1. Special Issue Call : COVID-19 and Education

COVID-19 pandemic provided educators and educational institutions to evaluate new approaches and challenges for education. In this sense, it is anticipated that the difficulties and alternative implications experienced will shape the next applications for a possible remote teaching.

Guest Editors:

Dr. Zamzami Zainuddin (The University of Hong Kong & Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Administrasi Nasional) 
Dr. Mehmet Kokoç
 (Trabzon University, Fatih Faculty of Education)

Focus of the special issue

In this line, Journal of Pedagogical Research has now released a call for papers "COVID-19 and Education" to share applications in various countries, to provide a better understanding how online educational resources and digital platforms are adapted in e-learning progress, to examine advantages and disadvantages of the implementations in different contexts, and to build alternative strategies on the existing facilities.

This special issue provides an insight to understand the effect of COVID-19 pandemic on education as well as pathways to impact of alternative instructional sequences to reach the educational goals.

Topics for this special issue may include, but are not limited to:

  • Student engagement in online learning
  • Motivational issues in teaching and learning in pandemic
  • Parental involvement to provide student engagement
  • Good learning setting examples that provides student learning (e.g. technological features, instructional contexts)
  • Innovative teaching strategies to engage learners
  • Experienced pros and cons of online learning in pandemic
  • Lecturer experiences in remote teaching

Manuscript Submission Instructions

Manuscripts addressing the special issue’s focus should be submitted through the EditorialPark manuscript submission system. Please see the Author Guidelines and Submission Preparation Checklist carefully before preparing your manuscript.

NOTE: When submitting your manuscript, please include a note in the field ‘Comments for the Editor’ indicating that the paper addresses “COVID-19 and Education” special issue.

Deadlines for authors

  • Final submission deadline: 31st August 2020 15 September 2020
  • Decision on manuscripts: 30th October 2020
  • Revised/final manuscripts: 23rd November 2020
  • Expected Publication: December 2020

2. The ProMath20 symposium, where the editor of the Journal of Pedagogical Research -Ioannis Papadapoulos- is chair, postponed by one year due to the COVID-19 virus. So, the organizing committee expect to organize a wonderful ProMath conference in Thessaloniki at the end of August 2021.

3. The 1st International Congress of Pedagogical Research (ICOPR 2020), where the Journal of Pedagogical Research is a sponsored journal, was conducted online due to COVID-19 pandemic between June 24-26. We thank all the participants for their efforts. We also thank to Ioannis Papadopoulos and Wee Tiong Seah, who are the members of editorial board, for their keynote presentations.