A list of free access online journals

E-learning or distributed, distance education focus

Canadian Journal of Learning & Technology     a peer-reviewed journal on all aspects of educational technology and learning. Topics may include, but are not limited to: learning theory and technology, cognition and technology, instructional design theory and application, online learning, computer applications in education, simulations and gaming, and other aspects of the use of technology in the learning process.

Canadian Journal of Higher Education     a publication of the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education. It intends to publish manuscripts on topics that address and are relevant to the Canadian higher education system and its structures, processes, and community; and to promote research with international and comparative dimensions in relation to Canadian higher education

Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning     a publication of the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education     articles relevant to the Canadian context, that shed new light on the teaching and learning interests of post-secondary education in Canada, including quantitative and/or qualitative research reports and essays examining issues in the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching     from Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education – The idea for Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching (CELT)dates back to the 2005 Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) conference hosted by the University of Prince Edward Island. From the beginning, the intent has been to encourage conference presenters to put the essence of their workshops and concurrent, round table, and poster sessions in essay form for a wide readership interested in teaching improvement practices in higher education. Once the CELT structure and format were established, the editors invited those who presented at the 2007 conference at the University of Alberta to submit to Vol­ume I, and the following year, those who presented at the 2008 conference in Windsor to submit to Volume II, and so on.

First Monday     one of the first openly accessible, peer–reviewed journals on the Internet, solely devoted to the Internet.

JOLT     The MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT) is a peer-reviewed, open-access, online publication that aims to promote scholarship in the use of the Internet and web-based multimedia resources in higher education. Published quarterly in March, June, September, and December.

Journal of Pedagogic Development  The Centre for Learning Excellence’s peer reviewed journal on teaching, learning and assessment (from 2011) University of Bedfordshire

IRRODL     International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning (Athabasca University) a refereed, open access e-journal that disseminates original research, theory, and best practice in open and distance learning worldwide. IRRODL is available free-of-charge to anyone with access to the Internet

Research in Learning Technology   (UK-based) journal of the Association for Learning Technology. It aims to raise the profile of research in learning technology, encouraging research that informs good practice and contributes to the development of policy. The journal publishes papers concerning the use of technology in learning and teaching in all sectors of education, as well as in industry



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