Call for Papers


Knowledge Management & E-Learning: An International Journal (KM&EL)


Special Issue on


Web-Based Learning: Innovations and Challenges


Guest Editor


Mudasser F. Wyne

School of Engineering and Technology,

National University, San Diego, USA


This special issue of the KM&EL international journal aims to stimulate interest in the web based issues in both teaching and learning, expose natural collaboration among the authors and readers, inform the larger research community of the interest and importance of this area and create a forum for evaluating innovations and challenges.


This special issue is intended to bring together researchers and practitioners interested in developing and enhancing web-based learning environment. The objectives for this attempt are to provide a forum for discussion of ideas and techniques developed and used in web based learning. In addition the forum can also be used for educators and developers to discuss requirements for web-based education. Both theoretical papers and papers reporting implementation models, technology used and practical results are solicited. The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:


  • Motivations for internet use in web-based learning.
  • Challenges and issues for web-based learning.
  • Quality assurance in web-based learning.
  • Management and Policy issues.
  • Method and Strategies.
  • Curriculum innovations and adaptations within the web-based environment.
  • Creativity in the new environment.
  • Suitability of Web-Based environment for disabled students.
  • Impact on student retention.
  • New roles for Teachers and Students.
  • Effects of Web-Based instructions on student learning.
  • Critical success factors and innovative practices in web-based education and training.
  • Successful approaches, strategies, and techniques.
  • Active teaching-learning methods for effective engagement, motivation, and performance outcomes.
  • New developments, trends and approaches.


Important Dates  


Submission due: 15th September, 2009

Notification of acceptance: 30th October, 2009

Publication schedule: December 2009 (Vol.1, No.4)


Submission Instructions


Papers must not have been published, accepted for publication, or presently be under consideration for publication elsewhere. A standard double-blind review process will be used for selecting papers to be published in this special issue. Authors should follow the instructions outlined in the KM&EL Website (see URL


Electronic submission by email to Guest Editor is required.


Mudasser F. Wyne  (


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Knowledge Management & E-Learning: An International Journal (KM&EL)
ISSN 2073-7904


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Laboratory for Knowledge Management & E-Learning

Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong