International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies (IJWLTT)

International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies (IJWLTT)

Editor-in-Chief: Mahesh S. Raisinghani (Texas Woman's University, USA)
Indexed In: SCOPUS, PsycINFO®, INSPEC and 17 more indices
Published: Quarterly |Established: 2006
ISSN: 1548-1093|EISSN: 1548-1107|DOI: 10.4018/IJWLTT

Description

The proliferation of Web-based technologies during the last decade may have given the impression of wide-spread changes in educational practices. In fact, we have only begun to scratch the surface of experiencing the vast impact these technologies could have on education. Viewed separately, Web-based technologies offer exciting possibilities for expanding the capacity to provide access to instruction and knowledge world-wide. However, and perhaps more importantly, viewing these technological advancements in a more dynamic context, forces educators and researchers to rethink the fundamental processes of teaching and learning. It's not just a simple matter of using a technical tool to supply time and place ubiquity but to accept the challenge of understanding the implications for the entire educational spectrum. Web-based teaching and learning begs the question of what exactly these technologies means for learners, teachers, program designers, academic experts, technical and administrative staff, institutional decision makers, training managers, publishers, and others. Although a considerable amount of exploration has been conducted regarding web-based learning technologies, the breadth and scope for dialogue and experimentation needs to be broadened. The International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies (IJWLTT) provides a place for the dialogue and support of a diverse community interested in taking the challenge further.

Topics Covered

  • Best practices
  • Building multi-disciplinary teams for web-based learning and teaching
  • Building web-based learning communities
  • Constructivist approaches to web-based learning and teaching
  • Decision-making in implementing web-based learning and teaching
  • Knowledge building using web-based learning and teaching technologies
  • Management side of web-based learning and teaching
  • Network learning using WLTT
  • Project management for implementing WLTT
  • Related issues that impact the overall utilization and management of web-based technologies in education
  • Web-based CSCL
  • Web-based technologies enabled pedagogical scenarios
  • Web-based technologies enabled pedagogical systems and programs
  • WLTT implementation: models, method

Mission and Scope

The mission of the International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies (IJWLTT) is to contribute to the broadening of the overall body of knowledge regarding the multi-dimensional aspects of Web-based technologies in contemporaneous educational contexts, assisting researchers, practitioners, and decision makers to design more effective learning systems and scenarios. IJWLTT explores the technical, social, cultural, organizational, human, cognitive, and commercial impact of technology. In addition, IJWLTT endeavors a broad range of authors and expands the dialogue to address the interplay among the diverse and disparate interests affected by technology in education. The journal seeks to explore the impact of Web-based technology on the design, implementation and evaluation of the learning and teaching process, as well as the development of new activities, relationships, skills, and competencies for the various actors implied in such processes.

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Reviews and Testimonials

The use of Internet technologies for learning and instruction has resulted in a wide variety of models, approaches, and techniques. Research on that context requires a balance of technological and pedagogical issues, and that is the gap that IJWLTT fills. IJWLTT is unique among computing and education journals in its coverage of all the aspects of technology-enhanced learning, featuring high quality research on concerns such as accessibility, social issues, and the effective use of personalization.

– Sicilia Urban Miguel Angel, University of Alcala, Spain

The International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies is unique as international journal focusing on Web-based technology for education. It presents high quality research papers, surveys, and cases of study in this field. In fact, it is a pertinent medium for researchers and practitioners in the Web-based education technology field for publishing their research and presenting their experience. As a result, IJWLTT is a leading journal on Web-based education technologies.

– Larbi Esmahi, Athabasca University, Canada

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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Dr. Mahesh S. Raisinghani is a Professor in the Executive MBA program at Texas Woman's University (TWU). Dr. Raisinghani was awarded TWU's 2017 Innovation in Academia award, the 2015 Distinction in Distance Education award, the 2008 Excellence in Research & Scholarship award and the 2007 G. Ann Uhlir Endowed Fellowship in Higher Education Administration. He was also awarded the 2017 National Engaged Leader Award by the National Society of Leadership and Success. He has edited eight books and published over a hundred manuscripts in peer reviewed journals, conferences, and book series and has consulted for a variety of public and private organizations on IT management and applications. Dr. Raisinghani serves as the Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Web based Learning and Teaching Technologies; on the board of Global IT Management Association; and as an advisory board member of the World Affairs Council. He is included in the millennium edition of Who's Who in the World, Who's Who among Professionals, Who's Who among America's Teachers and Who's Who in Information Technology.

Editorial Board

International Advisory Board
Zoe Bablekou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Alexander Flor, University of the Philippines, Philippines
B. B. Gupta, National Institute of Technology Kurukshtra, India
Dimitris Kotzinos, University of Cergy Pontoise
Clarice Moran, Kennesaw State University, United States
Elena Railean, Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Moldova, Republic Of
Mark Ryan, Loyola Marymount University, United States
Mark Ryan
Kaye Shelton, Lamar University, United States
Chia-Wen Tsai, Ming Chuan University, Taiwan
Associate Editors
Anil Aggarwal, University of Baltimore, United States
Werner Beuschel, IBAW - Institute of Business Applications, Germany
Katy Campbell, University of Alberta, Canada
Antonio Cartelli, Università degli Studi di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale, Italy
Amaury Daele, University of Teacher Education Lausanne, Switzerland
Carol Lerch, Daniel Webster College, United States
Mara Nikolaidou, Harokopio University of Athens, Greece
Hemant Sabat, Coscend Communications Solutions, United States
Miguel-Ángel Sicilia, University of Alcalá, Spain
Editorial Review Board
Gilbert Ahamer, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria
Christy Ahsanullah, Axiom Global Consulting, Inc., United States
Buket Akkoyunlu, Hacettepe University, Turkey
Nabeel Al-Qirim, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
Amit Arora, Savannah State University, United States
Anshu Arora, Savannah State University, United States
Christos Bouras, University of Patras, Greece
Clara Coutinho, University of Minho, Portugal
Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha, Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal
Liqiong Deng, University of West Georgia, United States
Susan Farber, Quality Matters Reviewer, United States
Jan Frick, University of Stavanger, Norway
Martin Gaedke, Chemnitz University of Technology, United Kingdom
Cesar Garita, Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica (ITCR), Costa Rica
Jaideep Ghosh, CSIR-National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies, India
Rugayah Hashim, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
Wong Lung Hsiang, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Jeffrey Hsu, FDU, United States
Kathy Kikis, Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas, Greece
Andy Koronios, University of South Australia, Australia
Tak-ming Law, Institute of Vocational Education, Hong Kong
Frank Lee, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, United States
Hong Lin, University of Houston-Downtown, United States
Mary Joy Lunar, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Philippines
Mary D. Oriol, Loyola University New Orleans, United States
Katia Passerini, St. John's University, United States
Krassie Petrova, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Eduardo Ramos, Instituto Infnet, Brazil
Pierluigi Rippa, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Terry Ryan, Claremont Graduate University, United States
Hemant Sabat, Coscend Communications Solutions, United States
Upasana Sing, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Holim Song, Texas Southern University, United States
Changjie Tang, Sichuan University, China
David Taniar, Monash University, Australia
Nikolaos Tselios, University of Patras, Greece
Gail Tumulty, Loyola University New Orleans, United States
Seta Whitby, University of La Verne, United States
Peter Williams, University of Hull, United Kingdom

Submission

Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished articles will be considered. INTERESTED AUTHORS MUST CONSULT THE JOURNAL’S GUIDELINES FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS at http://www.igi-global.com/publish/contributor-resources/before-you-write/ PRIOR TO SUBMISSION. All article submissions will be forwarded to at least 3 members of the Editorial Review Board of the journal for double-blind, peer review. Final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers. All submissions must be forwarded electronically.

All submissions and inquiries should be directed to the attention of:

Dr. Mahesh S. Raisinghani
Editor-in-Chief
International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies (IJWLTT)
Email: MRaisinghani@mail.twu.edu

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