Call for Articles in the fields of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning


Call for Articles in the fields of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning
JOFDL is an international journal published in New Zealand with its eyes outward to international policy and practice in open, flexible and distance learning fields. The Journal invites scholarly submissions. 

All articles received must be original and unpublished, well contextualised, highlight transferable knowledge, have a strong conceptual base, and be well-grounded in relevant education literature. Strict adherence to APA7 is required.

Contributors should ensure that the abstract illustrates the submission's direct relevance to their colleagues working in the Pacific Rim. All submissions are peer-reviewed. The language of publication is English (please note that a high level of English is expected). Articles in Te Reo Māori will also be accepted accompanied by an English translation. 

 Three distinct types of manuscripts are invited.
• Original research. Submissions of between 4000 and 6000 words, addressing one or more of Boyer's definitions of scholarship (1990) A 250-word abstract must be included.
• Research notes or reports. Submissions of up to 4000 words about current research in the area of distance education.
• Book reviews. Submissions of up to 1000 words reviewing a book related to distance education theory and practice.

JOFDL has been the official journal of the Flexible Learning Association of New Zealand (FLANZ) since 1995. The journal is committed to open scholarship and publishes under provisions of the Creative Commons License and does not have any article processing charges (APC's) or submission fees. JOFDL is entirely open access, and copyright and intellectual property rights remain with the author. The journal currently publishes two high-quality collections each year.

Please review the ABOUT pages of the journal and review the checklist before submitting your manuscripts. 

Questions should be directed to Editors at