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Asian Association of Open Universities Journal

ISSN: 2414-6994

Logo: Open University of Hong Kong.
Content: Table of Contents
Information: Journal information  |  Editorial Team  | Author Guidelines
This journal is owned by the Asian Association of Open Universities & delivered by Emerald Publishing Services

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Journal information

AAOU Journal is the official journal of the Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU).

The journal is an international peer-reviewed journal published twice a year. It welcomes high quality papers on topics of Open and Distance Education (ODE). Papers submitted to the journal may be an empirical study, case study or critical literature review. It should bring readers new information, knowledge, evaluations of theories or best practices of ODE.

AAOUJ publishes 2 issues per annum.

Aims and scope

The aims of the journal are:

  • To provide a forum for academics and scholars to share their research and expertise in the field of ODE
  • To build a vibrant research community of educational leaders from related domains

The scope of the journal is:

  • Academic analytics
  • Flexible learning
  • Innovative teaching
  • Massive open online courses (MOOCs)
  • Mobile learning
  • Online learning
  • Open and distance education (ODE)
  • Open educational resources (OER)
  • Quality assurance in ODE
  • Technology-mediated teaching
  • Ubiquitous learning

Peer review

AAOUJ operates a double blind peer review model. All articles undergo an initial assessment by the journal editor. If they are considered suitable for peer review, articles will then be a reviewed by a minimum of two external reviewers to assess its suitability for publication. Final responsibility for editorial decisions rest with the journal editor.

Open access

All articles published in AAOUJ are published Open Access under a CCBY 4.0 licence. For further information on licencing please see the author guidelines.

Publishing Services partnership

AAOUJ is published by Emerald Publishing on behalf of Asian Association of Open Universities. AAOUJ is owned by Asian Association of Open Universities. AAOUJ is published under a platinum OA arrangement, in that all charges for publishing an OA article in AAOUJ are funded by Asian Association of Open Universities. There is no charge to the author.

You can view the journal's tranparency statement here.

This journal is abstracted and indexed by:

  • British Library
  • Cabell's Directories.

This journal is a member of and subscribes to the principles of theĀ Committee on Publication Ethics. More on Emerald's approach is available in ourĀ Publication Ethics guidelines.