TYPES OF ARTICLES SOLICITED:
A) Articles are solicited on the following
topics (other topics are also welcome):
1) Practical ideas that teacher educators
can use with their learners. These
ideas that authors have used with trainees. Articles should include the objectives, materials needed,
time needed, a description of the activity(ies), an evaluation of how well it
worked (what went well and what problems were encountered in implementing it),
suggestions for improvement, and any other information that would enable other
teacher trainers to implement the idea.
Article length should be 900-1000
2) Descriptions of in-service professional
development programs for specifically-targeted groups of teachers (i.e., not
open to everyone interested in participating). These articles
should describe programs for novice and experienced teachers which aim to
further develop their teaching skills.
Articles on this topic should include
the following information: How and why the program was developed,
who the trainers are and who the participants are (where they are from, their
backgrounds), why teachers want to participate in the program, the aims of the
program, the training approach and methods used, duration of the program,
strengths and weaknesses of the program, what makes the program unique, any
other interesting characteristics of the program, and how features of the
program could be adopted by trainers working in other programs. Article length should be 900-1100 words.
3) Descriptions of graduate programs in
teacher education/development/training (i.e., open to anyone who applies to the
program). These should
general and provide an overview of the program. Authors of this kind of article should be graduates of the
program being described. The
description should include: Major
focuses of the program (e.g., practice, theory, research, ESL, applied
linguistics, etc.), degree offered, its strengths and weaknesses, time needed
to complete the program, number of students enrolled per year, what makes the
program different from other teacher education programs, graduation
requirements, admissions requirements, and contact information for admissions
inquiries. Article length
be 900-1000 words.
4) Issues of cooperation between teacher
educators. These articles
should be more reflective in nature.
They may focus on how and why expatriate
and host country national
teacher educators are able to work well as collaborators on a specific project
or they may be a description of a problem encountered by people involved in a
teacher development program and how they addressed it. Articles about other aspects related to
this topic, such as working with native and non-native English speakers, are
also welcome. Article length
should be 900-1100 words.
5) Research on teacher
describing research in this field are welcomed. Qualitative rather than quantitative research articles are
preferred. Articles should
what the researcher wanted to investigate and why, methods used to collect
data, types of data collected, an analysis of the data, a discussion of the
findings and/or implications, and a conclusion. Article length should be 900-1100 words.
B) Reviews of books, journals, videos, Web
sites and other media that deal with teacher education/teacher
development/teacher training are solicited. Please include the following basic information as it applies
to the work being reviewed: Title,
author or Web site owner, publisher or producer, ISBN/ISSN number or URL, cost,
length, frequency of publication (if a journal) and subscription information
(if a journal). The review itself
should provide a general description of the work, its strengths and weaknesses,
how it contributes to the field of teacher education, who is most likely to
benefit from using it (novice trainers, non-native English speaking trainers,
trainers in a particular region, etc.), and any other relevant information. Length for reviews should be 750-1000 words. Please contact the editor before
submitting a review to ensure that no one else has already written a review for
the same work.
C) Articles on other topics
related to teacher education/development/training will also be considered for
publication. Articles should be between 900-1200 words.
also include a brief biographical statement, no
longer than 30 words, with your submission.