eLearning Library

Online library of all resources related to elearning compiled by ArtseLearning, University of Sydney

eLearning resources

e-Journals & eBooks

* Access to e-Journals is limited to authorised users (i.e. University of Sydney staff & students) only.




Active Learning in Higher Education

(full-text from SAGE Education 1/7/2000 – present)

An international, refereed publication for all those who teach and support learning in Higher Education and those who undertake or use research into effective learning, teaching and assessment in universities and colleges.

Assessment and evaluation in Higher Education

(full-text from InformaWorld: 1/3/2000 – present)

An established international peer-reviewed journal which publishes papers and reports on all aspects of assessment and evaluation within higher education. Its purpose is to advance understanding of assessment and evaluation practices and processes, particularly the contribution that these make to student learning and to course, staff and institutional development.

Australasian journal of educational technology

(full-text available from A+ Education: Fall 2004 to present)

A refereed academic journal publishing research and review articles in educational technology, information and communications technologies for education, online and e-learning, educational design, multimedia, computer assisted learning, and related areas.

British journal of educational technology

(full-text available from Blackwell-Synergy: 01/01/1997 to present)

Provides readers with the widest possible coverage of developments in educational technology world-wide.

Digital creativity [electronic resource] : incorporating Intelligent tutoring media

(full-text available from InformaWorld: 1999 to present)

A major peer-reviewed journal at the intersection of the creative arts and digital technologies.  It carries articles of interest to those involved in the practical task of making or using software for creative purposes.

Distance education

(full-text from Informit e-Library: Volume 20, Issue 1 (1999) – Volume 22, No. 2 (2001))

An International Journal’ is published by the Distance Education Centre, the University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, for the Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia Inc. (ODLAA). The aim of the journal is to engender and disseminate research and scholarship in open, distance education and training.

Distance learning : for educators, trainers, and leaders

(full-text available from ProQuest 5000 International: 01/03/2004 to present)

An official publication of the United States Distance Learning Association.”, also sponsored by Fischler School of Education and Human Services of Nova Southeastern university.


Education links

(full-text available from A+ Education: 2000 to present)

Published by the University of Technology Sydney, Centre for Popular Education


(EDUCAUSE review, v.35 (2000)- )

The magazine takes a broad look at current developments and trends in information technology, how they may affect the college/university as an institution, and what these mean for higher education and society.

Electronic journal of e-Learning

(full-text available from Directory of Open Access Journals: 2003 to present)

Provides perspectives on topics relevant to the study, implementation and management of e-Learning initiatives.

Higher education research & development

(full-text available from ProQuest 5000 International: 01/02/2005 to present)

The journal publishes research-based articles on the theory and practice of higher education. This includes comparative reviews and critically reflective case studies, as well as empirically-based papers.


Innovations in education and teaching international

(full-text available from ProQuest 5000 International: 01/02/1998 to present)

The official journal of the Staff and Educational Development Association, it includes a range of perspectives, and important contributions on new developments in educational technology.

Interactive learning environments
(full text available from InformaWorld: 1997 to present)

The journal publishes peer-reviewed articles on all aspects of the design and use of interactive learning environments in the broadest sense, encompassing environments that support individual learners through to environments that support collaboration amongst groups of learners or co-workers.

International journal of distance education technologies

(full-text from ProQuest 5000: 01/01/2003 – 6 months ago)

The primary forum for researchers and practitioners to disseminate practical solutions to the automation of open and distance learning. The journal is for academic researchers and engineers who work on distance learning programs and software systems, as well as educators and general participants of distance education.

International journal of education and development using information and communication technology

(v. 1, issue 1 (Mar.-Apr. 2005) – )

Brings together research, action research and case studies in order to assist in the transfer of best practice, the development of policy and the creation of theory.

International journal on e-learning

(full-text available from ProQuest 5000 International: 01/07/2004 to present)

Covers advances in technology and the growth of e-learning.

International review of research in open and distance learning

(International review of research in open and distance learning, v. 1, no. 1 (July 2000)- )

A refereed, open access e-journal that aims to disseminate research, theory, and best practice in open and distance learning worldwide.  Available free of charge to anyone with access to the Internet

Journal of distance education [electronic resource] Revue de l’enseignement à distance

(full-text available from ProQuest 5000 International: 01/04/2004 to present)

Official publication of the Canadian Association of Distance Education

Journal of research on technology in education

(full-text available from ProQuest 5000 International: 01/01/1997 to present)

A quarterly scholarly journal of research on computing in education. Contains articles on original research, evaluative descriptions of systems and projects, reviews and analysis of the literature, as well as theoretical and conceptual articles.

Learning and leading with technology [electronic resource] : the ISTE journal of educational technology practice and policy

(full-text available from Expanded Academic ASAP: 01/09/2000 to present)

Features practical, usable ideas for improving educational outcomes with technology.

Learning, media & technology

(full-text available from InformaWorld: 2005 to present)

An international, peer-reviewed journal that aims to stimulate debate on the interaction of innovations in educational theory and practices, with media and educational technologies.


Open learning

(full-text available from InformaWorld: 1997 to present)

This is a leading international journal in the field of open, flexible and distance learning.  It is widely subscribed to and read throughout the world by those in specialist distance education institutions, and also by those using distance, flexible and technology based forms of learning in conventional education and training contexts.

Quarterly review of distance education

(full-text from ProQuest 5000: 01/01/2003 – present)

An official journal of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology.


Technology & learning

(full-text available from ProQuest 5000 International: 01/01/1988 to present)

Reports news and information for educators regarding the integration of computers and information technologies into K-12 classrooms. The intended audience includes teachers, technology coordinators, and school administrators.

Technology, pedagogy and education

(full-text available from InformaWorld: 2003 to present)

The journal seeks to serve the international education community by supporting educators in the integration of information and communications technology in teaching and learning. It focuses on research evidence and critical analysis on all aspects of ICT and its relation to teacher education and professional development in all phases of education.


Click here for a growing list of free books and free chapters from printed books about e-learning, provided by the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT).


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