Call for Articles from AERA SIG Online Teaching and Learning


The Editors of the Online Learning journal wish to invite accepted presenters at the 2021 AERA annual meeting to publish in a special issue devoted to the Online Teaching and Learning Special Interest Group (OTL-SIG). This issue complements OLC’s partnership with the OTL-SIG to create both a presentation (Innovate) and publication opportunity.

Posted: 2021-04-08 More...

Call for Papers on Cognitive Presence


In this special issue, we invite researchers to submit studies on the Community of Inquiry Framework - specifically on cognitive presence in online and blended learning environments. See link below for more details:

Posted: 2021-04-02

New issue published


The Online Learning Journal just published Volume 24 Issue 1.

Posted: 2020-03-02 More...

OLJ Issue 4 Published

The Online Learning journal (OLJ) just published its final issue of 2019 and we are excited to share the 378 pages of original research it contains with our community.  
Posted: 2019-12-03 More...

New issue published

We recently published Issue 23:2 of Online Learning (OLJ). Our second issue of Online Learning for 2019 brings readers a diverse collection of papers
on topics related to faculty development, student issues, pedagogy, tools, and support. This edition
concludes with a book review.


Posted: 2019-07-09

New Issue of Online Learning Published - 22:4

We recently published Issue 22:4 of Online Learning (OLJ). Since 2016, Online Learning (OLJ) has dedicated a special issue to publish the year’s best research from the American Educational Research Association’s Online Teaching and Learning Special Interest Group (AERA-OTL SIG). This year’s special issue presents a diverse selection of high-quality research on a broad range of topics using an array of research methods. The articles in this issue are arranged according to four major categories related to online learning: pedagogical strategies, student outcomes, student behavior, and course instructional design principles.  
Posted: 2018-12-02 More...

New issue published

We recently published Issue 22:3 of Online Learning (OLJ). This special issue includes papers originally presented at the OLC 2017 Accelerate and 2018 Innovate Conferences.  
Posted: 2018-10-02 More...

Call for Research Presentations


I am pleased to share with you that OLC's November conference, OLC Accelerate, includes a Research Track. I invite you to submit a proposal. In addition to having the opportunity to present at the conference, we select the top research papers for inclusion in the annual Online Learning Journal Special Conference Issue. The CFP is open through May 23rd. We hope you consider submitting a proposal:

In addition to this opportunity for you to present, we offer a unique opportunity for graduate students to present their research at OLC Accelerate in November. If accepted to present, graduate students pay a greatly reduced registration fee of $195, among other benefits. If you are at a university, please share the following information with your graduate students:

If you or your students have any questions, please don't hesitate to Jill Buban at

Posted: 2018-05-14

OLJ Included in Web of Science


OLJ is now included in Web of Science Core Collection under the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). 

Posted: 2018-04-10 More...

Claiming, Curating, and Increasing Your Citations: A guide for authors from Online Learning (OLJ)

The Online Learning Journal (OLJ) is committed to open access publishing on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. As part of that mission, we are continuously trying to raise the scholarly profile of OLJ and of the authors we publish. These guidelines are meant to help our authors start claiming and curating their researcher profiles on two of the largest open-source online academic platforms: Google Scholar and Claiming and curating your work will benefit you, the journal,and the field.  (Click the "more" link below to continue reading). 
Posted: 2017-06-27 More...

New Issue of OLJ published


We recently published OLJ 21:2.  Have a look.

Posted: 2017-06-17 More...

The OLJ Open Access Difference

Why OLJ is your best choice for open access publishing.  
Posted: 2017-05-05 More...

Online Learning Journal (OLJ) Call for Proposals for Graduate Student Presentation Sessions at OLC Accelerate 2017

The Online Learning Journal (OLJ) in partnership with the Online Learning Consortium invites submissions for the graduate student sessions at OLC Accelerate 2017. The conference will convene November 15-17, 2017 at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin in Orlando, FL. We will be selecting 6 proposals for full presentations and 12 for discovery session presentations, or poster sessions. Please indicate your interest in the presentation format you prefer.

We seek proposals that reflect and showcase our vibrant community of practice — promoting theory, research and methodology in online, blended, and web-enhanced teaching and learning. Note that each individual is limited to no more than one proposal submission.

Please refer to the CFP on the OLC site as you complete your proposal and prior to submitting your proposal. The CFP closes on May 22, 2017.
Posted: 2017-03-15
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