Collaborative Learning
  • Mobile Games for Learning
  • Mobile or Blended Learning Applications
  • Mobile or Blended Learning Applied at Different Levels of Education from Pre-School to Tertiary and Beyond
  • Pedagogical and/or Philosophical Underpinnings of Mobile or Blended Learning
  • Privacy and Security Issues
  • Related Research in Learning, Including E-Learning and Pedagogical Approaches
  • Resource Constraints in the Delivery of Mobile or Blended Learning
  • Reviews of the Application of Mobile or Blended Learning in Multiple Contexts
  • Role of Wikis, Blogs, Podcasts, Messaging, Other Online Tools, and Web 2.0 Components in Learning Delivery
  • Roles of Mobile, Pervasive, and Immersive Technologies in Education
  • Technologies that Directly or Indirectly Support Mobile or Blended Learning Systems (Devices, Networks, Tools, etc.)
  • Theoretical Approaches to Mobile or Blended Learning Solutions
  • Use of Mobile or Blended Learning in Professional Environments
Editorial Board

Editorial Board

Editor in Chiefs
David Parsons, The Mind Lab, New Zealand ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-9815-036X
Kathryn MacCallum, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, New Zealand ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-3844-7628
Associate Editors
Giasemi Vavoula, University of Leicester, United Kingdom ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-9438-1021
Hokyoung Ryu, Hanyang University, Korea, Republic Of
Inmaculada Arnedillo-Sánchez, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-8749-9611
Norman Vaughan, Mount Royal University, Canada
Rosemary Stockdale, Griffith University, Australia
Ross Malaga, Montclair State University, United States
Editorial Review Board
Agnes Kukulska-Hulme, The Open University, United Kingdom ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-5874-8837
Andrew Kitchenham, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada
Cheryl Brown, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Cornelia Connolly, National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-9778-5569
Debbie Holley, Bournemouth University, United Kingdom ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-9734-0842
Elizabeth FitzGerald, The Open University, United Kingdom ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-8404-4531
Heide Lukosch, University of Canterbury, New Zealand ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-9585-0723
Jane Yau, University of Mannheim, Germany ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-6688-7079
Jari Multisilta, Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, Finland ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-5636-6365
Jayne Klenner, King's College , United States
Joachim Griesbaum, University of Hildesheim, Germany
Joaquim Jorge, University of Lisboa, Portugal ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-5441-4637
Kay Fielden, New Zealand School of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine, New Zealand
Lori Scarlatos, Stony Brook University, United States
Mahnaz Moallem, Towson University, United States ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-9481-3920
Man Fung LO, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-0358-0309
Marcus Specht, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Margaret Baguley, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Margarete Grimus, Graz University of Technology, Austria ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-7332-192X
Masood Masoodian, Aalto University, Finland ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-3861-6321
Matthew Kearney, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia
Michelle Kilburn, Southeast Missouri State University, United States
Nompilo Tshuma, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Patrick Danaher, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Peter Ilic, University of Aizu, Japan ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-1125-3156
Ronda Zelezny-Green, London University, United Kingdom
Sam Goundar, RMIT University, Viet Nam ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-6465-1097
Stamatios Papadakis, University of Crete, Greece ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-3184-1147
Stephen Asunka, Ghana Technology University College, Ghana ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-8334-4359
Thomas Cochrane, University of Melbourne, New Zealand ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-0192-6118
Tony Hall, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-6576-9687
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Contact

Dr. David Parsons and Dr. Kathryn MacCallum
Editor-in-Chief
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning (IJMBL)
E-mail: david@themindlab.ac.nz, kathryn.maccallum@canterbury.ac.nz
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