About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Progressio: South African Journal for Open and Distance Learning Practice is a fully accredited journal that provides an opportunity for researchers and practitioners in open, distance and e-learning to publish their articles. As the name suggests, the focus of Progressio is on research on the phenomenon and practice of open, distance and e-learning.

Peer Review Process

All articles are refereed by experts in the field of open, distance and e-learning. The journal uses a double blind peer review process.

Self-archiving Policy

Author's Pre-print:

 author can archive pre-print (ie pre-refereeing)

Author's Post-print:

 author can archive post-print (ie final accepted version post-refereeing)

Publisher's Version/PDF:

 author cannot archive publisher's version/PDF

General Conditions:

  • On Institutional Repositories, social media repositories (Research Gate) and subject repositories, 18 months embargo (from date of acceptance).
  • Must link to publisher version
  • Published source must be acknowledged with DOI


  • University of South Africa