Links to electronic journals that focus on issues in Adult Learning, Technology and Distance Education. Some offer free subscriptions, with e-mail notification when a new issue appears online.

Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks

The objectives of the ALN Web are to provide (1) a focal point for information interchange among researchers and practitioners in the field of asynchronous learning networks and (2) a scholarly reviewed on-line journal which captures the archival knowledge of the field. The ALN Web contains: the Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks (JALN), the ALN e-zine, columns, news posting areas, workshops and other features directly or indirectly related to ALN. The JALN provides viewable and downloadable journal articles in the format of a traditional journal.
The WebNet Journal -- Internet Technologies, Applications & Issues
The WebNet Journal--Internet Technologies, Applications & Issues is a quarterly print magazine written for an international readership of researchers, developers, and Internet users in educational, business, and professional environments.  As we strive to define a new age—networked, decentralized and antihierarchical—through our research, application development, and exploration of the issues at hand, the WebNet Journal serves as a unique and innovative forum.
This forum enables top academic and corporate laboratory researchers, developers, business people, and users to collaborate and exchange ideas on a broad range of current topics that impact their respective activities.
This web site offers timely publication of article abstracts, selected columns, book reviews, and related news.

ACM Crossroads

Crossroads is a student run publication of the Association for Computing Machinery. Although it is billed as a "student publication", it frequently publishes articles of interest to anyone in the fields of computing and infomation technology -- including social issues such as ethics, social responsibility and copyright.  It is published quarterly, and each issue is themed. You can register to be notified when each new issue is published.


The mission of EDUCAUSE is to help shape and enable transformational change in higher education through the introduction, use, and management of information resources and technologies in teaching, learning, scholarship, research, and institutional management.

EDUCAUSE offers three free e-mail publication services:

Edupage is a free e-mail service that summarizes developments in information technology. It is sent three times a week to subscribers. Where other EDUCAUSE publications focus primarily on information technology in higher education, Edupage offers synopses of a more general nature, which are extracted from the mainstream media.

Washington Update

The Washington Update is a weekly online newsletter written from EDUCAUSE's Washington, D.C. office. The Update covers legislative, executive branch, and other policy events relevant to member organizations.


EDUCAUSE Online is a free e-mail service that notifies readers of upcoming events and deadlines, as well as items featured on EDUCAUSE's weekly Web page. Primary and participating representatives are automatically subscribed to EDUCAUSE Online.

Journal of Technology Education

The Journal of Technology Education provides a forum for scholarly discussion on topics relating to technology education with a focus on technology education research, philosophy, and theory. In addition, the Journal publishes book reviews, editorials, guest articles, comprehensive literature reviews, and reactions to previously published articles.

Articles are archived in both html and .pdf formats.

The Technology Source

The purpose of The Technology Source, a peer-reviewed bimonthly periodical, is to provide thoughtful, illuminating articles that will assist educators as they face the challenge of integrating information technology tools into teaching and into managing educational organizations.

This is my favorite! It is well constructed, the articles are thought-provoking, and I get notified each time a new issue is published.

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