Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

The Australasian Journal of Educational Technology is the journal of ascilite, the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education. It aims to promote research and scholarship on the integration of technology in tertiary education, promote effective practice, and inform policy.

AJET has an impact factor of 1.363 (JCR 2012), and is currently ranked 33/216 in the Education category. AJET is indexed in EDITLib, the ACER Blended Online Learning and Distance Education research bank, EBSCOhost Electronic Journals Service, and Informit A+ Education.

Prior to Volume 20, 2004, AJET was published under the title Australian Journal of Educational Technology. Volumes 1 to 28 of AJET are published on the AJET Archives Website.

If you encounter any issues with the AJET submission system and website please contact Andre Colbert at

Call for Proposals for a Special Issue of AJET in 2015

The editors of the Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (AJET) welcome expressions of interest from individuals or teams interested in guest editing a special issue of the journal in 2015.

Expressions of interest of up to 500 words should include the following information:

  • Names and affiliations of guest editor(s), including experience and brief biographical details
  • Proposed special edition theme, including possible topics
  • The relevance of the theme to the scope and coverage of the journal
  • The significance of the theme in advancing the field of educational technology in higher education.

Full proposals will be requested from shortlisted EOIs selected by the AJET editorial board.

Please email your expression of interest to Dr Sue Bennett (, AJET joint lead editor, by 31 May 2014.

Vol 30, No 1 (2014): Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

Table of Contents


Editorial 30(1) PDF
Sue Bennett, Barney Dalgarno, Gregor Kennedy


Using research to inform learning technology practice and policy: a qualitative analysis of student perspectives PDF
Carol Russell, Janne Malfroy, Maree Gosper, Jo McKenzie
‘Partly self-made niches’? Student-only spaces in an LMS PDF
John Pettit
Blended learning in design education: An analysis of students' experiences within the disciplinary differences framework PDF
Sule Tasli Pektas, Meltem O. Gurel
Users’ perspectives on tour-guide training courses using 3D tourist sites PDF
Yu-Fen Chen, Huai-en Mo
An epistemological analysis of the application of an online inquiry-based program in tourism education PDF
Liwei Hsu
Examining factors affecting beginning teachers’ transfer of learning of ICT-enhanced learning activities in their teaching practice PDF
Douglas D. Agyei, Joke Voogt
Adaptation criteria for the personalised delivery of learning materials: A multi-stage empirical investigation PDF
Stefan Thalmann
Students' self-regulated learning, online information evaluative standards and online academic searching strategies PDF
Sheng-Chau Tseng, Jyh-Chong Liang, Chin-Chung Tsai

ISSN: 1449-5554