Call for 2 new Editors for Research in Learning Technology

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Deadline for proposals: extended to midday on Friday, 20 July 2012.

Research in Learning Technology has been Open Access since January 2012. The journal is published in partnership with Co-Action Publishing.

The journal’s website is You can also download the flyer announcing the move to Open Access.

Two new Editors for the journal

ALT is looking for 2 new Editors to join the Editorial Team. The team will be led by Frances Bell, who will be Senior Editor from September 2012. The team will provide academic and intellectual leadership in relation to the running and development of the journal, including supporting guest editors of special issues and supplements (such as the proceedings of the annual ALT conference).

The journal is now published online and in print 4 times a year, with normally 3 standard issues, 1 special issue, and 2 supplements annually.

Please refer to the Aims & Scope of the journal ( and ALT’s website ( for more information.

We would like particularly to encourage expressions of interest from individuals who have expertise in statistics/data analysis, or theoretical approaches to technology in learning and teaching, or experience of providing editorial guidance to an international author base, or a background in computer science.

Proposals and selection process:

Download the full call including a descriptions of the Editor role [PDF 159kb]

Full proposals should include a short biography, a list of publications/recent work/relevant experience and a statement of why you would like to join the Editorial Team. In addition it should discuss what you will bring to the role.

All proposals will be reviewed by the selection panel. The selection panel comprises Frances Bell, the Chairs of ALT's Publications and Research Committees, (Dick Moore and John Cook), the ALT Director of Development (John Slater), and Chief Executive (Maren Deepwell).

Short-listed candidates will be invited to face-to-face or online interviews. Once appointed, the two new Editors will be joining the Editorial Team prior to ALT's annual conference in September 2012.

Deadline for proposals: midday on Friday, 20 July 2012.

Please email your proposal to (we will confirm receipt within 2 working days). Short-listing and interviews will take place from late July to mid-August.

Informal enquiries to Maren Deepwell, Chief Executive, via email to  or on +44 (0)1865 484405.