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31 October 2020
Online education in its various modes has been growing steadily worldwide due to the confluence of new technologies, global adoption of internet, and intensifying demand for a workforce trained periodically for the ever-evolving digital economy. Pandemic Covid-19 has accelerated this transformation. Global, country, institutional, curriculum/program, and micro level factors impact quantity and quality of online education. Micro level factors include technology, professors, students, and course characteristics and their interactions. Several questions will remain unanswered: What new pedagogical theories and technologies were at play and continue to emerge? What innovative individual, disciplinary, and/or organizational shifts took place to ensure effective learning? How do we maintain, extend, and innovate on these strategies going forward? This special issue is dedicated to the analysis of the evolution of traditional in-class education towards blended, hybrid, flipped, synchronous online, asynchronous online and combinations thereof. Topics for submission can include the following and any other relevant subject on this theme:
- Efficacy of Online Education in Various Modes
- Impact of Institutional Characteristics on Implementation of Online Education
- Impediments to Globalization of Online Education
- Effectiveness of Online Education Platforms like Blackboard, Moodle, Zoom, Webex
- New Rules and Regulations for Online Education
- Meta-analysis of Online Education Studies
- Impact on Learning Outcomes with Online Education
- Mediating Factors in Successful Implementation of Online Education
- Cyber threats Plagiarism Issues with Online Education
Please note that for regular issues of JITCAR, it is required that the underlying research methodology is case and/or application based. But, for special issues all research methodologies are acceptable.
This special issue also welcomes Teaching Case articles describing certain contemporary methods of teaching that engage students in realistic scenarios pertaining to e-education. Such Teaching Case articles must be accompanied by a Research Note and a Teaching Note.
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Submission Format and Guidelines
All submitted papers must be clearly written in English and must contain only original work, which has not been published by, or is currently under review for, any other journal, conference, symposium, or workshop. Manuscripts should explicitly state what is unique and valuable about the paper within the context of the special issue theme.
- Paper Submission Deadline: October 01, 2020
- First Round Decision: November 30, 2020
- Revision Due: January 15, 2021
- Final Decision: February 28, 2021
There are two Special Issue co-editors. Please submit your manuscript to Shailendra Palvia ([email protected]) by the due dates. Please make sure you review and refer to any past relevant articles published in JITCAR. Please note that JITCAR is included in SCOPUS besides several other indexes.
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