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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 latest issue

Volume 18, number 2 (spring 2019)

From the Editor

Articles

"One Semester In," Rebecca Scott

"Teaching the Students We Have So They Become the Learners They Need to Be: Metacognition in Philosophy at Two-Year Colleges," Kristina Grob

"Teaching a No-Cost Class," Hoon J. Lee

"Some Advice for Graduate Students Considering the Community College," Bill Hartmann

Call for Papers


Submission Guidelines

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.

Submission deadline for the fall 2019 issue: May 17, 2019

All submissions should be sent electronically to the co-editor of the newsletter, Aaron Champene, at achampene@stlcc.edu. Papers should be attached as Word documents.

All paper submissions should adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Papers should be in the range of 1,500 to 3,000 words, including endnotes. Exceptional papers that fall outside this range may be considered, though this is not guaranteed.

  • Papers should be prepared for anonymous review. Papers 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, paper title, and full mailing address should also be submitted.

  • Authors are advised to read the APA publishing guidelines available on the APA website. Please pay close attention to all APA formatting restrictions.

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 the co-editors of the newsletter, and the co-editors will make all publishing decisions based on those anonymously refereed results.


Newsletter on Philosophy in Two-Year Colleges

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Two-Year Colleges, Vol. 16, No. 1 (Fall 2016) PDF (738.82 KB) Administration 10/15/2016
Two-Year Colleges, Vol. 16, No. 2 (Spring 2017) PDF (427.61 KB) Administration 5/6/2017
Two-Year Colleges, Vol. 17, No. 1 (Fall 2017) PDF (197 KB) Administration 10/20/2017
Two-Year Colleges, Vol. 17, No. 2 (Spring 2018) PDF (268.43 KB) Administration 5/2/2018
Two-Year Colleges, Vol. 18, No. 1 (Fall 2018) PDF (86.48 KB) Administration 10/15/2018
Two-Year Colleges, Vol. 18, No. 2 (Spring 2019) PDF (256.07 KB) Administration 5/15/2019
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