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JIME: An Interactive Journal for Interactive Media

Buckingham Shum, Simon and Sumner, Tamara (2001). JIME: An Interactive Journal for Interactive Media. Learned Publishing, 14(4) pp. 273–285.

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Abstract

How can new media positively transform scholarly practices? In this article, we describe the Journal of Interactive Media in Education (JIME: www-jime.open.ac.uk). JIME's peer review process is designed to promote multidisciplinary dialogue through the use of a purpose-designed Web document-discussion interface. This innovative peer review model and the resulting 'enriched' digital documents illustrate some of the possibilities for promoting knowledge construction and preserving intellectual products in digital scholarly publications. We present JIME's technical infrastructure, editorial policy, and peer review process, and discuss how these features are used to support the journal's goals. Finally, we conclude by considering what aspects of our approach might be suitable for eJournals in other disciplines.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2001 The Authors
ISSN: 1741-4857
Academic Unit/Department: Knowledge Media Institute
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 28677
Depositing User: Kay Dave
Date Deposited: 05 May 2011 07:52
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2012 19:56
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/28677
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