The journal is divided into 4 sections.


Articles range from 5,000 to 10,000 words (15 to 25 pages, double-spaced). All articles are subject to outside blind peer reivew.



This section provides a space for multiple views on a single topic.

  • Articles with responses
  • Multi-authored manuscripts
  • Forums (short essays on a single topic, gathered together, typically with an introduction or response)
  • Conversations (interviews)
  • and other manuscript forms as they are suggested to us.

Typically, manuscripts for this selection are solicited through Calls for Papers, or invitations to conference panelists, or interviews conducted by the editorial team. All manuscripts are subject to peer review.


Teaching Tactics

Single-page (400 word) description of a successful teaching strategy that could be replicated by other instructors. We are especially interested in receiving Tactics specific to online classrooms.

  • State succinctly the context within which you use the strategy including: characteristics of your students, the institution and the course, when in the semester you use this tactic, and how long it takes.
  • State the pedagogical purpose of the strategy.
  • Describe the strategy itself in brief, clear language.
  • State why and how the strategy is effective – i.e., how it supports student learning, including some analysis that generalizes the principles at work that make the particular strategy transferable to different contexts and subject matter.
  • Please provide a title.
  • Please be sure to label each of these steps (making the Tactic easy for the reader to scan and comprehend).

In some cases you may want to change the order of the steps, particularly exchanging steps 2 and 3.

Brevity is key. Please do not exceed 400 words.

A successful Teaching Tactic will be transferable by the reader beyond the narrowly specific context of your course, your reading assignments, and your lecture notes.

Manuscripts are accepted on an on-going basis.


Book Reviews

The journal publishes short (500 word) reviews of books and resources about teaching and learning. Book reviews should call attention to and briefly describe books and other resources that help faculty develop as reflective teachers.  More . . .