Independent Researcher, Australia
Yvonne Masters is an independent researcher in Australia. She has been involved with IAFOR for several years as a member of The Asian Conference for Education Organising Committee, as co-facilitator of The Asian Undergraduate Research Symposium, and as a member of the International Academic Advisory Board. Yvonne is the current editor-in-chief of the IAFOR Journal of Education, a Scopus indexed, open access journal on education.
Yvonne was a teacher and teacher educator for over 40 years and is still passionate about education. She was a senior lecturer in Professional Classroom Practice in the School of Education, University of New England, Australia, a position that she accepted after five years as Director of Professional Experience in the same School. Prior to taking up her position at UNE, she had 30 years’ experience in secondary schools including in the roles of Curriculum Coordinator, Deputy Principal and Principal. Her teaching experience spans three Australian states. Her research interests centre on undergraduate research, academic publication, teacher education and policy, professional experience, teacher identity, online learning and virtual worlds. Yvonne was awarded her PhD, focused on school principalship, from Deakin University.
She is an active researcher and gained, in collaboration with other researchers, 4 Internal UNE School of Education Research grants; was a partner in a $200,000 ALTC (OLT) grant, VirtualPREX: Innovative assessment using a 3D virtual world with pre-service teachers; in 2014 achieved a UNE Seed Grant for a one year project to explore teacher quality; and in 2015 gained a $50,000 OLT seed grant to develop resources to assist pre-service teachers to gain online teaching skills to assist them in teaching wholly online into virtual schools.
Yvonne serves as a reviewer for several education journals and is a senior reviewer for IAFOR conferences. She presents on a variety of education topics including publishing as an academic, teacher education policy, undergraduate research, and online teaching at a range of conferences, both Australian and international.
Lindenwood University, USA
Lynda Leavitt is an associate professor in the School of Education, Educational Leadership, Lindonwood University, USA. She is Director of the Future Institute Research Center and Editor of the Journal of Educational Leadership in Action (ELA). Teaching responsibilities include EdD Capstone coursework in the Educational Leadership doctoral program along with serving as dissertation chair and committee member to many doctoral students. Dr Leavitt received recognition as Lindenwood University President’s Scholar-Teacher and national recognition as Alpha Chi Honor Society Sponsor of the Year. She earned her EdD in Educational Leadership from Saint Louis University and holds an MA International Studies, MA Curriculum and Instruction, BS Elementary and Special Education and BS Political Science. Recent publications: Handbook of Research on Advancing Critical Thinking in Higher Education and Cultural Awareness and Competency Development in Higher Education.
Asia University, Taiwan
Massoud Moslehpour is an intercollegiate educator working as an assistant professor of Business Administration and Foreign Languages at Asia University, Taiwan. He received his Doctorate of Philosophy from University of Missouri-Columbia, USA, in Industrial Technology (Support Areas: Higher and Adult Education, Curriculum Development, and Spanish Language). His major areas of interests are Marketing, Management, Quantitative Analysis, Cross-Cultural Studies and Foreign Language Teaching. During the past 15 years he has written several textbooks, to name a few: Internet English, Culture through Movies, English Presentation Skills and one on TOEIC preparation. He has also published several journal articles in various international peer-reviewed journals in the areas of Purchase Intention, Customer Satisfaction, Customer Loyalty, Corporate Culture, English Teaching and Internet Addiction.
Goethe-Institut Indonesien, Course Expert/Advisor for Educational Collaboration
Dr Raimond Selke has worked as Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor in different parts of Asia (China, Malaysia and Japan). His last university post was Associate Professor at Osaka University in Japan where he taught German as a foreign language at the Graduate School of Language and Culture.
Since October 2017, Dr Selke has been working for the Goethe-Institut Jakarta. He is charged with further developing the collaboration between local Indonesian and German stakeholders in education and fostering the status of German as a foreign language in Indonesia. As a Course Expert, he ensures smooth teaching and quality improvement for over 150,000 school students and over 1,500 teachers related to the teaching and learning of German.
Members of the Editorial Board provide input on editorial needs and review manuscripts. They may also offer feedback on past issues and discuss future directions for the journal.
A full list of IAFOR Journal of Education Editorial Board members is available on the Editorial Board page.
Reviewers evaluate articles in their specialist areas, and provide an opinion that is weighed against the opinion of one or more additional reviewers.
A full list of IAFOR Journal of Education reviewers is available on the Reviewers page.