Distance Education is the journal of ODLAA Inc. It is edited by Associate Professor Som Naidu and published by Taylor & Francis. The journal is managed by a sub-committee of the ODLAA Executive and ODLAA members receive it as a part of their membership.
Distance Education is a peer-reviewed journal. It publishes research and scholarly material in the fields of distance, open and flexible education. It was one of the first journals published to focus exclusively on this area of educational practice, and it remains a primary source of original and scholarly work in the field for practitioners, teachers and students.
Submissions for publication
Distance Education is published in May, August and November of each year. Submissions for publication in the journal are considered throughout the year. For author guidelines see Taylor & Francis.
Call for papers
The special issue of Distance Education journal on massive open online courses (MOOCs) will be published in 2014 — see the flyer for details.
Individual subscriptions to Distance Education are available online. For institutional subscriptions contact the publisher:
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Electronic copies of papers from volume 23 are available for those who have purchased an individual or organisational subscription to the journal, outside of their ODLAA membership.
Som Naidu, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia
Alistair Inglis, Curtin University, Sarawak, Malaysia
Antonina Petrolito, Melbourne, Australia
Founding executive editors
Ian McD. Mitchell and Desmond J. Keegan
Roger Azevedo – McGill University, Canada
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Distance Education journal
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