Share Paper: "Educational Technology is not Open Education: A large scale empirical study of publications"

  1. Tom Farrelly, Institute of Technology Tralee, Ireland
  2. Eamon Costello, Dublin City University, Ireland
  3. Tony Murphy, Dublin Business School, Ireland
Wednesday, June 24 3:30 PM-4:30 PM Room 8

Abstract: Relatively little is known about open access publishing in educational technology journals that employ a hybrid model which charges authors only if they wish to publish via gold open access. This paper reports on a study that sought to address this gap in the scholarly understanding of open access publishing in hybrid journals that publish research into the intersection of education and technology. Data focussing on the provision of three categories of open access: gold, green, and limited access was collected and analysed regarding their prevalence in the seven-year period from 2010-2017 across 29 journals. Data was gathered from Scopus, ...