Distance Learning

For Educators, Trainers, and Leaders

Sponsored by the U.S. Distance Learning Association and Information Age Publishing

Indexed in DE Hub

Publication Guidelines

Articles are accepted from authors with interesting and important information about the effective practice of distance teaching and learning. No page costs are charged authors, nor are stipends paid. Two copies of the issue with the author’s article will be provided. Reprints will also be available.

  1. Manuscript’s should be written in Microsoft Word, saved as a .doc file or docx file, and sent using email.
  2. Single space the entire manuscript. Use 12 point Times New Roman (TNR) font.
  3. Margins – 1” on all sides.
  4. Do not use any subheadings, page numbers, or embedded commands. Documents that have embedded commands will be returned.
  5. Include a cover sheet with the paper’s title and with the names, affiliations and addresses of all authors. High resolution professional photographs of all authors should be included and should have a file size larger than 500kb.
  6. Submit the paper via email attachment that is clearly marked. The name of the manuscript file should reference the author. Submissions should be sent marked ATTENTION Distance Learning submission.
  7. Send email submissions to:

    Michael R. Simonson
    Distance Learning journal
    Fischler College of Education
    Nova Southeastern University
    4118 DeSantis Building
    3301 College Avenue
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314.
The Manuscript

Word Processor Format
Manuscripts should be written in Microsoft Word.

There is no page length. The average manuscript is between 3-5000 words.

Regular text: 12 point TNR, left justified

Do not type section headings or titles in all-caps, only capitalize the first letter in each word of a title. Allow one line of space before and after each heading. Indent, 0.5”, the first sentence of each paragraph.

Figures and Tables
Figures and tables should fit width 6 ½ “and be incorporated into the document.

Page Numbering
Do not include or refer to any page numbers in your manuscript.

We encourage you to use visuals – pictures, graphics, figures, charts – to help explain your article. Graphics images (.jpg) should be included at the end of your paper. Graphic images should be at least 500 kb in size.

The SoJo Journal

The SoJo Journal

Educational Foundations and Social Justice Education

Middle Grades Research Journal

Middle Grades Research Journal

A Research Journal Published by the Institute for School Improvement

Quarterly Review of Distance Education

Quarterly Review of Distance Education

An Official Journal of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology