Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Association for Business Simulation and Experiential learning (ABSEL) is a cross-dscipline, international pedagogical conference that examines all aspects of teaching. As the name implies, special emphasis is placed on business related experiential learning and simulations, but all disciplines and areas of pedagogy are welcome. 

  • Types of Submissions:  ABSEL accepts submissions on a broad range of subjects related to Experiential Learning including but not limited to submissions discussing theoretical models, empirical research, quantitative research, qualitative research, literature reviews, cases, demonstrations, games, exercises, simulations, and other work related to creative or innovative teaching and learning methods.  We accept proposals for round table and panel discussions.  We also accept abstracts of papers that will be ready for presentation at the meeting.
  • Participants:  In addition to teachers and researchers, we encourage participation from students and professionals.


Section Policies


Peer Review Process

Please note, this is a conference proceedings. All submissions are double-blind peer reviewed for presentation at the conference. All accepted papers are given the option to publish the full paper (preferred format) or an extended abstract here in the online proceedings. Pleas note that the ABSEL copyright allows authors to retain rights to their papers to publish in other outlets.


Publication Frequency

The proceedings are published once a year following the annual ABSEL conference (normally held in March of each year).


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.