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Curriculum, Instruction, Learning, and the Internet


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Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2000 23:31:35 +1300
From: Kinshuk <kinshuk@MAILANDNEWS.COM>
Subject: CFP: Sp. iss. on 'Curriculum, Instruction, Learning and the Internet'

Call for papers: Special issue of 'Educational Technology & Society'

(ISSN 1436-4522) peer-reviewed journal on the theme:

Curriculum, Instruction, Learning and the Internet

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While Internet access is growing in schools, universities and the corporate training arena at a geometric rate, a recent article related to Telematics and Internet based course development stated that every hour of web instruction was costing about 100 hours of preparation. There is an apparent need to harness the educational value of the Internet, as it is, without extremely time consuming authorship. Therefore, this special issue will focus on the curricular, instructional, and learning aspects of the Internet for professors, teachers and trainers who do not construct web courses or highly complex web creations.

The first term, curriculum, is basically defined as the subject matter content or body of learning objectives that the Internet has to offer for more or less direct import into the educational setting. The second term, instruction, is construed to be the ways and means that the Internet curriculum is strategically deployed in educational settings to promote learning. The third term, learning, refers to the unique characteristics of learning, in a theoretical and a pragmatic sense, as experienced in relation to the medium of the Internet.

We invite submissions covering these aspects that fall into the following categories:

- Full length articles describing research results, presented through discussion and comparative analysis methods (about 5000 words);

- Short feature articles presenting case studies and emerging theories (about 2500 words);

- Critiques, reviews, individual experiences (about 1500 words).

** Submission procedure

Initial proposals (about 1000 words) should be concise and contain the main these of the proposed paper. They should be forwarded to the guest editor by email.

Please forward the following details with each submission:

-Author(s) full name(s) including title(s)

-job title(s)


-full contact details of corresponding author including email address, postal address, telephone and fax numbers


On the basis of initial proposals, the guest editor will invite the submissions which should be sent to him as attached files (preferably in Word, HTML or ASCII) to <> Once accepted, the final submissions should follow the author guidelines, available at journal's website.

** Special issue guest editor

Muhammad Betz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor in Educational Instruction & Leadership

Southeastern Oklahoma State University

P.O. Box 4086, Station A

Durant, OK 74701


Tel: +1 580 745 2262

Fax: +1 580 745 7508



** Important dates

Friday, August 18, 2000 - Deadline for initial proposals

Friday, October 6, 2000 - Reaction/notification on initial proposals

Friday, December 15, 2000 - Deadline for full papers

Friday, January 26, 2001 - Reaction/notification on papers (with possible rejections)

Friday, March 22, 2001 - Final versions of papers

To get familiarity with the style of the journal, please see a previous

issue at: <>

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