About This Journal
HLRC is an open-access journal with an international focus published by Walden University, USA. It is indexed in Scopus and is listed in other indexes and abstracting services. Its aim is to disseminate both high-quality research and teaching best practices in tertiary education across cultures and disciplines. HLRC connects the ways research and best practice contribute to the public good and impact the communities that educators serve. Aims and Scope.
HLRC provides immediate open access to its content without barriers, subscriptions, fees, or charges on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Please see the Policies section for more information on authors’ rights.
In 2017 HLRC editors began publishing manuscripts as they are accepted. Published articles will be compiled in two separate issues per volume, one in June and one in December. The editors may also publish supplements to address specific topics of interest.
Acceptance and Rejection Rates
- 2020: Acceptance: 47%; Rejection: 53%
- 2021: Acceptance: 34%; Rejection: 66%
- 2022: Acceptance: 31%; Rejection: 69%
The journal was founded in 2011 by four Laureate International Universities® network institutions: Istanbul Bilgi University (Turkey), Universidad Andrés Bello (Chile), Universidad Europea de Madrid (Spain), and Walden University (USA).
Indexes and Databases
HLRC is indexed by the following services:
- Electronic Journals Library (EZB)
- Open Access Journals Search Engine (OAJSE)
- ProQuest Education Journals
- SUNCAT (Serials Union Catalogue [UK])
The names and e-mail addresses entered in the HLRC site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of the journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.
Dr. Gary J Burkholder, Walden University, USA
Dr. Erwin Krauskopf, Universidad de Las Américas, Chile
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