About the Journal

The Northwest eLearning Journal is a peer reviewed journal associated with NWeLearn, a professional organization that connects eLearning researchers and practitioners across the Pacific Northwest. While most of the NWeLearn conference attendees are from the PNW region, the Northwest eLearning Journal is open to researchers and practitioners from both higher education and K12 across the country and internationally. 

There are 5 publication categories in the Northwest eLearning Journal: 1) Research articles; 2) Research-based teaching strategies and advice; 3) Literature reviews, reviews of books or technical tools; 4) eLearning policies and administration; and 5) Commentary. Articles submitted to any of these categories will go through a blind peer review process.  

Authors retain all rights to work published in the Northwest eLearning Journal. Articles with more than one author are considered to be jointly authored. Each author has equal copyright to the article Authors give the Northwest eLearning Journal the non-exclusive rights required to publish, index, abstract, and preserve the content. Authors are free to reuse their work and to enter into other agreements as long as they credit the Northwest eLearning Journal as the site of first publication and provide a link to the Northwest eLearning Journal website. 

The Northwest eLearning Journal applies the Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 license to articles we publish. If you submit your paper for publication in the Northwest eLearning Journal, you agree to have the CC BY-NC-SA license applied to your work. Under this Open Access license, you, as the author, retain copyright ownership of your work. Anyone may copy, distribute, or reuse the content as long as the author and original source are properly cited; however, the work cannot be used for commercial purposes. This facilitates freedom in re-use and also ensures that the Northwest eLearning content can be mined without barriers for the needs of research.