About the Newsletter on Philosophy in Two-Year Colleges
The Newsletter on Philosophy in Two-Year Colleges is published by the committee on philosophy in two-year colleges. Direct all correspondence concerning newsletter content and submission deadlines to the newsletter editor(s). Other inquiries may be directed to Erin Shepherd.
In the current issue
From the Editor
"Thoughts on Consolidation of a Two-Year College and a Research University," Eric Morton and George Rainbolt
"The Ethics of Freedom: A Unified Framework for Teaching Ethics in the Community College," Michael B. Brezinsky
"Making Connections: Philosophy as Self-transformation and Critical Thinking," Heather Wilburn
"Preferred Qualifications: Community College Teaching Experience," David Sackris
"Community College Teachers and American Philosophical Association Meetings," Andy Wible
"Pursuing Reality: A Strawsonian Model," Robert Boyd
Call for Papers
The APA committee for philosophy in two-year colleges invites papers for inclusion in the APA Newsletter on Philosophy in Two-Year Colleges.
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; issues dealing with program administration; and topics of general philosophical interest. Co-authored papers are welcome.
All paper submissions should adhere to the following guidelines:
- Deadline for fall issues: June 1; Deadline for spring issues: January 1
- 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.
Submissions should be sent to the editor, Thomas Urban, at [email protected].
All papers will undergo anonymous review and evaluation by an editorial committee comprised of current and past Two-Year College Committee members. 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.