Academic journal article Australian and International Journal of Rural Education

Editorial

Academic journal article Australian and International Journal of Rural Education

Editorial

Article excerpt

It is with great excitement that the new editorial board presents the 2014 December issue of the Australian and International Journal of Rural Education (AIJRE). It marks the second issue under the new editorial team and the last of AIJREs hard copy format before the journal proceeds to an online-only format in 2015. It is our hope that by transitioning to an online platform we will be able to increase readers' access to our authors' work, and thus improve the reach and impact of the research our authors work so hard upon.

The articles in this journal reveal emerging fields of research and a sense of change in the rural research landscape. The topics presented transcend across schooling sectors and notions of place. Core themes related to technologies, ethics and marginalized groups are woven throughout the articles. Technologies such as blogging, virtual practice and teaching are presented as a means of preparing, connecting and engaging rural and remote pre-service teachers, students and leaders. One can argue that these technologies have the ability to connect and disconnect groups from their place and their own space and in so doing empower, inform or continue to isolate. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.