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Call for Papers: Authentic Technology-based Learning and Testing Environments in Vocational Education and Training

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Guest Editors:

Eveline Wuttke, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
Susan Seeber, Georg-August University Göttingen, Germany
Jürgen Seifried, Mannheim University, Germany
Andreas Rausch, Mannheim University, Germany

In the course of an increasing digitalization of the working world, everyday work activities are becoming more and more technology-based. Therefore, technology-based learning and assessment is of particular importance in vocational education and training (VET) as it provides authentic tasks and tools and learning opportunities in controlled environments.  

 Eligible contributions would cover topics such as:

(1)    Systematic literature reviews on technology-based learning and/or assessment environments.
(2)    Development of technology-based learning and/or assessment environment
(3)    Evaluation of technology-based learning and/or assessment environments
(4)    Intervention studies using technology-based learning and/or assessment environments
(5)    Studies on continuous teacher education and training with respect to the digitalization of working and teaching in VET

Submission instructions
Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have carefully read the Instructions for Authors for Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training. The complete manuscript should be submitted through the Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training submission system. To ensure that you submit to the correct thematic series please select the appropriate section in the drop-down menu upon submission. In addition, indicate within your cover letter that you wish your manuscript to be considered as part of the Thematic Series on series title. All submissions will undergo rigorous peer review, and accepted articles will be published within the journal as a collection.

Deadline for paper submission:
This Call for Papers is open from now until 30 September 2022. Submitted papers will be reviewed in a timely manner and published directly after acceptance (i.e., without waiting for the accomplishment of all other contributions). Thanks to the Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training (ERVET) open access policy, the articles published in this thematic issue will have a wide, global audience.
Option of submitting abstracts:
Interested authors should submit a letter of intent including: (1) a working title for the manuscript, (2) names, affiliations, and contact information for all authors, and (3) an abstract of no more than 500 words to the lead guest editor Eveline Wuttke ( no later than 30. April 2022. However, abstract submission is optional and is not a mandatory requirement for the full paper submission.