About

Purpose

Educational Technology and Change Journal (ETCJ) is a nonprofit, non-refereed, professional electronic publication that focuses on the latest developments, trends, ideas, concerns, and issues related to the use of technology to enhance and improve K-12 and higher education. Although articles aren’t refereed, they’re carefully reviewed by the editor for content and style. As part of the review process, the editor often confers with staff editors and writers.

A Journal — Not a Blog

Although ETCJ is built on a blog platform, it is not a blog or group blog. It is a professional journal that happens to use a blog environment. This environment facilitates anytime and anywhere publications quickly and simply. For example, we’re able to publish articles within an hour or less of submission. The speed, however, is dependent on the quality of the submission.

Editors and Writers

ETCJ editors and writers are experts in some of the many different areas that make up the broad field of educational technology. Each brings to ETCJ her or his own style, perspective, interest, experience, and knowledge. But we all share the belief that technology, used wisely, has the transformative potential to not only change but improve education for students and lifelong learners throughout the world.

We also share a love for open discussion, and most if not all our articles are geared to generate dialogues, a give and take of ideas. In this endeavor, we believe that the most most important trait for all participants is civility, or respect for one another. We encourage and enjoy lively and even heated debates, but we have zero tolerance for those who resort to trolling or personal attacks.

Background

ETCJ was first published as Innovate-Blog (I-Blog) from 3 November 2008 to 31 March 2009. On 1 April 2009, we became independent of Innovate Journal and changed our name to Educational Technology and Change Journal (ETCJ).

Disclaimer

Opinions expressed by participants in Educational Technology & Change (ETC), including those in articles, comments, profiles, and links, represent the views of the writers and not those of ETC. All content is provided for informational purposes only. ETC editors make no representations as to the accuracy, completeness, currentness, suitability, or validity of any information posted to this site and will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from its display or use.

Copyright Notice

Creative Commons license

Educational Technology & Change Journal (ETCJ) by the authors of articles and comments, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.

Contact

For additional information, email Jim Shimabukuro, ETCJ editor, at jamess@hawaii.edu, or any of the other editors and writers listed on the staff page.

2 Responses

  1. Twitter account for ETC Journal: http://twitter.com/etcjournal. It should announce automatically all new articles and comments within an hour of their publication, through the respective Entries and Comments RSS feeds (see header).

  2. Claude, thank you very much for your leadership in taking ETC into the twitter dimension! -Jim

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