Distance Learning

For Educators, Trainers, and Leaders

Sponsored by the U.S. Distance Learning Association, The Patel College of Health Care Sciences, Nova Southeastern University And Information Age Publishing

Indexed in DE Hub

Distance Learning is for leaders, practitioners, and decision makers in the fields of distance learning, e'learning, telecommunications, and related areas. It is a professional journal with applicable information for those involved with providing instruction to all kinds of learners, of all ages, using telecommunications technologies of all types. Stories are written by practitioners for practitioners with the intent of providing usable information and ideas. Articles are accepted from authors--new and experienced--with interesting and important information about the effective practice of distance teaching and learning.

Distance Learning is published quarterly. Each issue includes eight to ten articles and three to four columns, including the highly regarded "And Finally..." column covering recent important issues in the field and written by Distance Learning editor, Michael Simonson. Articles are written by practitioners from various countries and locations, nationally and internationally.

Distance Learning is an official publication of the United States Distance Learning Association, and is co-sponsored by the Fischler School of Education at Nova Southeastern University and Information Age Publishing.

Manuscripts Wanted

Distance Learning (DL) journal and the Quarterly Review of Distance Education (QRDE) are seeking manuscripts.

Distance Learning is an official journal of the U.S. Distance Learning Association. DL is published four times a year, for leaders, practitioners, and decision makers in the fields of distance learning, eLearning, virtual schooling, telehealth, and related areas. It is a professional journal for those who are involved with providing instruction to all types of learners, in all types of situations, using telecommunications technologies of all types. Articles are written by practitioners, for practitioners. Submissions are peer reviewed. DL is in its 16th year of publication.

The Quarterly Review of Distance Education is a rigorously refereed journal that publishes articles, research briefs, reviews, letters to the field, and editorials dealing with the theories, research, and practice of distance education. Th QRDE publishes articles that use a variety of methods to produce generalizable results which help guide the practice of the field of distance education in the public and private sectors. The QRDE publishes full-length articles as well as research briefs, editorial, reviews and columns. Topics include distance education, eLearning, virtual schooling and telehealth/telemedicine. The QRDE is in its 20th year of publication.

Submit manuscripts for either DL or QRDE to
Editorial Offices
Quarterly Review of Distance Education
Distance Learning
ATTN: Michael Simonson, Professor
Editor
3301 College Avenue
Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice
College of Health Care Sciences
Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33324
954-262-8563
simsmich@nova.edu

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

For the QRDE, submit four printed copies of your manuscript, typed double-spaced on 8 ½ x 11 paper. For DL, submit two printed copies. Manuscripts are generally between 10 and 50 pages in length and must conform to the style of the most recent edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Longer manuscripts will be considered also. Research Briefs may be shorter, normally between 3 – 10 pages.

The name(s), affiliation(s), address(es), and phone, fax, and email address(es) of the author(s) should appear on a separate cover page. A one paragraph biographical statement should be submitted for each author.

To ensure anonymity in the review process, names of author(s) should not appear elsewhere in the manuscript, except in appropriate citations. An abstract of 100 words should also be submitted on a separate page.

Manuscripts should also be submitted on a Flash Drive using a recent version of Microsoft Word. The disk should be clearly labeled with the author’(s) name(s). Graphics should be included as part of the Word document.

DL authors should submit a high resolution (>500kb) professional photograph of each author.

International authors may submit their manuscript and supporting information via email attachment(s) to the journal editorial office, to the attention of the journal editor.

Manuscripts will be reviewed by at least three reviewers. This process normally takes from 1 – 4 months.