MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching

Guidelines for Authors

Dear JOLT Community,

I am pleased to announce that the MERLOT community is joining with the Online Learning Consortium (OLC - formerly Sloan-C) to expand scholarly research in the field of online education, with a merger of the journal Online Learning (formerly JALN) and the Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT).

Many of you may already be aware of MERLOT’s joint sponsorship of the annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium (ET4Online). This merger will broaden the cooperative efforts between our organizations.

The new journal will integrate editorial staffs and retain the name Online Learning. It is anticipated that the combined efforts will extend reach, improve quality, and result in increased efficiencies for both OLC and MERLOT.

If you would like to submit to the OLC or have questions about submitting a manuscript, please go to This will provide you with all of the information you will need to move forward.

Rick Lumadue 




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