The review and selection results of “2016 Chinese Academic Journals with International Brands” shows that the journal Modern Distance Education Research sponsored by Sichuan RTVU has been selected as an “Excellent Chinese Academic Journal with International Influence” for the first time.

Ranked by the CI index, “Excellent Chinese Academic Journals with International Influence” is selected from the top 5-10% of over 6,000 academic journals published in China in 2015. Only three journals, including Modern Distance Education Research, were selected from more than 140 journals in Sichuan province.

Modern Distance Education Research is an academic journal dedicated to open and distance education research. The journal adheres to its mission of spreading academia and gathering quality academic works, and attaches great importance to the study of cutting-edge issues in modern education, contributing to serving modern open and distance education and building a lifelong education system, as well as a learning-oriented society. Over the years, the journal has been at the forefront of theoretical studies and innovation, attracting a large number of talented researchers to further increase its academic influence. Modern Distance Education Research has received honours such as CSSCI source journals, core academic journals of RCCSE, top 200 social science journals of Chinese universities, and important source reprinting in replicated journals of RU. The journal’s chief editor, Tian Dangrui, has been awarded prizes including the “Jade Pen” in CUSJS, “2013 Excellent Chief Editor for Social Science Journals in Universities in Sichuan,” and "2014 Excellent Chief Editor for Social Science Journals in Chinese Universities”.

By Sichuan RTVU