*JITP5 Call for Submissions*
Special Issue: Media and Methods for Opening Education
Editors: Gregory T. Donovan and Suzanne Tamang
Submissions Due: *October 20, 2013*
*The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy* is a peer-reviewed and
open-access journal that welcomes work that explores critical and creative
uses of interactive technology in teaching, learning, and research. For
Issue 5, we are seeking submissions under the theme of “Media and Methods
for Opening Education.” This theme invites submissions that critically and
creatively consider both media and methods that open up traditional
educational settings to more democratic and diverse modes of learning and
We are particularly interested in papers that express intriguing and
promising ideas, demonstrate new media forms or educational software tools,
or focus on research methods for opening education. Possible submission
topics include, but are not limited to:
– The development, implementation, and/or evaluation of pedagogical
practices that draw on Open Education Resources (OER).
– Explorations of Open Access, Open Source, and/or Open Data initiatives
that address matters of race, class, gender, sexuality, and disability.
– Critical considerations of corporate or proprietary media in pedagogical
– Feminist media and methodologies for challenging patriarchal structures
– Analyses of both the educational media and practices of civic movements
such as the Free University, Occupy Data, or CryptoParty.
– Hackathon methodologies: tools and practices.
– Critical and participatory approaches to facilitating MOOCs.
– Engaging local communities in public research and/or education through
– Interactive platforms and practices that queer traditional educational
boundaries between teacher/student as well as inside/outside the classroom,
unfixing these binaries so as to reconsider our norms and what they leave
– Critical appropriations of queer, feminist and/or radical praxis to
address ITP matters such as universal access.
– Visualizing research products for diverse publics.
– Best practices for collaborating in heterogeneous spaces.
– Anti-disciplinary approaches to problem solving and the public domain.
In addition to traditional long-form articles, we invite submissions of
audio or visual presentations, interviews, dialogues, or conversations,
creative works, manifestos, jeremiads or other scholarly materials. All
submissions are subject to an open peer review process. Submissions
received that do not fall under the specific theme of Issue 5, but do fall
under the broader theme of JITP, will be considered for publication in a
The submission deadline for Issue 5 is *October 20, 2013* for publication
in *Spring 2014*. When submitting using our Open Journal Systems software,
under “Journal Section,” please select the section titled “Issue 5: Special
To submit and read our full guidelines, go to