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Reviewed by: Cheryl LaGuardia, Research Librarian, Widener Library, Harvard University
The Journal of Teaching and Learning with Technology (JoTLT) is "an international journal dedicated to enhancing student learning through the use of technology. JoTLT is focused on teaching at the university level and will not accept manuscripts relating to teaching in the K-12 area. The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for academicians all over the world to promote, share, and discuss what does and does not work when using technology. Submissions will be accepted in the following categories: Quick Hits: A Quick Hit is a brief contribution describing innovative procedures, courses, or materials involving technology (1500 words or less). Each contribution should include sufficient detail to allow another educator to use the Quick Hit in his or her own course. Empirical Manuscript: Manuscripts in this category should provide qualitative or quantitative evidence demonstrating the effectiveness of the technology in increasing student learning. Each manuscript should include sufficient detail to allow another educator to use the technology in his or her own course. Book Reviews: Manuscripts in this category will provide an overview of a book pertinent to the journal readership that is no more than two years old as well as a brief discussion of the books usefulness. Case Studies: Manuscripts in this category will detail the implementation of the use of technology in various settings."
The current issue available for review is Vol 5, No 1 (2016). It offers the articles: "An Examination of Students' Use of Technology for Non-Academic Purposes in the College Classroom," "Influence of Word Clouds on Critical Thinking in Online Discussions: A Content Analysis," "To Like or Not to Like: Facebook® in the Higher Education Classroom," "Students’ and Instructor’s Attitudes and Receptions of the Viability of Using A Flipped Classroom Instructional Model In A Technology-Enabled Active Learning (TEAL) Classroom," "Supporting the Adoption of Technology Enhanced Learning by Academics at Universities," "Student Perceptions of Self and Community within an Online Environment: The Use of VoiceThread to Foster Community," and "Use of screencasting to increase student engagement and learning: Ingredients for success." As these articles illustrate, this title will be of interest to those engaged in online learning and its technologies.