Call: Special issue of the International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning (IJTEL): Learning in 3D

Special Issue of the International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning (IJTEL): Learning in 3D

Journal Aims

IJTEL fosters multidisciplinary discussion and research on technology enhanced learning (TEL) approaches at the individual, organisational, national and global levels. Its key objective is to be the leading scholarly scientific journal for all those interested in, researching and contributing to the technology enhanced learning episteme. For this reason, IJTEL delivers research articles, position papers, surveys and case studies aiming:

  • To provide a holistic and multidisciplinary discussion on technology enhanced learning research issues
  • To promote the international collaboration and exchange of ideas and know how on technology enhanced learning
  • To investigate strategies on how technology enhanced learning can promote sustainable development

Subject Coverage of Special Issue

This special issue seeks to bring together research, from different perspectives, on a range of 3D technologies that may be used to enhance or support learning. Suitable topics may relate to, but are not limited to, the use of a range of 3D technologies in enhancing learning:

  • Virtual Worlds
  • Game-based Learning
  • Immersive Simulation
  • Augmented Reality
  • Cross and mixed-reality
  • Assessment in 3D environments
  • Pedagogies for TEL in 3D environments
  • Communities of Learners in 3D environments
  • Standards and Interoperability


Prospective authors are invited to notify the intention to submit a paper by sending a one-page abstract to the editors by 6th August 2010 and submit the full paper by 6th September 2010. Abstracts may be sent to the editors at or Final papers should be submitted electronically via the InderScience online submissions system at:

Important Dates

6th August 2010: Title and Abstract deadline (optional)
6th September 2010: Full paper submission deadline
15th October 2010: Decision notification
12th November 2010: Camera-ready version
Early 2011: Publication (tentative)

Guest Editors

Carlos Delgado Kloos, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 28911 Leganés (Madrid, Spain),

Daniel J. Livingstone, University of the West of Scotland, Paisley PA1 2BE (Scotland, UK),

Editorial Committee

Ignacio Aedo, UC3M, Spain
John Belcher, MIT, USA
Josep Blat, Universidad Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Darryl Charles, University of Ulster, UK
Thomas Connolly, University of the West of Scotland, UK
Abdulmotaleb El Saddik, University of Ottawa, Canada
Lesley Gourlay, Coventry University, UK
Miguel Lizondo, Deimos-Space, Spain
Judith Molka-Danielsen, Molde University College, Norway
Mariano Rico, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
Pilar Sancho Thomas, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Kath Trinder, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

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