About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Interactive Educational Multimedia (IEM) is a scientific, open and peer review journal designed as a space for dialogue and reflection about the impact of ICT on education and new emergent forms of teaching and learning in digital environments. It is published half-yearly (June & December) and it includes articles in English or Spanish.

ICT plays an important role in education, raising discussions and important new challenges.

Analyze the impact of ICT, new forms of literacy and virtual teaching and learning are the main goals of Interactive Educational Multimedia.

The publication is open to all those investigators who wish to propose articles on this subject. Articles admitted include empirical investigations as well as reviews and theoretical reflections.

The journal publishes different kinds of articles:

  • Peer Review Articles: articles that have passed the blind review carried out by a group of experts
  • Reviews: short articles about books, software or websides and PhD
  • Guest and Invited Articles: articles approved by the Editorial Board of the journal.
IEM publishes issues related with its focus and scope and also monographic issues, centered on a specific subject. Both of them are subjected to a peer review process. 

Finally, this journal is published by the Digital Education Observatory (OED) and Virtual Teaching and Learning Research Group (GREAV) at the Universitat de Barcelona.

Peer Review Process

The editors of the journal reserve the right to publish the contributions in the issue which they consider most appropriate.

The articles published in IEM are previously subjected to a blind peer review.

All the authors will receive notification of receipt of the work. Comments and the final decision of the review process will be sent to them in a period of no more than six months after the date of receipt of the article.

Publication Frequency

This journal is published biannually (December & June). The call for papers is open permanently.

Open Access Policy

IEM offers the possibility to consult all its content freely, under the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater exchange of knowledge.

The articles published in IEM are under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonComerical-NoDerivs 3.0 Spain License.