[SLED] International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments / IJVPLE

Michael Thomas michael.thomas at gmx.co.uk
Mon Oct 27 01:40:34 PDT 2008


CALL FOR PAPERS

SUBMISSION DUE DATE: March 1, 2009

International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments /  
IJVPLE

Official publication of the Information Resources Management Association
www.igi-global.com/ijvple

Editor-in-Chief: Michael Thomas Ph.D.
Published: Quarterly (both in Print and Electronic form)

INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD

Professor Mark Warschauer, University of California, USA
Professor Agnes Kukulska-Hulme, Open University, UK
Dr Niall Sclater, Open University, UK
Professor Steve Higgins, University of Durham, UK
Professor Dr Jeroen van Merriënboer, Open University of the Netherlands
Professor Dr Rob Koper, Open University of the Netherlands
Professor Steve Higgins, University of Durham, UK
Gavin Dudeney, The Consultants-e, Spain
Professor Robin Mason, Open University, UK

MISSION OF IJVPLE

Prospective authors are invited to submit manuscripts for possible  
publication
in the International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning  
Environments.
The primary objective of IJVPLE is to study and disseminate research  
about
the design, development and evaluation of online learning. IJVPLE is
committed to encouraging the best teaching and learning practices by
examining the role of technology enhanced learning in the emerging  
area of
virtual and personal learning environments.

The International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments
provides readers with a comprehensive coverage of developments in  
learning
technologies for an international readership of educators and  
trainers. The
journal is a primary source for academics, professionals, corporate  
trainers
and policy makers in information and communications technologies. The
journal publishes work of a high standard on a range of fields  
associated with
Course Management Systems (CMS), Learning Management Systems (LMS),
Virtual Learning Environments (VLE), Personalized Learning Environments
(PLE), and 3D virtual worlds, including for example Second Life (SL).
Articles published in the journal cover the whole range of education and
training, concentrating on the theory, application and development of  
learning
technologies. There is a particular interest in the application of new  
and
emerging information and communications technologies in education and
training.

RECOMMENDED TOPICS

Topics to be discussed in this journal include (but are not limited  
to) the
following:

• Computer Mediated Communication
• Computer Mediated Conferencing
• Blended Learning
• e-Assessment
• Virtual Learning Environments
• 3D Online Worlds
• Gaming and Learning
• e-learning
• e-portfolios
• Web-based learning (WBL)
• Lifelong learning
• Intelligent content
• Adaptive and intuitive environments
• Responsive environments
• Mobile learning environments and applications
• Computer Aided Language Learning (CALL)
• Platforms and authoring tools
• Educational MashUps
• Networks/Grids for learning
• Knowledge management and learning
• Collaborative learning
• Applications of the Semantic Web
• Remote and virtual laboratories
• Multimedia applications and virtual reality
• Emerging technologies

SUBMITTING TO IJVPLE

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/development/author_info/guidelines  
submission.pdf
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 to michael.thomas at nucba.ac.jp  NO LATER THAN
March 1, 2009.

PUBLISHER

The International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning  
Environments is
published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the
“Information Science Reference” (formerly Idea Group Reference) and
“Medical Information Science Reference” imprints. For additional  
information
regarding the publisher, please visit www.igi-global.com.

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

Michael Thomas Ph.D.
Editor-in-Chief
International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments
E-mail: Michael.thomas at nucba.ac.jp
www.igi-global.com/ijvple








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Dr Michael Thomas BA (Hons) M.Ed. MBA Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Faculty of Foreign Languages & International Studies
Nagoya University of Commerce & Business
4-4 Sagamine, Komenoki-cho, Nisshin-shi
Aichi-ken, 470-0193 Japan

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