Research articles and innovative practice articles are subject to double-blind peer review. 

We expect reviewers to follow the COPE Ethical Guidelines for Peer Reviewers.

If you want to become a reviewer willing to conduct peer review of submissions to Open Praxis, please complete the registration form and check "Reviewer" role. 

In order to consider your candidature, it is important that you complete your profile in the journal website, specially your affiliation, bio statement and reviewing interests.

Additionaly, please send a short CV by email to

The minimun requirements for being appointed as a reviewer in this journal and which you should include in your CV are:

  • - be proficient in English
  • - hold a higher education degree, preferably PhD
  • - work or have experience in higher education and have expertise in open and distance education.

The following documents explain how the review process is developed in OJS:

* Please note that the review forms developed for Open Praxis are different to those shown in the guide and video


List of reviewers 2013 (volume 5)

(In alphabetical order)

Ishan Sudeera Abeywardena, Wawasan Open University, Malaysia

Olubiyi Adeniyi Adewale, National Open University of Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria

José Francisco Álvarez, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Spain

Nikhila Deep Bhagwat, SMRK Women's College, S.N.D.T. Women's University, Mumbai, India

Cinzia Bianchino, Agenzia delle Entrate (Italian Revenue Agency), Italy

Melanie Bushney, University of South Africa, South Africa

Hemlata Chari, Institute of Distance and Open Learning-IDOL, University of Mumbai, India

Merilyn Childs, Australian Digitial Futures Institute, QLD Australia

Dianne Conrad, Athabasca University, Canada

Daniel Domínguez Figaredo, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Spain

José Luis Fernández-Vindel, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Spain

Iolanda García, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (Open University of Catalonia), Spain

Anirban Ghosh, Netaji Subhas Open University, India

Sandhya Gunness, University of Mauritius, Mauritius

Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning (COL)

Barbara Kerr, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

Gangappa Kuruba, Centre for Continuing Education, University of Botswana, Botswana

Chen Li, Beijing Normal University, China

Guishan Li, Tianjin Open University, China

Yawan Li, The  Open University of China

Janine M. Lim, School of Distance Education, Andrews University, United States of America

Helen Mary Lynch, Australian National University, Australia

Beatriz Malik, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Spain

Michael W. Massey, The University of Georgia, United States of America

Patricia Mata Benito, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Spain

William Neil McNeill, The College of Estate Management, United Kingdom

Marta Mena, Universidad Tecnológica Nacional (National Technological University), Argentina

Lina Morgado, Universidade Aberta, Portuguese Open University, Portugal

Ellen Marie Murphy, SUNY Empire State College, United States of America

Jian Niu, The Open University of China

H. Nizam, Board of Higher Education, Ministry of National Education, Indonesia

Felix Kayode Olakulehin, School of Education, University of Leeds, United Kingdom

Paul Prinsloo, University of South Africa, South Africa

Zheng Qinghua, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China

Juliana Elisa Raffaghelli, Laboratory of Innovation on teaching and learning in Higher Education, University of Trento, Italy

Mohsen Saadatmand, University of Helsinki, Finland

Kathy Snow, University of Manitoba, Canada

Fuwan Sun, The Open University of China

Elinami Veraeli Swai, Open University of Tanzania, Tanzania

Ian W. Wairua, Strathmore University, Kenya

Ying Wang, The Open University of China

Yongbo Yang, The Open University of China

Kin-Sun Yuen, The Open University of Hong Kong, China

Muhammad Zaheer, Virtual University of Pakistan, Pakistan

Weiyuan Zhang, The University of Hong Kong, China

ISSN: 2304-070X