2nd CFP: Special issue on "Curriculum, Instruction, Learning and the Internet"
'Educational Technology & Society' (ISSN 1436-4522)
** Important dates
Friday, August 18, 2000 - Deadline for initial proposals
Friday, October 6, 2000 - Reaction/notification on initial proposals
Friday, December 15, 2000 - Deadline for full papers
Friday, January 26, 2001 - Reaction/notification on papers (with possible rejections)
Friday, March 22, 2001 - Final versions of papers
While Internet access is growing in schools, universities and the corporate
training arena at a geometric rate, a recent article related to Telematics
and Internet based course development stated that every hour of web instruction
was costing about 100 hours of preparation. There is an apparent need to harness
the educational value of the Internet, as it is, without extremely time consuming
authorship. Therefore, this special issue will focus on the curricular,
instructional, and learning aspects of the Internet for professors, teachers
and trainers who do not construct web courses or highly complex web creations.
The first term, curriculum, is basically defined as the subject matter content
or body of learning objectives that the Internet has to offer for more or less
direct import into the educational setting. The second term, instruction, is
construed to be the ways and means that the Internet curriculum is strategically
deployed in educational settings to promote learning. The third term, learning,
refers to the unique characteristics of learning, in a theoretical and a pragmatic
sense, as experienced in relation to the medium of the Internet.
We invite submissions covering these aspects that fall into the following
- Full length articles describing research results, presented through discussion
and comparative analysis methods (about 5000 words);
- Short feature articles presenting case studies and emerging theories (about
- Critiques, reviews, individual experiences (about 1500 words).
** Submission procedure
Initial proposals (about 1000 words) should be concise and contain the main these
of the proposed paper. They should be forwarded to the guest editor by email.
Please forward the following details with each submission:
-Author(s) full name(s) including title(s)
-full contact details of corresponding author including email address, postal
address, telephone and fax numbers
On the basis of initial proposals, the guest editor will invite the submissions
which should be sent to him as attached files (preferably in Word, HTML or
ASCII) to [log in to unmask] Once accepted, the final submissions should follow the
author guidelines, available at journal's website.
** Special issue guest editor
Muhammad Betz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor in Educational Instruction & Leadership
Southeastern Oklahoma State University
P.O. Box 4086, Station A
Durant, OK 74701
Tel: +1 580 745 2262
Fax: +1 580 745 7508
Email: [log in to unmask]
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