Catering for learner diversity with technological advances

Submission deadline date: 31 December 2022

Guest Editors

Kam Cheong LI, Hong Kong Metropolitan University, Hong Kong China, [email protected]

Billy T.M. WONG, Hong Kong Metropolitan University, Hong Kong China, [email protected]

Reggie KWAN, Hong Kong Metropolitan University, Hong Kong China, [email protected]

Simon K.S. CHEUNG, Hong Kong Metropolitan University, Hong Kong China, [email protected]


Catering for learner diversity has become an important issue in contemporary education. Advances in smart and interactive technologies have supported innovative practices to identify and satisfy learners’ diverse needs. For example, the increasing use of learning analytics, artificial intelligence and mobile technology has demonstrated their inseparable role in a broad range of educational developments in relation to catering for learner needs in terms of advancing the learning environments, pedagogical methods, curriculum development and educational management.

This special issue will contribute to addressing the pressing need for scholars and practitioners in education-related fields to keep abreast of such developments. It will provide a platform for sharing research, practices and views related to catering for learner diversity, as well as the potential of the latest technological developments for supporting this.

List of topic areas

  1. Learner diversity
  2. Personalised learning
  3. Pedagogical innovations with the aid of smart technology
  4. Mobile and ubiquitous learning
  5. Engaging students with smart learning design
  6. Social media and technology-mediated learning communities
  7. Open educational resources and MOOCs
  8. Learning analytics
  9. Virtual learning
  10. Technology advancement in STE(A)M education.

Submission information

Submissions are made using ScholarOne Manuscripts. Registration and access are available at:

Author guidelines must be strictly followed. Please see the author guidelines for Interactive Technology and Smart Education.

Authors should select (from the drop-down menu) the special issue title Catering for Learner Diversity with Technological Advances at the appropriate step in the submission process, i.e. in response to “Please select the issue you are submitting to”.

Submitted articles must not have been previously published, nor should they be under consideration for publication anywhere else, while under review for this journal.

Key deadlines

Opening date for manuscript submissions: 10 September 2022
Closing date for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2022