IARTEM e-Journal ISSN 1837-2104

A peer reviewed journal Published by the International Association for Research on Textbooks and Educational Media

email: Michael Horsley, Jesús Rodríguez and Tânia Braga Garcia


Recent Articles

The articles below comprise Volume 6 Number 3 of the IARTEM e-Journal published December 2014

Editorial Volume 6 No 3

Kiai, Alice. (2014). 'I enjoy teaching by writing': experiences of Kenyan secondary school English textbook authors. IARTEM e-Journal 6 (3) 1 - 30 (Abstract) (Article)

Richardson, Susan.(2014). Australian classroom teacher homework practices in designing homework learning resources. IARTEM e-Journal 6 (3) 31-48 (Abstract) (Article)

Rodriguez, Montserrat Casto. (2014). Inclusive education in environmental studies textbooks for primary education. IARTEM e-Journal 6 (3) 49-66 (Abstract) (Article)

Stará, Jana and Krčmářová, Tereza. (2014). How teachers reflect on textbook materials and how they utilise them. IARTEM e-Journal 6 (3) 67-87 (Abstract) (Article)


The articles below comprise Volume 6 Number 2 of the IARTEM e-Journal published August 2014

Editorial Volume 6 No 2

Popow, Monika. (2014). The analysis of discursive constructions of national identity in Polish literature textbooks. IARTEM e-Journal 6 (2) 1 – 19 (Abstract) (Article)

Chalhoub, Faten, Hodkinson, Alan & Ververi, Olga. (2014). Employment of American and British first language textbooks as a foreign language resource in private schools in South Lebanon. IARTEM e-Journal 6 (2) 21-43 (Abstract) (Article)

Iversen, Jan Viggo. (2014). Knowledge of teaching resources in the training of primary and lower secondary school teachers. IARTEM e-Journal 6 (2) 44-70 (Abstract) (Article)

Reichenberg, Monica. (2014). Predicting teachers’ choice of teaching and learning materials: A survey study with Swedish teachers. IARTEM e-Journal 6 (2) 71-93 (Abstract) (Article)


The articles below comprise Volume 6 Number 1 of the IARTEM e-Journal published January 2014

Editorial Volume 6 No 1

Hodkinson, Alan (2014). 'Safe spaces' - Electronic media, the Internet, and the representation of disability. IARTEM e-Journal 6 (1) 1 - 20 (Abstract) (Article)

Darani, Ahmadi Parviz and Talebinejad, Mohammad Reza (2014). Evaluation of in-House and global ESP textbooks: A Genre-Based approach. IARTEM e-Journal 6 (1) 21 - 37 (Abstract) (Article)

Keith, Becky., Sloas, Stacey, B., Mooney., Melody, & Norris, Tracie. (2014). Readability of PTA textbooks and reading comprehension rates of PTA students. IARTEM e-Journal 6 (1) 38 - 47 (Abstract) (Article)

Ambrosetti, Angelina (2014). Teaching and learning materials utilised in professional development for mentor teachers. IARTEM e-Journal 6 (1) 49 - 63 (Abstract) (Article)



Development of the IARTEM eJournal

At the moment IARTEM is developing a new system of indexing to make it easier for researchers to access the research and papers published in the IARTEM eJournal. The IARTEM eJournal is to be included in EBSCO host in 2015. A number of other indexing systems will also feature the IARTEM eJournal in the near future. IARTEM's goal is for the IARTEM eJournal to be recognised as a high quality scientific journal and collected on several citation indices of social sciences. In addition, the IARTEM eJournal will be provided in Spanish/Portuguese as well as English in 2015.

IARTEM eJournal to be provided in Spanish and Portuguese as well as English in 2015

In 2015 the IARTEM eJournal will be provided in Spanish and Portuguese as well as English. To assist in this transition new members of the editorial Board have been appointed. These new editors include

  • Dra. Maria Helena Zapico Barbeito - Universidade da Coruña, Spain
  • Dra. Adriana Fernández Reiris - Universidad Nacional de la Patagonia Austral/ Instituto Superior de Santa Cruz, Argentina
  • Dra. Leilah Santiago Bufrem - Universidade Federal do Paraná/Universidade Federal do Pernambuco, Brazil

Call for papers in Spanish, Portuguese and English

IARTEM invites papers from researchers, publishers and authors, policy makers and educationalists on topics that align with the journal's mission and objectives written in English, Spanish and Portuguese, for future issues.

Next Volume of IARTEM eJournal

The next volume of the IARTEM eJournal (Volume 7 Number 1) will
be published in February 2015. It is planned to publish further numbers in July and November. All papers submitted to the IARTEM eJournal are reviewed by two referees in a blind peer review system. Intending authors should submit their papers to the editors six months prior to publication date. In addition, the IARTEM eJournal will be published in multiple languages and with abstracts in multiple languages.

Open access

The IARETM eJournal has been entered into the directory of Open Access Journals http://www.doaj.org. This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.

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