Aims and Scope

As an academic journal published, APCJ (Asia-Pacific Collaborative education Journal, Print ISSN 2092-674X, Online ISSN 2092-6758) serves as an international forum to gather, refine, and share knowledge and experiences in order to help narrow the digital divide among APEC economies by Institute of APEC Collaborative Education since 2005.

Subsidiary goals include:

● To stimulate scholarly work in collaborative education, giving scholars incentives to conduct research and report findings
● To foster communication between academics and practitioners
● To share knowledge about national plans and policies regarding collaborative education


Even though started from APEC, now it has been promoting its aims and scope to other countries in the world and more various contents about education. Featuring international education, education cooperation among various countries, sectors, fields and themes, the Journal encourages the submission of manuscripts from around the world, and from a wide range of authors in various fields relevant to education. The Journal audience includes international and domestic students, teachers, faculty, administrators, and educators engaged in research and practice.



Who Publishes APCJ ?

Umbrella organization:
The Consortium for APEC Cyber Education Cooperation (ACEC)

APEC, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, was established in 1989 to enhance economic growth and prosperity for the region and to strengthen the Asia-Pacific community. Under the auspices of APEC Education Foundation (AEF), ACEC was established in 2001 as a consortium of education agencies from Korea (IACE), Hong Kong China (Hong Kong University), New Zealand (COT), and the United States (USED) with the purpose of enhancing the educational efforts of APEC, particulary concerning reducing the digital divide with use of information and communication technologies (ICT). In 2002, teams from china, Chinese Taipei, Malaysia and Thailand joined ACEC. In the past three years ACEC has conducted a range of activities in APEC:


● research on and innovations in teaching and learning with technology
● Dispatching international internet volunteers to schools
● Publishing Webzine in several languages focused on using ICT.
● Conducting e-leadership workshops
● Creating on-line community software
● Managing Knowledge Bank of Education Policy and Practice web portal
● Constructing APEC Learning Community Builders



Publisher:
Institute of APEC Collaborative Education (IACE)

http://apcj.alcob.org


IACE was established in 2002 by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea to promote the work of ACEC and to conduct Korean APEC projects. IACE supports the secretariat of ACEC and provides leadership for several ACEC initiatives, particularly ALCom-the APEC Learning Community for Shared Prosperity