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Educational technology research and development

A bi-monthly publication of the Association for Educational Communications & Technology

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Educational Technology Research and Development is a scholarly journal focusing on research and development in educational technology.

  • Publishes rigorous original quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methods studies on topics relating to applications of technology or instructional design in educational settings.
  • Features well-documented articles on the practical aspects of research as well as applied theory in educational practice.
  • Development Section publishes research on planning, implementation, evaluation and management of a variety of instructional technologies and learning environments.
  • Includes a Cultural and Regional Perspectives Section for innovative research about how technologies are being used to enhance learning, instruction, and performance specific to a culture or region.
  • 91% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again.

  • Tristan E. Johnson,
  • Lin Lin Lipsmeyer
Impact factor
5.0 (2022)
5 year impact factor
5.4 (2022)
Submission to first decision (median)
28 days
898,307 (2023)

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  • Sections

    Educational Technology Research and Development is the only scholarly journal in the field focusing entirely on research and development in educational technology. More about the sections in the journal can be found here.

  • Call for Reviewers

    Educational Technology Research & Development (ETR& D) is experiencing record levels of submissions. As a result, we are seeking additional qualified reviewers. We invite you to join our family of reviewers and look forward to hearing from you. More...

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  26. UGC-CARE List (India)
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