Academy of Fellows for Teaching & Learning Launches Journal for Research & Practice in College Teaching

by Heather Maloney


The Academy of Fellows for Teaching & Learning at the University of Cincinnati has launched the inaugural issue of their peer reviewedopen access journal entitled Journal for Research & Practice in College Teaching [JRPCT]. The AFTL’s objective is to publish articles promoting student learning with themes around effective practices in teaching and learning. Ruth Benander, Brenda Refaei, Gene Kramer and Rita Kumar are the current editorial team.  The JRPCT is a beta project for Journals@UC,  a pilot initiative supported jointly by the UC Libraries and IT@UC. Journals@UC is designed to complement Scholar@UC and uses open source software developed by the Public Knowledge Project.   For additional information about the pilot, please contact

The inaugural issue of JRPCT can be accessed here:

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