Call for ATEG Journal Submissions
ATEG Journal is ATEG’S peer-reviewed journal, published annually. Seeking to foster discussion and analysis of the teaching of English grammar at all levels PK-16, we solicit manuscripts that describe best practices of grammar instruction. Consistent with ATEG's mission, we promote approaches to grammar instruction that are inclusive and non-discriminatory. We encourage submission by all who are passionate about English grammar instruction, including university and college faculty members, PK-12 educators, and graduate students.
Types of Submissions
We welcome original manuscripts on the teaching of English grammar. We accept the following types of submissions:
- Empirical studies (3,000-3,500 words, including references)
- Theoretical- and research-based discussions of teaching practices, including methods and techniques (3,000-3,500 words, including references)
- Critical essays grounded in literature (3,000-3,500 words, including references)
- Lesson plans grounded in literature (3,000-3,500 words, including references)
- Interviews with prominent literacy and language education scholars and PK-16 educators (please consult with the editor prior to submitting an interview)
- Reviews of books, textbooks, software, and other teaching materials (500-1,000 words)
For inquiries about other types of submissions, please contact the editor.
Suggested Topics Related to the Teaching of English Grammar
The following are suggested topics related to English grammar instruction:
- Methods, techniques, and classroom practices
- Language change and variation
- Teacher education
- The writer’s workshop
- Writing, speech, literature, and all forms of discourse
- Policies, standards, or assessments
- Materials development or curriculum design
- Diverse student populations, including emergent bilinguals and students from diverse home language backgrounds
Submission Requirements and Procedure
Please follow the guidelines below for all submissions:
- Submissions should conform to APA style and should be a minimum of 3,000 words and not exceed 3,500 words, including references. Reviews should be between 500 and 1,000 words, including references. For inquiries about longer submissions, please contact the editor.
- For article-length manuscripts, include an abstract (maximum 150 words) on the first page. Begin the body of the manuscript on the second page.
- Submit manuscripts as Word documents, double-spaced, in 12-point Times New Roman.
- Attach a separate Word document that contains tables and figures.
- Submissions should be formatted according to the guidelines set by Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th Edition, including page numbers, references, margins, and headings.
- Article submissions (empirical studies, discussions of teaching practices, and critical essays) will be blind reviewed by two referees; therefore, all manuscripts should exclude author information and any references to the author.
- For lesson plan submissions, please refer to the ATEG Journal Lesson Plan Submission Guidelines.
- It is the author’s responsibility to ensure the submission is original and that paraphrased information and quotations are cited correctly.
To submit your manuscript, send an email to the editor, Dr. April Burke, at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line of your email, type “ATEG Journal submission and your first and last name”. Attach your manuscript as a Word document. Also, attach a title page as a Word document that includes the following information:
Date of ATEG Journal submission:
Contact author’s name:
Contact author’s email:
Contact author’s telephone number:
Contact author’s bio: Include one to three sentences of biographical information.
If there are additional authors, include their name(s) and the same information required of the contact author listed above, as well as the order of authorship.
The editor will respond as soon as possible and appreciates your patience.
ATEG Journal Editor: April Burke, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Educational Linguistics, Central Michigan University. Email: email@example.com
ATEG Journal Associate Editor: Kevin K. Thomas. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ATEG Journal Lesson Plan Editor: Bradley Bethel, ATEG Vice President. Email: email@example.com
ATEG Journal Editorial Board:
Sean Ruday, ATEG Co-President. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sherry Saylors, ATEG Co-President: Email: Saylorsb@pgcc.edu
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Below are links to PDF Files of Selected ATEG Journal Back Issues
Volume 21, No. 1--Summer 2011
Volume 22, No. 1--Fall 2012
Volume 22, No. 2--Spring 2013
Volume 23, No. 1--Summer 2014
Volume 24, No. 1--Summer 2015
Volume 25, No. 1--Summer 2016
Volume 26, No. 1--Summer 2017
Volume 28, No. 1--Summer 2019
Volume 29, No. 1--Summer 2020
Volume 30, No.1--Summer 2021