TOJDE: Electronic Publishing and a Review of Ten Years' Experience in Turkey

Ozarslan Y., BALABAN SALI J., Demiray U.

TURKISH ONLINE JOURNAL OF DISTANCE EDUCATION, vol.13, no.3, pp.316-346, 2012 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.316-346
  • Keywords: Distance education, electronic publishing, E-Journals, TOJDE, Anadolu University, Turkey
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


This review examines The Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education (TOJDE) over a ten years period from 2000-2010. The study provides an opportunity to examine publishing activities such as number of published articles, authors, research topics and methods, and analyses of TOJDE's website such as time users stay on site and user profiles. After a content analysis, the articles are reviewed according to the selected criteria. These data were categorized according to emerging themes. Most parts of the data were analysed using descriptive statistics, and presented with tables and figures. The results can be used to review current distance education research trends and to explore potential research directions.