Editorial Team

Journal Editors


Heinrich Söbke is a Professor for Interactive Digital Systems at Hochschule Weserbergland, Hameln, Germany and a research associate in the field of educational technology at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar Germany. Following an interdisciplinary approach, Dr. Söbke's research interests include serious-games, AR and VR in learning contexts, technologies for participatory design and learning, and simulations especially in engineering education. He has participated in various research projects focusing on motivating learning technologies. Currently he serves as a co-head of the working group VR/AR-Learning of the German Society of Informatics (GI). Before he joined academia in 2009, he worked for 15 years in industry projects as a system analyst and computer scientist.



Marija Cubric is a researcher and educator with expertise in digital innovation. She has published on blended learning designs, e-assessment, and technology adoption and evaluation. She previously worked as a Reader/Principal Lecturer for the University of Hertfordshire and currently she is a freelancer working for various organizations in the UK and the EU, including the University of Hertfordshire, TechUK, and COST. For more details see


Associate Editors


Dr. Ken W. Li is Retired Lecturer, Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Tsing Yi), China.  He has also taught Statistics in tertiary institutions in Australia and Canada.  He was General Secretary of the Hong Kong Statistical Society.  He serves on various editorial boards of international academic journals as well as conference proceedings.  His current research interests include computer simulation, big data analytics, and the use of technology in education.  He has developed teaching models and instruments for assessing learning outcomes of students.  He has published research papers in the areas of computer science, statistics as well as education and co-authored an undergraduate Statistics textbook.



Katya Pechenkina is a cultural anthropologist, education researcher, and award-winning lecturer at Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, where she is responsible for a range of teaching and learning initiatives in  educational innovation, scholarship of teaching and learning, impact and evaluation of teaching, as well as online learning and professional development for academic teaching staff. She has designed and conducted institution-based, national, international and interdisciplinary research projects involving higher education lecturers and students, international and Indigenous learners, as well as with schools and marginalised communities. Her methodological expertise comprises qualitative and quantitative as well as mixed approaches; she is particularly skilled in ethnographic methods of inquiry. She serves as Associate Editor and International Advisory Board member with the Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education.



Paula Charbonneau-Gowdy is a Professor in the Faculty Education and Humanities at the Universidad Andres Bello in Santiago, Chile. Her experience in the field of education has spanned 40 years and at all levels, the last 18 years researching the socio-cultural implications of emerging technologies on teaching, learning and learners. Formerly Senior Advisor in Learning and Technology to the Government of Canada, her research interests lie in promoting effective e-learning practices particularly in Blended Learning and Teacher Education contexts. She was a 2016 and also a 2017 recipient of two Laureate Publication Awards for her writing in the area of technology-based learning.



Ronald Dyer is the Academic Lead - Digital Innovation at University of Sheffield Management School responsible for learning & teaching digital transformation initiatives. He has over 20 years of project management experience across financial services, education, agriculture and energy focused organizational transformation initiatives. He is a graduate of Grenoble Ecole de Management, France, where he obtained a DBA. His research focuses on utilization of game-based-learning, data visualization and artificial intelligence - technology assets (i.e. artefacts) for improved decision-making and problem-solving within organizations.



Andrew Pyper is a Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader in the School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Hertfordshire. He has been an active practitioner, lecturer, and researcher in the areas of technology and education for over 17 years. His research interests include experimental methodologies to identify and understand the efficacy of educational interventions, learner centred design, online education, and e-assessment. He is a Chartered Educational Assessor and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Recent projects include the development and evaluation of a web application designed to support students in building their skills and competencies in relation to e-learning application development. He is currently working with colleagues on the design of co-curricular activities, micro-credentialling and an experimental framework for investigating the efficacy of multimedia educational environments.


Dr. Pia Spangenberger is a research associate at the University of Potsdam, Germany. After completing her education and holding various positions in Cologne (Germany), New York (USA) and Bonn (Germany), her current research focuses on digital immersive media, such as Virtual Reality (iVR) technology and serious games, addressing learning processes in the field of education for sustainable development. Pia has initiated and led several research projects funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), such as the research project MARLA, which aims at developing and evaluating a VR Game pursuing learning objectives in the field of wind energy technology. Pia’s projects have been awarded and nominated for several awards, such as being nominated for the Nature Research Award for Innovating Science in 2019.



Alessandro Pagano is a Researcher in Computer Science at the University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy where he graduated in Economics in 2008 and earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2012 with a thesis on econometric and quality models for open-source enterprise application development. His research interests focus on e-learning technology and methodology, learning management systems, digital training, open source software development, end-user development, the Internet of Things, and smart environments. He co-founded Osel Consulting s.r.l., a University of Bari spin-off specialising in e-learning technologies, where he is Chief of Research and Development. He has collaborated with many international research institutions on e-learning and led an Erasmus+ project.


Reviewer Committee

  • Abdellah Bakhouyi, Hassan 2 University of Casablanca, Morocco
  • Wilfried Admiraal, Leiden University, The Netherlands
  • Sameh Ahmed, College of Education, SQU, Oman
  • Soha Ahmed, Helwan university, Egypt
  • Elham Akbari, Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Mousa Al-kfairy, Zayed University, UAE
  • Anna-Sofia Alklind Taylor, University of Skövde, Sweden
  • Mustaph Almasi, Mzumbe University, United Republic of Tanzania
  • Suad Abdelkareem Alwaely, Al Ain University, UAE
  • Antonios Andreatos, Hellenic Air Force Academy, Greece
  • Ana Azevedo, ISCAP/Porto Polytechnic, Portugal
  • Liz Bacon, British Computer Society, UK
  • Uril Bahruddin, Universitas Islam Negeri Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang, Indonesia
  • NIkesh Bajaj, Queen Mary University of London, UK
  • Joan Ballantine, Ulster University, UK
  • Wendy Barber, Ontario Tech University, Canada
  • Ricardo Barcelos, IFF, Brazil
  • Bryan Barnes, University College, USA
  • Yongmei Bently, University of Bedfordshire, UK
  • Evgeny Blagov, GSOM SPbU, Russian Federation
  • Joshua Bluteau, Independent Scholar (formerly of the University of Manchester), UK
  • Tharrenos Bratitsis, University of Western Macedonia, Greece
  • Julien Broisin, University of Toulouse, France
  • James Brunton, Dublin City University, Ireland
  • Cornelia Castro, Portuguese Catholic University, Porto, Portugal
  • Chaka Chaka, University of South Africa, South Africa
  • Felix Lip Yan Chao, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Valentina Chappell, Friends University, Florida, OL, USA
  • Phaik Kin Cheah, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
  • Ramesh Babu Chellappan, Jain University, India
  • Yu-Fen Chen, Chihlee University of Technology, Taiwan, Province of China
  • Dickson K.W. Chiu, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • David Comiskey, Ulster University, Northern Ireland, UK
  • Susan Crichton, UBC, Kelowna, BC, Canada, Canada
  • Johannes Cronje, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa
  • Harold John Culala, Far Eastern University, Philippines
  • Nicki Dabner, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Juhriyansyah Dalle, Universitas Lambung Mangkurat, Indonesia
  • Frelet De Villiers, University of the Free State, South Africa
  • Mitja Decman, University of ljubljana, Slovenija
  • Ayanda Pamella Deliwe, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa
  • Ioannis Deliyannis, Ionian University, Greece
  • Souâd Demigha, University of Paris 1 Sorbonne, France
  • Faiza Derbel, University of Mahouba, Tunisia
  • Ioannis Dermitzakis, University of Bedfordshire, UK
  • Terry Diamanduros, Georgia Southern University, USA
  • Nuno Dominguinhos, FCUL, Portugal
  • Martina A. Doolan, University of Hertfordshire, UK
  • Xiangping Du, University of Hertfordshire, UK
  • Ahmet Durgungoz, Mersin University, Turkey
  • Palitha Edirisingha, University of Leicester, UK
  • Chris Edwards, Open University, UK
  • Brahim El falaki, Ofppt, Morocco
  • Ruel Ellis, The University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Ramadan Eyyam, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus
  • Sajad Faramazi, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
  • Shaymaa Farid Fawzy, Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport, Egypt
  • Ahmad Fauzi, UIN Imam Bonjol, Indonesia
  • Kevin Fleary, The University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Serge Gabarre, University of Nizwa, Sultanate of Oman
  • Cecile Gabarre, University of Nizwa, Sultanate of Oman
  • Daniela Gachago, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa
  • Maedeh Ghavamnia, Art University of Isfahan, Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Alessandra Giglio, Dalarna University, Sweden
  • Marco Giuliani, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
  • Svetlana Grynyuk, National Aviation University, Ukraine
  • Dr. Nur Hamid, Universitas Islam Negeri Walisongo Semarang, Indonesia
  • Putu Wuri Handayani, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia
  • Martin Hanneghan, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
  • Rugayah Gy Hashim, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia
  • Tatiana Havlaskova, University of Ostrava, Czechia
  • Enosha Hettiarachchi, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Fokhray Hossain, Daffodil International University, Bangladesh
  • Hong Huang, University of South Florida, USA
  • Isabel Hwang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
  • Prodhan Mahbub Ibna Seraj, American International University, Bangladesh
  • Maria Impedovo, University of Aix-Marseille Marseille, France
  • Mphatso Imwa, Universidade Aberta, Portugal
  • Muhammad Rozahi Istambul, Widyatama University, Indonesia
  • Ilknur Istifci, Anadolu University, Turkey
  • Sunday Abidemi Itasanmi, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
  • Eunice Ndeto Ivala, North-West University, South Africa
  • Karim Jabali, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia
  • Shaily Jain, Chitkara University - Himachal Pradesh, India
  • Antonín Jančařík, Charles University, Faculty of Education, Czechia
  • Tomas Javorcik, University of Ostrava, Czechia
  • Rangana Jayashanka, University of Colombo School of Computing, Sri Lanka
  • Jayaron Jose, University of Technology and Applied Sciences Al Musannah, Oman
  • Alexandros Kakouris, University of the Peloponnese, Greece
  • Yusniza Kamarulzaman, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Rosa Karnita, Institut Teknologi Nasional Bandung, Indonesia
  • Karina Kasztelnik, Grand Canyon University, USA
  • Ian Kennedy, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa
  • Lubna Khalil, Qassim University, Pakistan
  • Maatouk Khoukhi, UAE University, UAE
  • Kaido Kikkas, IT College, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
  • Jesuk Ko, Universidad Mayor de San Andres (UMSA), Plurinational State of Bolivia
  • Marina Kolmykova, Orenburg State University, Russian Federation
  • Kateřina Kostolányová, University of Ostrava, Czechia
  • Fred Ku, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Joe Kush, Duquesne University, USA
  • Yacine Lafifi, LabSTIC Laboratory, Guelma University, Algeria
  • Jose Landeros, Universidad San Sebastián, Chile
  • Deddy Barnabas Lasfeto, State Polytechnic of Kupang, Indonesia
  • Jonathan Lean, Plymouth University, UK
  • Jose Alberto Lencastre, Institute of Education / University of Minho, Portugal
  • Irina Lokhtina, University of Central Lancashire, UK
  • Robert Lucas, Swindon College, UK
  • Leo F.H. Ma, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Martin Magdin, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia
  • Mailizar Mailizar, Universitas Syiah Kuala, Indonesia
  • Gunver Majgaard, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
  • Prof. Dr. Nazem Malkawi, Jadara University, Jordan
  • Brenda Mallinson, Rhodes University, South Africa
  • Stefania Manca, Institute of Educational Technology, National Research Council of Italy, Italy
  • Elvy Maria Manurung, Parahyangan Catholic University, Indonesia
  • Carlos Marcelo, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
  • Agostino Marengo, Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
  • Sofia Marques da Silva, University of Porto, Portugal
  • Lindsay Marshall, Newcastle University, UK
  • Inocencia María Martínez-León, Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena, Spain
  • Mandla Mfundo Masuku, University of Mpumalanga, South Africa
  • Maria Mavrommati, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Stephanos Mavromoustakos, Indiana Tech, USA
  • Mark McMahon, Edith Cowan University, Australia
  • Rastislav Metruk, University of Žilina, Slovakia
  • Tawffeek Mohammed, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
  • Michael Montag, Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • Maritzabel Morales, Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
  • Hlaviso Motlhaka, University of Limpopo, South Africa
  • Moses Moyo, Rhodes University, South Africa
  • Ayesha Mukthar, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Saudi Arabia
  • Odeh Murad, Al-Balqa' Applied University, Jordan
  • Minoru Nakayama, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
  • Nokulunga Ndlovu, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • Tse-Kian Neo, Multimedia University, Malaysia
  • Michaela Nettekoven, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria
  • Annie Ng, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
  • Phan Trong Ngo, Hanoi National University of Education, Vietnam
  • Anh Thi Nguyen, Can Tho University, Vietnam
  • Sri Restu Ningsih, STMIK Indonesia Padang, Indonesia
  • Uche Nnene, University of Hertfordshire, UK
  • Daire O Broin, Carlow Institute of Technology, Ireland
  • Luciana Oliveira, ISCAP, Portugal
  • Olufemi Jeremiah Olubodun, University of Lagos, Akoka Lagos, Nigeria
  • Juan Ontong, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
  • Alessandro Pagano, University of Bari, Italy
  • Jennifer Palilonis, Ball State University, USA
  • Stamatis Papadakis, University of Crete, Greece
  • Marija Pavkov, Ekopid d.o.o., Croatia
  • Beth Perry, Athabasca University, Canada
  • Donatella Persico, National Research Council of Italy, Italy
  • Claudine Piau-Toffolon, Université du Maine, Le Mans-Laval , France
  • Toomas Plank, University of Tartu, Estonia,
  • Floriana Popescu, Dunarea de Jos University, Galati, Romania,
  • Maria Magdalena Popescu, Carol I National Defense University, Romania
  • Tamara Powell, Kennesaw State University, USA
  • Francesca Pozzi, ITD-CNR, Italy
  • Susannah Quinsee, City University of London, UK
  • Tshepo Rabotapi, Walter Sisulu University, South Africa
  • Swati Ramani, Southern California University of Health Sciences, USA
  • Sebastian Richter, Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW) Stuttgart, Germany
  • Marketa Rickley, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA
  • Blagoj Ristevski, St. Kliment Ohridski University, Republic of Macedonia
  • Marco Valerio Rossi, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
  • Eleni Rossiou, Experimental School of Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Gour Saha, Kirloskar Institute of Management, India
  • Muhammad Said Hasibuan, Institut Informatika Dan Bisnis Darmajaya, Indonesia
  • Abdulaziz Sanosi, Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
  • Erikson Saragih, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Indonesia
  • Hamdi Serin, TIU, Iraq
  • Kamran Siddiqui, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia
  • Charles Sigmund, University of Phoenix, Portland, USA
  • Paulino Silva, ISCAP / Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal
  • Julie-Ann Sime, Lancaster University, UK
  • Jane Sinclair, University of Warwick, UK
  • Chandranshu Sinha, Department of Psychology, University of Allahabad, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Deena Slockett , AdventHealth University USA
  • Virpi Slotte, Kiinko - Real Estate Education, Finland
  • Archana Somashekar, Educational Multimedia Research Centre, Devi Ahilya University, Indore, India
  • Lew Sook Ling, Multimedia University, Malaysia
  • Anna Sołtysik-Piorunkiewicz, University of Economics in Katowice, Poland
  • Bernadette Spieler, Zurich University of Teacher Education, Switzerland
  • Damji Stratton, Missouri Online, the University of Missouri System, USA
  • Manuel Tanpoco, De La Salle University, Philippines
  • Marsela Thanasi, American University of the Middle East, Kuwait
  • Łukasz Tomczyk, Pedagogical University of Cracow, Poland
  • Thrasyvoulos Tsiatsos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Ian Ulyatt, University of Lincoln, UK
  • Annelien van Rooyen, University of South Africa, South Africa
  • Miguel Varela, ISG, Portugal
  • Radu Vasiu, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania
  • Carlos Vaz de Carvalho, GILT, Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto - Politécnico do Porto, Portugal
  • Porawat Visutsak, King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand
  • Jarudin Wastira, Institut Teknologi dan Bisnis Bina Sarana Global, Tangerang, Indonesia
  • Frank Wehrmann, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany
  • Januel Yder, Department of Education, Philippines
  • Cuneyt Yenigun, Sultanb Qaboos University, Oman
  • Kevin W. H. Yung, The Education University of Hong Kong, China
  • Eleni Zalavra, University of West Attica, Greece
  • Chang Zhu, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

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