Article types

This page lists and explains the types of the articles published in the ITE Journal.

The journal invites high-quality submissions on all topics related to Information Technologies in Education. Submissions can fall in one of the following categories.

Full Research Articles

The submissions in this category are the full-length reports on the accomplished research work. They present a novel method, technique or analysis with appropriate empirical or other type of evaluation as a proof of validity. The main evaluation criteria for this category are originality, technical soundness, the soundness of evaluation, and quality of writing. Results previously published at conferences or workshops may be submitted as substantially extended versions.
Page limit: 10 journal pages

Survey Articles

The submissions in this category are the full-length papers surveying the state of the art of the topics central to the journal's scope. Survey articles should have the potential to become introductory and overview texts. These submissions will be reviewed along the following dimensions:

  • Suitability as introductory text for researchers, PhD students, or practitioners, to get started on the covered topic
  • Coverage and balance of the presentation
  • Readability and clarity of the presentation
  • Importance of the covered material to the ITE community in broad

Page limit: 15 journal pages

Educational Technology Articles

The submissions in this category are the short papers describing mature educational software tools, systems, or infrastructures. These reports should be brief and focused. They have to clearly present the capabilities of the described tool or system. It is strongly encouraged, that the presented technologies or systems are freely accessible to public and the uptake of the technology is made possible. If a propriatory technology is presented, it has to be made available for the reviewers of the submission. These submissions are evaluated along the following dimensions:

  • Quality and impact of the technology for educational purposes
  • Clarity and readability of the paper, does it present both the capabilities and the limitations of the technology
  • How well the technology is perceived by tutors and students

Page limit: 6 journal pages

IT in Use Reports

The submissions in this category are short articles reporting on the deployments of IT for educational cases. These articles report on how these deployments impacted the didactics, quality of teaching and learning, or other relevant performance indicators in Education. The submissions will be evaluated along the significance and practical relevance of the described deployments as well as with respect to the technical soundness of the described solution and accompanying evaluation or validation.
Page limit: 5 journal pages

Views or Opinions Articles

In this category the journal solicits visionary articles expressing the views and opinions on how IT will be developed in the educational domain and how these development will impact educational processes and outcomes. It is also expected that the submissions are focused on the analysis of a particular problem and presenting a vision of how this problem could be overcome using a new IT. The submissions will be evaluated with respect to how complete and technically sound the problem analysis is and how potentially useful the solution will be for educators.
Page limit: 10 journal pages