International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning

Community-Building and Technology-Based Professional Development (Practitioners’ Resources) 

Name: International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning

Website: http://www.springer.com/education+%26+language/learning+%26+instruction/journal/11412 or http://ijcscl.org/

Contact: info@ijcscl.org (general inquiries), submissions@ijcscl.org (for submission inquiries)

Description: Examines how to design the technological settings for collaboration and how people learn in the context of collaborative activity. Fosters a deep understanding of the nature, theory, and practice of computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL).

Handling of Manuscripts: The submission process for the International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning is done through the Editorial Manager system, located atwww.editorialmanager.com/cscl/. Manuscripts should be prepared with minimal formatting and submitted in an acceptable file format, such as MS Word. PDF is NOT an acceptable format. As described in the steps below, you will need to submit a title page, a manuscript file and optional files of figures and tables. Further submission guidelines and detailed layout instructions are available at www.ijCSCL.org/?go=authors.

Topics:  Investigates the use of CSCL in education, business, and society. Discusses the psychological, social, and technological impact of CSCL on individuals, groups, and society. An official publication of the International Society of the Learning Sciences, the International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (IJCSCL) fosters a deep understanding of the nature, theory, and practice of computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL). The journal serves as a forum for experts from such disciplines as education, computer science, information technology, psychology, communications, linguistics, anthropology, sociology, and business. Articles investigate how to design the technological settings for collaboration and how people learn in the context of collaborative activity. Examining the use of CSCL in education, business, and society, IJCSCL also investigates the psychological, social, and technological impact of CSCL on individuals, groups, and society. The journal publishes original empirical investigations, extensions of previous work, critical and integrative theoretical and methodological contributions, and synthetic reviews.