Challenges and Opportunities of E-Learning and Blended Learning during COVID-19

Call for papers for: Interactive Technology and Smart Education

Guest Editors

Tomayess Issa, Curtin University, Australia

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Pedro Isaias, UNSW – Sydney, Australia

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Theodora Issa, Curtin University, Australia

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We hope that you, your families, and communities are keeping safe and well amidst the public health concerns and pandemic emergency worldwide. We understand and are undergoing ourselves, the rapid adaptation and transition to remote online and distance forms of education now required in many settings.

Interactive Technology and Smart Education is currently proposing the following special issue in an effort to help and aid both practitioners and researchers, through the contribution of substantial knowledge and expertise of those in our community. The research will be published as a full special issue, free of the payment barrier for 3 months.

Currently world-wide, the education sector is facing a huge impact as a result of COVID-19, with universities forced to shift their teaching to e-learning and blended learning modes. Academics have had to adapt to this change, both by way of teaching, and the assessment process. This has generated several challenges and opportunities for both academics and students.

This special issue aims to examine academics’ perspectives and perceptions with regard how they have handled this challenge as well as highlighting any opportunities they have experienced. 

This special issue will explore the following themes, though it is not limited to these:

  • Teaching mode
  • e-Learning
  • Blended Learning
  • Collaborative Technology
  • Opportunities
  • Challenges
  • (COVID-19)
  • Assessments
  • Skills and Knowledge

Deadline and Submission Details

The submission deadline for all papers is: 31 August 2020

To submit your research, please visit: https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/itse

To view the author guidelines for this journal, please visit:

https://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/journal/itse#author-guidelines

Contact the Guest Editors

Tomayess Issa, Curtin University

[email protected]

 

Pedro Isaias, UNSW – Sydney

[email protected]

 

Theodora Issa, Curtin University, Australia

[email protected]

We sincerely hope this will become a service effort to help and aid practitioners and researchers, through the contribution of the substantial knowledge and expertise of those in our community. The research will be published as a full special issue, free of the payment barrier for 3 months.