The Journal of Research in Open, Distance and eLearning has been added to the main list of journals on this site, as well as the “OAJ Only.” JRODeL was established in 2017; its inaugural issue can be accessed from the archive. It publishes in English, French, and Portuguese.
The JRODeL editor-in-chief is Dr. Bakary Diallo, who also serves as the Rector of the African Virtual University. The journal is affiliated with and gets financial support from the African Development Bank Group. Its founding editor is Dr. Atieno Adala (African Virtual University); she is an alumna of the Indiana University (Bloomington) Instructional Systems Technology program.
The description of JRODeL, as per the site, is: “a newly launched open access peer-reviewed online journal that seeks to publish research and practice-based articles on the issues pertaining to open, distance and eLearning (ODeL). The overall focus of the journal is on persistence and long-standing issues in ODeL and how these are being redefined in the current global context, as well as new emerging issues.”
JRODeL uses the Open Journal Systems 184.108.40.206 publishing software.