It is with great pleasure that I write to you to announce that the long awaited and much anticipated inaugural issue of Impact: Journal of Applied Research in Workplace E-learning has now been published at http://journal.elnet.com.au/impact. A copy of the issue's Table of Contents is included at the end of this message.
The inaugural issue, the theme of which is "Current issues and future directions in workplace e-learning: Mapping the research landscape", is a 'bumper' issue containing no less than 14 refereed articles written by authors from France, the UK, Ireland, the USA and Australia.
The full text of all 14 articles is available to all those who register for a free account at - http://journal.elnet.com.au/index.php/impact/user/register.
The publication frequency of Impact will increase to bi-annual in 2010, followed by quarterly in 2011 and subsequent years. Manuscript submissions are now being accepted via the online submission system for the first regular issue of the journal (Vol 2, No 1 - to be published in July 2010) - Please see the "About" section of the journal's Web site for information about the journal's focus and scope as well as detailed guidelines for authors.
The second issue of Impact in 2010 (Vol 2, No 2), which will be published in December, is intended to be a special, themed issue on the topic of e-learning evaluation and transfer. More details, including a formal Call for Papers, will be made available in early 2010. Meanwhile, expressions of interest can be sent to impactjournal at elnet.com.au.
Best wishes to all for the festive season!
Mark J.W. Lee
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, School of Education, Charles Sturt University
Editor-in-Chief, Impact: Journal of Applied Research in Workplace E-learning
Email: impactjournal at elnet.com.au
Impact: Journal of Applied Research in Workplace E-learning
Vol 1, No 1 (2009): Inaugural issue "Current issues and future directions in workplace e-learning: Mapping the research landscape"
Table of Contents
Vol 1, No 1 (inaugural issue) (pp. 1-4)
Mark J.W. Lee
Knowledge work in a connected world: is workplace learning the next big thing? (pp. 5-11)
Learning and technology - what have we learnt? (pp. 12-26)
Whose context is it anyway? Workplace e-learning as a synthesis of
designer- and learner-generated contexts (pp. 27-42)
Heutagogy and e-learning in the workplace: some challenges and opportunities (pp. 43-52)
Connectivism: a theory for learning in a world of growing complexity (pp. 53-67)
Kay Strong, Holly Hutchins
Exploring corporate e-learning research: what are the opportunities? (pp. 68-79)
Consuelo Waight, Barbara Stewart
Enhancing the experience of e-learning among working students: a systematic
review with thematic analysis (pp. 80-96)
Christopher Carroll, Andrew Booth, Diana Papaioannou, Anthea Sutton, Ruth Wong
The use of e-learning in the workplace: a systematic literature review (pp. 97-112)
Miguel Nunes, Maggie McPherson, Fenio Annansingh, Irfan Bashir, David Patterson
E-learning maturity in the workplace - the benefits and practices (pp. 113-136)
Laura Overton, Howard Hills
Optimising work-based e-learning in small and medium-sized enterprises:
contemporary challenges (pp. 137-153)
The Learn@Work Socrates-Minerva Research Project 2005-2007: what did it
do and what has happened with it since? (pp. 154-168)
Anne Murphy, Kevin O'Rourke, Pauline Rooney
Workers researching the workplace using a work-based learning framework:
towards an agenda for improving supervisory practice (pp. 169-182)
How do executives evaluate e-learning? A grounded theory study (pp. 183-204)
Case studies (Refereed)
The evolution of the business case for e-learning at St George Bank
Colin Pitt, Andrew Heys
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