Call For Papers

Call for Papers

GATESOL in Action Journal

Spring Issue – Deadline is November 30th

 Fall Issue – Deadline is April 30th

(possible short-term extension upon request to the Senior Editor)

 Online submissions ONLY at http://georgiatesoljournal.org  


The GATESOL in Action Journal is the official journal of the Georgia Association of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (GATESOL).  It is an online and peer-reviewed journal published biannually each Spring and Fall. Articles in the GATESOL in Action Journal will all relate to the teaching of English to speakers of other languages, including immigrants, those born in the United States, and international students in any educational level (K-12, college/university, and literacy settings).  The editorial board seeks submissions in the following categories:

  • Classroom Praxis Report – This type of submission shares an approach/strategy in such a way that readers can apply it in their classrooms.
  • Research Report – This type of submission describes an action research or any type of research that was conducted in such a way that readers can appreciate the rigor and relevance of your work. 
  • Critical Viewpoints – This type of submission outlines articulated and balanced viewpoints on issues facing language learners and their teachers today. 
  • Book Reviews (school books and texts and/or professional books) – This type of submission provides a summary of the book and your rationale for selecting the book. 
  • Innovative Community-Based Program and Report – This type of submission details work done in the community settings with language learners. 
  • Innovative School-Based Program and Report – This type of submission details work done in traditional school settings with language learners. 
  • From the Trenches Outside of Georgia – This type of submission shares reports from GATESOL members who are living outside Georgia or the United States. 
  • Personal Stories and Perspectives – Have Your Say – This type of submission provides an introduction on your location and the work you do there. 

More comprehensive details on each of these can be found at this website under the link: Submission Guidelines/Submission Types Accepted

 

Submission Details:

  • Submissions are done electronically through this link:  http://georgiatesoljournal.org
  • ALL Authors need to be registered on this website prior to submission.
  • Manuscripts should not have been previously published and are not currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
  • Review of submitted manuscripts will take place within eight weeks after the submission deadline.  Accepted manuscripts will be reviewed by reviewers screened and selected by the Editorial Board of GATESOL In Action Journal. 
  • For general inquiries, please contact the GATESOL In Action Journal Senior Editor at gatesolinaction2020@gmail.com
  • Manuscript style and bibliographic references should follow the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (current edition).
  • All submissions should be double-spaced with references at the end of the document, in 12-point Times New Roman font, and with 1-inch margins on all sides.
  • The body of the manuscript should not contain the author’s name in order to provide anonymity during the review process.
  • A 50-word abstract and a list of keywords are REQUIRED during the submission process.
  • The Classroom Praxis Report, Critical Viewpoints, From the Trenches Outside of Georgia, Personal Stories and Perspectives, and Book Reviews should be in the following format:  3-5 pages; 50-word abstract of the submission with 5 -7 key words; 50-word author biographical statement.
  • The Research Report, Innovative Community-Based Program and Report, and Innovative School-Based Program and Report should be in the following format:  10-15 pages; 50-word abstract of the submission with 5 -7 key words; 50-word author biographical statement.

Contact Dr. Gertrude Tinker Sachs if questions at gatesolinaction2020@gmail.com