, Volume 16, Issue 1, pp 1-2
Date: 17 Jun 2011

Editorial: New Journal Title, Same Journal Mission

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This issue marks a new phase in the evolution of this journal. As you can see the journal has a new title, Technology, Knowledge and Learning: Learning mathematics, science and the arts in the context of digital technologies. Despite the dramatic change to the title, the story is one of continuity, rather than discontinuity. For the last several years, our executive editors have sought to broaden the mission of the journal; most centrally, we have tried to move beyond a focus on mathematics to include a wider range of disciplines, especially science and the arts. Although it was easy for us to change our own conception of the mission of the journal, it has been quite difficult to alter how the mission is perceived by the wider world. We thus decided that we needed to send a stronger signal, and that a change to the title of the journal was the best way this could be accomplished.

Thus, in the minds of our editors, the core mission of our journal has not changed, just how we communicate ...