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International Journal of Research in E-learning
International Journal of Research in E-learning

Publishing House: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Subject(s): Social Sciences
Frequency: 2 issues
Print ISSN: 2451-2583
Online-ISSN: 2543-6155
Status: Active

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University of Silesia in Katowice Publishing



International Journal of Research in Elearning

University of Silesia in Katowice

The Faculty of Ethnology and Sciences of Education

Bielska 62

43-400 Cieszyn, Poland,

pnone +48 33 8546113 fax -48 33 8546101


Editorial board

Editor in Chief

Eugenia Smyrnova-Trybulska – University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

Scientific Programme Committee

  • Xabier Basogain – University of the Basque Country, Spain   
  • Sixto Cubo Delgando –University of Extremadura, Spain
  • Zenon Gajdzica - University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland
  • Bogdan Galwas - Warsaw Technical University, Poland
  • Tomayess Issa - Curtin University in Perth (CU), Australia
  • Jana Kapounová – University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
  • Piet Kommers - University of Twente, The Netherlands
  • Josef Malach – University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
  • Nataliia Morze - Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University, Ukraine
  • Tatiana Noskova - Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, St.Petersburg
  • Norbert Pachler – London University, United Kingdom
  • Tatiana Pavlova - Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, St.Petersburg
  • Paulo Pinto – The Lisbon Lusiada Uiversity, Portugal
  • António dos Reis – The Graal Institute, Portugal
  • Milan Turčáni - Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia
  • Pedro Veiga – Lisbon University, Portugal
  • Halina Widła – University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland
  • Kazimierz Wenta – Koszalin Technical University, Poland
  • Miroslav Zhaldak - Dragomanov National Pedagogical University in Kyiv, Ukraine

Editorial Board

  • Laura Alonso Díaz – University of Extremadura, Spain
  • Martin Drlik - Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia
  • Prudencia Gutiérrez Esteban – University of Extremadura, Spain
  • Agnieszka Heba - Higher School of Occupational Safety of Katowice, Poland
  • Anna Gajdzica - University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland
  • Olga Iakovleva - Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, St.Petersburg
  • Theodora Issa - Curtin University in Perth (CU), Australia
  • Kateřina Kostolányová – University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
  • Ewa Ogrodzka-Mazur - University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland
  • Tatiana Pavlova - Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, St.Petersburg
  • Marek Rembierz - University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland
  • David Richardson –  Leaneus University, Sweden
  • Maryna Romanyukha - Dniprodzerzhinsk State Technical University, Ukraine
  • Magdalena Roszak - Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
  • Iryna Sekret - Abant Izzet Baysal University, Bolu, Turkey
  • Urszula Szuścik  - University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland
  • Jolanta Szulc - University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland
  • Małgorzata Bortliczek - University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

Editors of thematic issue

  • Natalia Morze
  • Jozef Malach
  • Tatiana Noskova
  • Antonio Reis
  • Eugenia Smyrnova-Trybulska

Proofreading editor

Ryszard Kalamarz - University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

Technical editor

Andrzej Szczurek - University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland


IJREL Reviewers:

Mgr. Martin Cápay, PhD. (the Department of Computer Science at the Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia), specializing mainly in the theory of teaching informatics,  programming, electronic testing, behavioral of students in e-environment, and activating method of teaching informatics.

Dr. Franz Feiner (Kirchliche Pädagogische Hochschule, Graz, Austria) Research focus: Inclusive education, Perception of heterogeneity, ICT in Education and Didactics, Networking of human sciences, Ethical bases.

Dr. Mirosłav Hruby Ing., CSc. (University of Defence, Faculty of Military Technology, Department of Communication and Information Systems (CIS), in Brno, Czech Republic). He is responsible for the scientific projects of the CIS Department. He is interested in computer programming and ICT usage in teaching and learning processes.

Dr. Barbara Kołodziejczak – Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Department of Computer Science and Statistics. Research interests: the tools and methods to create learning content of publishing education resources on portals, and around the construction standards for e-learning courses and the organization of process of distance learning in higher education. 

Doc. Dr. Natalia Lomovtseva  (Vice-Director of the Institute of Electric Power Industry and Informatics for Science, Ekaterinburg, Russian State Vocational Pedagogical University). Docent with the degree candidate of pedagogical sciences at the chair of Network information Systems and Computer Technology Training the Russian State Vocational Pedagogic University. Scientific interests: Formation of readiness of teachers of high school to use distance education technologies, Network information Systems, Computer Technology

Prof. Dr hab. Rusudan Makhachashvili (Head of Romance Languages and Typology Chair at Borys Grinchenko Kiev University, Ukraine). Specialization field – Linguistic Philosophy, Germanic languages. Research activity and objective: computer networks philosophic dimensions and linguistic parameters, language of the Internet, smart linguistics; modern English lexicon development, sociolinguistic aspects of English vocabulary development.

Dr. Wojciech Malec – Institute of English Studies, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin. Wojciech Malec is Assistant Professor in the Department of ELT Typhlomethodology and Alternative Communication at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland. His primary research interests are language assessment in general and web-based test development in particular. He is the developer of WebClass, an online learning management system.

PhD Iwona Mokwa-Tarnowska (Language Centre, Gdansk Technical University). Scientific interests: e-learning and blended learning at the university, language and ICT competences, Technical Writing in English: Language and Editing Guidelines

PhD Izabela Mrochen (University of Silesia. Faculty of Philology). Her active interests have been taken to improve the trainee translator`s competence for the future job and support the basic objectives of the European Master`s in Translation programme;  wha is more, she is a trainer of implementing the software localization tools into academic curricula so as to make the students familiar with translating graphical elements of user interfaces.

Paed Dr. Peter Švec, Ph.D. (the Department of Computer Science at the Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia). Scientific interests: theory of teaching informatics subjects, computer networks, web mining, e-learning.

Submission guidelines

Reviewing Policy

1. Each paper is refereed by two independent, external reviewers who are renowned experts in the area to which a specific issue of the journal is devoted. One of the reviewers is affiliated to a foreign academic institution in a different country than that of the author's origin.

2. The journal adopts a double-blind peer review policy, which requires that papers should be anonymized prior to electronic submission. The processing of the papers, including the stage when they are sent to reviewers, is fully anonymous until their publication.

3. The criteria that should be taken into account when evaluating a submission are specified in an evaluation form that can be downloaded from this website . In each case, it is necessary to provide a final decision as to whether a particular paper should be accepted or rejected. If two conflicting decisions are made, the paper is rejected. However, the author may request the Editorial Board that the paper be refereed by one more reviewer whose decision is final.

4. Reviewers' names are revealed not later than six months after a print version is published.

5. The electronic version should be submitted at least three months prior to publication.


Information for authors of 'International Journal of Research in Elearning'

Publishing in the journal "International Journal of Research in Elearning’" demands from the authors fulfilling the formal, content, and technical requirements. An author should place a statement of authenticity of the text and should confirm that the text has not been published earlier in any publishing house.
The editors accept authors’ materials both in the electronic version (.doc or .rtf files) and in the printed form.
The editors do not return sent materials and stipulate the right to make formal changes and indispensable abridgements.

Technical requirements for texts

Volume: max. 0.5 of an editorial sheet; word editing program: Word for Windows; body text: font Times New Roman 12 points, leading 1.5; footnotes: font 10 points, leading 1 – end of each page; indention – 1 cm; margins – 2.5 cm; language: English.
The following should be attached: summary (max. 0.5 of a page) in English, Polish and Russian, with the translation author provided; key words; bibliography in alphabetical arrangement; brief note about the author
The author should provide illustrative materials (photographs, diagrams, tables) as separate black-and-white or grey-scale graphic files.


Reviewing Procedure

1. The reviewing procedure of articles in the journal ” ” refers to the guidelines prepared by the Team for Ethics of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, issued in the brochure ”Good practice in reviewing procedures in science”.

2. By sending a text for publishing, authors accept the undertakings resulting from the applied reviewing procedure and principles.

3. The Editorial Board assesses the submitted articles in regard to formal requirements. Then, two independent reviewers are appointed to evaluate every article. The reviewers are neither members of the Science Committee of the journal, nor the staff of the academic unit which publishes the journal. The reviewers have at least the habilitated doctor degree. The affiliation of the author of the submitted article cannot be the same as the affiliation of the reviewers who assess it.

4. The reviewing process involves the principle of double-blind review, in which both the authors and reviewers do not know their identities.

5. The review has a written form.

6. The reviewer’s opinion on the assessed article provides information on:
     a. its rejection,
     b. qualification for publishing without corrections,
     c. qualification for publishing after the changes suggested by the reviewer.

7. Authors of articles are informed about the result of the reviewing procedure.

8. Names of the reviewers assessing articles published in particular volumes of the journal are not revealed to the public; however, there is a list of the reviewers cooperating with the journal on a permanent basis.