Publication Policy/ Submission Guidelines

PUBLICATIONS POLICY OF The Christian Journal of Special Education.

All articles should be consistent with Christian theology and worldview. Material in the following categories will be considered for publication.

  1. Theoretical or applied articles dealing with Special Education, education, educational psychology, multi-cultural education, social justice, and psychology.
  2. Research articles that have relevance to Special Education, education, educational psychology, multi-cultural education, social justice, and psychology.
  3. Theoretical, applied, or research articles bearing on the relationship of Special Education, education, educational psychology, multi-cultural education, social justice, and psychology to the intercultural context of Christian world mission(s).
  4. Theoretical, research, and applied articles dealing with the family and relationships within the Christian community.
  5. Responses to current or past journal articles.
  6. Reviews of relevant books from the areas of Special Education, education, educational psychology, multi-cultural education, social justice, and psychology.


AUTHORS SUBMITTING A MANUSCRIPT SHOULD:

  1. Submit your article via email to SeasidePublishingCompany@gmail.com
  2. Follow the guidelines on format and style provided in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.) 
  3. Avoid submitting a manuscript which has been published previously or is being considered simultaneously for publication in other journals. If the manuscript is rejected by the Journal, it may then be submitted to another journal.
  4. Include an abstract of no more than 150 words.
  5. Limit the manuscript to approximately 15-20 double-spaced pages, including tables, figures, and references.
  6. Include the following current vita information for each author: address, title, degree(s) and institutions(s) where earned, and specialization(s).
  7. Include telephone number, fax number, and email address if available.

All submitted manuscripts will be acknowledged promptly and processed as quickly as possible. The initial review process generally requires approximately three months. The time span between initial submission and appearance in print of accepted manuscripts is approximately six months, or as forthcoming article backlog allows.

 8. A decision as to whether a submission will be accepted for publication will be rendered within 30 days of receipt of                                        the manuscript.