Call for Paper: Journal of Hispanic Higher Education

Posted on September 8, 2006

Journal of Hispanic Higher Education

January 2008 Special Issue

Submissions are being accepted for a special issue focused on matters related to the Hispanic student and second language acquisition. This issue is tentatively titled, “Hispanic Students and Second Language Acquisition: Closing the Language Gap.”

It is expected that the articles will deepen readers’ understanding of programs of instruction, assessment, and policies that relate to or directly impact the education of Hispanic English language learners, as well as inform reflective and transformational practitioners in how to best address their needs. Submissions should focus on Hispanic learners who are educated and supported through ESL, ESOL, or bilingual education programs. Members of the Journal’s editorial board will peer review all submissions through a blind reviewing system, and Professor Maria V. Balderrama of California State University – San Bernardino will author the issue’s afterthought.

Submission Guidelines
Style:
a.. Scholarly inquiry using quantitative or qualitative research methodology, or academic discourse on the implications of current or proposed policies bearing on linguistically diverse learners.
b.. Text citations and references should follow the style of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (fifth edition, 2001).
c.. Manuscripts should be about 25 typed (Microsoft Word), double-spaced pages
d.. Manuscripts must be submitted in English and formatted on 8?” x 11″ paper with 1?” margins. All copy, including captions, footnotes, tables, and references, must be typed double-spaced, in 12-point Times New Roman font.
e.. Manuscripts should not have been published elsewhere in substantially similar form or with substantially similar content.

Deadlines:
a.. June 2006 – December 2006: Call for proposals
b.. May 1, 2007: Submission Deadline
c.. May 2, 2007 – July 31, 2007: Peer Reviews
d.. August 2007: Final Selection

Submission of manuscript:
a.. Three hard copies of the manuscript addressed to David Campos (see contact information below), AND an email with the attached manuscript sent to campos@uiwtx.edu with “JHHE Special Issue” in the subject line.
b.. A cover letter should precede the manuscript with its title, the names and affiliations of all authors, their complete mailing and email addresses, and phone numbers. Please note the author to whom all correspondence should be sent. The manuscript should contain an abstract of no more than 75 words and five to ten keywords that will be published following the abstract. Do not include the names of the authors on the manuscript.
c.. All figures, tables, charts, and other artwork should appear at the end of the manuscript and must be cited in the text with appropriate descriptive headings.
d.. Manuscripts will be acknowledged when they are received.

Inquiring regarding this call should be addressed to:

David Campos, Ph.D.
JHHE Special Issue Guest Editor
University of the Incarnate Word
4301 Broadway – CPO #293
San Antonio, Texas 78209
(210) 283-5029 (o)
(210) 829-3134 (f)


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