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Journal Editors

Rikke Ørngreen 

Research LAB: IT and Learning Design, Department of Philosophy and Learning, Aalborg University, Copenhagen, Denmark

Heinrich Söbke

 Bauhaus-Universität, Weimar, Germany


Rikki Orngreen

Rikke Ørngreen, Professor (with special responsibilities) at the Department of Philosophy and Learning at Aalborg University, in Copenhagen. She is head of the research group: It and Learning Design (ILD) and the research center for VidEO (Video in Educations and learning Organisations). She is a member of several boards, has organized conference s, and function as project leader on several large and small projects, with partners from both the private and public sector. Rikke researches the design, use and evaluation of learning processes and resources, which integrate digital and online technologies. Of particular interest are video and multimodal activities that support design, collaboration, creation and reflection among people in a variety of spaces and places.


HeinrichGroßHeinrich Söbke is a research associate in the field of educational technology at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar Germany. Following an interdisciplinary approach, Dr. Söbke’s research interests include serious-games, AR and VR in learning contexts, technologies for participatory design and learning, and simulations especially in engineering education. He has participated in various research projects focusing on motivating learning technologies. Currently he serves as a co-head of the working group VR/AR-Learning of the German Society of Informatics (GI). Before he joined Bauhaus-Institute for Infrastructure Solutions ( in 2009, he worked for 15 years in industry projects as a system analyst and computer scientist.


Associate Editors

Cubric Marija Marija Cubric is a Reader (Associate Professor) at University of Hertfordshire Business School, department for Management, Leadership and Organisation. She is a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy and a Fellow and Chartered IT Professional of the British Computer Society. She was a co-chair of the ECEL 2015 conference, principal investigator and co-investigator for several learning and teaching practice change and evaluation projects in the UK. Her main research interests are in the area of knowledge management and discovery, collaborative learning and problem solving, and technology adoption and evaluation. She has published in the area of blended learning designs, e-assessment, technology adoption and online courses evaluation.



Ken W. Li is a lecturer teaching Statistics and IT. He has been teaching in tertiary institutions in Australia, Canada and Hong Kong for many years. His current research areas are in the Use of IT in Education, Human-computer Interaction, and Computer Simulation. He has developed teaching models and instruments for assessing learning outcomes of students. He has published a textbook, book chapters, journal articles as well as conference papers.  He is a member of various paper reviewer panels, editorial boards of academic journals, as well as organizing committees of conferences and competitions.




Marsh Deborah Debra Marsh is Director of Learning Design and Teacher Management at Nikkei FT Learning. She has been working in the field of online and distance learning since 1995 when she project managed one of the very first online English language teaching programmes.  Over the past 20 years she has worked in higher education, the publishing industry and more recently the private corporate world. Throughout she has maintained a keen interest in the application of educational technology and its potential to motivate and support learning. Her research interests include learning design and emerging and evolving pedagogies for online learning and teaching. 



currie Ken Currie spent over 30 years in AI research at Edinburgh, and Heriot-Watt where he spent 14 years as the key designer and developer of their massively successful global online MBA programme, and initiator of the distance undergraduate Management Programme. He left academia in 2007 to work with CAPDM, a distance learning specialist, to work with academia and professional associations on the development of their businesses in online education.  CAPDM have designed and developed many of the flagship UK online masters programmes. Ken is also a Director of Opus Learning, the wholly online, Scottish Qualifications Authority approved further education college.




Barber Wendy Dr. Wendy Barber is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology.  Her research interests include Teacher Development, Health and Wellness, and Authentic Professional Practice. Her passions include the role of Mindfulness, Flow, Awareness and Play in teaching and learning. Her work is framed by intuition and awareness, but it is grounded in the reality of her pack of 3 small dogs, Max, Georgia and Gracie. Dr. Barber won the UOIT 2014-15 Teaching Award of Excellence for Tenure and Tenure Track Faculty



Picture_Dr  Paula Charbonneau-Gowdy

Paula Charbonneau-Gowdy is Associate Professor in the Faculty Education and Humanities at the Universidad Andres Bello in Santiago, Chile. Her experience in the field of education has spanned 40 years and at all levels, the last 18 years researching the socio-cultural implications of emerging technologies on teaching, learning and learners. Formerly Senior Advisor in Learning and Technology to the Government of Canada, her research interests lie in promoting effective e-learning practices particularly in Blended Learning and Teacher Education contexts.  She was a 2016 and also a 2017 recipient of two Laureate Publication Awards for her writing in the area of technology-based learning.  



Picture _Glenn Blazek Glenn E. Blazek is an industry leader in the field of workforce e-learning. A sought-after speaker, his role in 18 conferences so far include keynote speaker, plenary session speaker, conference presider, conference planner, and session presenter. Fortune 500 companies ranked his simulations as well as online training global best practices and NASA evaluated his blended and online training to be world class. After serving as an instructor in higher education for eight years, he transitioned to the private sector where he developed e-learning for 19 years. He has a passion for mentoring and has facilitated 44 two-day leadership workshops for aerospace managers in the United States and in the Republic of Singapore.   




Review Committee

  • Leon Abdillah, Bina Darma Unversity, Indonesia
  • Mohammed Ali akour, A'Sharqiyah University, Ibra, Oman
  • Anna-Sofia Alklind Taylor, University of Skovde, Skovde, Sweden
  • Paulo Alves, Polytechnic Institute of Braganza, Portugal
  • Antonios Andreatos, Hellenic Air Force Academy, Greece
  • Ana Patricia Ayala Melendez, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Ana Azevedo, Instituto Politécnico do Porto, Portugal
  • Isabel Azevedo, ISEP/IPP, Porto, Portugal
  • Jannicke Baalsrud Hauge, Bremer Institut fuer Produktion und Logistik, Germany
  • Liz Bacon, University of Greenwich, UK
  • Arunkumar Balakrishnan, Coimbatore Institute of Technology, India
  • Cem Balcikanli, Gazi University, Turkey
  • Dorit Barat, Kibbutzim College, Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Wendy Barber, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, Canada
  • Ricardo Barcelos, IFF, Brazil
  • Danilo M Baylen, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, USA
  • Yongmei Bently, University of Bedfordshire, UK
  • Glenn Blazek, Aerojet Rocketdyne, NASA Stennis Space Center, USA
  • Patricia Bluteau, Coventry University, UK
  • Usha Borkar, Hansraj Jivandas College of Education, Mumbai, India
  • Adele Botha, CSIR Meraka, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Farida Bouarab-Dahmani , Mouloud Mammeri University of Tizi Ouzou, Algeria
  • Frances Boylan, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
  • Tharrenos Bratitsis, University of Western Macedonia, Greece
  • Julien Broisin, Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse, France
  • Michelle Camilleri, University of Malta, Malta
  • Martin Capay, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia
  • Nicola Capuano, University of Salerno, , Italy
  • Ines Casanovas, National Technological University
  • Cornelia Castro, Portuguese Catholic University, Porto, Portugal
  • Ivana Cechova, University of Defence, Brno, Czech Republic
  • Maiga Chang, Athabasca University, Canada
  • Felix Lip Yan Chao, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Phaik Kin Cheah, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
  • Neeranjan Chitare, Guru Nanak Institution, Nagpur, India
  • Dickson K.W. Chiu, The University of Hong Kong
  • Christopher Chua, Batangas State University, Philippines
  • Lucian Ciolan, University of Bucharest, Romania
  • David Comiskey, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, UK
  • Susan Crichton, UBC, Kelowna, BC, Canada
  • Harold John Culala, Far Eastern University, Manila, Philippines
  • Ken Currie, CAPDM Ltd., Edinburgh, UK
  • Nicki Dabner, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Mitja Decman, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Ioannis Deliyannis, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece
  • Deshinta Arrova Dewi, INTI International University, Nilai, Malaysia
  • Terry Diamanduros, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, USA
  • Christo Dichev, WSSU, Winston Salem, USA
  • Nuno Dominguinhos, FCUL, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Martina A. Doolan, Univeristy of Hertfordshire, UK
  • Ronald Dyer, University of Liverpool, UK
  • Martin Ebern, Graz University of Technology, Austria
  • David Edgar, Caledonian Business School, Glasgow, UK
  • Ramadan Eyyam, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus
  • Serenelli Fabio, Università di Milano-Bicocca, Italy
  • Carlo Fabricatore, University of Worcester, UK
  • Panagiotis Fotaris, University of East London, UK
  • Cecile Gabarre, University of Nizwa, Sultanate of Oman
  • Serge Gabarre, University of Nizwa, Sultanate of Oman
  • Daniela Gachago, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Alessandra Giglio, Dalarna University, Sweden
  • Marco Giuliani, University Polytechnic delle Marche, Italy
  • Martin Hanneghan, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
  • Rugayah Gy Hashim, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia
  • Muhammad Said Hasibuan, IBI Darmajaya, Indonesia,
  • Thanos Hatziapostolou, University of Sheffield, CITY College, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Stylianos Hatzipanagos, King's College London, UK
  • Enosha Hettiarachchi, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Kim Hosler, University of Denver, Denver, USA
  • Alison Hramiak, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
  • Isabel Hwang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Eunice Ndeto Ivala, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Antonin Jancarik, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
  • Paul Jones, Swansea University, UK
  • Nabi Bux Jumani,International Islamic University, Pakistan
  • Billy Mathias Kalema, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Yusniza Kamarulzaman, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Charalampos Karagiannidis, University of Thessaly, Greece
  • Anastasios Karakostas, Information Technologies Institute, Greece
  • Andrea Kelz, University of Applied Sciences Burgenland, Austria
  • Kaido Kikkas, Estonian Information Technology College / Tallinn University, Tallin, Estonia
  • Ferit Kilickaya, Mehmet Akif Ersoy University, Turkey
  • Hae Yeon Kim, Chungbuk National University, Korea
  • Joseph Kush, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, USA
  • John Lacontora, Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA
  • Yacine Lafifi, LabSTIC Laboratory, Guelma University, Guelma, algeria
  • Jean Lai, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
  • Mona Laroussi, INSAT, Tunisia
  • Deirdre Lawless, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
  • Jonathan Lean, Plymouth University, UK
  • Stella Lee, Paradox Learning Inc., Calgary, Canada
  • Pierpaolo Limone, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
  • Ciolan Lucian Ion, University of Bucharest, Romania
  • Leo F.H. MA, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Gunver Majgaard, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
  • Brenda Mallinson, Rhodes University, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Stefania Manca, Institute of Educational Technology - National Research Council of Italy, Genova, Italy
  • Violeta Manevska, University St. Kliment Ohridski Bitola, Macedonia
  • Susana Marchisio, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina
  • Ismail Marina, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia
  • Sofia Marques da Silva, Universit, Portugal
  • Tushar Marwaha, Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, India
  • Stephanos Mavromoustakos, University of Windsor, Canada
  • Bruce Maxim, University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, MI, USA
  • Susan McKenny, University of Twente, Netherlands
  • Mark McMahon, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia
  • Bente Meyer, Aalborg University, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Elizabeth Monk, University of Dundee, UK
  • Vasanthi Muniasamy, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
  • Antoinette Muntjewerff, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Minoru Nakayama, CRADLE, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
  • Poornima Natajara, Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore, India
  • Maria Nathan, Lynchburg College, USA
  • Michaela Nettekoven, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria
  • Karen Neville, University College Cork, Ireland
  • Mathews Nkhoma, RMIT University Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Vuyisile Nkonki, University of Fort Hare, Alice, South Africa
  • Susanna Nocchi, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
  • Daire OBroin, Carlow Institute of Technology, Ireland
  • Luciana Oliveira, ISCAP - School of Accounting and administration of Oporto, Porto, Portugal
  • Alessandro Pagano, University of Bari, Italy
  • George Palaigeorgiou, University of Western Macedonia, Florina, USA
  • Vasileios Paliktzoglou, University of Eastern Finland
  • Jennifer Palilonis, Ball State University, Muncie, USA
  • Researcher Patrick Parslow, Reading University, UK
  • Jui Pattnayak, Raajdhani Engineering College, Bhubaneswar, India
  • Marija Pavkov,Ekopid d.o.o., Croatia
  • Paul Peachey, University of South Wales, Pontypridd, UK
  • Beth Perry, Athabasca University, Canada
  • Donatella Persico, Institute for Educational Technology-National Research Council, Genova, Italy
  • Claudine Piau, Unversité du Maine, Le Mans-Laval, France
  • Floriana Popescu, Dunarea de Jos University, Galati, Romania
  • Maria Magdalena Popescu, Carol I National Defence University, Bucharest, Romania
  • Tamara Powell, Kennesaw State University, USA
  • Gisela Prey, University of Applied Sciences Munich, Germany
  • Susannah Quinsee, City University, London, UK
  • Chandra Reka Ramchandiran, Taylor's University, Malaysia
  • Wilfres Sugumar Richards, Madras Christian College, India
  • Juan Javier Rivera Andia, UAB, Spain
  • Eleni Rossiou, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Paulina Rousseau, University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, Canada
  • Balasundaram Sadhu, National Institute of Technology, Thiruchirappalli, India
  • Florin Salajan, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, USA
  • Mark Saunders, University of Birmingham, UK
  • Zaffar Ahmed Shaikh, Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University Lyari, Pakistan
  • Angela Shapiro, Glasgow Caledonian University , UK
  • Rhona Sharpe, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK
  • Khitam Shraim, Palestine Technical University, Kadoorie, Palestine
  • Charles Sigmund, University of Phoenix, Portland, USA
  • Julie-Ann Sime, Lancaster University, UK
  • Jane Sinclair, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
  • Virpi Slotte, Kiinko - Real Estate Education, Finland
  • Sonia Sousa, Universidade Alberta, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Mark Stansfield, University of Paisley, Glasgow, UK
  • Martin Steinicke, University of Applied Sciences HTW Berlin, Germany
  • Stephen Tang, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
  • Gainiya Tazhina, University of International Business, Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Mathura Thapliyal, HNB Garhwal University, India
  • Daniela Trifan, Agricultural Research and Development Station of Braila, Romania
  • Thrasyvoulos Tsiatsos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Melih Turgut, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Eskisehir, Turkey
  • Annelien van Rooyen, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Radu Vasiu, Politehnica University, Timisoara, Romania
  • Denise Whitelock, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
  • Robert J. Wierzbicki, University of Applied Sciences Mittweida, Germany
  • Annika Wiklund-Engblom, bo Akademi University, Vaasa, Finland
  • Koos Winnips, Groningen University, The Netherlands
  • David Wong, University College London, UK
  • Cuneyt Yenigun, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
  • Yassine Zaoui Seghroucheni, Faculty of sciences, Tetouan, Morocco