Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Distance Education

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
36
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Education
E-learning
PublisherCarfax Publishing Ltd.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN01587919, 14750198
Coverage1980-1995, 2005-ongoing
Scope Distance Education is a peer-reviewed international journal. It publishes research and scholarly material in the fields of distance, open and flexible education. Distance Education was one of the first journals published to focus exclusively on this area of educational practice and today it remains a primary source of original and scholarly work in the field for practitioners, teachers and students. Distance Education is owned by the Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia, Inc. All papers are reviewed by members of the Editorial Board with expertise in the areas(s) represented by a paper, and/or invited reviewers with special competence in the area(s) covered. The Editors reserve the right to make minor alterations to all papers that are accepted for publication.
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Quartiles

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

CategoryYearQuartile
Education2006Q1
Education2007Q2
Education2008Q1
Education2009Q1
Education2010Q1
Education2011Q1
Education2012Q2
Education2013Q1
Education2014Q1
Education2015Q1
Education2016Q1
Education2017Q1
E-learning2006Q1
E-learning2007Q2
E-learning2008Q1
E-learning2009Q1
E-learning2010Q1
E-learning2011Q1
E-learning2012Q1
E-learning2013Q1
E-learning2014Q1
E-learning2015Q1
E-learning2016Q1
E-learning2017Q1
SJR

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

YearSJR
20060.575
20070.328
20081.092
20091.061
20100.693
20111.139
20120.658
20130.731
20140.985
20151.430
20161.069
20170.696
Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.200
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.429
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20082.180
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20093.341
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.678
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.372
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.244
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.418
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.604
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.170
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20163.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.384
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.200
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.429
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20082.180
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20093.129
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.185
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.644
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.846
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.364
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.590
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.466
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.987
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.986
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.200
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.429
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.878
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20092.350
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.239
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.895
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.325
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.981
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.809
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.460
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.327
Total Cites 
Self-Cites

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites20050
Self Cites200611
Self Cites20079
Self Cites200818
Self Cites200920
Self Cites20105
Self Cites20119
Self Cites201214
Self Cites20135
Self Cites201415
Self Cites201518
Self Cites201619
Self Cites201710
Total Cites20050
Total Cites200624
Total Cites200760
Total Cites2008133
Total Cites2009194
Total Cites2010142
Total Cites2011156
Total Cites2012120
Total Cites2013156
Total Cites2014202
Total Cites2015253
Total Cites2016224
Total Cites2017147
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document20050
External Cites per document20060.650
External Cites per document20071.214
External Cites per document20081.885
External Cites per document20092.806
External Cites per document20102.108
External Cites per document20112.492
External Cites per document20121.631
External Cites per document20132.288
External Cites per document20142.397
External Cites per document20153.219
External Cites per document20162.733
External Cites per document20171.851
Cites per document20050.000
Cites per document20061.200
Cites per document20071.429
Cites per document20082.180
Cites per document20093.129
Cites per document20102.185
Cites per document20112.644
Cites per document20121.846
Cites per document20132.364
Cites per document20142.590
Cites per document20153.466
Cites per document20162.987
Cites per document20171.986
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
200517.39
200612.50
200727.27
200833.33
200914.29
201013.33
201120.00
201210.34
20137.14
201414.29
201515.63
201622.22
201711.11
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20063
Non-citable documents20075
Non-citable documents20088
Non-citable documents20098
Non-citable documents20109
Non-citable documents201123
Non-citable documents201223
Non-citable documents201323
Non-citable documents20149
Non-citable documents201512
Non-citable documents201613
Non-citable documents201713
Citable documents20050
Citable documents200620
Citable documents200742
Citable documents200861
Citable documents200962
Citable documents201065
Citable documents201159
Citable documents201265
Citable documents201366
Citable documents201478
Citable documents201573
Citable documents201675
Citable documents201774
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents20050
Uncited documents20068
Uncited documents200719
Uncited documents200826
Uncited documents200916
Uncited documents201026
Uncited documents201133
Uncited documents201242
Uncited documents201339
Uncited documents201432
Uncited documents201516
Uncited documents201630
Uncited documents201735
Cited documents20050
Cited documents200615
Cited documents200728
Cited documents200843
Cited documents200954
Cited documents201048
Cited documents201149
Cited documents201246
Cited documents201350
Cited documents201455
Cited documents201569
Cited documents201658
Cited documents201752
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