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Learning and Teaching Innovations

Guest Editors:
Ferdi Çelik: Ondokuz Mayis University, Turkey
Meltem Huri Baturay: Atılım University, Turkey 

Submission Status: Closed   |   Submission Deadline: 30 September 2023 

Smart Learning Environments is calling for submissions to our Collection on Learning and Teaching Innovations. We invite researchers, educators, and thought leaders in the field of education to submit their manuscripts to Learning & Teaching Innovations, a collection that showcases innovative teaching practices and learning methodologies. This collection aims to be a vibrant hub of ideas and creativity that provides a space for exploring and advancing the use of cutting-edge technologies and teaching and learning practices in various instructed and non-instructed settings.

About the collection

We welcome manuscripts that cover a broad range of topics, including but not limited to:

• Augmented and virtual reality in education: opportunities and challenges
• Artificial intelligence and machine learning: implications for teaching and learning
• The use of chatbots and conversational interfaces in education
• Blockchain technology in education: implications for credentialing and assessment
• Immersive learning environments: creating engaging and interactive experiences for students
• The use of robotics in education: promoting hands-on learning and problem-solving skills
• The potential of wearable technology in education: enhancing personalized learning and tracking progress
• The impact of big data and analytics on education: using data to inform teaching and learning
• The use of social media and networking tools in education: opportunities and challenges.
• Innovations in assessment: measuring learning outcomes beyond exams and grades
• The metaverse in education: exploring the potential of virtual worlds for teaching and learning
• The use of natural language processing in education: facilitating communication and collaboration

Manuscripts should be original, empirical or theoretical research papers, case studies, or literature reviews that have not been published or submitted elsewhere. The manuscripts will be double-blind peer-reviewed and are expected to meet the high standards of academic rigor and quality.

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  1. This paper addresses the limited exploration of the impact of virtual and augmented reality on the learning process, particularly within the context of foreign language learning among young learners. Motivated...

    Authors: Raffaele Di Fuccio, Joanna Kic-Drgas and Joanna Woźniak
    Citation: Smart Learning Environments 2024 11:21
  2. The current study investigated university students’ well-being during Emergency Remote Teaching (ERT) via EMPATHICS framework in the aftermath of an earthquake that struck the Eastern part of Türkiye. The stud...

    Authors: Aleyna Üzmez and Nurdan Kavakli Ulutaş
    Citation: Smart Learning Environments 2024 11:17
  3. Educational Robotics (ER) has emerged as one of the tools to improve STEM learning in primary education if students are properly instructed. However, there is a lack of studies that guide teachers on which typ...

    Authors: Branko Anđić, Mirjana Maričić, Filiz Mumcu, Theodosia Prodromou, Janika Leoste, Musa Saimon and Zsolt Lavicza
    Citation: Smart Learning Environments 2024 11:12
  4. Augmented reality (AR) stands as a widely embraced technology that significantly enhances learning experiences for students. AR offers an instructional approach supported by technological design, thereby foste...

    Authors: Gurjinder Singh and Faizan Ahmad
    Citation: Smart Learning Environments 2024 11:5
  5. The use of digital resources in the new learning environment has drastically influenced how human topographic anatomy is taught and assessed. An array of digital technologies for anatomy teaching have been rec...

    Authors: R. Claire Aland, Honor J. Hugo, Andrew Battle, Rebecca Donkin, Aaron McDonald, Heath McGowan, Jessica R. Nealon, Helen Ritchie, Allan Stirling, Melby Tentrisanna, Krisztina Valter and Junhua Xiao
    Citation: Smart Learning Environments 2023 10:66
  6. This study aimed to explore the experiences, perceptions, knowledge, concerns, and intentions of Generation Z (Gen Z) students with Generation X (Gen X) and Generation Y (Gen Y) teachers regarding the use of g...

    Authors: Cecilia Ka Yuk Chan and Katherine K. W. Lee
    Citation: Smart Learning Environments 2023 10:60
  7. This study explores the effect of mobile-assisted task-based learning (M-TBL) on vocabulary achievement and student attitude among English as a in content and language integrated learning (CLIL) science lesson...

    Authors: Leila Jedi-Sari-Biglar and Aysegül Liman-Kaban
    Citation: Smart Learning Environments 2023 10:50
  8. This study aimed at exploring the effect of implementing writing metacognitive strategies via flipped classrooms on the Iranian EFL learners' achievement, anxiety, and self-efficacy in writing. The study invol...

    Authors: Rahele Khosravi, Adel Dastgoshadeh and Kaveh Jalilzadeh
    Citation: Smart Learning Environments 2023 10:48
  9. The use of self-assessing metacognitive strategies has been shown to enhance English as a foreign language (EFL) learners’ achievement in face-to-face classes. However, its impact on EFL learners’ achievement ...

    Authors: Afsheen Rezai, Ehsan Namaziandost and Gholam Hossein Hosseini
    Citation: Smart Learning Environments 2023 10:45

Submission Guidelines

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This Collection welcomes submission of Research Articles. Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have read our submission guidelines. Articles for this Collection should be submitted via our submission system.

Articles will undergo the journal’s standard peer-review process and are subject to all of the journal’s standard policies. Articles will be added to the Collection as they are published.

The Guest Editors have no competing interests with the submissions which they handle through the peer review process. The peer review of any submissions for which the Guest Editors have competing interests is handled by another Editorial Board Member who has no competing interests.