Journal on Empowering Teaching Excellence

Aims & Scope


This academic, peer-reviewed journal targets higher education professionals who engage in the design and practice of instruction. This includes tenure and non-tenure track faculty who teach, instructional designers, librarians, graduate teaching assistants, graduate instructors and other instructional professionals.


We invite educators, researchers, and instructional designers to promote, share, and discuss emerging ideas. Articles are focused on higher education, teaching practitioner-based methods, in all course delivery formats, with focus on the following general categories:

  • Student engagement
  • Teaching and learning evaluation
  • Instructional design strategies
  • Content, resources, and tools
  • Technology implementation reviews
  • Teaching book reviews
  • Format

    The ETE Journal provides articles and videos that can be consumed in 30 minutes or less. Submissions are reviewed by an editorial board consisting of university faculty and instructional design professionals. Recommendations and prescriptions are grounded in scholarship and practice. Submissions encourage further community discussion.

    Click here to access the journal peer-review rubric.

    All papers must be submitted via the online system. The word count should be up to 6500 words, and titles are limited to 15 words. Please prepare a concise 100-150 word abstract with 3-5 keywords as well. Before submitting, please have the following items prepared:

  • Article Title
  • An abstract (separate from the article body)
  • Keywords for your article (optional)
  • Article in one of the following formats: Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx)
  • Articles must be submitted without a title page or page numbers. These will be provided by the system.