Call for Papers: Inaugural issue of the APA Newsletter on Philosophy in Two-Year Colleges
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Posted by: Erin Shepherd
The APA Committee for Philosophy in Two-Year and Community
Colleges invites papers for inclusion in the fall 2015 inaugural issue of the APA Newsletter on Philosophy in Two-Year
Papers should be devoted to topics of particular interest to
two-year and community college faculty, and graduate students who are
considering a two-year or community college career path. These include but
should not be construed as limited to the following: lower division teaching
pedagogy; text and textbook selections including the use of open-access resources;
cross-disciplinary initiatives; student demographics and advising; student
learning evaluation; program evaluation and program growth initiatives; faculty
credentialing and hiring, including concerns for women and minorities, and the
status of adjunct faculty; faculty scholarship opportunities; and issues
dealing with program administration. Co-authored papers are welcome.
All paper submissions should
adhere to the following guidelines:
- Deadline: May
- Papers must
be in 12 pt. Times-New Roman font, double-spaced, and should be in the range of
3,000 to 5,000 words, including endnotes. Exceptional papers that fall outside
this range may be considered, though this is not guaranteed.
- Authors are
advised to read APA publishing guidelines available on the APA website
- Pay close
attention to all APA formatting restrictions. Submissions that do not conform
will be returned to their author(s).
- Papers should be sent to the editor electronically and should
contain nothing that identifies either the author(s) or her/his/their
institution, including any such references in the endnotes. A separate page
with the author’s name, title, and full mailing address should also be submitted.
be sent to the Philosophy in Two-Year Colleges Committee Chair and Newsletter
Editor, Thomas Urban, at [email protected],
by May 15.
The editor, serving in the capacity of a disinterested
coordinator, will distribute all papers to an editorial committee of current
and past Two-Year College Committee members for anonymous-review and evaluation.
This committee will report its findings to members of the newsletter editorial board. The editorial board
will make all publishing decisions based on those anonymously-refereed results,
and conduct any further anonymous review(s) deemed necessary. The editorial board
includes Kristen L. Zbikowski, Hibbing
Community College ([email protected]); Anthony
Kreider, Miami-Dade Community College ([email protected]); Bill
Hartmann, St. Louis Community College ([email protected]); and
Rick Repetti, Kingsborough Community College–CUNY ([email protected]).