AAOU Journal is the official journal of the Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU).
The journal is an international peer-reviewed journal published twice a year. It welcomes high quality papers on topics of Open and Distance Education (ODE). Papers submitted to the journal may be an empirical study, case study or critical literature review. It should bring readers new information, knowledge, evaluations of theories or best practices of ODE.
AAOUJ publishes 2 issues per annum.
The aims of the journal are:
The scope of the journal is:
AAOUJ operates a double blind peer review model. All articles undergo an initial assessment by the journal editor. If they are considered suitable for peer review, articles will then be a reviewed by a minimum of two external reviewers to assess its suitability for publication. Final responsibility for editorial decisions rest with the journal editor.
All articles published in AAOUJ are published Open Access under a CCBY 4.0 licence. For further information on licencing please see the author guidelines.
AAOUJ is published by Emerald Publishing on behalf of Asian Association of Open Universities. AAOUJ is owned by Asian Association of Open Universities. AAOUJ is published under a platinum OA arrangement, in that all charges for publishing an OA article in AAOUJ are funded by Asian Association of Open Universities. There is no charge to the author.
You can view the journal's tranparency statement here.