Call for Contributions to the AATSP Journal

Posted by on May 17, 2002


JUNTOS – Community Partnerships in Spanish and Portuguese

Editor: Josef Hellebrandt (Santa Clara University)
Associate Editors: Jonathan Arries (William and Mary, VA)
Luc?a Varona (Santa Clara University)

PURPOSE OF PUBLICATION: to provide teachers, community members and support personnel with the perspectives, tools and resources necessary for building successful learning collaborations in Spanish and Portuguese

AUDIENCE: Spanish and Portuguese teachers at all levels, community members, academic and non-academic support personnel at high schools, colleges and universities, and community agencies.

– theoretical essays that illuminate promising perspectives in secondary and higher education from the perspective of AATSP (service-learning, civic engagement, ethics, scholarship of engagement, learning communities, etc., and the importance of such concepts & perspectives within the context of the National Standards and research)

– descriptive/pedagogical essays about prominent service-learning programs and best practices at high schools, colleges, and universities in the US as well as Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries abroad, highlighting the roles of community members, teachers, students, and agency staff in learning partnerships

– essays that describe practical tools for all stages of successful community partnerships: planning and course design, project implementation and addressing challenges, assessment and reflection

– bibliographical annotations on items in the literature and resources of relevance to those interested in service-learning

LANGUAGE: English, Spanish, Portuguese

LENGTH & FORMAT: 15 – 25 double-spaced pages, including syllabi in the case of pedagogical essays. Articles must conform to MLA format.

SUBMISSIONS: Authors should send manuscripts as an e-mail attachment to all three editors: (;; In addition, authors should send a copy of the manuscript on paper and disk (MS Word preferred) to:
Josef Hellebrandt
Department of Modern Languages
Santa Clara University,
Santa Clara, CA 95053-0300

DEADLINE: December 15, 2002

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