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New Content ItemThe editors of International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education are pleased to announce that the journal has been accepted into Clarivate's Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) and will receive its first Impact Factor in 2019. Check out all of the journal metrics on the right-hand column and learn more about the metrics here.


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Published thematic series

The universities of the future: educational and organizational challenges
Edited by: Martha Burkle, Alan Tait, Rikke Toft Nørgård, Sarah Guri-Rosenblit and Laia Canals
Date first published: 5 April 2018

More than tools? Critical perspectives and alternative visions of technology in higher education
Edited by: Linda Castañeda and Neil Selwyn
Date first published: 1 March 2018

Blended Learning in Higher Education: research findings 
Edited by: Charles Graham, Norm Vaughan, Charles Dziuban, Vitor Duarte Teodoro and Daniel Light
Date first published: 5 February 2018

Learning design for in situ continuous professional development
Edited by: Muriel Garreta Domingo, Peter B. Sloep, Davinia Hernández and Yishay Mor
Date first published: 19 July, 2017

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Journal History

The International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education (ETHE) is the new name of RUSC. Universities and Knowledge Society Journal. This is the start of a new era for the open-access online scientific journal founded in 2004 by the Open University of Catalonia (UOC). The journal has published 12 volumes containing more than 250 articles, 177 of which have appeared in both English and Spanish. 

Between 2013 and 2015 the journal was co-edited by UOC and the University of New England (Australia). From 2016 a new stage starts, with the Universidad de los Andes as co-editor of the journal with the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. From volume 13 onwards, the journal is published by Springer, which will undoubtedly expand the reach and impact of the articles.

It will continue to be an open-access online journal under the academic management of UOC, with assistance from an International Editorial Board comprised of experts in Educational Technology in Higher Education.

Click here to access the journal’s back issues and files from 2004 to 2015.

Aims and scope

This journal aims to: provide a vehicle for scholarly presentation and exchange of information between professionals, researchers and practitioners in the technology-enhanced education field; contribute to the advancement of scientific knowledge regarding the use of technology and computers in higher education; and inform readers about the latest developments in the application of information technologies (ITs) in higher education learning, training, research and management.

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Universitat Oberta de Catalunya