British Journal of Educational Technology

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Edited By: Carina Girvan, Sara Hennessy, Manolis Mavrikis, Sara Price, Niall Winters

Impact Factor: 1.633

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 38/230 (Education & Educational Research)

Online ISSN: 1467-8535

Associated Title(s): British Educational Research Journal, Review of Education

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BJET Highlights

BJET Top Articles

The impact of mobile learning on students' learning behaviours and performance: Report from a large blended classroom
Minjuan Wang, Ruimin Shen, Daniel Novak, Xiaoyan Pan

Face-to-face versus online tuition: Preference, performance and pass rates in white and ethnic minority students
John T. E. Richardson

Supporting social awareness in collaborative e-learning
Niki Lambropoulos, Xristine Faulkner, Fintan Culwin

The Buddha's distance learning consult
Keith B. Hopper

Mobile practices in everyday life: Popular digital technologies and schooling revisited
Guy Merchant

Effective professional development for e-learning: What do the managers think?
Amy Wilson

Using reflection triggers while learning in an online course
Dominique Verpoorten, Wim Westera, Marcus Specht

BJET Special Issues

Social Networking and Mobile Learning
Edited by Norbert Pachler, Maria Ranieri, Stefania Manca and John Cook
Volume 43, Issue 5, (September 2012)

Learning objects in progress
Edited by Michael Klebl and Bernd J. Krämer
Volume 41, Issue 6, (November 2010)

Educational Technology in China
Edited by Meifeng Liu
Volume 41, Issue 4 (July 2010)


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BJET included in EdITLib


BJET abstracting and indexing information is now included in EdITLib, the premiere resource for peer-reviewed research, developments, and applications in Educational Technology and E-Learning.

BJET Announcements


Call for Board Members

The new editors of BJET would like to invite members of the educational technology research community to join us to develop and strengthen this internationally popular journal as members of the revamped Editorial Board or newly established International Advisory Board.

We invite applications from members of the educational technology research community worldwide. Role descriptors are provided here. Please apply by sending:

(a) a CV (max. 2 pages) which includes your current institutional affiliation and role and lists three recent peer-reviewed journal articles;
(b) a cover letter (max. 1 page) which includes any relevant experience which will help you fulfil the role, along with details on your current/past involvement with BJET (submissions, publications, reviewing, Editor or Board membership);
(c) keywords spanning your research interests and expertise, selected from the list enclosed with the call; please tick as many as apply, add any of your own and enclose the document with your application. Keywords help us to assign appropriate articles for review. Download the keywords document template here.

Roles will commence after the new editorial team takes over on July 1st.

Applications must be sent to Guillaume Collett ( by Monday 27th June 2016. Informal enquiries about the roles should also be made to Guillaume Collett in the first instance.

New Editors for BJET

26 May 2016

We are delighted to announce the appointment of a new editorial team for the British Journal of Educational Technology (BJET).

Carina Girvan, Sara Hennessy, Manolis Mavrikis, Sara Price and Niall Winters will take over editing BJET from July 2016. The new team bring a wealth and breadth of relevant experience and scholarly expertise to the role and we are confident that under their leadership, BJET will flourish and be a leader of contemporary developments in this international field for researchers and practitioners. The new team will look to build on BJET’s strong reputation and increase its reach and impact. The Journal will retain its commitment to internationalism, inclusiveness, innovation and capacity building.

As we enter the handover period, the team at Wiley would like to extend our sincere thanks to the interim team who have done so much to ensure the Journal is being passed on in such a strong position. Thanks indeed go to Ian Menter, Cristina Costa, Carey Jewitt, Andreja Starcic and Sara Hennessy.

Call for Papers

Special Issue on Student Voice: Listening to Students to Improve Education through Digital Technologies

BJET volume 48 issue 5.

Guest editors:
Dr Valentina Grion, Dr Stefania Manca, Dr Cristina Devecchi and Dr Ale Armellini

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BJET Videos

BJET Videos


We are delighted to announce that BJET now has an app, accessible via the App Store. Find out more about Wiley journal apps here.

Interview with Nick Rushby - Beijing, October 2013

Watch an interview with former Editor, Nick Rushby, as he discusses the work of BJET and offers an insight into the publication process on a recent trip to Beijing.

Video Abstracts

Watch the latest video abstract from the Special Issue: Emerging Technologies and Transformation Effect on Pedagogy.

Telmo Zarraonandia discusses his article on An augmented lecture feedback system to support learner and teacher communication (Telmo Zarraonandia, Ignacio Aedo, Paloma Díaz and Alvaro Montero)