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Call for Manuscripts for a Special Issue on Mixed Methods in Educational Technology in Higher Education

01 Oct 2017 2:22 PM | Cheryl Poth (Administrator)

Call for Manuscripts for a Special Issue on Mixed Methods in Educational Technology in Higher Education


Title: Mixed Methods Research in Educational Technology in Higher Education


Journal: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education (http://educationaltechnologyjournal.springeropen.com/about)


Editors: Drs. Sergi Fàbregues, Open University of Catalonia; Nataliya V. Ivankova, University of Alabama at Birmingham; José F. Molina-Azorin, University of Alicante; Julio Meneses, Open University of Catalonia


Call: The purpose of this special issue is to highlight the use of mixed methods research (MMR) in the field of educational technology in higher education. It is expected that the selected papers will provide educational technology researchers with a better understanding of how to design and conduct MMR studies, as well as how the use of MMR will deepen understanding in their topics of inquiry. Potential topics include, but are not limited to: (a) methodological and/or theoretical manuscripts addressing topics such as: the prevalence of MMR studies in educational technology in higher education, the contribution MMR makes, the philosophical issues related to MMR, or discussions about procedural aspects of MMR within the field (e.g. types of designs, sampling strategies, approaches to data analysis, or quality issues); and (b) empirical manuscripts that use MMR in educational technology in higher education.


Deadline for Full Manuscripts: 1 October, 2017


Information for Authors:

Submitted manuscripts will be evaluated on the basis that: (a) they fit the definition of MMR stated above, (b) they show methodological quality and originality, and (c) they contribute to improve our understanding and practice of MMR.


Information about Submissions:

Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have carefully read the submission guidelines for International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education. The complete manuscript should be submitted through the International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education submission system. To ensure that you submit to the correct thematic series please select the appropriate thematic series in the drop-down menu upon submission. In addition, indicate within your cover letter that you wish your manuscript to be considered as part of the thematic series on 'Mixed Methods Research in Educational Technology in Higher Education'. All submissions will undergo rigorous peer review and accepted articles will be published within the journal as a collection.


Contact Information:

For editorial enquiries please contact educationaltechnologyjournal@springeropen.com

Webpage:

http://educationaltechnologyjournal.springeropen.com/mmrethe

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