The International Journal on Open and Distance e-Learning (IJODeL) is a bi-annual, open-access and refereed online journal committed to the promotion of Open and Distance e-Learning (ODeL) worldwide. IJODeL is designed to disseminate original research, book reviews, theories, and best practices pertaining to ODeL.

A joint publication by the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) in collaboration with the Philippine Society for Distance Learning (PSDL), IJODeL is a venue to facilitate sharing and development of knowledge aimed at improving the quality of ODeL research worldwide. Contributors from all around the world are welcome to submit their papers. Manuscripts can be submitted here.

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To be a leading international academic journal that publishes and disseminates new knowledge and information, and innovative best practices in open and distance e-learning.


The IJODeL shall publish and disseminate new knowledge and information based on original research, book reviews, critical analyses of ODeL projects and undertakings from various researchers and experts in the Philippines, the ASEAN Region, and the world, and concept articles with the intention of presenting new ideas and innovative approaches to interpreting and implementing best practices in open and distance e-learning as alternative delivery mechanisms for quality education.